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April 26, 2017 11:03 AM PMQs: May and Corbyn's memorable clashes

Theresa May takes on Jeremy Corbyn at Prime Minister's Questions at midday for the final time before the general election - and possibly ever. Here are some of their more memorable clashes. Making her PMQs debut in July, Mrs May focused on unrest among Labour MPs, and likened Mr Corbyn to an "unscrupulous boss". The Labour leader was not impressed, saying 45

April 26, 2017 9:24 AM Execution rules block out parts

Getting full picture difficult, lawyers, other witnesses say A full account of what happened during two Arkansas executions Monday -- journalists reported the deaths were not abnormal, while attorneys outlined disturbing concerns -- has been difficult to establish given restrictions on what witnesses can see and hear. The executions of Jack Jones Jr., 52, and Marcel 23

April 26, 2017 12:26 AM Pregnant nurse picket over night for post

Four-month pregnant nurse joined 97 unemployed nurses that picketed at the Ghana Health Service (GHS) over the government’s failure to post them after completing their national service. The nurses claim that they are losing their skills following the continued stay at home without practicing. Leader of the group, James Aguri, speaking in an interview 17

April 25, 2017 9:12 PM UN says 17 million face famine in Yemen

UN says $1bn pledged by donor states amounts to half of amount needed to combat 'world's largest humanitarian crisis'. The UN has warned that 17 million Yemenis will be in famine unless the world sends urgent humanitarian help. Antonio Guterres, the UN chief, issued a call to action on Tuesday at the aid conference held in Geneva where donor countries 28

April 25, 2017 4:52 PM New study asks how your favorite doggos came to be

The most extensive evolutionary map of dog breeds ever made Dogs: We love them. Like, a lot. In fact, humans have been hanging out with doggos for at least 15,000 years or so, and likely a lot longer. Over the course of that long, mutually beneficial friendship, we've done a lot of strange things to our four-legged companions, controlling their reproduction 80

April 25, 2017 2:10 PM Naxal ambush: New strategy and operation on the anvil

RAIPUR: The government promised today to review its strategy on battling Naxalites, as the Chhattisgarh chief minister warned that an operation will be launched "with more firmness" and "vigour" against the guerrillas in the coming days. Shaken by the audacious Naxalite attack yesterday that left 25 CRPF personnel dead in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district 22

April 25, 2017 10:10 AM First Lady launches Ghana Malaria Foundation

Mrs Rebecca Akufo-Addo, the First Lady on Monday, launched the national Malaria Foundation, to lead in the mobilisation of more internal funding for the total elimination of the disease by 2030. She introduced the Foundation’s 14-member Board to be chaired by Mr Prince Kofi Amoabeng, a renowned businessman, and commended its members for charting a noble 110

April 25, 2017 8:52 AM Ground Report: How Bastar Has Been Preparing For The Final Push Against The Maoists

Not just the state, a few other organisations are also pitching in to provide holistic education in the adivasi areas where the writ of Maoists used to run. Ekal Foundation, for instance, runs one-teacher non-formal Ekal Vidyalayas in 810 villages in Bastar. They educate children on health and hygiene, impart valuable lessons on society, community, India’s 43

April 25, 2017 8:38 AM Sukma attack: Is development scaring Maoists?

The killing of 25 CRPF jawans in a ghastly attack by Maoists in Sukma, Chhattisgarh on Monday has raised at least two questions -- has government failed or, are the Maoists too scared of development push. The killing of 25 CRPF jawans in a ghastly attack by Maoists in Sukma, Chhattisgarh on Monday has raised at least two questions: a) Has government 37

April 25, 2017 6:01 AM Invest in Malaria fight – First Lady to corporate bodies

Ghana’s First Lady, Rebecca Akufo-Addo, has appealed to corporate organizations in the country to assist in the fight against malaria to help boost productivity and subsequently economic growth. According to the First Lady, although enormous achievements have been made in the fight against the disease, current research shows that nine working days are lost per each episode 65