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Yemen hit by world's worst cholera outbreak as cases reach 200,000
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Friday, 23 June 2017
Yemen hit by world's worst cholera outbreak as cases reach 200,000
Yemen is now facing the worst cholera outbreak in the world, with suspected cases exceeding 200,000 and the number increasing at an average of 5,000 a day, the United Nations warned today.Read Full Article ...
 
In Haiti, Security Council spotlights opportunities for country's reform towards stability and de
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Friday, 23 June 2017
In Haiti, Security Council spotlights opportunities for country's reform towards stability and de
Wrapping up a three-day visit to Haiti, a Security Council delegation today stressed that it has accomplished the objectives of the mission, including a first-...
 
Global narcotics market 'thriving;' range of available drugs diversifying at alarming pace 
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Wednesday, 21 June 2017
Global narcotics market 'thriving;' range of available drugs diversifying at alarming pace 
Of the quarter of a billion people who used drugs in 2015, about 29.5 million – or 0.6 per cent of the global adult population – were engaged in R...
 
As South Sudan famine ebbs, millions still face 'extreme hunger on the edge of a cliff' –
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Tuesday, 20 June 2017
As South Sudan famine ebbs, millions still face 'extreme hunger on the edge of a cliff' –
While famine has eased in South Sudan, the situation across the crisis-torn country remains dire, as the number of people struggling to find food each day has ...
 
Aid workers race to contain Yemen cholera outbreak, UN agencies report
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Monday, 19 June 2017
Aid workers race to contain Yemen cholera outbreak, UN agencies report
A “race” is under way to contain the cholera epidemic in Yemen where 20 out of 22 governorates are affected, United Nations agencies said today.Read ...
 
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  • Dura aterragem na Venezuela
    A Venezuela está à beira do precipício. A ação concertada ainda pode evitar a sua queda. Mas quanto mais se atrase, mais venezuelanos morrerão por falta de medicamentos, pela má nutrição ou pela violência.
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    Tuesday?s ruling by the International Tribunal on the Law of the Sea has bought a little clarity to the problems in the South China Sea, but it has not made solving the underlying problems significantly...
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  • Venezuela?s hard landing
    Venezuela is on the edge of the precipice. Concerted action may yet pull it back. But the longer it is delayed, the more Venezuelans will die from lack of medicines, malnutrition or violence.