Europe

By IndepthAfrica
In Europe
Jul 25th, 2013
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(Reuters) – The driver of a Spanish train that derailed, killing at least 80 people, was under police guard in hospital on Thursday after the dramatic accident which an official source said was caused by excessive speed. The eight-carriage train came off the tracks, hit a wall and caught fire j...
By IndepthAfrica
In Europe
Jul 23rd, 2013
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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s newborn son will ‘suck the blood’ of Russia in the mid-21st century and should therefore not be celebrated, a controversial Russian politician declared today. Vladimir Zhirinovsky, the leader of the nationalist Liberal Democrat Party, declared ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Europe
Jul 23rd, 2013
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Prince William’s wife Kate gave birth to a boy on Monday, the couple’s first child and the third in line to the British throne, heralding celebrations in London and messages of goodwill from across the world. “We could not be happier,” Prince William said in a brief statement,...
By IndepthAfrica
In Europe
Jul 22nd, 2013
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Prince William’s wife, Kate, has been admitted to the hospital in the early stages of labour, palace officials said Monday. Royal officials said that Kate travelled by car to St. Mary’s Hospital in central London with Prince William. Kate — also known as the Duchess of Cambridge — is expe...
By IndepthAfrica
In Europe
Jul 18th, 2013
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LONDON — The French like to make fun of the British, joking about their repressed ways in matters of the heart. But when it came time to debate same-sex marriage, it was France that betrayed a deeply conservative streak in sometimes violent protests — while the British showed themselves to be modern ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Europe
Jul 18th, 2013
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Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was sentenced to five years in jail for theft on Thursday, an unexpectedly tough punishment which supporters said proved President Vladimir Putin was a dictator ruling by repression. Navalny, an anti-corruption campaigner who led the biggest protests against P...
By IndepthAfrica
In Asia
Apr 25th, 2013
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By Ambassador Donald Koran, opinion Today, around half the world’s population is at risk from malaria – a preventable and treatable disease that claims the life of a child every minute. Just ten years ago it was estimated that globally, malaria killed nearly a million people each year, wi...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 25th, 2013
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By Winnie Ssanyu Sseruma Almost half the world’s population – an estimated three billion people – live in areas where malaria is transmitted. Endemic to 107 countries in the tropics and subtropics, it is responsible for around one million deaths globally every year, with sub-Saharan Africa the hardes...
By IndepthAfrica
In Europe
Mar 19th, 2013
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Stripping those born here of their citizenship by arbitrary acts of government has alarming historical overtones and raises serious questions about the British state. Why have such acts increased so rapidly under the Coalition? A recent investigation by the Bureau of Investigative Journalism for The ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Europe
Mar 7th, 2013
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Italy’s former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi gestures on a television show in Rome in this February 20, 2013 file photo. An Italian court on March 7, 2013 sentenced Berlusconi to a one-year jail term for making public the taped contents of a confidential phone call in a case related to a 200...