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Flying with space in your luggage? Take a charity item

A team of students has won £10,000 for developing a prototype system that allows frequent flyers to fill their spare luggage capacity on planes with products that charities need.
from Queen Mary University of London on Jul 8, 2015.
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Experts slam WHO over ebola response and urge reform

Experts have called for urgent changes at the WHO after finding that the agency's response to West Africa's ebola outbreak was inadequate.
from Aljazeera on Jul 8, 2015.

UN says ebola is still a public health emergency

West Africa's ebola outbreak remains "a Public Health Emergency of International Concern", according to the World Health Organization.
from WHO on Jul 8, 2015.

UN body lambastes governments for failing to raise cigarette taxes

Too few governments put sufficient tax on cigarettes and other tobacco products, risking lives and losing money that could be used on health services, says the WHO.
from WHO on Jul 7, 2015.

Another 20 killed in Nigeria bomb blast

The reign of terror by suspected members of the Boko Haram sect continued in Nigeria on Tuesday with a bomb blast killing at least 20 people in Zaria town, Kaduna state.
from Premium Times on Jul 7, 2015.
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China and Russia: the world's new superpower axis?

Forget euro and G7 summits: for countries styling themselves as rising global powers, the real summitry takes place this week in Russia, where Vladimir Putin will hold court.
from Mail&Guardian on Jul 8, 2015.

‘Win-win’ investment in Tanzania?

Dan Iles busts myths surrounding corporate farming and argues to place people first.
from New Internationalist on Jul 7, 2015.
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Prime Minister Modi’s constituency battles air pollution

Becoming a VIP constituency had led to hopes of a cleaner Varanasi, but residents are battling rising levels of air pollution and resultant problems such as asthma.
from thirdpolenet on Jul 8, 2015.
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