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13 die after drinking toxic alcohol

Police on Monday said 13 people died after consuming toxic alcohol in India’s northern Uttar Pradesh state.

UK, US warn of Russia’s ‘malicious cyber activity’

Britain and the United States on Monday released a rare joint statement warning of “malicious cyber activity” carried out by the Russian state.

Spy attack: We can’t find Russian spies to expel – New Zealand

New Zealand said Tuesday it would like to expel Russian spies in retaliation for allegedly poisoning an ex-agent in Britain — only it can’t find any Moscow operatives in the remote South Pacific nation.

Emmanuel Macron backs UK over Russian role in Skripal poisoning

French President Emmanuel Macron, on Thursday, backed Britain’s charge that Russia was responsible for the nerve agent poisoning of a former spy, saying there was “no other plausible explanation”.

Russia rejects Britain’s ultimatum, wants access to nerve agent

Russia on Tuesday rejected Britain's demand that Moscow provide an explanation over the poisoning of an ex-double agent and said London should provide Moscow with access to the nerve agent.

World lags badly on targets to slash TB, HIV, obesity – study

Not a single country, out of nearly 200 reviewed, was on track to meet the UN target of eliminating new tuberculosis infections by 2030, according to a global health review published Wednesday.

Police investigate alleged food poisoning in Enugu

The Police Command in Enugu State says it has commenced investigation into the alleged poisoning of the food of a prominent man in a restaurant in Enugu, the state capital.

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