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Obama: Syria chemical weapon claim a 'grave concern'

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Middle East

Selfish traits not favoured by evolution, study shows

<b>Evolution does not favour selfish people, according to new research.</b><p>This challenges a previous theory which suggested it was preferable to put yourself first.<p>Instead, it pays to be co-operative, shown in a model of "the prisoner's dilemma", a scenario of game theory - the study of strategic …

Biology

Zimbabwe poll 'free and peaceful' say Obasanjo and SADC

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/999000/999580_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1533450052_193a6ba849aa6f0a4e51be59c5225008<p><b>Zimbabwe's elections were free and peaceful, the two leading African observer groups have said.</b><p>African Union mission head Olusegun Obasanjo dismissed …

ZANU-PF

Greek MPs back public sector cuts amid protests

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/995000/995833_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1532677883_28089e5ba235296052f7a2767fa0341c<p><b>The parliament in Greece has narrowly approved a public sector reform bill that will see thousands of people lose their jobs.</b><p>In a 153-140 vote, MPs …

Europe

What is wrong with India's economy?

<b>On Tuesday, India further eased rules on foreign direct investment in a range of industries in an attempt to boost the economy which grew at its slowest pace in a decade during the 2012-13 financial year. Economic analyst Paranjoy Guha Thakurta explains what ails Asia's third-largest economy.</b><p>For …

Economics

Zimbabwe hackers hit ANC website

<b>Opponents of President Robert Mugabe have targeted the website of South Africa's governing ANC, accusing it of backing Zimbabwe's leader.</b><p>Anonymous Africa said it had also hacked into the sites of Zimbabwe's defence ministry and the state-run Herald newspaper.<p>The ANC said its site had been "flooded" …

US says it will give military aid to Syria rebels

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/986000/986665_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1532476544_3b3d527c41fb4ae28e15f920c7f675b9<p><b>The US is to supply direct military aid to the Syrian opposition for the first time, the White House has announced.</b><p>President Obama made the decision …

National Security

Zimbabwe's Tsvangirai angry with Mugabe over poll date

<b>Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe has acted "unconstitutionally" by declaring an election date, Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai has said.</b><p>Mr Mugabe set the polls for 31 July - the deadline given by the Constitutional Court.<p>Mr Tsvangirai has been pushing for key reforms as a condition for elections.<p>…

South Africa

Brazil 'on alert' over an oil spill from Ecuador

<b>Brazil is "on alert" over an oil spill that originated in Ecuador and is travelling downstream towards the Brazilian Amazon.</b><p>In a statement, the Brazilian foreign ministry said the navy and other agencies had been informed, and help was offered to Ecuador and Peru.<p>Last month, an estimated 11,480 …

Amazon Rainforest

Syria conflict: Army 'retakes Golan Heights crossing'

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/984000/984557_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1533135710_31c6b71f77973da3d174a170c2634d71<p><b>The Syrian army has taken control of a UN-monitored crossing in the Golan Heights that had been overrun by rebel forces, Israeli military sources …

Middle East

Istanbul Gezi Park plan to proceed - Turkish PM Erdogan

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/984000/984214_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534016113_a0533eb6cca472b8a8dd507fd6a7303d<p><b>Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said plans to redevelop a park in Istanbul will go ahead despite mass protests rocking the …