World Health

61 killed in Afghanistan clashes

KABUL: At least 45 Afghan security forces and 16 militants have been killed after Taliban militants attacked security checkpoints in two Afghanistan provinces, authorities said on Wednesday.

Taliban announces end to Afghanistan Eid festival ceasefire

KABUL: A widely welcomed three-day ceasefire between security forces and the Taliban in Afghanistan appears to be over, with the latter saying its militants had been ordered to take up arms again on Sunday night.

3 killed in Japan quake

TOKYO: At least three people were killed and over 50 others injured on Monday when a an earthquake measuring 6.

New law to protect animals in UK after attack on police dog

LONDON: Animals used by Britain's police and security forces have won government backing for a new law to protect them from attack.

Automated robotic device developed for faster blood testing

NEW YORK: Researchers have developed an automated blood drawing and testing device that provides rapid results and allows health care practitioners to spend more time treating patients.

24 injured in China gas pipeline blast

BEIJING: Twenty four people were seriously injured in a natural gas pipeline explosion in China's Guizhou province, authorities said on Monday.

Explosion in Canada Indian restaurant injures 15

OTTAWA: At least 15 people were injured following a blast in an Indian restaurant in Canada's Mississauga city, the media reported.

California declares emergency amid Hepatitis A outbreak

Los Angeles, Oct 14-California Governor Jerry Brown has declared emergency amid the deadly Hepatitis A outbreak that has killed at least 18 people in the western US state.

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