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Making Mugabe WHO goodwill ambassador 'insult'

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Zimbabwe’s opposition says the decision to appoint dictator Robert Mugabe as a World Health Organisation “goodwill ambassador” is “laughable” and an “insult”. The WHO’s new director-general Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus announced the move at a conference in Uruguay, praising the country for its commitment to public health. Critics say Mr Mugabe’s policy and his long Read More

Shock as Mugabe made WHO 'goodwill ambassador'

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Campaigners have expressed shock after Zimbabwe dictator Robert Mugabe was appointed as a “goodwill ambassador” by the World Health Organisation. The WHO’s new director-general Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus announced the decision at a conference in Uruguay, praising Zimbabwe for its commitment to public health. Critics say Mr Mugabe’s policy and his long record of alleged Read More

Notorious UK jihadist ended up in IS death camp

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He was one of four jihadists that the UK placed on a UN sanctions list, now the only trace of Abu Sa’eed al Britani is his name on a prison wall in an Islamic State death camp. It is evidence he fell-foul of the violent group he once glorified. Born in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, Abu Read More

Astronaut completes essential ISS repairs despite worn-out tether & faulty jetpack

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Published time: 21 Oct, 2017 04:34 A NASA astronaut had to battle with faulty live-saving gear before he could replace a blurry camera essential for docking cargo spaceships to the International Space Station (ISS) in a more than six-hour spacewalk. Shortly after flight engineer Joe Acaba and expedition commander Randy Bresnik embarked on an array Read More

‘Drugged & tortured:’ Mental health center employees arrested over extreme child abuse

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Published time: 21 Oct, 2017 02:05 Edited time: 21 Oct, 2017 02:07 Ten employees of a state-run mental facility in Colombia have been charged with torture for allegedly subjecting children in their care to a “military doctrine” that involved stuffing minors with drugs, tying them to beds and other extreme punishments. At least 11 children Read More

‘Sickening’: Rights groups slam WHO for appointing Zimbabwe’s Mugabe a goodwill ambassador

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The World Health Organisation’s (WHO) decision to name Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe a “goodwill ambassador” has been met with condemnation by human rights and medical groups. The 93-year-old Zimbabwean leader was given the position, which is bestowed on personalities who highlight “important health issues,” at a WHO conference on noncommunicable diseases (NCD) in Montevideo, Uruguay. Read More

One killed nine injured in stabbing rampage

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One person has been killed and nine others injured after a man carried out a knife ramage at a shopping centre in southeast Poland. The alleged attacker, a 27-year-old man, attacked people at the VIVO! mall in Stalowa Wola on Friday. He was detained by shoppers and handed over to the police when they arrived, Read More

Iraqi forces clash with Kurds moving closer to regional capital Erbil

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Iraqi and Kurdish forces have clashed in the town of Altun Kupri on the border of Iraq’s autonomous Kurdistan region, security official said, as Baghdad continues its offensive in the wake of a controversial referendum on Kurdish independence. Iraqi security and pro-government militias descended on Altun Kupri, which lies some 50 km (30 miles) to Read More

9.7mn-yo ape teeth puzzle scientists, challenge timeline of human species

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Published time: 20 Oct, 2017 21:19 Ancient ape teeth dating back more than 9 million years and discovered in Germany last year are raising questions about the timeline of human evolution. The two teeth, discovered in sediment of the Proto-Rhine River, are of an ape species whose remains have never before been observed in Europe. Read More

NGO publishes names of 2,300+ RT guests, labels them ‘useful idiots who undermine Western democracy’

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An NGO called the European Values Think-Tank has published a report on RT featuring an extensive list of US and European public figures who have been accused of “undermining western democracy” just by appearing in RT shows. The report, claiming to be an “overview of RT’s editorial strategy and evidence of impact,”  comes with an Excel Read More