Ivory Coast’s government has banned the production, importation and sale of alcohol in sachets on health grounds.
The small plastic bags, containing rum, vodka or other spirits, are popular with those on a budget – costing between $0.35 (£0.28) and $1.65.
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Hillary Clinton deleted a 2009 email in which she forwarded classified information to her daughter, Chelsea.
The email was released on Friday by the State Department. It is one of thousands of documents recovered by the FBI from Clinton’s private email server.
South Korea said on Saturday that North Korea’s nuclear capability is expanding fast, echoing alarm around the world over the isolated state’s fifth and biggest nuclear test, carried out in defiance of U.N. sanctions.
North Korea conducted the test on Friday and said it had mastered the ability to mount a warhead on a ballistic missile, ratcheting up a threat that rivals and the United Nations have been powerless to contain.
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The FBI contends a cybersecurity researcher said he caused an airplane’s engine to climb after hacking its software, according to a court document.
The researcher, Chris Roberts, was questioned by the FBI on April 15 after he wrote a tweet that suggested he was probing aircraft systems on a United Airlines flight he took earlier that day.
The FBI interviewed him after he flew into Syracuse, New York, and seized his electronics. Two days later, the agency then filed an application for a search warrant to examine Roberts’ gear, which has been published in federal court records.
An American health worker who contracted Ebola while volunteering in West Africa will be admitted to a secure treatment centre at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the agency announced on Thursday.
The patient was expected to arrive Friday at the NIH research hospital in Bethesda after being transported to the United States in isolation on a chartered plane. The patient’s name, age and sex have not been released.
The patient had been volunteering at an Ebola treatment center in Sierra Leone. The NIH did not release any further details about the patient.