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Viral threats

Dengue and Ebola   People often associate Africa with viral haemorrhagic fevers, like the diseases caused by the Filoviridae (Ebola and Marburg) and Flaviviridae (yellow fever and dengue) viruses. However, travel and

Egypt’s convenient war

Fighting for survival in the Sinai Sinai is both heaven and hell. This triangular desert boasts an arid landscape of hopeless horizons often interrupted by leftover military hardware from previous wars. The

The defeat of the Congress

The disorder is palpable The defeat of the Congress in Haryana and Maharashtra in state elections does not come as a surprise. This was expected. Those who have followed the political developments

Tourism in Pakistan

A valuable source of revenue made victim of neglect   Pakistan is a blend of natural lush green valleys, meadows, mountains, rivers, waterfalls, islands, glaciers, lakes, forests, deserts and fauna. It is

LoC in crisis

Neither side can afford all-out war     Why is this time different? The resumption of hostilities has displaced an estimated 30,000 villagers, who have fled their border homes in anticipation of

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