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UNICEF says 28 million children uprooted by global conflict

UNICEF says 28 million children uprooted by global conflict

Sep 07, –  The report released Tuesday found that while children make up about a third of the world’s population as of 2015, they accounted for nearly half of all refugees, with the number of child refugees having doubled in the last decade. Some 28 million children around the globe have been driven from their […]

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UN urges collective efforts to achieve ‘water secure world’

UN urges collective efforts to achieve ‘water secure world’

May 23, AP – “We live in an increasingly water insecure world where demand often outstrips supply and where water quality often fails to meet minimum standards. Under current trends, future demands for water will not be met,” Mr. Ban said in his message for the Day. Unless greater efforts are made to reverse current […]

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Earthquake jolts Iran, Oman tremors felt in the UAE

Earthquake jolts Iran, Oman tremors felt in the UAE

May 11, AP – The quake which struck Oman had a depth of 33 kilometers and was centered 186 kilometers east of al Khasab, the agency said.. There were no early reports of casualties. Residents in Sharjah reported tremors from two strong earthquake in Iran and Oman this morning. Measuring 6.2 and 6.3 on the […]

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India accounts for 300,000 new born deaths each year

India accounts for 300,000 new born deaths each year

New Delhi: India accounts for 29 per cent of all newborn deaths worldwide, according to the charity Save the Children which published the findings at the launch of its annual State of the World’s Mothers report. More than 300,000 babies die within 24 hours of being born in India each year from infections and other […]

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