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Global north can’t keep driving the health agenda, says Doctors Without Borders
Global north can’t keep driving the health agenda, says Doctors Without Borders
Earlier this month, Doctors Without Borders (MSF) held its International General Assembly (IGA) in Johannesburg. This was the first time the...
Trump’s Europe trip highlights low global standing of ‘brand America’
Trump’s Europe trip highlights low global standing of ‘brand America’
Donald Trump’s second foreign foray as United States president comes at a time when people in many countries have less confidence in him than...
Brexit mooted as catalyst that makes or breaks EU alliance
Brexit mooted as catalyst that makes or breaks EU alliance
NEWS ANALYSISEuropean Union leaders meet on Thursday and Friday for their last summit before the United Kingdom is anticipated to trigger...
Security is the EU issue for 2017
Security is the EU issue for 2017
NEWS ANALYSISCalls are growing in Europe for the tightening of border controls in the aftermath of December’s terror attack in Germany....
Santa lost his way in 2016 northern hemisphere smog
Santa lost his way in 2016 northern hemisphere smog
Turns out that there is an upside to having your festive season in the southern hemisphere; you get to breathe. That fact should cancel out having...
Refugees to boost economic growth in Europe
Refugees to boost economic growth in Europe
European economic growth will see an immediate boost from the unpreced­ented influx of refugees, an International Monet­ary Fund (IMF) study...
Europe's banks brace for market declines as Greece votes 'No'
Europe's banks brace for market declines as Greece votes 'No'
Greeks voted 61% in favor of "no" on Sunday, heeding calls from Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras to reject a proposal by the country’s creditors for...
Ice cream for primates, blackouts for humans as Europe feels the heat
Ice cream for primates, blackouts for humans as Europe feels the heat
With temperatures pushing 40 degrees Celsius, the UN warned heatwaves were growing more frequent and intense due to climate change, and called on...
Europe should boycott World Cup to oust Blatter - UK
Europe should boycott World Cup to oust Blatter - UK
Britain said Europe should consider boycotting future World Cups if Sepp Blatter doesn't quit as head of soccer's governing body over a corruption...
Divided Europe is all at sea over desperate migrants
Divided Europe is all at sea over desperate migrants
What can be done? The grim death toll in the Mediterranean has provoked a chorus of calls for action to prevent 2015 becoming the deadliest year for...
Amnesty: Europe must admit to co-operation in CIA torture
Amnesty: Europe must admit to co-operation in CIA torture
Rights group Amnesty International urged European countries on Tuesday to come clean on alleged co-operation with the Central Intelligence...
Spain's anger takes shape
Spain's anger takes shape
Until recently, it appeared that the Spanish indignados movement had fizzled out. But, on Sunday evening, a fledgling party born from its...

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