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Test with genetically modified mosquitoes seeks to reduce diseases

TALLAHASSEE, Florida - To reduce the spread of diseases, such as dengue, yellow fever and the Zika virus, genetically modified ...

Defective roof clips cause Ford to recall 661,000 Explorers

DETROIT, Michigan: Acting on the request of federal regulators in the United States, American automaker Ford Motor will recall 661,000 ...

U.S. oil pipeline shutdown could cause jump in prices

WASHINGTON D.C.: Supply disruptions caused by the shutdown at Colonial Pipeline---the country's top fuel pipeline network---could result in prices rising ...

California population falls by 182,000; largest loss in 100 years

SACRAMENTO, California: For the first time in 120 years, California's population declined last year.The state lost 182,083 people during 2020, ...

Slovakia awaiting test results before purchasing Russian Covid vaccine

BRATISLAVA, Slovakia: Following successful testing in a Hungarian lab, Slovakia will discuss the purchase of the Russian Sputnik V coronavirus ...

Elections in Scotland makes likely referendum on independence from UK

EDINBURGH, Scotland: Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon promised to move forward with a new independence referendum after the pro-independence Scottish ...

Africa

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US blocks UN meeting on Israel-Palestine conflict

Washington [US], May 14 (ANI): The United States on Wednesday (local time) blocked a public virtual meeting of the UN ...

Iligan holds LPCC 2nd quarter meeting

ILIGAN CITY, May 13 (PIA)--The local government of Iligan City virtually convened members of the Local Price Coordinating Council (LPCC) ...

How climate change is erasing the world's oldest rock art

In caves on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi, ancient peoples marked the walls with red and mulberry hand stencils, and ...

Corruption Alleged in Malawi Committee Vote on Anti-Graft Chief

BLANTYRE, MALAWI - Malawian President Lazarus Chakwera said Wednesday that efforts to fight corruption would be delayed because a parliamentary ...

Cabinet approves two key energy bills

The National Nuclear Regulator Amendment Bill updates the National Nuclear Regulator Act of 1999 and seeks to address the original ...

Women stand-up comedians in Zimbabwe talk about sex -- and the patriarchy

In 2019, Zimbabwean comedy made international news when comedian Samantha Kureya, known on stage as Gonyeti, was abducted and tortured ...