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23 February 2018 2:45 PM Wife whose abusive husband cut off her hands will soon get robot replacement

A woman is looking forward to getting a robotic hand after her abusive husband cut off hers. Domestic violence victim Margarita Gracheva (25), from Moscow in Russia, was tortured by her husband Dmitry Grachev (26) after he tried to get her to admit to having an affair. Dmitry, who is a psychologist, dragged her to the woods in Western Moscow to try and get a confession 18

19 February 2018 7:49 AM ‘A trip to a traditional healer left me scarred for life’

She dreams of being able to play sports with her peers, to walk down the street without being stared at, to take a taxi without being treated like a leper and to enter a room without seeing horror in people’s eyes. She just wants to be normal. Instead, Nonkoliseko Mndiyata is living a lonely existence in KwaNikhwe Village in Bizana in the Eastern Cape and her visions 29

17 February 2018 3:23 PM Kurdish doctors report suspected Turkish gas attack in Syria

Beirut - Six civilians suffered breathing difficulties and other symptoms indicative of poison gas inhalation after an attack launched by Turkey on the Kurdish-controlled enclave of Afrin, Syrian Kurdish news outlets and Syria's state-run news agency reported on Saturday. The news outlets quoted local doctors in Afrin as saying the hospital treated six cases 62

13 February 2018 6:00 AM Striking trainee doctors brave ban to protest in Algeria

Algiers - Some 1 000 striking trainee doctors took to the streets of Algeria's capital on Monday to demand the scrapping of compulsory public service in defiance of a ban on protests in the city. The demonstrators - wearing black armbands or surgical masks emblazoned with "angry doctors" - managed to gather for a sit-in in the heart of Algiers despite 28

05 February 2018 9:10 AM WATCH: MSF speaks on DRC's worst cholera outbreak

Cape Town – A medical humanitarian group has said that it is unable to "reach everyone who is affected" by a cholera outbreak that has left at least 33 people dead in the Democratic Republic of Congo's capital Kinshasa. The central African country was experiencing its worst outbreak since 1994, with at least 55 000 cases and 1 190 deaths being reported 59

04 February 2018 3:02 PM Israel begins distributing deportation notices to Africans

Jerusalem - Israeli authorities have begun distributing deportation notices to thousands of African migrants. In letters delivered on Sunday, Israel says the migrants have 60 days to accept the offer to leave the country for an unnamed African destination in exchange for $3 500 and a plane ticket. Those who don't by April 1 will be incarcerated indefinitely 34

25 January 2018 11:45 AM Cholera 'stabilising' DRC capital: MSF

Kinshasa - A cholera outbreak in the DR Congo capital Kinshasa is stabilising and moving in a downward trend, the charity Medecins Sans Frontieres said on Wednesday. The latest outbreak has affected 23 of the 26 provinces in the vast central African country since 2017, with "55 000 people falling ill... and around 1 190 deaths", according to MSF, also known 33

22 January 2018 8:34 PM Woman ready to give birth dies in crash on way to hospital

Maine — Police in Maine say a pregnant woman was driving to the hospital to give birth when she lost control of her vehicle and crashed. She died, and the baby is in critical condition. The Kennebec Journal reports the crash happened on Monday morning on Route 2 in Skowhegan. Authorities say the 27-year-old woman was travelling from Canaan to a hospital 36

10 January 2018 3:39 PM 'Dead' prisoner wakes up just before autopsy

Madrid – Spanish morgue workers were given a major fright when a prisoner who had been declared dead after an apparent suicide attempt woke up just as they prepared to perform an autopsy, authorities said Wednesday. In jail near Oviedo in northern Spain, the man, whom Spain's prison authority refused to identify, was found unconscious around 08:00 on Sunday 34

06 January 2018 9:09 PM 5-year-old boy drowns in hotel pool in Plett

Cape Town – A 5-year-old boy has drowned in the Beacon Island Hotel swimming pool in Plettenberg Bay on Saturday evening, the National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) said. The boy was declared dead shortly after he arrived at a local hospital after all efforts to resuscitate him were exhausted, NSRI spokesperson Craig Lambinon said. He said the boy was found 31