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Democratic Republic of the Congo confirms

Regional Director of World Health Organization for Africa, Dr Matshidiso Moeti, said in a statement on Sunday in Abuja said that the organisation would work with the United Nations and other partners to halt the spread of the disease. Nine suspected cases have been reported since April 22. Both Congo and its western neighbor, Republic of Congo, have experienced Ebola outbreaks in the past and worldwide organizations have said they are ready to assist in the event of an epidemic.


General Election 2017: Jeremy Corbyn doubles down on defence

General Election 2017: Jeremy Corbyn doubles down on defence

He said he supported military action "as a genuine last resort" but accused recent British and USA governments of "bomb first, talk later" policies. Unsurprisingly, the Tories say that it all shows Mr Corbyn can not be trusted with the nation's defences - accusing him of undermining Trident and dithering over IS while tying the hands of Britain's intelligence services.


Donald Trump drops out of Saudi Arabia event due to 'exhaustion'

Donald Trump drops out of Saudi Arabia event due to 'exhaustion'

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif tweeted that Washington may be "milking" Saudi Arabia . Later, Mr Trump will meet Mr Netanyahu and tour some of Jerusalem's ancient sites, including the Western Wall, an important Jewish holy site, and the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, which is believed to be where Jesus Christ was crucified and the location of his tomb.



United States strikes Syrian regime-allied forces

The official said that the aerial "aggression" near the border with Jordan killed several soldiers and caused material damage. "A coalition air unit struck a pro-regime convoy in the vicinity of Tanf", said the official, who added that coalition forces have been operating at Tanf "training local vetted Syrian opposition forces to fight Isis ".



Comey believes Trump tried to influence handling of investigation, report claims

Meanwhile, Comey is set to give evidence regarding Russian meddling in the USA election in an open hearing of the Senate intelligence committee after US Memorial Day on 29 May. Richard Burr said in a statement. "I certainly want former Director Comey to be able to tell his side of the story in regards to President Trump ". "Among the concerns that I recall were to restore the credibility of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, respect the established authority of the Department of ...



CBSE to consult HRD ministry over HC order on moderation policy

The CBSE had said that grace marks policy was no longer valid for students, including those who have appeared for the 2016-2017 board examinations. The court sought a response from the CBSE by Tuesday on the issue. Even though the board understands the implications and had written to the DU to give some measure of relaxation to CBSE students, the university has reportedly refused to do so.