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  • Apr 03 / 2017
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Asia-Pacific

Colombia landslide toll increases to 254 as at least 43 children die

  World Colombia landslide toll increases to 254 as at least 43 children die 703 words 4 April 2017 Shanghai Daily SHND English Copyright © 2017 Shanghai Daily Company. All Rights Reserved   JOSE Albeiro Vargas last saw his grandson the night a fierce rain unleashed havoc on Mocoa, a small city surrounded by rivers and [...]

  • Mar 19 / 2017
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North America

Canada answers urgent UN call for humanitarian aid

  Canada Canada answers urgent UN call for humanitarian aid The Canadian Press 148 words 18 March 2017 Ottawa Citizen OTCT Early N5 English Copyright © 2017 Ottawa Citizen   Canada will provide almost $120 million to help avert starvation for 20 million in Nigeria, South Sudan, Somalia and Yemen. The United Nations warned earlier this month [...]

  • Mar 15 / 2017
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Europe

Life expectancy up in Kazakhstan

Life expectancy up in Kazakhstan 252 words 14 March 2017 01:53 AM Kazakhstanskaya Pravda KAZPRE English © 2017 Kazakhstanskaya Pravda. All Rights Reserved   Kazakhstan Health Minister Yelzhan Birtanov told the Government meeting that life expectancy had grown in Kazakhstan to 72 years old, Kazpravda.kz correspondent reports. “Over the past 10 years, maternal mortality has decreased 2. [...]

  • Mar 15 / 2017
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Asia-Pacific

Free health services for factory workers

Free health services for factory workers 472 words 14 March 2017 Informative HTIFMV English Copyright © 2017 BAM Media (Pty) Ltd.   MASERU, March 14 — Lesotho Planned Parenthood Association (LPPA), together with the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) last week Wednesday celebrated World Women’s Day with factory workers by giving them free sexual reproductive health services. [...]

  • Mar 07 / 2017
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Asia-Pacific

NK fires missiles off Japanese coast

  World NK fires missiles off Japanese coast 518 words 7 March 2017 Shanghai Daily SHND English Copyright © 2017 Shanghai Daily Company. All Rights Reserved   NORTH Korea yesterday fired four ballistic missiles into the sea off northwest Japan, just days after Pyongyang promised retaliation over American-South Korean military drills it sees as a [...]

  • Mar 06 / 2017
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Europe

Somalia says drought kills 110 in the past 48 hours

  East & Horn Africa Somalia says drought kills 110 in the past 48 hours Reuters 468 words 6 March 2017 10:07 AM The Africa Report.com AFREP English Copyright 2017 Jeune Afrique All Rights Reserved.   Somali prime minister’s office said in a statement on Saturday (March 4) that 110 people have died in southern [...]

  • Mar 01 / 2017
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Asia-Pacific

Water shortages after weekend of rain

  World Water shortages after weekend of rain Chile 138 words 1 March 2017 The Daily Post (New Zealand) APNTDP A014 English Copyright 2017 APN New Zealand Ltd – Regionals. All Rights Reserved   Hundreds of thousands of homes in communities around Chile‘s capital remained without water yesterday as authorities struggled to restore service following floods [...]

  • Feb 26 / 2017
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Asia-Pacific

Rohingya trafficking verdict set

  News Rohingya trafficking verdict set 443 words 26 February 2017 Bangkok Post BKPOST English (c) 2017. The Post Publishing Public Company Limited. All Rights Reserved.   103 suspects include army officer The Criminal Court has set July 19 for handing down a verdict on the alleged trafficking of Rohingya migrants in a case that involves 103 suspects [...]

  • Feb 20 / 2017
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Europe

Drought insurance helps some Kenyan herders, others wait for aid

  Drought insurance helps some Kenyan herders, others wait for aid 784 words 20 February 2017 12:28 PM Reuters News LBA English Copyright 2017 Thomson Reuters. All Rights Reserved.   GARISSA, Kenya, Feb 20 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Along a dusty road between the northern Kenyan town of Garissa and the village of Kasha, the carcasses [...]

  • Feb 20 / 2017
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Asia-Pacific

Aid agencies ramp up assistance to avert famine in Somalia

Aid agencies ramp up assistance to avert famine in Somalia jinzheng 433 words 20 February 2017 02:05 PM Xinhua News Agency XNEWS English Copyright 2017. Xinhua News Agency. All rights reserved.   MOGADISHU, Feb. 20 (Xinhua) — Humanitarian agencies said Monday they are scaling up assistance and protection to avert famine unfolding in Somalia, a [...]

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