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Tens of thousands dying from $30 billion fake drugs trade, WHO says

LONDON (Reuters) - One in 10 drugs sold in developing countries is fake or substandard, leading to tens of thousands of deaths, many of them of African children given ineffective treatments for pneumonia and malaria, health officials said on Tuesday.

Kenya president sworn in, rival Odinga promises own inauguration

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta was sworn in for a second term on Tuesday, shortly before riot police teargassed the convoy of opposition leader Raila Odinga, who promised supporters he would be sworn in himself on Dec. 12.

Damascus shelling kills three before truce agreed

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Shelling killed three people in the last major rebel stronghold near Damascus on Tuesday, a war monitor said, shortly before the UN Syria envoy said the government had agreed a ceasefire there.

Hong Kong Baptist University looks to hire 100 of the ‘best and brightest’ professors

Move is part of plans to improve teaching and research in creative media, health and drug discovery, data analytics and artificial intelligence

China's government accuses four cities of air pollution failures

BEIJING (Reuters) - Four cities in China's northeastern province Heilongjiang were accused by the Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP) of increasing air pollution due to administrative failures.

Europe's HIV epidemic growing at alarming rate, WHO warns

LONDON, Nov 28 (Reuters) - The number of people newly diagnosed with HIV in Europe reached its highest level in 2016 since records began, showing the region's epidemic growing "at an alarming pace", health officials said on Tuesday.

Irish Deputy PM should not resign, enjoys party support - minister

DUBLIN (Reuters) - Ireland's health minister said on Tuesday that Deputy Prime Minister Frances Fitzgerald should not resign and retains the support of the governing Fine Gael party.

China partly lifts ban on group tours to South Korea, online curbs stay

SEOUL/BEIJING (Reuters) - China will allow travel agencies in Beijing and Shandong to partly resume sales of group tours to South Korea, in a sign of thawing relations between the nations that have been locked in a year-long diplomatic standoff.

China sentences Taiwanese activist to five years for subversion

BEIJING/TAIPEI (Reuters) - China on Tuesday sentenced Taiwanese rights activist Li Ming-che to five years in prison for subverting state power, prompting Taiwan's ruling political party to label the verdict "totally unacceptable".