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Ebola: WHO declares outbreak in DR Congo

As of today, 11 suspected cases including 3 deaths have been reported . In addition, two American nurses were infected after caring for a Liberian man who died from the virus in the hospital where they worked. "We are engaging with village heads and community leaders so we can all work together and stop the virus from spreading". This latest Ebola outbreak is Congo's eighth, the most of any country.


UK police will not charge Libyan over officer's 1984 death

UK police will not charge Libyan over officer's 1984 death

Mabrouk was deported after the murder but returned to seek political asylum in 2011. PC Fletcher's colleague John Murray, who cradled her in his arms as she lay dying, said yesterday: 'I am angry this information can not be made public. The suspect, now in his fifties and believed to be living in the United Kingdom, was arrested in November 2015 as part of the long-running investigation.


No charges over spending fraud by Conservatives in United Kingdom election

No charges over spending fraud by Conservatives in United Kingdom election

The case against the governing party hinged largely on claims the activities of its scandal-wracked campaign "battle bus" in local constituencies, amongst other activities, were wrongly declared as national expenses rather than local expenses, allowing them to break strict electoral spending limits.


US will tighten screws on North Korea, says Haley

US will tighten screws on North Korea, says Haley

The statement also urged other nations to implement greater sanctions against Pyongyang in a bid to rein in its nuclear weapons and missile development programs. The North has ignored calls to curb its weapons programmes, defending them as necessary to counter U.S. hostility. "There was a basic exchange of opinions about North Korea's nuclear and missile provocations", Yoon said about the meeting between Chung and Pottinger.



China asks India to shed narrow-minded nationalism

The Chinese government established the Silk Road Fund in 2014 with a target of US$40 billion to invest in infrastructure projects in Asia. "We always say the Belt and Road initiative is an open and inclusive one". Compared with other means of transportation, "construction of civil aviation needs less time and is less affected by geography", said Wang Changyi, director of development planning for the Civil Aviation Administration of China.