inform. kz. “Mother and her unborn baby die in Aktau” - "A woman, aged 39, and her unborn baby died in Aktau. The young mother died from amniotic fluid embolism. An emergency caesarean section was performed but the doctors failed to safe the infant," head of the healthcare department of the Mangystau region Ruslan Bektubayev said.
akipress.com. “Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan to have single currency for sure: First Vice PM of Russia” - First Vice Prime Minister of Russia Igor Shuvalov said the single currency on the territory of the Customs Union of Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan is inevitable, Interfax reports.
nytimes.com. “Fear of Ebola Breeds a Terror of Physicians” - KOLO BENGOU, Guinea — Eight youths, some armed with slingshots and machetes, stood warily alongside a rutted dirt road at an opening in the high reeds, the path to the village of Kolo Bengou. The deadly Ebola virus is believed to have infected several people in the village, and the youths were blocking the path to prevent health workers from entering.
“Meat Supplier Says China Unit Violated Standards” - BEIJING — A U.S. meat supplier says a Chinese unit embroiled in a safety scandal has fallen short of its requirements for maintaining high standards.
bbc.com. “Japanese high school girl 'dismembers classmate' - A high school girl has been arrested on suspicion of killing and dismembering a classmate, Japanese police say. The 15-year-old was arrested on Sunday in Sasebo city in Japan's southern Nagasaki prefecture, BBC News reports. Police said the girl beat her friend and then strangled her on Saturday. She then severed the victim's head and cut off one of her hands, they said.
dw.de. “Kyrgyzstan ex-president Bakiyev awarded life sentence” - The exiled former president of Kyrgyzstan, Kurmanbek Bakiyev, has been given a life sentence in absentia for his role in trying to violently suppress an opposition rally. The trial lasted nearly four years.