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Dec 2, 2016

Rural Cambodia uses guppy to fight dengue

In the backyards of rural Cambodia, a tiny weapon is being deployed to fight dengue fever, the world’s fastest-spreading tropical disease, which causes debilitating flu-like symptoms and can develop into a deadly hemorrhagic fever. More than 3,000 households in Kampong Cham province, which has ...

South Korea opposition to file impeachment motion

Dec 2, 2016

South Korea opposition to file impeachment motion

South Korea’s three opposition parties said they would file an impeachment motion Friday against beleaguered President Park Geun-hye, and push for a national assembly vote next week. Accused of colluding with a close friend who faces embezzlement charges, Park said last week she would ...

Dec 1, 2016

Aussie schoolboys recreate price-gouged HIV medicine

A group of Australian schoolchildren working on a shoestring budget have recreated the HIV drug whose price was controversially jacked up 5,000 percent by a former hedge fund manager. U.S. drug company chief Martin Shkreli became a global figure of hate after buying the ...

U.N. Security Council imposes new sanctions on North Korea

Dec 1, 2016

U.N. Security Council imposes new sanctions on North Korea

The United Nations Security Council on Wednesday adopted a new sanctions resolution against North Korea, ramping up earlier punitive measures following the reclusive country’s fifth and largest nuclear test in September. The 17-page resolution was unanimously adopted by the 15-member council after the text ...