Fri, 19 Jul 2019

Millions of children impacted by severe flooding in Asia

SOUTHEAST ASIA - Heavy rainfall, severe flooding and landslides across Nepal, India and Bangladesh have killed at least 93 children, ...

Peacebuiilding youth need protection, says UN envoy

NEW YORK, New York - After visiting refugee camps in Jordan, UN-backed schools in Gaza, municipalities in Kosovo and Youth ...

Moon mission got huge support from U.S. military

On July 20, 1969, history was made when two Apollo 11 astronauts, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin, became the first ...

FBI seeks public help in identifying domestic terrorists

WASHINGTON, DC - A list of nearly four dozen observable behavioral signs that someone might be planning to commit an ...

Pakistan ordered to review conviction and sentence of suspected spy

THE HAGUE, Netherlands - In a ruling handed down on Wednesday afternoon, the International Court of Justice at The Hague ...

67,000 Vietnamese maimed by unexploded cluster bombs since war's end

History often focuses on the immediate death toll of war. But hostilities can have longer-term consequences on a population's health.In ...

Delhi Police criticised after girl, 6, is abducted and brutally raped

DELHI, India - A women's advocate group in Delhi has slammed police for their handling of a brutal alleged rape ...

Israel increases fleet of F-35 fighter jets to sixteen

TEL AVIV, Israel - Israel has taken delivery of two more brand new F-35 "Adir" jet fighters.The two new jets ...

Williamson and team do New Zealand proud, writes UAE newspaper

"It just wasn't meant to be.""Given the heartbreaking circumstances of Sunday's Cricket World Cup final defeat, New Zealand captain Kane ...

Human Rights Watch says new Trump rule unfair to asylum seekers

WASHINGTON, DC - The new rule that the Trump administration announced on Monday effectively bars from asylum nearly anyone who ...

Betting on biometrics to boost child vaccination rates

At a glance: Biometrics and children A large new trial will fingerprint children aged 1 to 5 to track vaccinations ...

Briefing: The outlook for Libya's migrant detention centres

More than two weeks after an airstrike on a migrant detention centre in Libya's capital left at least 53 people ...

In Taiz, some Yemenis choose war and home over displacement

After more than four years of fighting, life has become so unbearable for some of Yemen's 3.6 million displaced people ...

Using language to make the world of fossil fuels strange and ugly

They weren't getting it.I had a room full of bright first-year university students in front of me, but confusion reigned ...

Zimbabweans Move to Rural Areas As Opportunities in Cities Dry Up

Economy Zimbabweans Move to Rural Areas As Opportunities in Cities Dry Up view team Zimbabwe's economic crisis has caused massive ...

US Shot Down Iranian Drone, Trump Says

Updated at 6:15 p.m. July 18.President Donald Trump said a U.S. warship shot down an Iranian drone Thursday that was ...

Sudan Urged to Ensure Justice for Raped Women Protesters

NAIROBI - Sudanese women were a driving force during months of protests that ousted veteran autocrat Omar al-Bashir, but the ...

US Sanctions 4 Iraqis Accused of Rights Abuses, Corruption

WASHINGTON - The United States sanctioned two Iraqi militia leaders and two former Iraqi provincial governors it accused of human ...

Rakhine Internet Shutdown Masks Worsening Abuses: UN Rapporteur

A government-ordered shutdown of internet services in areas of northern Myanmar's Rakhine state has blocked important flows of information in ...

Thousands More Expelled From Sichuan's Yachen Gar Buddhist Center

Authorities in western China's Sichuan province have moved ahead with removals from the Yachen Gar Tibetan Buddhist study and meditation ...

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New York State bans sale of cigarettes to under-age smokers

NEW YORK, New York - A state bill to ban sales of cigarettes to under 21 year-olds was signed by ...

Briefing: The outlook for Libya's migrant detention centres

More than two weeks after an airstrike on a migrant detention centre in Libya's capital left at least 53 people ...

US Shot Down Iranian Drone, Trump Says

Updated at 6:15 p.m. July 18.President Donald Trump said a U.S. warship shot down an Iranian drone Thursday that was ...

Washington state's big bet on 'free college'

Washington state doesn't have a problem finding educated people to work in its booming high-tech economy - it's just most ...

Home birth may start babies off with health-promoting microbes

For all of human history, babies have been born where their mothers lived - whether in a house, hut or ...

Justice Stevens, Babe Ruth and the best law clerk assignment ever

When I saw Justice John Paul Stevens this May at a gathering of his former law clerks to celebrate his ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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