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Nina Larson

Nina Larson

    Fin whale, mountain gorilla populations rise amid conservation action
    Fin whale, mountain gorilla populations rise amid conservation action
    The fin whale and mountain gorilla populations grew significantly due to efforts by conservationists to halt their descent towards extinction, the...
    Former UN chief Kofi Annan dies
    Former UN chief Kofi Annan dies
    Former United Nations Secretary General and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Kofi Annan died at the age of 80 on Saturday after a short illness, his...
    68.5 million people displaced worldwide — UN
    68.5 million people displaced worldwide — UN
    A record 68.5 million people have been forced flee their homes due to war, violence and persecution, notably in places like Myanmar and Syria, the...
    DRC Ebola outbreak on 'epidemiological knife edge' — WHO
    DRC Ebola outbreak on 'epidemiological knife edge' — WHO
    An Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo has a clear "potential to expand", the World Health Organisation (WHO) warned on Wednesday,...
    World Economic Forum: Gender inequality widening after decade of progress
    World Economic Forum: Gender inequality widening after decade of progress
    A decade of slow progress towards better parity between the sexes has screeched to a...
    UN calls on countries to 'root out' injustices that fuel extremism
    UN calls on countries to 'root out' injustices that fuel extremism
    In their battle against "terrorists", countries around the world must root out the injustices that fuel extremism and are used as recruiting tools,...
    WHO eyes Ebola vaccine
    WHO eyes Ebola vaccine
    The death toll from the Ebola epidemic has risen above 2 000, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Friday, as it voiced hopes that a...
    20 years on, the world's first web page to be reborn
    20 years on, the world's first web page to be reborn
    The European Organisation for Nuclear Research (Cern) said it had begun recreating the website that launched that world wide web, as well as the...
    Norwegian mass killer 'would have done it again'
    Norwegian mass killer 'would have done it again'
    The gunman behind the Norway massacre said he was inspired by al-Qaeda as he took the stand Tuesday at his trial, after a judge who called for him...
    Nobel season kicks off with medicine prize
    Nobel season kicks off with medicine prize
    This year's Nobel season opens on Monday with the medicine prize announcement, with the prestigious awards for peace and literature both tipped to...
    Whalers and watchers battle in Iceland
    Whalers and watchers battle in Iceland
    A slick black head breaks the surface, drawing delighted shrieks from whale watchers in a growing, and lucrative, activity that some say should...
    Norway's oil capital looks to post-oil era
    Norway's oil capital looks to post-oil era
    Long considered the oil capital of Norway, the small south-western town of Stavanger has begun hunting for a new image that will keep the money...