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12Jan/16

“Severely malnourished” children in besieged Madaya eating grass to survive, U.N. says

Severely malnourished children in Madaya are eating grass and leaves to survive, the U.N. says after aid convoy reaches the besieged Syrian town for first time in months.
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08Jan/16
Virtual reality technology gaming

Virtual reality technology captures imagination at CES 2016

China Central Television (CCTV)- Virtual reality (VR) technology captured the imagination of visitors at the 2016 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) which opened in Las Vegas, Nevada, on Wednesday.
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07Jan/16

Wall Street swoons on China shock, oil slide

U.S. stocks down sharply in midday trade with investors unnerved by China volatility and the continuing slide in oil prices.

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03Jan/16

A review of how African economies performed in the second half of 2015

African growth was at its weakest in six years and analysts warned that things could get worse if the global economy continues to struggle. The IMF reported that the continent was likely to grow 3.75 percent this year and 4.25 percent next, a big drop from the years before and after the 2008/2009 financial crisis. China’s investment slowdown, and low commodity prices affected support to growth.

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28Dec/15
Smoke billows from chimneys in central Rome, in front of St. Peters's Basilica dome.

Three-day ban on private cars starts in Italy’s Milan to lower air pollution levels

Smoggy Christmas in Italy prompts emergency measures, with Milan imposing a total ban on private cars in the city and its hinterland for three days to lower air pollution levels.

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15Dec/15
Ralph Haupter, chairman and chief executive officer of Microsoft Greater China Region

Internet execution should be carried out under laws:Microsoft Executive

Wuzhen,China China Central Television (CCTV) – Internet execution should be carried out under laws, Ralph Haupter, chairman and chief executive officer of Microsoft Greater China Region (GCR), said Tuesday.
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07Dec/15

G7, EU pledge 10 bln U.S. dollars to aid Africa’s renewables plan

Group of Seven industrial nations and the European Union back Africa’s renewables plan with 10 billion U.S. dollars.

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04Dec/15

Malawians face hunger after erratic weather affects farm harvests

Malawi faces its most severe food crisis in a decade, blamed on extreme flooding and late, erratic rains, putting millions at risk of malnutrition and hunger.

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