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New LED Lights Could Play Huge Role In Ending Malaria

Researchers have pinpointed a potentially impactful weapon in the fight against malaria: LED light.<p>The deadly disease killed an estimated 584,000 people in 2013, mostly in poor and developing regions of Africa, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). And transmission of the disease by …

Destroying chemical weapons 100 years later in the US | US & Canada

<b>Pueblo, United States -</b> At a hi-tech military installation on the windswept prairie of southern Colorado, a small army of workers in protective gear, assisted by precision robots, is training to destroy one of mankind's most vile inventions: chemical weapons.<p>"Chemical agent destruction is a hard …

War

Turks join Armenians in marking 1915 mass killings

<b>Istanbul, Turkey -</b> Thousands of Turks and Armenians from around the globe have commemorated in Istanbul the centenary of the 1915 mass killings of Armenians in the Ottoman Empire.<p>Events organised by Turkish and foreign nongovernmental organisations were held in Istanbul throughout Friday to mark …

Asia

Human rights activist Sabeen Mahmud shot dead in Pakistan | News | DW | 25.04.2015

Pakistani rights activist Sabeen Mahmud was on her way home in Karachi Friday night with her mother when unidentified gunmen attacked their car. …

National Security

Mixed reaction from rights groups and NGOs to EU migrant plan

International organisations and rights groups have given a mixed reaction to<br>the European Union’s plan to triple the size of its naval search mission in the Mediterranean.<p>The UN’s refugee agency (UNHCR) welcomed the measures as an ‘important first step towards collective European action’.<p>It noted …

Cameron 'bears some responsibility' for crisis in Libya, says Miliband

Labour leader’s criticism of poor post-war planning after overthrow of Gaddafi supported by leading diplomats<p>Ed Miliband’s claim that David Cameron failed to secure proper post-war planning in Libya was supported on Friday by leading diplomats including the prime minister’s envoy to the country, …

Middle East