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16 Palestinians injured in Israeli crackdown on Jerusalem’s al-Issawiya

November 10, 2019 |

At least 16 Palestinians sustained various injuries on Saturday night during clashes with Israeli forces, which raided the occupied East Jerusalem neighborhood of al-Issawiya.

Palestinian news agency WAFA quoted local sources as saying that heavily armed forces raided several shops …

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Emirates News Agency signs MoU with South Korea’s newswire Yonhap

November 10, 2019 |

The Emirates News Agency (WAM) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with South Korea's key newswire Yonhap News Agency, to facilitate the exchange of information, including news and broadcast content.

The MoU was signed by WAM Executive Director Mohammed Jalal …

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Somalia urges Nordic countries to invest in tourism, natural resources

November 10, 2019 |

Somali Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Ahmed Isse Awad called on Nordic countries for strategic partnerships in tourism and investment.

Awad made the call during his participation in the 18th African-Nordic Foreign Ministers' Meeting held in Dar es …

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Another Partial Victory in Ending Polio

October 24, 2019 |

WASHINGTON - Ending polio has been a long haul. The global campaign to eradicate the virus has been going on since 1988, and while it's close, it's not over. Sometime in 2020, Africa may be declared polio-free. But the disease …

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Aides: Jailed Ex-Pakistani PM Sharif’s Health Deteriorating

October 24, 2019 |

ISLAMABAD - Pakistan's jailed former prime minister, Nawaz Sharif, is said to be suffering from "serious" health problems and his opposition political party is accusing the government of delaying treatment.

Sharif, 69, is serving a seven-year prison term handed down …

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WHO: Two of Three Polio Viruses Eradicated in ‘Historic’ Step

October 24, 2019 |

LONDON - The World Health Organization welcomed an "historic step" towards a polio-free world on Thursday as an expert panel certified that the second of three types of the crippling virus has been eradicated globally.

The announcement by the Global …

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Another Partial Victory in Ending Polio

October 24, 2019 |

WASHINGTON - Ending polio has been a long haul. The global campaign to eradicate the virus has been going on since 1988, and while it's close, it's not over. Sometime in 2020, Africa may be declared polio-free. But the disease …

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Aides: Jailed Ex-Pakistani PM Sharif’s Health Deteriorating

October 24, 2019 |

ISLAMABAD - Pakistan's jailed former prime minister, Nawaz Sharif, is said to be suffering from "serious" health problems and his opposition political party is accusing the government of delaying treatment.

Sharif, 69, is serving a seven-year prison term handed down …

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UN Says 1st Local Polio Case Found in Zambia Since 1995

October 23, 2019 |

LONDON - The World Health Organization says Zambia has reported its first local case of polio since 1995, in a 2-year-old boy paralyzed by a virus derived from the vaccine.

In a report this week, WHO said the case was …

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UN Says 1st Local Polio Case Found in Zambia Since 1995

October 23, 2019 |

LONDON - The World Health Organization says Zambia has reported its first local case of polio since 1995, in a 2-year-old boy paralyzed by a virus derived from the vaccine.

In a report this week, WHO said the case was …

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Govt committed to eliminate dengue: Dr. Zafar

September 27, 2019 |

Daily review meeting regarding current situation of dengue was held in Islamabad on Friday with Special Assistant on National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination Dr. Zafar Mirza and Punjab Health Minister Dr Yasmin Rashid in the chair.

Speaking on the …

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Govt taking steps for betterment of human resources in Balochistan: CM

September 24, 2019 |

Chief Minister Balochistan Mir Jam Kamal Khan has said that the present government is taking measures for betterment of human resources in the province.

He was talking to the Founding Director Institute For Development Studies And Practices, Dr. Qurat-ul-Ain Bakhtari …

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