Robin Millard
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Next five years set to be hottest period ever: UN
by Robin Millard - May 17, 2023 - 6:25pm
It is near-certain that 2023-2027 will be the warmest five-year period ever recorded, the United Nations warned Wednesday as greenhouse gases and El Nino combine to send temperatures soaring.
Princes Harry, Andrew benched on third row at coronation
by Robin Millard - May 6, 2023 - 8:32pm
Princes Harry and Andrew attended the coronation of King Charles III on Saturday but were relegated to the third row of the royal family seating, with no formal role in proceedings.
Princes Harry, Andrew out in the cold at coronation
by Robin Millard - May 6, 2023 - 11:10am
Princes Harry and Andrew will both attend the coronation of King Charles III but will have no formal role in proceedings.
King Charles's reign rings in the changes
by Robin Millard - May 6, 2023 - 9:23am
From the national anthem to coins, stamps, prisons, and warships, many everyday aspects of life in Britain have changed between the accession of King Charles III and his coronation on May 6.
WHO says medium-risk adults don't need extra COVID-19 jabs
by Robin Millard - March 29, 2023 - 8:19am
The World Health Organization said Tuesday it is no longer recommending additional Covid-19 vaccine booster doses for regular, medium-risk adults as the benefit was marginal.
WHO sees COVID-19 posing similar threat to flu this year
by Robin Millard - March 18, 2023 - 9:08am
The COVID-19 pandemic could settle down this year to a point where it poses a threat similar to flu, the World Health Organization said Friday.
Matterhorn mountain melting away from Toblerone bars
by Robin Millard - March 9, 2023 - 12:00pm
Along with "established in Switzerland" now appearing on the pack, the pyramid-shaped Matterhorn, a cherished national icon, is being replaced with a generic triangular mountain, sparking heated debate in Switz...
WHO Western Pacific chief based in Manila ousted for misconduct
by Robin Millard - March 9, 2023 - 8:49am
Japanese doctor Kasai was in charge of the WHO's Western Pacific region, covering almost 1.9 billion people across 37 territories and has its headquarters in Manila.
WHO warns of worse secondary health crisis in quake zone
by Robin Millard - February 9, 2023 - 10:04am
The WHO warned Wednesday of a secondary health crisis threatening to strike Turkey and Syria in the aftermath of the devastating earthquake, which could be worse than the quake itself.
WHO urges investment in neglected tropical diseases
by Robin Millard - January 31, 2023 - 8:23am
The WHO said NTDs disproportionately affect the poorest, primarily in areas where water safety, sanitation and access to health care are inadequate.
WHO panel debates Covid's emergency status
by Robin Millard - January 28, 2023 - 9:14am
The World Health Organization's emergency committee on COVID-19 was meeting Friday to discuss whether the pandemic still merits the highest level of global alert.
Billions still exposed to toxic trans fat: WHO
by Robin Millard - January 24, 2023 - 1:33pm
Five billion people are exposed to higher heart disease risks through trans fat, the World Health Organization said, calling out countries that have failed to act against the toxic substance.
WHO eyes end to Covid emergency in 2023
by Robin Millard - December 15, 2022 - 7:55am
The World Health Organization said Wednesday it hoped that Covid-19 would no longer be a public health emergency in 2023, as it urged China to share information that could pinpoint how the pandemic started.
Monkeypox to be renamed mpox — WHO
by Robin Millard - November 29, 2022 - 8:17am
Monkeypox is to be renamed mpox, the World Health Organization announced Monday, in a bid to avoid stigmatization stemming from the existing name.
WHO identifying potential pandemic pathogens
by Robin Millard - November 22, 2022 - 7:13am
The World Health Organization said on Monday it was thrashing out a new list of priority pathogens that risk sparking pandemics or outbreaks and should be kept under close observation.
King Charles thanks public ahead of Queen Elizabeth's funeral
by Robin Millard - September 19, 2022 - 7:34am
Britain's King Charles III said Sunday he had been "moved beyond measure" by the outpouring of public sympathy following the death of his mother Queen Elizabeth II in a message of thanks on the eve of her grand state...
Queen Elizabeth's children guard coffin in solemn vigil
by Robin Millard - September 17, 2022 - 9:21am
King Charles III and his three siblings stood guard around their mother Queen Elizabeth II's coffin on Friday in solemn vigil honouring Britain's longest-serving monarch.
Line of succession to the British throne
by Robin Millard - September 9, 2022 - 12:14pm
The line of succession to the throne changes after the death of Queen Elizabeth II, as her eldest son and heir, Charles, Prince of Wales, becomes king.
Bombshell UN Xinjiang report lists litany of rights abuses
by Robin Millard - September 1, 2022 - 7:17am
The United Nations released a bombshell report into serious human rights abuses in China's Xinjiang region late Wednesday, saying torture allegations were credible and citing possible crimes against humanity.
World monkeypox outbreak tops 50,000 cases
by Robin Millard - September 1, 2022 - 6:27am
More than 50,000 monkeypox cases have been recorded in the global outbreak, WHO figures showed Wednesday, though transmission is slowing in the virus hotspots of Europe and the United States.
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