Category: In Focus

Cuban statement by H.E.  Pedro Nuñez Mosquera to the conference on disarmament at Geneva, Switzerland

Mr. President: We live in an international situation characterized by serious threats to international peace and security, bloody wars and frequent terrorist acts....

Law firm in new legal threat over UK air pollution

The UK government has been warned to drastically reduce air pollution or face renewed legal action. In April the Supreme Court ruled an immediate plan was needed after...

Study shows Zika ‘might cause’ Guillain-Barré syndrome

New research gives the first evidence that Zika virus might cause a severe neurological disorder called Guillain-Barré syndrome. The study was carried out using blood...

Climate-driven reduction in sea-level rise

3.2 trillion tons of excess water is stored in land The rate of rise of sea level globally has lessened by 20 per cent during the last decade, according to a new study....

Doctors in UAE use iPads to treat wounds

UAE: The words ‘wound care’ and ‘patient safety issues’ no longer have to be linked, as technology is changing the way healthcare professionals...

Pakistan and Afghanistan join forces to eradicate polio

An international video conference held between National Polio teams of Pakistan and Afghanistan on 6thJan, 2016 to discuss the importance of strengthening cross border...