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Ikea recalls 36m dressers after six deaths

Swedish furniture retailer Ikea Group is recalling almost 36 million chests and dressers in the United States and Canada that have been linked to the deaths of six children, the US Consumer Product Safety Commission said on Tuesday.

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Ikea recalls 36m dressers after six deaths

Swedish furniture retailer Ikea Group is recalling almost 36 million chests and dressers in the United States and Canada that have been linked to the deaths of six children, the US Consumer Product Safety Commission said on Tuesday.

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Climate impact to cause 500,000 extra deaths in 2050

Climate change could cause significant changes to global diets, leading to more than half a million extra deaths in 2050 from illnesses such as stroke, cancer and heart disease, experts said. As extreme weather such as floods and

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Despite progress, road traffic deaths remain too high

Some 1.25 million people die each year as a result of road traffic crashes, according to the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) Global status report on road safety 2015, despite improvements in road safety. “Road traffi

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Egypt firing: Mexican tourist toll rises to 8

The number of Mexican tourists accidentally killed by Egyptian security in the western desert on Monday has risen to eight, security and judicial sources said. The tourist group of 22 had parked their four four-by-four vehicles of

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Terror attacks, deaths up sharply in 2014

Terrorist attacks worldwide surged by more than a third and fatalities soared by 81 per cent in 2014, a year that also saw Islamic State eclipse al Qaeda as the leading jihadist militant group, the US State Department said on Friday.

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Terror attacks, deaths up sharply in 2014

Terrorist attacks worldwide surged by more than a third and fatalities soared by 81 per cent in 2014, a year that also saw Islamic State eclipse al Qaeda as the leading jihadist militant group, the US State Department said on Friday.

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UAE road accident deaths down 21pc in Q1

Deaths and injuries caused by road accidents in the UAE during the first quarter of the year decreased by 21 per cent and 14.8 per cent respectively, according to latest figures. Statistics released by the Traffic Coordination Dir

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Court drops case against Mubarak over 2011 protester deaths

An Egyptian court on Saturday dropped its case against ousted President Hosni Mubarak, his interior minister and six aides on charges of ordering the killing of protesters during the 2011 revolt that removed him from power. The co

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18 killed in Cairo building collapse

An eight-floor residential building collapsed overnight in Cairo, killing at least 18 people and injuring seven others, security sources said on Tuesday, adding that the casualty figure was expected to rise. Emergency services, so

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