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Hunger a weapon of war in Syria, Yemen, Nigeria

Hunger a weapon of war in Syria, Yemen, Nigeria

Aug  08, – More than 50 million people living in 17 conflict-ridden countries are in “severe food insecurity”, two UN agencies warned recently. While grain silos in many Western countries may overflow this winter, tens of millions of people risk going without food as hunger is being used more than ever as a weapon of […]

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Ukraine soldiers killed, wounded in continued skirmishes

Ukraine soldiers killed, wounded in continued skirmishes

Jun 13, – Six Ukrainian servicemen have been killed and 14 others wounded in clashes across rebel-controlled regions in Donetsk and Luhansk provinces over the past day, Ukraine’s chief military spokesman, Andriy Lysenko, said on Saturday. Ukraine’s army has reported the death of six soldiers in the past 24 hours amid a pro-Russian insurgency in […]

June 13, 2015 | By | Reply More
Yemen militia sends forces south as UN warns of civil war

Yemen militia sends forces south as UN warns of civil war

Mar 23, – Security sources said the militiamen, known as Huthis, had sent several thousand troops south and fought with local Sunni tribes as they approached the main southern city of Aden, where President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi took refuge after fleeing the capital last month. Yemen’s Shiite militia sent reinforcements south and clashed with local […]

March 23, 2015 | By | Reply More
Dark Side of ‘Chat Rooms’ for Troubled Teens: Talk of Self-Harm

Dark Side of ‘Chat Rooms’ for Troubled Teens: Talk of Self-Harm

Oct 31, – While social media can help vulnerable teenagers seeking support, Internet use can do more harm than good for young people at risk of self-harm or suicide, a new study suggests. Researchers from Oxford University in England found conflicting evidence on whether online activity poses a positive or negative influence for vulnerable teens, […]

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