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Tom Miles

Tom Miles

    UN receives reports of massacres by Islamic State fighters in Mosul
    UN receives reports of massacres by Islamic State fighters in Mosul
    Islamic State fighters have reportedly massacred scores of people around its Iraq stronghold of Mosul in the past week, United Nations human...
    WHO advises 8 weeks of safe sex after return from Zika areas
    WHO advises 8 weeks of safe sex after return from Zika areas
    People returning from areas where the Zika virus is found should follow safe sex practices or abstain from sex for at least eight weeks rather than...
    Yellow fever outbreak kills 21 in Congo, WHO says
    Yellow fever outbreak kills 21 in Congo, WHO says
    Twenty-one people have died of yellow fever in Democratic Republic of Congo, some of them from...
    Putin: Blatter deserves Nobel prize
    Putin: Blatter deserves Nobel prize
    Russian President Vladimir Putin was speaking during an an interview aired by Swiss broadcaster RTS on Monday when he made the comments.
    Co-pilot hijacks Ethiopian plane 'for asylum'
    Co-pilot hijacks Ethiopian plane 'for asylum'
    A hijacked Ethiopian plane that landed at Geneva airport early on Monday was diverted from Rome by the co-pilot, who sought asylum due to fear of...
    Somalia's UN envoy seeks resources to counter al-Shabab
    Somalia's UN envoy seeks resources to counter al-Shabab
    African troops in Somalia require helicopters and armoured vehicles to counter al-Shabab, the Islamist group that has claimed responsibility for...
    Dlamini-Zuma: Leave Zim to figure its elections out itself
    Dlamini-Zuma: Leave Zim to figure its elections out itself
    African Union commission chair Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, speaking at a press conference in Geneva on Monday, questioned whether it was right to...
    China puts hard target on energy use
    China puts hard target on energy use
    China's plan for the next five years will put a hard target on overall energy use, capping consumption at four billion tonnes of coal equivalent...
    Chinese sniff around Xstrata but unlikely to bite
    Chinese sniff around Xstrata but unlikely to bite
    China's state-backed miners have looked at Xstrata but are unlikely to bid for it, leaving Brazil's Vale or Anglo-American best placed to snap up...
    The Kremlin is king in Russian business
    The Kremlin is king in Russian business
    Shell's experience in the Russian Federation proves the Kremlin has slammed the door on foreign investors who want control of strategic projects --...
    Putin makes big economic foray into SA
    Putin makes big economic foray into SA
    Russian President Vladimir Putin presided over more than a billion dollars of new deals in Cape Town on Wednesday and predicted a wave of others in...