Southern Mexico rocked by second natural disaster in four days

21 Feb, 2018

A state of emergency has been declared in 33 municipalities of Mexico's southern Oaxaca state following a massive quake that rocked the region, Mexican Civil Protection Service said. "So far, no damage has been reported", he said on Twitter. On Friday, Mexico escaped major destruction from a magnitude 7.2 natural disaster which shook southern and central parts of the country, though 13 people were killed when a helicopter sent to assess the damage crashed.


New tests show promise for spotting autism sooner

20 Feb, 2018

Currently, there is no test to identify ASD, which the NHS describes as "a range of similar conditions, including Asperger syndrome , that affect a person's social interaction, communication, interests and behaviour". Genetic causes are thought to be responsible for around a third of autism spectrum disorder cases, while the rest are believed to be caused by a combination of environmental factors and genetic mutations and variants.


Oxfam will not bid for more taxpayer money

18 Feb, 2018

Van Hauwermeiren denies the claims, stating that he had "intimate relations" with a woman who was not a sex worker. "I want them to come forward and for justice to be done for them", she told the BBC . As we reported earlier, the scandal has led to calls in the United Kingdom and European Union to cut funding for Oxfam, which gets almost $85 million annually from those sources.


International Criminal Court Investigates Duterte for Crimes against Humanity

12 Feb, 2018

Duterte, who has overseen the bloody anti-drug crackdown since taking power in 2016, acknowledged that a previous Manila government ratified the treaty that established the ICC, but claimed it had not passed into local law because of a technicality.


Met Éireann has released a Yellow weather warning for the entire country

09 Feb, 2018

The warning says that heavy sleet, snow showers and even hail will follow the initial spell of heavy rain and snow which will be heaviest on higher ground. Frost and ice will form widely inland as temperatures fall to between +1 and minus 3 degrees. However, the showers look set to turn back to rain later in the day.


IBB's spokeperson, Afegbua refutes police arrest report

06 Feb, 2018


Eagles' Doug Pederson deserved more than one Coach of the Year vote

06 Feb, 2018


South Korea says uncovered about US$600 mil in cryptocurrency crimes

01 Feb, 2018

The comment by Kim Dong-yeon on Wednesday comes as traders at home and around the world have been spooked by conflicting comments from government officials in South Korea, a major hub for cryptocurrency trade, that Seoul was planning to ban local digital coin exchanges .


Tom Brady's Patriots Send Off Will Give You Chills

30 Jan, 2018

Brady, the last of several players to speak, praised the fans for their support all season. The Patriots head coach was sporting a dapper fedora as he departed the team's AirKraft after it landed at Minneapolis-St Paul International Airport on Monday afternoon, showing off a fashion sense we usually don't see out of New England's hooded-one.


Yeddyurappa threatens shutdown during Rahul Gandhi's Karnataka visit

27 Jan, 2018

Karnataka is bracing for a shutdown today with farmers and some pro-Kannada groups sticking to their bandh call from 6 am to 6 pm over the Mahadayi river water sharing dispute. In the same vein, he attacked the Congress party for opposing the anti-triple talaq bill and termed it as Congress party's "minority appeasement strategy".



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