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2,000 Kachin trapped by Myanmar fighting lack food, medicine

2,000 Kachin trapped by Myanmar fighting lack food, medicine

Community leaders from the Christian ethnic Kachin community have called for urgent medical attention for about 2,000 civilians, including pregnant women and the elderly, trapped in the jungle where they fled to escape clashes between the Myanmar’s army and the Kachin guerrillas in the country’s north. The latest fighting in Kachin state’s Tanai region — […]

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Young man killed in new anti-India protests in Kashmir

Young man killed in new anti-India protests in Kashmir

Aug 24, – A police officer said the clashes erupted after troops tried to stop thousands of people who defied a curfew in the southern town of Pulwama. Indian government forces fired shotguns and tear gas in India’s portion of Kashmir on Wednesday to break up new protests demanding an end to Indian rule in […]

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Indian troops fire at Kashmir protesters, 14 injured

Indian troops fire at Kashmir protesters, 14 injured

Aug  23, – However, local residents said the clashes erupted after troops fired tear gas indiscriminately to intimidate villagers while moving through the villages. They said the agitated villagers objected and retaliated with rocks, and the troops responded by firing live ammunition and shotgun pellets. Government forces in Indian-controlled Kashmir fired bullets and shotgun pellets […]

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73 dead, scores missing in weeklong Sri Lanka storms

73 dead, scores missing in weeklong Sri Lanka storms

May 21, – In the capital, Colombo, and its suburbs, thousands of homes remained inundated, though there were signs that the waters were receding. About 243,000 people remained in temporary shelters nationwide. Sri Lanka’s government on Saturday raised the death toll from landslides and heavy flooding around the island nation to 73, as soldiers continued […]

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Iran blasts Saudis over Yemen, agencies rush in aid

Iran blasts Saudis over Yemen, agencies rush in aid

Apr 15, – Although a five-day humanitarian truce was largely holding, and aid was getting to some of the millions of Yemenis deprived of food, fuel and medicine, tensions were also mounting over an Iranian relief ship, which Saudi Arabia insisted on inspecting. A top member of Iran’s parliament called Saudi Arabia’s King Salman a […]

May 15, 2015 | By | Reply More
Study finds: Fever-reducing drugs don’t slow children’s recovery

Study finds: Fever-reducing drugs don’t slow children’s recovery

May 19, AP – Researchers have debated for decades whether lowering a sick child’s fever helps the recovery process or interferes with the body’s ability to fight the infection. A review of past research finds that fever-reducing drugs have no effect on the speed of children’s recovery from an infection, contrary to the fears of […]

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