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
Kidney Diseases Death Rate By Country, On A World Map
mapsofworld.com - 3/1/2017 4:26:30 AM
Many countries around the world are making ... and China fared the worst when it came to the number of deaths due to this degenerative health condition per thousand people. According to the World Health Organization (WHO) data, India had the highest ...
Sony World Photography Awards presents the most wonderful and weird moments
Rediff India Abroad - 3/1/2017 4:36:38 PM
These are just some of the moments that have been picked by the judges for the Sony World Photography Awards ... with an infant mortality rate of 8.4 deaths per 1,000 live births in 2014, Romania ranks first among European countries (the EU rate is ...
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 ...
Hippopotamus Gustavito beaten to death at El Salvador's national zoo
New York Daily News - 2/28/2017 9:49:48 AM
Even among a population numbed by a staggering human death toll due to gang violence in recent ... El Salvador is one of the world's most violent countries, recording 5,278 homicides last year, or an average of 14 people killed per day.
Death by chemical might be North Korean warning
The Seattle Times - 2/24/2017 6:29:57 PM
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — For years, North Korea has rattled the world with its nuclear tests and its threats ... the U.S. to put North Korea back on a list of terrorism-sponsoring countries, analysts said. The North was first put on the terrorist list ...
Legalizing, prison or hands cut off: How other countries handle marijuana
Orange County Register - 3/1/2017 4:00:51 PM
Uruguay shocked the world in 2013 when it became the first country to fully legalize cannabis ... Malaysia: Possession of 7 ounces or more punishable by death. Nigeria: Possession illegal; up to 12 years in prison for personal use and up to life in ...
This unknown Polish nurse saved 2500 Jewish children during WW-II by smuggling them in boxes and coffins
ntd.tv - 3/1/2017 4:29:29 PM
A heroic nurse helped to save the lives of 2,500 Jewish children during World War-II ... Poland was punishable by death. Any house found to be hiding Jews meant that the whole family would be executed. Poland was the only country in German-occupied ...
As North Koreans use phones, state finds new ways to censor
News-Sentinel - 3/1/2017 11:28:50 AM
But private citizens' embrace of a state-controlled network has opened the way to unparalleled state censorship and surveillance in the long-isolated, totalitarian country ... prohibits public access to the World Wide Web. Outside media trickles in ...
Taliban suicide attacks, shootout kill 16 in Afghan capital
The World - 3/1/2017 4:36:38 PM
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A pair of near-simultaneous Taliban suicide bombings struck the Afghan capital on Wednesday, targeting a sprawling police compound and offices of the country's intelligence ... attacks to the recent death of a senior Taliban ...
Philippines Moves Closer to Reinstating Death Penalty
New York Times - 3/1/2017 10:31:34 AM
MANILA — The Philippine House of Representatives approved a proposal on Wednesday to reinstate the death penalty, paving the way for ... by the Justice Department on whether it contravenes the country’s commitment to international conventions.
'Get out of my country?' Indians say they still love America
CNN - 2/28/2017 9:28:20 AM
Hyderabad (CNN)"Get out of my country." According to eyewitnesses ... the incident as a hate crime -- Purinton's words and actions have reverberated half a world away, in India. Kuchibhotla's widow, Sunayana Dumala, found her worst fears about xenophobia ...
How Trump’s Plan To Cut UN Funding Would Help The World’s Poor
Federalist - 3/1/2017 3:07:45 AM
Those involved in global public health programs, such as HIV/AIDS and malaria control ... pathogens that cause needless death and suffering around the globe. The Trump UN cuts might also indirectly benefit developing countries that receive donor aid ...
Afghan spokesman raises death toll in Kabul attacks to 16
Star-Herald - 3/1/2017 4:22:19 PM
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan health official says that at least 16 people have been killed in twin Taliban suicide bombings and a shootout that followed one of the attacks in the country's capital, Kabul. The near-simultaneous attacks struck the ...
Does tuberculosis top HIV/AIDS as the deadlier disease?
Politi Fact - 1/11/2017 10:06:46 PM
An imperfect science: The India factor Estimating deaths from TB and HIV/AIDS requires judgment calls ... "In addition," Smith said, " the country has made case notification legally mandatory." In the world of tuberculosis, India is a huge deal.
HIV/AIDS database adds information from more than 100 countries
Los Angeles Times - 9/26/2013 7:07:02 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.