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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
How selfie-related deaths happen
CNN - 2/11/2016 12:44:51 PM
Posing next to an oncoming train is responsible for eight deaths, coming in at third place. The other reasons are violent: gunshot (four), grenade (two), plane crash (two), car crash (two), and animal (one). In terms of where in the world these selfie ...
Gambia: Youth Forum - NYC Joins Other Ministries to Commemorate World Cancer Day
AllAfrica - 2/9/2016 11:45:47 PM
World Cancer ... the combined total deaths from HIV/AIDS, TB and malaria, he noted, adding that it was estimated that there will be 15 million cases of cancer annually, and 70 per cent of which would occur in the developing countries.
Deaths Reported After Fire, Riot Break Out At Mexican Prison (VIDEO)
TPM - 2/11/2016 10:14:32 AM
A thick cloud of smoke rose, apparently from inmates burning mattresses. Mexico's official National Human Rights Commission reported in 2013 that the country's prison system is plagued by violence and cases of inmate control, symptoms of corruption and ...
Three deaths in Brazil 'related to Zika' confirmed by authorities
ITV - 2/11/2016 1:03:20 AM
Three people died of Zika-related complications in Brazil last year, the country's health ministry said ... Martha Lucia Ospina, head of the National Health Institute, said that the deaths were preceded by Guillain-Barre syndrome, a rare disorder in ...
Brazil probes three deaths with Zika links, aims for vaccine in a year
Yahoo News - 2/11/2016 4:26:46 PM
The developments are the latest in an ongoing struggle with Zika in Brazil, which is at the center of an outbreak that has spread to more than 30 countries and has prompted the World Health Organization ... Castro said the deaths possibly illustrated ...
Russia: Syria Conflict Could Result In A ‘New World War’
The Daily Caller - 2/11/2016 8:15:49 PM
amounting to a 11.5 percent drop in the overall population of the country. “All sides must be compelled to sit at the negotiating table instead of unleashing a new world war,” said Lavrov. The possibility of a negotiated settlement has not been ...
Resource-Rich African Countries Struggle, Resource-Poor Ones Grow
Voice of America - 2/10/2016 5:58:01 AM
but African leaders in resource rich countries don’t learn. However, he said the silver lining to the current slump is for policy makers to see this as an opportunity, a sentiment also expressed in the National Bureau of Statistics of Nigeria outlook report.
Pope to visit Mexican state hit by narco-violence: 'You are living your little piece of war'
Los Angeles Times - 2/11/2016 8:15:49 PM
The pope arrives at a time of relative tranquillity in Michoacan, with drug trafficking groups in retreat after the arrests and deaths of key cartel leaders. But ominous signs remain. Gunmen claiming to be vigilantes, in a videotaped message last week ...
UNAIDS charges FG to increase local funding for HIV/AIDS
P.M. News Nigeria - 2/11/2016 5:16:52 PM
The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS ... as a country blessed with abundant resources to see the possibility of producing our own drugs rather than importation from countries like India and other nations around the world.”
Pakistan army chief confirm deaths sentences of 12 militants
Daily News and Analysis - 2/11/2016 12:52:01 PM
The convicts were found guilty of various acts of terrorism in the country On Thursday, Pakistan army chief General Raheel Sharif confirmed the death sentences of 12 militants, days after they were given death penalty by the military courts for committing ...
No work-related fatalities in building World Cup stadiums, says Qatar report
Arabian Business - 2/11/2016 10:36:00 AM
Qatar’s World Cup ... recruited from countries such as India, Nepal and Bangladesh. Some 260 migrant workers from India have died in Qatar in 2015, according to figures from the Indian embassy in Doha. The figure covers all migrant deaths, not just ...
Gun, Drug, Car Deaths Tied to US Longevity Gap
News Max - 2/10/2016 2:40:34 PM
Deaths from old-age ailments sometimes ... than 2 per 100,000 among women in comparison countries. The researchers' estimates are based on an analysis of 2012 data from the U.S. government and the World Health Organization. The government study was ...
World Savvy: Dana Mortenson ’97 is leading the effort to prepare a new generation for global citizenship
Connecticut College - 2/11/2016 11:21:56 PM
Dana (Curran) Mortenson ’97 was in her second year of graduate school at Columbia University when terrorists attacked the World Trade Center on Sept ... backlash was impacting Muslims across the country, and Madiha specifically,” Mortenson said.
Sierra Leone News: Increase in illegal fishing…World Bank frowns at JMC closure
Awoko - 2/11/2016 12:37:42 PM
disclosing that based on the 2016 statistics the number has gone back to 80 as a result of over fishing which needs urgent attention by the Government and partners, according to him. The World Bank Country Manager said the quantum of license fees is ...
Growing Burden of Lifestyle Diseases in Emerging Countries
prnewswire.com - 2/10/2016 6:15:19 PM
By 2030, non-communicable diseases are anticipated to be the cause of nearly % of global deaths ... the world. The prevalence of NCD risk factors like smoking, alcohol consumption and obesity are anticipated to grow at a faster rate in developing countries ...