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Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2014See also: HIV/AIDS - deaths map
Mother, child deaths highest in low-income countries
The Vancouver Sun - 10/6/2015 4:53:53 AM
Nearly 80 per cent of all maternal deaths and about 75 per cent of all newborn and child deaths in the world occur in just 20 countries, delegates attending the International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO) conference in Vancouver heard Monday.
Rising numbers of Syrian refugees return home as conditions in host countries worsen
FOX News - 10/5/2015 5:48:10 PM
The returns, along with the increasing migration to Europe, signal that conditions in regional host countries have become increasingly ... Recent aid cuts by underfunded agencies, particularly the World Food Program, have been devastating.
Guatemala landslide deaths top 130
WSBT 22 - 10/5/2015 1:56:07 AM
Since then, residents and rescuers have shoveled and even burrowed with their hands in search of the hundreds of victims the country's Public Ministry estimates were inside the dozens of homes that were instantly engulfed by the landslide. By Sunday ...
Snapshot Statistics Of The World's Most Influential Research Nations Presented In Elsevier's New Book: World Of Research
The Street - 10/5/2015 8:51:18 AM
"It's a great source of information for busy executives that need to understand the subtle research strengths and challenges of these countries using a comprehensive basket of metrics." The World of Research 2015 is a culmination of the most popular ...
Together we can cut deaths from alcohol
The Scotsman - 10/5/2015 11:03:08 PM
Worldwide, alcohol causes around 3.3 million deaths annually. Drinking levels and patterns vary considerably between countries and regions of the world. But in most regions of the world, rising alcohol consumption is a growing threat. Generally ...
World Teachers Day Highlights Educator Shortage
NEA Today - 10/5/2015 4:36:35 PM
The world needs more school teachers ... The UNESCO Institute for Statistics estimates that to achieve universal primary education by 2030 countries will need to recruit a total of 10.9 million primary teachers. The shortage is also impacting the U.S ...
US leads the world in mass shootings: Study
Times of India - 10/2/2015 1:55:30 PM
WASHINGTON: When it comes to gun massacres, there are more public mass shootings in the United States than in any other country in the world, according to a new ... "People have been a little surprised by these statistics," CNN quoted Adam Lankford ...
Rugby World Cup 2015: England let country down - Chris Robshaw
BBC - 10/3/2015 10:36:52 PM
Victory for the Wallabies sent them and Wales through to the quarter-finals, with England the first World Cup host nation not to reach that stage. "We feel we let the country down today ... many of the attacking statistics at Twickenham, but Australia ...
37 Million People Worldwide Need HIV Treatment
The Huffington Post - 10/4/2015 11:44:17 AM
GENEVA, Sept 30 (Reuters) - Everyone with HIV should be given anti-retroviral drugs as soon as possible after diagnosis, meaning 37 million people worldwide should be on ... can help avert 21 million AIDS-related deaths and 28 million new infections ...
Nine dead in South Carolina flooding; missing cargo ship likely sank; Obama crafts Pacific trade deal: U.S. and World News Links
Cleveland Plain Dealer - 10/5/2015 5:26:41 PM
Floodwaters inundating South Carolina after unprecedented rainfall have resulted in nine deaths, more than 500 road and bridge ... Having hammered out an ambitious trade deal with 11 Pacific Rim countries, the Obama administration now faces a potentially ...
These Nobel-winning discoveries are inching us closer to eradicating some of the world’s nastiest parasites
The Business Insider - 10/5/2015 1:59:06 PM
Parasitic diseases affect billions of people worldwide, mostly in the world's poorest countries. The Nobel Prize in Physiology ... A 2010 study found that Artemisinin is estimated to reduce childhood deaths from Malaria by 30% more than quinine.
Trump: World was better off with Hussein and Gadhafi (VIDEO)
New Jersey Online - 10/4/2015 10:39:51 AM
WASHINGTON — Businessman Donald Trump said the world would ... caused the deaths of four Americans, including the U.S. ambassador, Trump said. "we've spent $2 trillion in Iraq, probably a trillion in Afghanistan. We're destroying our country."
Federal court: Intent matters in migratory-bird deaths
Contra Costa Times - 10/4/2015 7:26:35 AM
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — It could be harder to successfully prosecute companies that are accused of causing migratory bird deaths after a recent federal ... resulting in an uneven enforcement across the country, with companies in some energy-rich states ...
Less Than 10% of Globe In “Extreme Poverty”: World Bank
Value Walk - 10/5/2015 10:52:59 AM
The World Bank report notes that the trend is mainly related to strong economic growth rates in developing countries and continued investments ... a very bad idea as it leads to distortions in the statistics like we are seeing in this year's numbers ...
World Cup qualifier moved to Madagascar after CAR violence
Ghana Web - 10/4/2015 1:10:11 PM
World soccer body FIFA has moved a World Cup preliminary round tie from the Central African Republic to Madagascar for safety reasons due to clashes in Bangui that led to around 40 deaths last week ... Two other African countries are also unable to ...