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Cholera outbreak hits Nigeria's Kano state
Government says six dead but local charity puts death toll at more than 16 in the northern Kano state.
Last updated: 21 Jul 2014 09:00 GMT
The new left-right alliance in the US
Political convergence between Republicans and Democrats has successfully passed popular legislation.
Last updated: 15 Jun 2014 05:44 GMT
First major US drugstore drops cigarettes
US President Barack Obama says decision by CVS, the country's second largest drugstore, sets "powerful example".
Last updated: 05 Feb 2014 18:53 GMT
Drug company to pay $2.2bn settlement
Johnson and Johnson agrees to huge sum after allegations it promoted anti-psychotic drugs for unapproved uses.
Last updated: 05 Nov 2013 08:22 GMT
Smart people, stupid people, and budget politics
The media's job is to inform the public, but when it comes to the US budget, they obfuscate.
Last updated: 08 Oct 2013 11:42 GMT
Obama cuts short Asia trip due to US shutdown
President Obama has postponed two stops on his four-nation Asian tour because of government shutdown, White House says.
Last updated: 02 Oct 2013 14:50 GMT
Obama rejects GOP offer to ease shutdown
President dismisses "piecemeal" plan offered by Republicans to restore funding to certain government programmes.
Last updated: 02 Oct 2013 06:41 GMT
Factbox: How the shutdown affects the US
The effects will be felt in various ways, some of them acute, others barely noticeable.
Last updated: 02 Oct 2013 00:01 GMT
US government partial shutdown begins
About 800,000 federal workers staying at home on Tuesday after politicians failed to reach a deal on budget.
Last updated: 01 Oct 2013 14:44 GMT
Senate rejects budget bill as shutdown looms
For second time on Monday, senators strike down spending bill which would have also delayed landmark healthcare law.
Last updated: 01 Oct 2013 02:09 GMT
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'Enough is enough': US anti-racism protests
'Justice for All' demonstrations swell across the US over the deaths of African Americans in police encounters.
Uruguayans cautiously welcome former inmates
Six former Guantanamo detainees are now free in Uruguay with some hailing the decision to grant them asylum.
Australia's indigenous incarceration crisis
Disproportionately high number of Aboriginal people in prison highlights inequality and marginalisation, critics say.
Canada's sexual harassment at work problem
Nearly half of Canadians have suffered inappropriate advances on the job - and the political arena is no exception.
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