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  • Australia unmoved by U.N. critique of asylum seeker policy

    SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia's immigration minister dismissed on Wednesday United Nations' criticism of its asylum seeker policy, even as fresh evidence emerged of abuses at one of its detention centers in Papua New Guinea. Immigration Minister Scott...
  • Strong 7.5 magnitude quake hits off Papua New Guinea

    (Reuters) - An earthquake with a magnitude 7.5 struck off Papua New Guinea on Saturday and a tsunami warning was briefly issued for the Pacific Island nation and neighboring Solomon Islands, but there were no immediate reports of damage. The quake, at...
  • Fuerte sismo de magnitud 7,5 remece zona frente a Papúa Nueva Guinea

    (Reuters) - Un sismo de una magnitud 7,5 se registró el sábado frente a Papúa Nueva Guinea y se emitió una breve alerta de tsunami para la nación del Pacífico y las vecinas Islas Salomón, aunque no hubo reportes inmediatos de daños. El sismo, que...
  • Guinea cancels BSGR, Vale iron ore mining permits

    CONAKRY (Reuters) - Guinea's government has accepted a report recommending the cancellation of two iron ore concessions held by BSG Resources and its joint venture partner, Brazilian miner Vale , a spokesman said on state television on Thursday. A...
  • Guinea dice brote de ébola está casi bajo control

    Por Saliou Samb CONAKRY (Reuters) - El número de muertes causadas por el ébola se ha desacelerado drásticamente en Guinea y el brote está casi controlado, dijo el martes el Ministerio de Salud del país. La expansión de la enfermedad desde un lugar...
  • Charles Farthing dies at 60; doctor at forefront of AIDS care

    Charles Farthing dies at 60; doctor at forefront of AIDS care
    Charles F. Farthing, a physician who was at the forefront of care for HIV/AIDS patients and who drew attention to the need for an AIDS vaccine by announcing his willingness to inject himself, has died. He was 60. Farthing, who collapsed in a Hong Kong...
  • Peter Matthiessen dies at 86; novelist and naturalist

    In interviews, Peter Matthiessen always had to answer, in his correct, patrician tones, a question seldom put to other writers: Just what kind of writer, exactly, are you? The confusion was understandable. Matthiessen, the only writer to win the...
  • Sismo magnitud 7,3 se registra cerca de Papúa Nueva Guinea: USGS

    SIDNEY (Reuters) - Un fuerte terremoto de magnitud 7,3 se registró frente a la isla de Bougainville en Papúa Nueva Guinea, informó el viernes el Servicio Geológico de Estados Unidos (USGS, por su sigla en inglés). El Centro de Alerta de Tsunamis del...
  • OMS buscará casos de Ebola en la capital de Guinea

    GINEBRA (Reuters) - Trabajadores sanitarios peinarán la capital de Guinea, Conakry, para tratar de identificar a personas que puedan haber estado expuestas al mortal virus del Ebola, dijo el jueves la Organización Mundial de la Salud (OMS). Identificar...
  • Senegal closes borders with Guinea after Ebola claims 101

    Senegal closes borders with Guinea after Ebola claims 101
    Senegal has closed its borders with Guinea as West Africa braces against the spread of Ebola virus disease. The World Health Organization, which says the outbreak is presenting the toughest public health challenge in four years, has not recommended...
  • Reviews: 'Savage Harvest' by Carl Hoffman and 'Roosevelt's Beast' by Louis Bayard

    Reviews: 'Savage Harvest' by Carl Hoffman and 'Roosevelt's Beast' by Louis Bayard
    Two men, from two of America's pre-eminent families — the Rockefellers and the Roosevelts — are at the center of two new books set in exotic locales, one a novel, the other nonfiction. In "Savage Harvest: A Tale of Cannibals, Colonialism,...
  • Mineras cierran operaciones en Guinea, donde aumentan las muertes por ébola

    Por Saliou Samb y Stephanie Nebehay CAONAKRI/GINEBRA (Reuters) - Mineras extranjeras han cerrado operaciones en Guinea y retirado parte de su personal, dijeron el miércoles ejecutivos, mientras las muertes que se sospecha que han sido causadas por el é...