Medical & Health

Turkish writer, psychologist Cuceloglu dead at 83

February 16, 2021

_: Turkish writer and psychologist Dogan Cuceloglu on Tuesday was found dead at home in Istanbul’s Besiktas district. Cuceloglu, 83, was well known in Turkey for his personal development books, over 40 published scientific articles, and numerous seminars and conferences. His lifeless body was discovered by his widow, Yildiz Cuceloglu, after returning from shopping. She […]

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At least 60 killed in DR Congo boat accident

February 16, 2021

_: At least 60 people died after a boat sank in Lake Mai-Ndombe in the western part of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), authorities said on Monday. The accident happened late Sunday night near the village of Longola Ekoti in the Mai-Ndombe province. In a tweet on Monday, Congolese Minister of Humanitarian Action Steve […]

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5 family members dead in Papua New Guinea landslide

January 29, 2021

At least five members of a family died and three more are missing after a landslide in Papua New Guinea, local media reported on Friday.Heavy rains triggered a landslide in Mumeng area in Morobe province’s Bulolo town where people were engaged in allu…

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Lebanon: 115 injured in clashes with security forces

January 29, 2021

At least 115 people were injured Thursday in clashes between protesters and security forces in Tripoli district north of the Lebanese capital of Beirut.The protesters gathered in the center of Tripoli in the afternoon and marched to the governor’s off…

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Pakistani militants key leader killed in Afghanistan

January 29, 2021

A key commander of Pakistani militants was killed in eastern Afghanistan, a local official said on Thursday.”Chief of a terrorist group Mangal Bagh has been killed along with two other militants in a roadside bomb attack in Bandar Dara area of Achin d…

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South Africa records 555 new COVID-19 deaths

January 29, 2021

South Africa registered 555 new coronavirus-related deaths in a single day, pushing the country’s total number of fatalities to 43,105, Health Minister Zweli Mkhize said late Thursday.Mkhize said health workers detected 7,150 new cases of the virus in…

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Iraqi premier announces killing of senior Daesh figure

January 29, 2021

Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi announced Thursday that security forces have killed a senior Daesh commander who had claimed to be the terrorist group’s leader in the country.“We promised and fulfilled. I gave my word to pursue Daesh terrorist…

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UK to receive 60M doses of Novavax vaccine

January 29, 2021

The UK has secured 60 million doses of an experimental COVID-19 vaccine which has shown 89.3% efficacy against the virus in trials, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Thursday.The Novavax vaccine candidate has proven to be 95.6% effective against the o…

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