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09Oct/15

Africa’s GDP growth to slow to 3.7 pct this year, World Bank

Economic growth is set to slow in Sub-Saharan Africa to 3.7 percent this year from 4.6 percent in 2014, its weakest pace since 2009, mainly due to the drop in commodity prices, the World Bank has said in its latest Africa pulse report.

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01Oct/15

Migrants leave rocks on Italian-French border

Migrants who had taken to the rocks on the Italian-French border after their camp was dismantled by police have now left the area and many are now sheltering from bad weather at a nearby transit centre.

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10Aug/15

Electronic skin sensors to control mobile gadgets

iSkin prototype uses flexible, stretchable, silicone stickers as skin-worn, touch sensors for mobile computing. Matthew Stock reports.
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02Aug/15

India set to become world’s most populous country by 2022

Global population is forecast to reach 11.2 billion in 2100, according to projections in new U.N. population report.

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26May/15

UN Human Rights Chief says more attention must be paid to migrant boat crisis

The UN Human Rights Chief has called the EU response to the migrant boat crisis “inadequate” and said Asian countries must also do more to help the plight of thousands of migrants arriving on its shores.

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20Mar/15

Turing manuscript and German ‘Enigma’ code writer to go up for sale

HONG KONG, CHINA (REUTERS) – A notebook about mathematics and computer science written by Nazi-code breaker Alan Turing is on on display at Bonhams auction house in Hong Kong.

The 56-page manuscript is expected to fetch at least seven figures when it goes up for sale on April 13th in New York.
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