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Muslims up early for Ramazan saved lives in horrific London tower blaze

Muslims up early for Ramazan saved lives in horrific London tower blaze

By News Desk/AFP Muslims living near and in the London tower which was gutted by a massive fire early Wednesday morning are said to be among heroes who saved lives because they were awake for sehri. Many residents who were sleeping said they didn’t hear alarms as the fire swept through the tower block. They […]

To save lives, WHO wants global focus on catching cancer early

To save lives, WHO wants global focus on catching cancer early

Late diagnosis of cancer leads to millions of people enduring needless suffering and premature death, and efforts to catch the disease earlier must be stepped up, the World Health Organization said on Friday. In a report launched ahead of World Cancer Day on February 4, the WHO said it wanted to improve chances of survival […]

Trump makes early move on restricting abortions globally

Trump makes early move on restricting abortions globally

NEW YORK: US President Donald Trump on Monday reinstated a global gag rule that bans US-funded groups around the world from discussing abortion, a move that was widely expected but nonetheless dismayed women’s rights advocates. The rule, which affects American non-governmental organizations working abroad, is one that incoming presidents have used to signal their positions […]