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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
Ending TB deaths in Nigeria
Punch - 4/30/2016 11:49:56 PM
topping HIV/AIDS, the hitherto unchallenged leader, which accounted for another colossal 1.2 million deaths. About 9.6 million people worldwide became sick with TB the same year. However, due to concerted efforts by countries to meet their Millennium ...
Qatar investigates death at World Cup site as labour rights under scrutiny
Reuters - 5/1/2016 3:53:19 AM
About 5,100 construction workers from Nepal, India and Bangladesh are building stadiums in the country ... on World Cup sites, but law firm DLA Piper, in a review for the government in 2013, found evidence of dozens of work-related deaths among migrant ...
Probe into death at Qatar World Cup site as labour rights under scrutiny
Hindustan Times - 5/1/2016 7:02:25 PM
(Reuters) The organisers of Qatar’s 2022 World Cup said on Sunday they were investigating the death of an Indian labourer at one of its sites but denied it was caused by working conditions which the wealthy Gulf country is under pressure to improve.
21 countries could be malaria-free by 2020
Robertogato - 5/1/2016 1:23:00 AM
"On World ... related deaths in India Lack of awareness, lack of health care services in rural India, Incomplete treatment or unhygienic living conditions. He said that there is a particular risk in areas like America, where several countries are entering ...
WHO says six African countries could be malaria free by 2020
NYSE Post - 4/30/2016 5:23:24 PM
Between 2000 and 2015, an estimated six million deaths from malaria were averted ... "Malaria kills a child somewhere in the world every minute". Today, PMI supports 19 countries in sub-Saharan Africa and countries in the Greater Mekong sub-region.
Arab Gulf countries emerge as the world’s aerostates
Ya Libnan - 5/1/2016 3:06:12 PM
as part of a global effort to deregulate worldwide aviation. The United States has signed nearly identical market-opening agreements with about 120 countries since 1992. Over two decades, open skies had become the lodestar of U.S. aviation policy ...
Qatar announces death of World Cup stadium worker
Gulf News - 5/1/2016 9:44:05 AM
The issue of deaths among migrant ... visit to Doha that the country had made progress on the issue of labour reform and the 2022 tournament would definitely be paid in the Gulf. Qatar currently employs about 5,100 workers on World Cup sites.
Rare rallies in Vietnam over mysterious mass fish deaths
Reuters - 5/1/2016 6:30:48 AM
HANOI (Reuters) - Hundreds of people demonstrated in Vietnam on Sunday against a Taiwanese firm they accuse of causing mass fish deaths along the country's central coast, with some also blaming the government for a sluggish response to a major ...
Beyonce's 'Formation World Tour' Kicks Off in Miami
SoloNews - 4/30/2016 7:07:47 AM
The singer sparked controversy in February (16) with the music video for her single Formation, as critics argued the promo encourages an anti-police message in light of the deaths of black men and women at the hands of police officers across the country in ...
Indian worker dies at Qatar World Cup site; labour rights under scrutiny
The Tribune India - 5/1/2016 10:27:02 AM
The organisers of Qatar's 2022 World Cup said on Sunday they were investigating the death of an Indian labourer at one of its sites but denied it was caused by working conditions which the wealthy Gulf country ... of work-related deaths among migrant ...
Six African nations could be malaria-free by 2020
La-Kabylie - 4/30/2016 5:23:24 PM
and past year there were roughly 214 million malaria cases and an estimated 438 000 malaria deaths. Malaria has been a global concern for years and it is still a concern in many countries around the world. 26 April 2016 Under the global theme "End Malaria ...
Protests in Vietnam Over Mass Fish Deaths
The New Indian Express - 5/1/2016 12:54:22 AM
HANOI: Hundreds of people gathered in Vietnam's capital Hanoi on Sunday to protest a Taiwanese company causing pollution that has led to mass deaths of fish in the country's central coast. A steel unit of Taiwan's Formosa Plastics Group has come under fire ...
China's migrant workers hit by economic slowdown
WSBT 22 - 5/1/2016 12:18:34 AM
China's millions of migrant workers are bearing the brunt of the country's ongoing economic slowdown as strikes and worker protests reach record levels, new statistics reveal. According to the most recent annual report from China's National Bureau of ...
Beyoncé Surprises The World Again With New Visual Album 'Lemonade'
Gadgets and Technology - 4/30/2016 11:18:19 AM
Videos also featured appearances by the mothers of two black men, Michael Brown and Trayvon Martin, whose shooting deaths, in Brown's case by a Missouri ... and even fuses in touches of country, as well as New Orleans jazz, on "Daddy Lessons".
Recap of A World of Women for Peace Conference
North Dallas Gazette - 5/1/2016 2:01:46 PM
Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson hosted the annual “A World of Women for World Peace” Conference ... during the midst of the country’s long waging civil war. She now focuses her efforts on the Youth Commission to identify programs and services ...