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Death toll in India’s intense heat wave rises to over 1,100

Death toll in India’s intense heat wave rises to over 1,100

May 27, – India’s heat wave has now claimed over 1,100 lives, with spiking temperatures melting roads in the capital, New Delhi, as the country awaits the arrival of the annual monsoon rains. More than 850 people have succumbed in the southeastern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh, where extreme temperatures claimed more than 200 lives […]

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100,000 workers protest Belgian labor reform in Brussels

100,000 workers protest Belgian labor reform in Brussels

Nov 06, – One of Belgium’s biggest postwar labor demonstrations brought about 100,000 workers to the capital on Thursday to protest government free-market reforms and austerity measures that they claim undermine Belgium’s vaunted welfare state. Protesters and police clashed at the end of the march through central Brussels, leaving at least 14 people injured. A […]

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Aid group: Syrian children at risk of malnutrition

Aid group: Syrian children at risk of malnutrition

Sep 24, – As Syria’s civil war rages into its third year, millions of children in the country are at risk of malnutrition and face severe food shortages, an international aid organization has warned. Save the Children said four million Syrians — more than half of them children — are unable to produce or buy […]

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