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January 13, 2016
Investing less than $0.72 a year for each person would make the world far more resilient to potentially devastating pandemics, according to a global health expert group convened in the wake of the Ebola crisis. A report by the Commission on Creating a Global Health Risk Framework for the Future, published on Wednesday, said infectious...
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Britain has “a long way to go” to ensure full equality for transgender people and needs to update the law to give them the same opportunities as everyone else, a parliamentary committee said on Thursday. The hostility experienced by transgender people on a daily basis undermines their careers, living standards and access to services, the...
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Mexico on Wednesday said it plans to grant 20-day transit visas to a group of 180 Cubans who were chosen from thousands stranded in Costa Rica to continue on their long journey toward the United States. The Cubans will have to leave Mexican territory after the permits expire, the National Migration Institute said, adding the...
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Cities on both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border are preparing for Pope Francis’ visit to the Mexican city of Juarez as Roman Catholic Church officials caution would-be visitors about scams. Roman Catholic Church officials in the U.S. said the Diocese of Ciudad Juarez is the official distributor of tickets for the Papal Mass on Feb....
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