Hope in Liberia and Anxiety in Mali as Ebola battle rages ~ link ~ link ~
Liberia has set itself the target of halting Ebola by the end of the year, but the battle is far from over in the rest of west Africa.
World Bank President Jim Yong Kim warned Friday that despite gains against the deadly epidemic the new outbreak in Mali was "very worrisome".
The protesters have gathered just meters from the Parliament, saying they oppose to a political system they feel favors banks, corporations and the very rich.
On Friday, British police clashed with the protesters, after they moved towards Downing Street. Some hundred protesters formed a blockade around the square, holding banners reading “real democracy now” and chanting “the police should be helping us.”
Occupy London organizers have urged their supporters to return to Parliament Square from Friday evening until late Sunday.
The protesters are demanding real democracy, saying in the last 3 years, debt and inequality have been on the rise in the UK, coupled with harsher austerity measures.
In mid-October, there were a series of clashes with police on Parliament Square as Occupy activists stood their ground for nine days.
The two ministers were supposed to accompany junta leader General Prayut Chan-O-Cha to meet the world's longest serving monarch on Friday evening to swear an oath in front of him before taking up office.
Supermassive Black Holes could be part of a Universe-wide interstellar 'cosmic web' ~ link ~
Astronomers have discovered that the black holes at the center of some galaxies are strangely aligned with other black holes across billions of light years in distance. The remarkable discovery implies the makings of an interstellar cosmic web.
If true, the revelation could reveal many secrets of the universe.