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Ending TB is going to be hard but "hard is not impossible"

Wisdom of Nelson Mandela, "It always seems impossible until it's done", has only deepened in relevance and context when we review the fight against tuberculosis (TB), a curable disease which continues to be one of the top ten causes of death globally.

Ending TB is going to be hard but "hard is not impossible"
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Complaint against Smith and Handscomb withdrawn

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) decided to withdraw the complaint against Steve Smith and Peter Handscomb on the controversial Decision Review System (DRS) call issue that led to war of words between the rival teams.

Australian Captain Steve Smith
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SAITM has not received the approval of the UGC - COPE

The Government Medical Officers' Association (GMO) Secretary, Dr. Naveen de Zoysa, said that since the Committee on Public Enterprises (COPE) had revealed that SAITM had not received the approval of the University Grants Commission (UGC), all politicians and officials connected to the issue should be brought before the COPE.

SAITM has not received the approval of the UGC - COPE
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South Korea court removes President Park from office

South Korea's Constitutional Court upheld the impeachment of President Park Geun-hye removing her from office over a graft scandal involving big business that has gripped the country for months.

South President Park Geun-hye
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Global Tamil Forum has urged UN Human Rights Council to adopt new resolution reflecting High Commissioner Zeid’s call

Global Tamil Forum has urged UN Human Rights Council to adopt new resolution reflecting High Commissioner Zeid’s call to closely monitor Sri Lankan compliance with the resolution of 2015.

Global Tamil Forum has urged UN Human Rights Council to adopt new resolution reflecting High Commissioner Zeid’s call
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