Standort: / Meldung: ""An epidemic, of the likes we have not seen before""

Kate Farmer

Cutting to the chase

17. 9. 2014 - 14:26

"An epidemic, of the likes we have not seen before"

Reality Check: Obama and ebola, Austria climate report, what if Scotland votes "yes", Arab women, a trip to Uranus.

Obama Ebola


Obama is sending 3,000 troops to Liberia to help fight against the ebola virus

Ebola as a security threat

US President Obama says the spread of ebola represents a threat to international security, and has pledged thousands of US troops and medical personel to help. Analyst Paul Rogers explains why a disease can represent a security threat, and why the US is in a unique position to help.

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Austria climate report

A new report by IIASA has become the first to study in detail what climate change could mean for Austria. Project leader Nebojsa Nakicenovic discusses the findings with John Cummins.

yes or no


The last day of campaigning in Scotland

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What if Scotland votes "yes"

Michal Keating, the Director of the Scottish Centre on Constitutional Change, looks at the implications of a possible "yes" vote in tomorrow's referendum, and the possibility of an unclear outcome.

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The most powerful Arab women

Riem Higazi looks at the The Forbes Magazine list of the most powerful Arab women in the world.



The eight planets of our solar system

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Journey to Uranus

Dr Leigh Fletcher of Oxford University explains why the reputation of Uranus as "boring" is wrong, and why is it worthy of its own special mission.

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