Definition: This entry gives an estimate of the number of adults and children who died of AIDS during a given calendar year.
Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2014See also: HIV/AIDS - deaths map
World must not miss early signals of any flu pandemic: WHO
Reuters - 1/23/2017 3:40:18 PM
GENEVA The World Health Organization called on all countries ... leading to large-scale slaughtering of poultry in certain countries and some human deaths in China. Experts fear the virus could mutate to spread more easily among people.
Monday in Trump's world, explained
USA Today - 1/23/2017 5:13:22 PM
Now the world watches as he defines his legislative agenda. Embed Share To fight what it called a "grave threat" to the country, a watchdog group on ... the court wouldn’t consider challenges to Alabama’s death penalty system, which means judges ...
Global Death Rate By Country
worldatlas.com - 9/18/2016 11:54:31 PM
Issues related to violence and healthcare have resulted in high crude death rates in parts of Africa and Eastern Europe, affecting countries such as Lesotho and Ukraine in different ways. Tuberculosis has infected one third of the world's population and ...
Activist Mark Baumer struck and killed by SUV in Florida while walking barefoot across the country
New York Daily News - 1/23/2017 8:59:26 AM
An activist walking across the country ... the wake of his death. Blake Butler recalled a phone conversation the pair had on Thursday, calling Baumer "a constantly amazing person who never stopped working to find a way to make the world better, to be ...
Why Trump Has the Tech World Nervous
PC Magazine - 1/23/2017 5:49:09 PM
and suggested he might support the death penalty for Snowden. "I think Snowden is a terrible threat, I think he's a terrible traitor and you know what we used to do in the good old days when we were a strong country, you know what we used to do to traitors ...
Briton falls to death at 2022 Qatar World Cup stadium site
The Miami Herald - 1/20/2017 11:54:48 AM
A British man fell to his death this week at a World Cup stadium building site in Qatar, where construction conditions have come under sharp scrutiny since the country was awarded the 2022 soccer tournament. The 40-year-old man has not been named by World ...
Death of Lenin - archive, 1924
The Guardian - 1/23/2017 11:51:14 AM
23 January 1924: His death is a blow not only to the Communist ... to every workman and peasant not only in our Republic but in every country. The widest masses of toilers of the whole world will lament the loss of their greatest leader.
World briefs: No casualties reported after earthquake hits Solomons
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - 1/23/2017 5:03:13 AM
No casualties were reported. But there was damage in parts of ... destroy what remained of one of the Middle East’s most famous Roman sites. Also in the world ... Brazilian authorities were investigating a plane crash that killed the Supreme Court ...
Photo of Trump signing anti-abortion Executive Order surrounded by men sparks outrage
Sydney Morning Herald - 1/24/2017 6:49:24 AM
Health organisations in developing countries must now ... consequences. The World Health Organisation estimates more than 21 million women a year have unsafe abortions, accounting for 13 per cent of maternal deaths worldwide. Since its inception ...
This One Paragraph Shows How Harmful the Global Gag Rule is to Fighting HIV/AIDS and Preventing Abortion
undispatch.com - 1/23/2017 7:22:13 PM
A group of NGOs, lead by Population Action International, lead a study of the policy’s effects from 2002 to 2006 in some of the poorest countries ... The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that unsafe abortion causes 13% of maternal deaths globally.
Driving to an early grave
The Economist online - 1/25/2014 3:10:28 AM
The toll is rising: the World Health Organisation (WHO) expects the number of deaths globally to reach nearly ... And aid donors have pledged $600m to fight HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria in the country in the next few years, and $4 billion globally.
What Kills More People Each Year: TB, HIV/AIDS Or Viral Hepatitis?
NPR News - 7/14/2016 1:21:08 AM
tuberculosis or HIV/AIDS. That's just one unexpected finding from the first study to systematically assess the scope of the disease around the world. Also surprising: Deaths from viral hepatitis are evenly distributed between rich and poor countries.
The murder of a young Icelandic woman has gripped the country
Stuff - 1/24/2017 7:06:43 PM
The events surrounding the death of a young Icelandic woman have captured the imagination ... hallmarks of the "nordic noir" crime thrillers made popular by Scandinavian countries like Iceland. Murders hardly ever occur in Iceland, with an average ...
HIV/AIDS database adds information from more than 100 countries
Los Angeles Times - 9/26/2013 8:40:05 AM
The U.S. Census Bureau announced Monday that it had updated its world HIV/AIDS database to include new data on more than 100 countries ... from 219 countries or regions, and tracks the prevalence of HIV infection, AIDS cases and related deaths.
Video shows Italian who was tortured to death in Egypt
The Seattle Times - 1/23/2017 9:13:45 AM
CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian state television aired footage on Monday of an Italian student taken weeks before he was abducted and tortured to death, the first images of ... a sensitive topic that aroused suspicion by the country’s feared intelligence services.