Bah Ndaw: Mali to swear in civilian interim leader after coup

Related Topics Mali coup image copyrightEPA Mali’s new president is to be sworn into office, five weeks after the overthrow of Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta. Former Defence Minister Bah Ndaw, 70, was picked by the coup leader, Colonel Assimi Goita, to head a transitional government until elections, which are expected in 18 months. Col Goita will …

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France rejects Britain’s ‘intimidation’ after warnings about post-Brexit transport delays

France’s Europe minister Clément Beaune believes British warnings that there could be queues of trucks in southeast England because of post-Brexit documentation issues is disrupting the UK-EU talks. “The signals that have been sent in the past few days are damaging,” Beaune told the Financial Times. “Anything which disrupts, disturbs or increases tensions in the …

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Tree rings show scale of Arctic pollution is worse than previously thought

IMAGE: Widescale pollution has caused devastating forest decline east of Norilsk, Russia. view more  Credit: Dr Alexander Kirdyanov The largest-ever study of tree rings from Norilsk in the Russian Arctic has shown that the direct and indirect effects of industrial pollution in the region and beyond are far worse than previously thought. An international team of …

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The German medical students who want to learn about abortion

Abortion has been available throughout Germany since the 1970s but the number of doctors carrying out the procedure is now in decline. Jessica Bateman meets students and young doctors who want to fill the gap. The woman at the family planning clinic looked at Teresa Bauer and her friend sternly. “And what are you studying?” …

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New vulnerability found in lung squamous cancer may facilitate drug targeting

IMAGE: UNC Lineberger’s Chad Pecot, MD, and colleagues, report findings in Cancer Research that show the potential for targeting a specific circular RNA, CDR1as, to attack lung squamous cell cancer. Lung… view more  Credit: UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center CHAPEL HILL, N.C.–New cancer research by scientists at UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, and colleagues, shows the …

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Kim Jong-un ‘apologises for killing of South Korean official’

North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-un has issued a rare personal apology for the killing of a South Korean official, Seoul says. Mr Kim reportedly told his South Korean counterpart Moon Jae-in that the incident should not have happened. South Korea has said the 47-year-old man was allegedly trying to defect to North Korea when he …

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Kim Jong-un ‘very sorry’ over North Korea’s shooting of missing South Korean official – Seoul

South Korean President Moon Jae-in’s office has said that North Korean leader Kim Jong-un apologized for the “unsavory” shooting of a state official earlier this week. In a formal notice sent to Seoul, Kim said that he feels “very sorry” for “disappointing” Moon and South Koreans in connection to the case, Suh Hoon, the director …

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High-performance single-atom catalysts for high-temperature fuel cells

IMAGE: Conceptual diagram of single atom catalyst developed by KIST researchers view more  Credit: Korea Institue of Science and Technology(KIST) Unlike secondary batteries that need to be recharged, fuel cells are a type of eco-friendly power generation systems that produce electricity directly from electrochemical reactions using hydrogen as fuel and oxygen as oxidant. There are various …

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Google removes Uluru virtual walk from Street View

Google has removed images on Street View that allowed people to virtually walk to the summit of Uluru, in Australia’s Northern Territory. Parks Australia had requested user-generated images from the sacred site be immediately removed. And Google said it had removed them as soon as it had been alerted. Uluru was closed to visitors a …

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Ultrapotent compound may help treat C. diff, reduce recurrence

IMAGE: Herman O. Sintim, the Drug Discovery Professor of Chemistry in Purdue University’s Department of Chemistry, has helped advance novel compounds to help treat patients with C. diff. view more  Credit: Herman O. Sintim/Purdue University WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Clostridioides difficile, or C. diff, is the leading cause of health care-associated infection in the U.S. Only …

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