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India leads world in deaths of under-5 kids
Times of India - 6/28/2016 4:31:55 AM
In 24 low and lower-middle income countries, the child mortality rate has plummeted by two-thirds or more. India has witnessed around 62% decline in under-five deaths between 1990 and 2015. According to the report, unless the world accelerates progress and ...
UNICEF: Early deaths await 69 million children by 2030
Al JAZEERA - 6/28/2016 2:01:35 AM
Angola tops the list worldwide with 157 of 1,000 children under five years old dying annually as of 2015. It is closely followed by Chad at 139 and Somalia at 137 child deaths for every ... of schooling completed, that country’s poverty rate falls ...
India, Pakistan among countries that will see most under-5 deaths
Firstpost - 6/28/2016 3:30:28 PM
United Nations: India, Nigeria, Pakistan, Congo and Angola will account for more than half of global under-five deaths by 2030 ... in equal numbers in 129 countries and the number of people living in extreme poverty worldwide is almost half of what ...
Report: 18 deaths by police unit in Central African Republic
Traverse City Record-Eagle - 6/27/2016 9:19:26 AM
Human Rights Watch researcher Lewis Mudge said Monday that people in the country will not believe there can be rule of law unless Yekoua-Kette faces justice. The killings were between April 2015 and March. Impunity has long reigned in Central African ...
Map: Here are countries with the world's highest murder rates
Public Radio International - 6/27/2016 7:06:24 PM
The mass shootings in the US continue to put a spotlight to gun violence and its high homicide rate compared to other developed countries. But the US is not even in the top 100 for annual homicide rates when compared to the rest of the world. From the ...
Report links 6.5 million deaths worldwide to air pollution
Robertogato - 6/28/2016 1:43:06 PM
According to the World Health Organization, that's more than the number of people who die from HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis ... 90 per cent of the rise in deaths. Though the situation is most critical in developing nations, no country is immune from the problem ...
Premature deaths to rise in developing Asia by 2040: Study
The Tribune India - 6/27/2016 7:46:22 AM
The number premature deaths ... said in its World Energy Outlook (WEO) special report which was released today. (Follow The Tribune on Facebook and Twitter @thetribunechd) Noting that emission was continuously declining in industrialised countries, the ...
These countries have the deadliest air pollution. (Surprisingly, Georgia is No. 1.)
Vox - 6/27/2016 1:37:08 PM
Every year, air pollution kills about 6.5 million people worldwide — linked to everything from ... Here’s a striking chart showing where air pollution is deadliest, with countries ranked by deaths per 100,000 people. This includes deaths linked to ...
Air pollution linked to 6.5 million deaths worldwide
plant.ca - 6/27/2016 7:42:12 PM
STOCKHOLM — Each year about 6.5 million deaths worldwide are linked to air pollution ... primarily in developing countries. About 3 million premature deaths are linked to outdoor air pollution and 3.5 million premature deaths to inhaling smoke from ...
UNICEF finds dramatic inequality among world's poorest, richest children
FOX News - 6/28/2016 11:34:15 AM
The number of children who do not attend school is rising, child marriage has not dropped in decades and millions of young children will die mostly preventable deaths by 2030 if ... school in equal numbers in 129 countries, the report said such ...
World Briefs: Gay Catholics want more than apologies
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - 6/28/2016 4:03:17 AM
Study on air pollution A sobering report released on Monday by the International Energy Agency says air pollution has become a major public health crisis leading to around 6.5 million deaths each ... industrialized countries, was founded in response ...
Armenian President Expects More Countries To Recognize 'Genocide'
Radio Free Europe - 6/27/2016 2:05:45 PM
The president of Armenia says he expects more countries to recognize ... saying the 1.5 million deaths cited by historians is an inflated figure and that people died on both sides as the Ottoman Empire collapsed amid World War I.
Religion-related terrorism and harassment of Jews increasing worldwide, Pew study finds
Jewish Journal - 6/27/2016 8:57:57 AM
The harassment of Jews worldwide ... 82 of the nearly 200 countries studied experiencing religion-related terrorist activities in 2014 — the most recent year studied. In 60 countries, the terrorist activities led to injuries or deaths.
Halfway Around The World, Brexit Hits Japan's Already Soft Economy
NPR News - 6/28/2016 8:20:58 AM
In Japan, the world's third largest economy, the Brexit means more bad news for a country already struggling with its finances ... Many of them are single moms and children. Government statistics show 55 percent of single-parent households — most ...
Iceland Players Earn Spot In Valhalla By Toppling England
screamer.deadspin.com - 6/27/2016 6:01:59 PM
culminating in the destruction of the world as we know it today. A select few fallen warriors, hand-picked by Odin himself, would, upon their deaths after proving their mettle in battle, pass on to Valhalla in the afterlife. There, they would await ...