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Nepal scientists scoop poop for tiger database
Nepal scientists scoop poop for tiger database
Scientists in Nepal are to build up the world's first national DNA database of the endangered Bengal tiger by collecting and recording a unique...
US cuts funding for condoms in African clinics
US cuts funding for condoms in African clinics
The US government is cutting its funding for the supply of contraceptives to family planning clinics run by Marie Stopes International in Africa,...
Food aid slashed as price of grain soars
Food aid slashed as price of grain soars
Britain's leading international aid agencies on Saturday called for emergency food programmes to be overhauled as the soaring price of grain and...
Fight against Aids: 'We must do more'
Fight against Aids: 'We must do more'
Activists and global leaders used World Aids Day on Saturday to warn against complacency in fighting the disease and called on governments to fill...
Signs of progress on World Aids Day
Signs of progress on World Aids Day
Activists on Saturday sought to keep the battle against HIV in the public eye on World Aids Day in the face of growing complacency amid progress in...
Burma: 'If we don't act now, more lives will be lost'
Burma: 'If we don't act now, more lives will be lost'
The United States sent its first aid flight to Burma on Monday, but experts warned the relief effort was floundering and 1,5-million cyclone...
US flies cyclone aid to Burma
US flies cyclone aid to Burma
The first United States military aid flight landed in Burma on Monday, but relief supplies continued to just dribble into the reclusive state nine...
'DC Madam' hangs herself in mother's shed
'DC Madam' hangs herself in mother's shed
The "DC Madam," whose arrest for running a high-end prostitution ring sent sex-scandal tremors through the United States capital, hanged herself on...
Obama takes first blood as Super Tuesday goes abroad
Obama takes first blood as Super Tuesday goes abroad
From the Indonesian city where Barack Obama spent part of his childhood to Hong Kong's bars and a Dublin pub, United States Democrats abroad...
Bush plays healer-in-chief in rural Tanzania
Bush plays healer-in-chief in rural Tanzania
United States President George Bush handed out hugs and bed nets to battle malaria in Tanzania's rural north on Monday, saying the US is part of an...
Gunmen kill US official in Sudan
Gunmen kill US official in Sudan
Gunmen killed a United States government aid agency official and his driver in Khartoum on Tuesday, US and Sudanese officials said.
Microbicide trial failure deals blow to Aids war
Microbicide trial failure deals blow to Aids war
An anti-Aids gel that had reached the final phase of testing was unable to prevent the transmission of HIV, research NGO and non-profit organisation the Population Council said on Monday....

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