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11Oct/15

Britain’s Duke and Duchess of Cambridge mark World Mental Health Day

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge mark World Mental Health Day at an event hosted by Mind, a mental health charity.

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11Oct/15

Qatar marks World Mental Health Day with children’s race

An NGO in Qatar organises a race for children and other activities to create awareness about mental health.

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11Oct/15

Black Americans call for changes on Million Man March anniversary

USA-Million Man March

China Central Television (CCTV)- Tens of thousands of black men and women from across the United States gathered at the National Mall in Washington D.C. on Saturday for the 20th anniversary of the Million Man March, calling for changes in policing and social justice for black communities.
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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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09Oct/15

Lego’s new toy – a 78 turbine wind farm

(BVO) – This isn’t the sort of construction most people would associate with Lego.

Seventy-eight wind turbines are in this farm 300 kilometres off the coast of Hamburg.

Lego and its partners, DONG Energy and William Demant say it will create power for 320,000 German households.
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03Oct/15

Celebrating 2015 United Nations International Day of the Girl

Celebrating 2015 United Nations International Day of the Girl
featuring the Official Launch of the Justina Mutale Foundation for Leadership
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30Sep/15

IMF: Softness in global economy to extend into 2016 as developing world drags

Speaking at the Council of the Americas, IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde says China needs to keep trying to rebalance its economy away from commodity-intensive investment but also must be careful to safeguard “demand and financial stability.”

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29Sep/15

Dutch prosecutors raid Uber’s offices in Amsterdam

Dutch prosecutors say they have raided Uber’s European headquarters in Amsterdam as part of a criminal investigation into whether the company is offering illegal taxi services.

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28Sep/15

New report shows chasm between car test results and real world

A report by an environmental campaign group reveals new European cars are spewing out more carbon dioxide than laboratory tests show.

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28Sep/15

Tanzanian scientist invents low-cost water filter

ARUSHA, TANZANIA (REUTERS) – It’s good enough to drink, but just seconds before this water was full of dirt and bacteria.

Tanzanian scientist Askwar Hilonga has created this filter. He says it removes 99.9 percent of bacteria, micro-organisms and viruses.
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