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Top stories this week: via – express.co.uk, bt.com, independent.co.uk

Prime Minister announces £100 million boost for dementia research

As the news that early onset dementia could be three times more common than first thought, the Prime Minister has earmarked £100 million for dementia research in partnership with Alzheimer’s Research UK. 352 more words

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21 July 2014 News Round-Up (UPDATED)

Sudan’s economic ties with Ethiopia are deepening


In mid‑July Ethiopian media reported that Sudan had become the second-biggest foreign investor in Ethiopia, after China. 2,470 more words

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20 July 2014 News Briefs

Tired soils put future food availability at risk

The increasing degradation of earth’s peak soil through over cultivation and nutrient mining is putting pressure on food production with researchers warning that by 2050 agricultural production will dip by up to 30 percent even as population is expected to hit 9.6 billion, up from 7.2 billion last year. 3,481 more words

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15 July 2014 News Round-Up

New report forecasts drought in the Horn of Africa

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  • A new report says reduced moisture could lead to drought in the Horn of Africa…
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07 July 2014 News Round-Up

Ethiopia PM cites major shift from Egypt on Nile dam

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi (L) is welcomed by Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir (2nd R) upon his arrival at the Kahrtoum International Airprot in Khartoum, Sudan on June 27, 2014. 5,024 more words

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