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A participant stands near a logo of World Bank at the International Monetary Fund – World Bank Annual Meeting 2018 in Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia, October 12, 2018. REUTERS/Johannes P. Christo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register JOHANNESBURG, July 22 (Reuters) – Africa’s main public health body, the Africa Centres for Disease …

LONDON, June 23 (Reuters) – World Health Organization (WHO) experts meet on Thursday to evaluate whether monkeypox constitutes an international emergency, its highest form of alert. read more Only six such emergencies have previously been declared: COVID-19 (2020), the Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo (2019), Zika virus (2016), polio (2014), West Africa’s Ebola …

A logo is pictured on the World Health Organization (WHO) headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, November 22, 2017. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register GENEVA, May 28 (Reuters) – Countries around the world on Saturday adopted an initial U.S.-led reform of the rules around disease outbreaks, known as the International …

GENEVA, May 24 (Reuters) – The World Health Organization’s (WHO) members re-elected Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus as Director General by a strong majority for another five years, the president of the World Health Assembly said on Tuesday. The vote by secret ballot, announced by Ahmed Robleh Abdilleh from Djibouti at a major annual meeting, was seen …

FILE PHOTO – A WWF billboard listing protected species stands in front of a bushmeat market in Mbandaka, Democratic Republic of the Congo, October 19, 2018. REUTERS/Thomas Nicolon Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register KINSHASA, April 23 (Reuters) – A new case of Ebola has been confirmed in northwestern Democratic Republic of …

Policy targets cross-Channel migration in small boats Thousands could be sent to Rwanda under deal -Johnson Policy face legal challenges but will be carried out -PM Opposition says move ‘extortionate, unworkable, unethical’ DUNGENESS, England/KIGALI April 14 (Reuters) – Britain could send tens of thousands of asylum seekers to Rwanda to be resettled, Prime Minister Boris …

A customer fills-up his car with diesel at a gas station in Nice March 4, 2013. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Ukraine and Russia reported rare progress at peace talks China records more COVID cases this year than in whole of 2021 UK urges Saudi Arabia to raise oil …

A general view shows an empty street during a lockdown due to the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), next to a residential building in Gombe district of Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo April 19, 2020. REUTERS/Kenny Katombe Democratic Republic of Congo is facing a third wave of coronavirus infections, with its epicentre in the …

Spain has deployed troops to Ceuta to patrol the border with Morocco after thousands of migrants swam into the northern African enclave, in what Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez called a serious crisis for Spain and Europe. Soldiers in armoured vehicles were guarding Ceuta’s beach on Tuesday. Dozens of migrants swimming and wading close to the …

Somalia said on Thursday it was restoring diplomatic relations with neighbouring Kenya almost six months after severing ties, accusing Nairobi of meddling in politics. read more Relations between the countries have also been tense over the ownership of potential oil and gas deposits, some of which lie off the coast of Jubbaland, one of Somalia’s …