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Drought has cost Italian farmers 1 bln euros - agriculture group

Friday 23 June 2017 20:47

Soaring temperatures and a lack of rainfall across Italy have cost farmers 1 billion euros ($1.12 billion) so far this year, the national agricultural association said on Friday.

Drought has cost Italian farmers 1 bln euros - agriculture group

Friday 23 June 2017 20:47

Soaring temperatures and a lack of rainfall across Italy have cost farmers 1 billion euros ($1.12 billion) so far this year, the national agricultural association said on Friday.

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Motsoaledi assures placement for medical graduates

Friday 23 June 2017 12:00

Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi disputes reports that there are medical student graduates struggling to find internships.

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On the trail with Cambodia's tarantula hunters

Friday 23 June 2017 08:01

The shiny, hairy creatures might make some people run a mile but in the humid jungle of Cambodia's capital Phnom Penh, tarantula hunting is all in a day's work.

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KZN Health MEC denies violating rights of cancer patients

Thursday 22 June 2017 14:23

KwaZulu-Natal Health MEC Sibongiseni Dhlomo has denied the finding that he has violated the rights of cancer patients.

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I experienced discrimination: Epilepsy sufferer

Thursday 22 June 2017 07:25

Epilepsy sufferer Muhammed Cassim says he was discriminated at school because teachers did not understand his condition.

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Europe okays project to seek alien life

Wednesday 21 June 2017 16:00

Europe has approved the launch of a deep-space observatory to sniff out habitable planets in other star systems, along with any life forms they may host.

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Social Media Blackout not effective: Expert

Wednesday 21 June 2017 15:23

Indications on social media already show that the Social Media Blackout campaign is not effective.

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Epilepsy disclosure seen as key in raising awareness

Wednesday 21 June 2017 14:35

Epilepsy Awareness SA has encouraged people suffering from epilepsy to disclose their condition, so that people can help them when they are having seizures.

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How 50 medical experts separated Kenyan conjoined twins

Wednesday 21 June 2017 09:16

The successful separation of two year old conjoined twins at Kenyatta National Hospital marked a medical milestone in Kenya.

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Polio paralyses 17 children in Syria: WHO

Tuesday 20 June 2017 20:02

A polio outbreak in war-ravaged Syria has paralysed at least 17 children since March, the World Health Organization said Tuesday, describing the situation as "very serious."

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