Category Archives: Politics

Monsoon toll tops 650 as rains unleash flood fury in South Asia

Severe floods and lightning have claimed the lives of more than 650 people across India, Nepal, Bangladesh and Pakistan, officials said Monday as the annual monsoon took its toll on the rainfed region.

More than 10 million people in the …

Absolute Koko: coconut takes centre stage in new skin care products from Seychelles

A new line of skin care products, Absolute Koko, is relying on the soothing power of the coconut.

The products are the latest creation of Exotic Scents, a company owned by Seychellois couple Maria and John Sullivan. Maria was the …

Absolute Koko: coconut takes centre stage in new skin care products from Seychelles

A new line of skin care products, Absolute Koko, is relying on the soothing power of the coconut.

The products are the latest creation of Exotic Scents, a company owned by Seychellois couple Maria and John Sullivan. Maria was the …

DR Congo Ebola outbreak an emergency of global concern: WHO

The World Health Organization on Wednesday declared the Ebolaoutbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo a “public health emergency of international concern,” a rare designation only used for the gravest epidemics.

The year-old Ebola epidemic in eastern DR Congo, the …

DR Congo Ebola outbreak an emergency of global concern: WHO

The World Health Organization on Wednesday declared the Ebolaoutbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo a “public health emergency of international concern,” a rare designation only used for the gravest epidemics.

The year-old Ebola epidemic in eastern DR Congo, the …