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Singapore’s first Zika cluster of 2017 reported at Simon Place

Two cases of locally transmitted Zika virus infections have been confirmed at Simon Place in Hougang, the National Environment Agency (NEA) said on Wednesday. This...

Australia evacuates cyclone-hit island resorts as water runs low

Australia began evacuating thousands of people stranded on resort islands in the tropical northeast on Thursday, as water supplies began to run low two...

EU considering stricter measures on Brazilian meat imports

The European Union will take stricter measures on the import of meat from Brazil, an EU official said in Brasilia on Wednesday, China's Xinhua...

UN Security Council condemns killing of experts in DR Congo

UN Security Council on Wednesday condemned the killing of two UN experts in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, China's Xinhua news agency reported. "Members...

S Korea media slam govt over ferry ‘remains’

The maritime ministry on Tuesday said that human remains had been found by workers and were 'suspected to be one of the missing victims',...