Thailand has launched an anti-insect borne diseases campaign to eliminate dengue and malaria since October, expecting to drive out malaria by 2021, the public health ministry was quoted by local media as saying on Thursday.

New cadets graduate from Kabul military school

About 374 students graduated on Thursday from Kabul Military School and would go into the country's military academies for higher education, a military official said.

The number of homeless Australian women has increased 21 percent since 2013, acoording to data released on Thursday.

Racism is likely a factor in the low rate of organ transplants for indigenous Australians, the chief of Australia's peak medical body has said.