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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
South Korea will take lead in life expectancy by 2030, study predicts
CNN - 2/21/2017 11:27:00 PM
The average for women at birth will exceed 85 years in many countries, but South Korea is projected to lead the way with a life expectancy of 90.8 years. In 2015, global average life expectancy at birth was 71.4 years, according to the World Health ...
These are the most dangerous roads in the world, according to WHO
FOX News - 2/21/2017 10:55:22 AM
With information from 180 countries around the world, WHO determined that low-income countries have the highest rate of road traffic fatalities. About 90 percent of all road deaths occur in these low-income countries, even though they only have about half ...
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 ...
Why 20 Million People Are on Brink of Famine in a ‘World of Plenty’
New York Times - 2/23/2017 6:28:09 AM
UNITED NATIONS — In a world filled with excess food, 20 million people are on the brink of famine, including 1.4 million children at imminent risk of death. In the face of ... Second, all four countries facing the threat of famine are reeling from ...
Projection: South Korea to Lead World in Life Expectancy by 2030
MedPage Today - 2/20/2017 11:56:49 PM
and that 65-year old men were likely to an additional 20 years in 22 countries, suggesting that older populations are likely to continue growing across the developed world. While the predictions indicate public health and healthcare successes, they also ...
Maternal deaths remain a challenge in Brong Ahafo - Medical Director
Ghana Web - 2/23/2017 3:22:02 AM
indicating that infant deaths reduced from 10 percent in 2015 to six percent in last year. Dr Letsa said there was also significant achievement made in the control of HIV/AIDS, saying with hard work from health workers, HIV/AIDS figures reduced from 2.6 ...
Did a Mexican migrant leap to his death at the border minutes after deportation?
Los Angeles Times - 2/22/2017 10:28:32 PM
A Mexican man who had just been deported from the United States is believed to have leaped to his death Tuesday from a bridge near the ... planning a major crackdown on immigrants living in the country illegally, sparked outrage in Mexico, with some ...
North Korea slams Malaysian probe of airport death, but won’t name Kim Jong Nam as victim
National Post - 2/23/2017 8:58:28 AM
But the publication of at least some news inside North Korea could be a sign of the country’s concern over growing international speculation that Pyongyang dispatched a hit squad to kill Kim Jong Nam. The death of Kim Jong Nam from apparent poisoning as ...
North Korea demands 'sinister' Malaysia stop investigating Kim Jong-nam death
The Guardian - 2/23/2017 2:13:26 PM
State news agency insists leader’s half-brother died of heart attack not poisoning, and blames South Korea for ‘conspiratorial racket’ North Korea has lashed out at Malaysia over the death of Kim ... but four fled the country on the day of the ...
Good News: Life Expectancy Is Increasing! Bad News: Not in Our Country
Yahoo News - 2/21/2017 11:55:37 PM
Life expectancy is happily rising in many developed countries around the world, spurred by better healthcare, fewer infant deaths, lower smoking rates, and fewer traffic deaths, among other factors. According to a new study by the U.K. Medical Research ...
More tests needed on Russian UN ambassador's cause of death
ABC News - 2/21/2017 6:59:09 AM
Churkin's death brought condolences from diplomats and leaders around the world, with Republican U.S. President Donald ... saying he was deeply knowledgeable about diplomacy and dedicated to his country while also being a personable and witty colleague.
George Michael Honored at the 2017 Brit Awards With an Emotional Performance By Chris Martin
E Online - 2/22/2017 1:24:31 PM
During the annual ceremony Wednesday at the O2 Arena in London, the late musical icon and three-time Brit Award winner was honored in his native country with a special ... Michael stunned fans around the world when his death was confirmed on Christmas ...
World War II vet receives medals earned 70 years ago
The Van Wert Independent - 2/23/2017 10:17:13 AM
The local veteran, who participated in the Normandy Invasion, the Battle of the Bulge, and helped liberate the Dachau death ... country is forever indebted to the members of the Greatest Generation, like Orval, that served with honor and bravery during ...
Recent estimates reveal burden of serious fungal diseases in 14 different countries
News-Medical - 2/22/2017 1:43:00 AM
These estimates show that between 1.8-3 per cent of the population of each country are affected by some of the most serious types of fungal disease, which can cause chronic illness and death in the ... disease across the world. These papers are an ...
Thousands mourn 'blind sheikh' convicted in 1993 World Trade Center bombing
Reuters - 2/22/2017 2:43:15 PM
Al-GAMALIYA, Egypt Thousands of mourners gathered in a small Egyptian town on Wednesday for the funeral of the Muslim cleric known as "the blind sheikh" who was convicted of conspiracy in the 1993 World Trade ... from all over the country wouldn't have ...