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Study links poverty to lower life expectancy

Poverty, unemployment, and a lower level of education are linked in Germany to considerably lower life expectancy, according to a broad-based study by the Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research published on Monday.

Scant evidence to back pregnancy ‘no drinking’ rule study

For a question that affects so many people, surprisingly little research has been done, health experts who reviewed the scant evidence said Tuesday.

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The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 322 new COVID-19 cases in the country, bringing the total number of infections to 52,227.

Nigeria records 126 new virus cases

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced two deaths and 126 new cases of COVID-19 infections in the country.
President Donald Trump is days away from announcing strong action against the popular Chinese-owned video sharing app TikTok to protect US national security, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday.

US Judge halts Donald Trump’s ban on TikTok

TikTok won a last-minute reprieve late Sunday as a US federal judge halted enforcement of a politically charged ban ordered by the Trump administration on downloads of the popular video app, hours before it was set to take effect.
The United States is threatening to close its embassy in Baghdad amid frustrations over attacks by Shi’ite militias.

US threatens to close embassy in Baghdad

The United States is threatening to close its embassy in Baghdad amid frustrations over attacks by Shi’ite militias.
Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC)

Labour: Major reason we suspended strike

Organised Labour has suspended its planned nationwide industrial action for two weeks over the recent hike in electricity tariff and fuel pump price in the country.
Luis Suarez was delighted with his goalscoring debut in Atletico Madrid’s victory over Granada.

Luis Suarez celebrates debut double in Atletico Madrid triumph

Luis Suarez was delighted with his goalscoring debut in Atletico Madrid’s victory over Granada.