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WHO: Link between Zika and Guillain-Barre has not yet been proven by experts

The world health organization urged caution about a rare nerve disorder called Guillain-Barré which health officials in Colombia have blamed for three deaths, it may be or ma

Urgent Action needs to cut Emissions Drastically

The long timescale of climate change impacts on sea level rising. It will last far longer than the entire history of human civilisation to date, according to new research, un

Beyoncé performs on stage at Super Bowl 50

On Sunday (7-2-16) night more than 100 million people tuned in to watch Super Bowl 50. Here viewers witnessed one of the most political halftime shows in the Super Bowl’s hi

Chinese New Year 2016: the Year of the Monkey

The Chinese New Year, also known as the Spring Festival, is marked by the lunisolar Chinese calendar, so the date changes from year to year.This year, Chinese New Year - The Y

UN to Call Emergency Meeting on North Korea’s Rocket Launch

The UN Security Council called an emergency meeting after North Korea's launch of a long-range rocket. World leaders have warned of serious consequences after North Korea laun

China: Most senior government sanctioned clergyman arrested

In China a prominent Protestant church leader arrested for criticizing a law sanctioning government removal of church crosses. Authorities in Zhejiang province arrested the Re

Deadly Earthquake Hits Taiwan

A 6.4 magnitude earthquake struck the south Taiwanese city of Tainan killing at least five people. The quake struck a few minutes before 4am local time and tremors were felt r

Photos Released By US Military Depict Bush-Era Detainee Abuse

After 12-year legal battle over abuse at military sites around Iraq and Afghanistan, court ruling forces Pentagon to release 198 photographs The pictures, taken more than a de

Syria: 20,000 Syrians reach Turkish border

Following a Russian bombardment and a ground offensive by pro-government groups besieged Aleppo, 20,000 refugees fleeing the fighting had gathered at the Bab al-Salam border c

Astronaut Edgar Mitchell, Sixth Man on Moon, Dies

US astronaut Edgar Mitchell, the sixth man to walk on the moon as module pilot on the record-setting Apollo 14 mission in 1971, has died at the age of 85. He died at a hospice