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China 2014 bird flu toll rises to nearly 100: govt BEIJING: Almost 100 people in China died from the H7N9 bird flu strain in the first three months of the year, but the number of both fatalities and infections declined in March, government figures showed.A total of 24 people died from the disease in March, the National Health and Family Planning Commission said in monthly figures for infectious disease, down from 41 in February and 31 in January. The total number of deaths for the period is 96.The number of new infections reported in March fell sharply to 24 from 99 in February and 127 in January, the data showed earlier this week, giving a total of 250 cases.Last year China recorded 46 deaths and 144 cases in the H7N9 outbreak, which started early in 2013 and returned in the autumn.The virus ignited fears that it could possibly mutate to become easily transmissible between people, which might threaten to trigger ...


Maduro, opposition meet in first bid to end protests CARACAS: Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro sat down for talks with arch-rival Henrique Capriles on Thursday in a first meeting with opposition leaders to end two months of deadly street protests.Just one year after succeeding his late mentor, iconic leftist leader Hugo Chavez, Maduro agreed to an unprecedented face-to-face meeting with the opposition, after the UNASUR group of South American nations offered to mediate.The meeting, which involved about 20 representatives from both sides, was monitored by ...

Ukraine worries cloud IMF/World Bank meetings WASHINGTON: The United States delivered a stern warning to Russia Thursday at the World Bank/IMF meetings in Washington amid worries that a spiralling Ukraine crisis could hurt the world economy.Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew told his Russian counterpart Finance Minister Anton Siluanov that in addition to the actions following last month's annexation of Crimea, "the United States is prepared to impose additional significant sanctions on Russia if it continues to escalate the situation in Ukraine," the ...

US health secretary resigns after Obamacare woes WASHINGTON: President Barack Obama's Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is resigning, paying the price for the chaotic initial rollout of his signature health care law, officials said Thursday.Obama will nominate Sylvia Mathews Burwell, his current budget director, who has a reputation as an accomplished manager, to replace Sebelius on Friday, the officials said.The administration hopes that the departure of Sebelius will draw a symbolic line under the early implementation period of the law, ...

Putin wants chaos, not invasion, in eastern Ukraine MOSCOW: President Vladimir Putin is seeking to maintain influence in Ukraine by fomenting instability in its Russian-speaking eastern regions but will stop short of sending troops there in a Crimea-style swoop, analysts said.Ever since the Kremlin took control of Ukraine's Russian-speaking peninsula of Crimea last month and has massed tens of thousands of troops on Ukraine's border, Europe has been on tenterhooks expecting Putin to occupy eastern Ukraine.But the intractable Russian strongman has been playing ...

China inflation jumps to 2.4pc year-on-year in March BEIJING: Chinese inflation accelerated to 2.4 percent year-on-year in March driven by higher food prices, official data showed Friday, though economists warned there was still a risk of deflation.The rise in the consumer price index (CPI) was up from the 2.0 percent seen in February but well below the 3.5 percent annual target set by Beijing and adds to unease about the economy after Thursday's disappointing trade data.It was also marginally below the median forecast ...

South Korea says drones were from North Korea SEOUL: South Korea's defence ministry said on Friday it was convinced that three crashed drones recovered in recent weeks were of North Korean origin.Wreckage of the rudimentary drones was found in three different places, including Baengnyeong island near the rivals' disputed sea border."By inspecting the three aircraft and their loaded devices, we've secured various pieces of circumstantial evidence that all certainly point to North Korea", the defence ministry said in a press statement.All three unmanned ...


 



 
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