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WHO decries 'collective failure' as measles kills 140,000

Measles infected nearly 10 million people in 2018 and killed 140,000, mostly children, as devastating outbreaks of the viral disease hit every region of the world.

December 06, 2019

Kenya arrests Nairobi governor on suspicion of corruption

The arrest of Nairobi's Governor Mike Mbuvi Sonko is a high move in the government's much trumpeted anti-graft push.

December 06, 2019

Independence not on ballot, but on voters' minds in Scotland

The question of Scottish independence from the rest of the UK is not on ballot for the Dec 12 poll, but it's uppermost in the minds of many voters in Scotland.

December 06, 2019

New Ukrainian leader heads to high-stakes meeting with Putin

For Volodymyr Zelenskiy, a meeting with Russia, France & Germany marks a decisive moment to end years of fighting with Moscow-backed separatists.

December 06, 2019