Revealed: Abu Dhabi named safest city in the world 2019 – Gulf News

Revealed: Abu Dhabi named safest city in the world 2019 – Gulf News

Residents enjoy the weather at the break-water in Abu Dhabi. Image Credit: Ahmed Kutty/Gulf News Dubai: The safest city in the world is right here on our doorstep. The Numbeo crowd-sourced global database revealed that the safest city for 2019 is Abu Dhabi, scoring top marks on the safety index with 89.3 points. The top […]

Kyoto Animation fire: At least 26 dead after suspected arson attack – BBC News

Kyoto Animation fire: At least 26 dead after suspected arson attack – BBC News

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionKyoto Animation offices on fire At least 26 people are dead and dozens injured after a suspected arson attack at an animation studio in Kyoto, Japan, local emergency officials have said. Local media quoted police as saying a man broke into the Kyoto Animation Co studio on […]

Thursday briefing: 'Ark did not take so long,' Churchill chafed – The Guardian

Thursday briefing: 'Ark did not take so long,' Churchill chafed – The Guardian

Top story: ‘Troops should not be called in’ Hello, I’m Warren Murray presenting the front page of your day. Boris Yeltsin was looking “puffy around the neck and jaw” but at least “stayed off the vodka” after getting a chest infection. He got “v pissed off” after a phone call with Bill Clinton was botched […]

The Catholic rebels resisting the Philippines' deadly war on drugs – The Guardian

The Catholic rebels resisting the Philippines' deadly war on drugs – The Guardian

One of the most famous victims – and a rare survivor – of Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte’s war on drugs is a 30-year-old pedicab driver named Francisco Santiago Jr. In September 2016, while cycling through central Manila, Santiago was abducted by a Philippine national police (PNP) officer posing as a passenger. Santiago’s name was not […]

Earlier Ebola Outbreaks, and How the World Overcame Them – The New York Times

Earlier Ebola Outbreaks, and How the World Overcame Them – The New York Times

The current Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo is only the second-largest in history, but undoubtedly the most frustrating. Scientists are fairly certain they have the medical tools needed for victory: one vaccine that appears to work about 98 percent of the time, another that has worked well in monkeys, and four therapies […]