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  • Combining vaccines may help eradicate polio

    LONDON (Reuters) - Combining two types of polio vaccine, including one that is injected rather than given orally, appears to give better immunity and could speed efforts to eradicate the crippling disease, scientists said on Friday. British and Indian...
  • World cities, home to most people, to add 2.5 billion more by 2050: U.N.

    World cities, home to most people, to add 2.5 billion more by 2050: U.N.
    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - More than half of the world's seven billion people live in urban areas, with the top "mega cities" - with more than 10 million inhabitants - being Tokyo, Delhi, Shanghai, Mexico City and Sao Paulo, according to a United...
  • 2014 World Cup Schedule

    2014 World Cup Schedule
    THURSDAY, JUNE 12, 2014 Brazil 3, Croatia 1 FRIDAY, JUNE 13, 2014 Mexico 1, Cameroon 0 Netherlands 5, Spain 1 Chile 3, Australia 0 SATURDAY, JUNE 14, 2014 Colombia 3, Greece 0 Costa Rica 3, Uruguay 1 Italy 2, England 1 Ivory Coast 2, Japan 1 SUNDAY,...
  • FIFA suspends Nigeria from soccer events over political controversy

    FIFA suspends Nigeria from soccer events over political controversy
    Nigeria has been suspended from all international soccer competition effective immediately, FIFA announced Wednesday. The move comes less than a week after the country’s government dissolved the Nigeria Football Federation, firing its entire...
  • Ciudades del mundo sumarán 2.500 millones de personas más para 2050: ONU

    NACIONES UNIDAS (Reuters) - Más de la mitad de las 7.000 millones de personas del mundo viven en áreas urbanas y las principales "mega ciudades", con más de 10 millones de habitantes, son Tokio, Delhi, Shanghái, Ciudad de México y Sao Paulo, según un...
  • Nigeria gas depot blast was suicide bombing, security analysts say

    Nigeria gas depot blast was suicide bombing, security analysts say
    Nigeria's nightmare scenario has been this: Islamist militias waging terror in the country's northeast launch attacks in distant Lagos, a chaotic megacity of about 20 million in the southeast and the country's economic engine. Two weeks ago, Islamic...
  • FIFA suspends Nigeria Football Federation

    RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - FIFA suspended the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) on Wednesday on account of government interference, world football's ruling body said in a statement. FIFA sent a letter to the NFF last week expressing its concern after the...
  • Nigeria suspended by FIFA over government interference

    Nigeria was suspended from international football on Wednesday because of government interference, FIFA said in a statement. World soccer's ruling body sent a letter to the Nigeria Football Federation (FFF) last week expressing its concern after the...
  • Argentina, Netherlands set for duel while Brazil wonders what happened

    RIO DE JANEIRO, July 9 — Argentina and the Netherlands were getting ready to play on Wednesday for the right to join Germany in the World Cup final as the inquisition into Brazil's humiliating exit gathered pace. The hopes of a South America winner...
  • FIFA suspende a federación nigeriana por interferencia del Gobierno

    RÍO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - La FIFA suspendió el miércoles a la Federación Nigeriana de Fútbol (NFF, por su sigla en inglés) como consecuencia de una interferencia gubernamental, dijo en un comunicado la entidad que rige el fútbol a nivel mundial. La...
  • American women targeted as Malaysia becomes Internet scam haven: U.S.

    American women targeted as Malaysia becomes Internet scam haven: U.S.
    KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Hundreds of American women are being ensnared by Internet scammers based in Malaysia, with some losing over a quarter of a million dollars, as the country becomes an epicenter for online crime perpetrated by Africans, U.S....
  • Nigeria's Boko Haram blamed for 18 attacks in past two weeks: U.N.

    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Islamist militant group Boko Haram is blamed for at least 18 attacks on civilians in northern Nigeria in the past two weeks and the escalating violence of the insurgency threatens the security of West Africa, a senior U.N....