Multivitamins in pregnancy may reduce autism risk, new study shows

Multivitamins in pregnancy may reduce autism risk, new study shows

Taking multivitamins in early pregnancy may reduce the risk of children developing autism, research suggests. Experts found that children whose mothers had taken the vitamins were around half as likely to develop autism as those whose mothers took none. But...
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Brazil nursery attack: Children set on fire in Minas Gerais

Brazil nursery attack: Children set on fire in Minas Gerais

At least four children and a teacher have been killed in Brazil after a security guard allegedly set fire to a childcare centre. The man also set himself alight at the building in the remote town of Janauba, Minas Gerais...
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UN peacekeepers leave Haiti: What is their legacy?

UN peacekeepers leave Haiti: What is their legacy?

As the controversial 13 year peacekeeping mission in Haiti wraps up, Al Jazeera examines what the mission leaves behind.
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Make ’em pay: Can Europe agree on a common corporate tax rate?

Make ’em pay: Can Europe agree on a common corporate tax rate?

ANNETTE YOUNGPresenter Originally from Australia, she is a senior journalist and presenter who has reported from Europe, Asia and the Middle East. When not fronting the network’s show on women’s issues, she is a news anchor and an international affairs...
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Teachers’ Strike in Anglophone Cameroon Nears 11-Month Mark

Teachers’ Strike in Anglophone Cameroon Nears 11-Month Mark

YAOUNDE —  The teachers’ strike in Cameroon’s two English-speaking regions is coming up on 11 months with no end in sight, though the government tells VOA that talks are ongoing. Thousands of teachers celebrated World Teachers’ Day Thursday in Cam...
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Frontrunners to Lead South Africa’s ANC Carry Political Baggage

Frontrunners to Lead South Africa’s ANC Carry Political Baggage

JOHANNESBURG —  In South Africa, the race to watch is the competition to select the next head of the African National Congress. The new leader is selected at the ANC conference in December. Since the ANC has won every national...
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In Disney’s Seedy Shadow, the Magic and Hardship of ‘The Florida Project’

In Disney’s Seedy Shadow, the Magic and Hardship of ‘The Florida Project’

“If more stories are told about marginalized communities, subcultures and minorities, the less marginalized they will be,” he wrote. The idea for “The Florida Project” came about five years ago, inspired by news stories about families — the “hidden...
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North Korea could kill 2 million with Seoul nuclear strike

North Korea could kill 2 million with Seoul nuclear strike

North Korea could kill two million people with a nuclear strike on Seoul and Tokyo and injure a further 7.7million, experts have warned.  The hypothetical scenario has been analysed by scholars who made their conclusions amid rising tension between the...
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Afghan refugee, 106, ‘happy’ at Sweden asylum U-turn

Afghan refugee, 106, ‘happy’ at Sweden asylum U-turn

Image caption It would be “shocking” to make Ms Uzbeki return, the court said A 106-year-old Afghan woman has told the BBC she is “happy” a Swedish court has overturned a decision to deport her. Khalbibi Uzbeki, who is bedridden...
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Sultan of Brunei’s Golden Jubilee celebrated with chariot parade

Sultan of Brunei’s Golden Jubilee celebrated with chariot parade

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West Wing creator Aaron Sorkin takes aim at US gun laws

West Wing creator Aaron Sorkin takes aim at US gun laws

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Aaron Sorkin described US gun violence as “an epidemic” The creator of hit TV show The West Wing has added his voice to the growing clamour for tighter US gun laws in the wake...
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