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Ethiopia to lead the World Health Organization

Ethiopia to lead the World Health Organization

Tedros will become the eighth director-general of the United Nations agency founded in 1948, and the first elected in a competitive race before the full assembly. While congratulating Dr. Ghebreyesus, on the election of him as the next Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO ), the tobacco control advocates looks forward him to implementing proven strategies to reduce tobacco use, all over the world.


Hontiveros asks government to stand up vs China's war threat

Hontiveros asks government to stand up vs China's war threat

President Rodrigo duterte is welcomed by a Russian official upon his arrival at Moscow's Vnukovo Airport late on May 22, 2017. "Do you expect me to fight China in a war?" China claimed the United States plane was on a surveillance mission and that it's reaction was "professional and safe".


Chinese fury at student's free speech

Chinese fury at student's free speech

The reaction was swift and brutal, with comments in Chinese and English telling her to stay in America. Shuping was chosen by UMD to speak at a graduation ceremony, and draw a comparison between the "sweet and fresh" air in the United States with "the fresh air of free speech".



British band Take That cancels concerts after Manchester blast

Police yesterday raided two sites in Manchester and arrested a 23-year-old man in a third location. However, the French minister said it was unclear whether the attacker was part of a larger network of extremists planning attacks . The first victim to be named was Georgina Callander , an 18-year-old student at Runshaw College in Leyland. Kelly Brewster wasn't one of the unidentified hospital patients.


Students turn their back on USA education secretary

Students turn their back on USA education secretary

DeVos also made headlines earlier this year when she described HBCUs as "real pioneers of school choice ", a statement critics said ignored the historical context in which HBCUs were founded - typically to provide a college education to black students who at the time weren't allowed into other schools.