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WHO: Pollution kills 7 million people a year
World Health Organisation says air pollution now the cause of one in eight deaths, with indoor stoves the biggest risk.
Last updated: 25 Mar 2014 04:58 GMT
Diabetes: The developing world's time bomb?
Far from being a disease of the rich, diabetes may reach epidemic levels in developing countries.
Last updated: 15 Nov 2011 10:59 GMT
The diabetes watch
The rising burden of diabetes requires stronger surveillance systems and urgent attention from global institutions.
Last updated: 25 Sep 2011 14:03 GMT
Global diabetes numbers at all-time high
New study says that 347 million adults worldwide have disease, double the number affected by it 1980.
Last updated: 26 Jun 2011 14:57 GMT
Smoking kills, study shows
Smoking kills some 5 million people a year, claiming an equal number of lives in both the developed and developing world. The toll is set to rise unless the habit is quashed, scientists said.
Last updated: 12 Sep 2003 03:28 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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