Niki Lauda released from hospital after lung transplant

Oct 24, 2018

Three-time Formula One champion Niki Lauda has been released from a Vienna hospital nearly three months after undergoing a lung transplant

3 crewmembers die on board Iranian ship, 8 hospitalized

Oct 19, 2018

Azerbaijani health officials say three members of an Iranian ship crew have died and another eight have been hospitalized with acute poisoning

'Malnourished' animals report prompts Albania zoo closure

Oct 18, 2018

A report claiming lions and other animals were left malnourished at a private zoo in Albania has prompted Albanian authorities to order the zoo's temporary closure

EU offers an extra $46 million to Palestinian refugee agency

Sep 28, 2018

The European Union says it's offering an extra $46 million to the U.N. Palestinian refugee agency to help educate children and provide health care in the West Bank and Gaza Strip

Italy extends time for vaccine proof for young school kids

Sep 22, 2018

Italian parents have more time before having to produce proof their children kids received 10 mandatory vaccinations

Italy confirms Legionnaires' outbreak from cooling towers

Sep 18, 2018

Officials in northern Italy say they have confirmed that commercial water cooling towers were the source of a Legionnaires' outbreak that sent more than 400 people to the hospital with pneumonia

UN says more worldwide going hungry, blames climate change

Sep 11, 2018

The United Nations says the number of hungry people in the world is growing and returning to levels from a decade ago, reversing recent trends, in large part due to climate change that is wreaking havoc on crop production in much of the developing world

Italy health authorities investigate pneumonia outbreak

Sep 10, 2018

Health authorities in northern Italy are investigating whether bacteria _ including the one that causes Legionnaires' disease _ inhaled from the water supply is behind an outbreak of pneumonia that has afflicted nearly 150 people

Children rights charity wins $1 million humanitarian prize

Sep 10, 2018

An international children rights charity based in Switzerland has been awarded the 2018 Balzan Prize for humanitarian achievement

Milan defender Strinic diagnosed with heart condition

Aug 18, 2018

AC Milan and Croatia defender Ivan Strinic will take an unspecified break from football after he was diagnosed with a heart condition

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