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“Deliberate campaign targeting our athletes”: Putin at Rio send-off

“Deliberate campaign targeting our athletes”: Putin at Rio send-off

Russia had hoped to send 387 athletes to Rio.

WHO declares Brazil free of measles

WHO declares Brazil free of measles

Global measles deaths have decreased by 79%, according to WHO, from about 546,800 in 2000 to 114,900 in 2014

China’s working age population to fall 23% by 2050

China’s working age population to fall 23% by 2050

With its working age population declining as the elderly population increases, China scrapped its one-child policy in 2015.

BRICS to bolster joint anti-drug efforts

BRICS to bolster joint anti-drug efforts

The UN estimates that Southeast Asia's trade in heroin and methamphetamine was worth $31 billion in 2013.

South Africa’s population increases to 55.7 million

South Africa’s population increases to 55.7 million

The economy grew 1.3 per cent for the whole of last year.

China box office revenue up 51% in 1st quarter

China box office revenue up 51% in 1st quarter

China boasts of about 31630 movie screens. The country added 8035 new screens in 2015.

Zika can not defeat Olympics in Brazil: Rousseff

Zika can not defeat Olympics in Brazil: Rousseff

Brazil's President on Saturday vowed her country would host a successful Olympic Games this year despite the outbreak of the virus.

Antibiotic resistance growing menace in BRICS: Jim O’Neill

Antibiotic resistance growing menace in BRICS: Jim O’Neill

BRICS countries could account for 30% of superbug-related global deaths, if menace remains unchecked, warn experts.

China records first case of Zika virus

China records first case of Zika virus

The World Health Organization has declared the Zika virus an international public health emergency.

Rousseff calls for war against Zika virus

Rousseff calls for war against Zika virus

The World Health Organization (WHO) has warned the virus could spread to every country in the Americas except Canada and Chile.