|Rank||Country||HIV/AIDS - deaths|
|12||Congo, Democratic Republic of the||31,700|
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
Needless suffering and death, social and economic havoc': Ebola report cites egregious failure by countries, WHO
Washington Post - 11/23/2015 3:17:00 PM
A panel of global experts has issued a strong rebuke against the World Health Organization ... a mistake that the panel said led to "thousands" of deaths that could have been prevented. Their report, published in The Lancet this week, detailed missteps ...
The world's new top cause of death: Our diets
FOX News - 11/23/2015 9:14:55 PM
A landmark new study published in The Lancet, a medical journal, examined 79 different health risk factors across 188 countries. Researchers found that poor diet is responsible for one in five deaths worldwide -- more than any other factor. In other words ...
World news: LGBT Ugandans; Ireland and marriage; trans deaths
Windy City Media Group - 11/24/2015 6:43:24 PM
Hundreds of people in Uganda's LGBT community have fled the country to escape homophobia and persecution ... China has reported nearly 110,000 HIV/AIDS cases so far this year, with gay men accounting for over 25 per cent of the total, according to ...
Nigeria Now Third Most Terrorized Country in the World - Report
AllAfrica - 11/23/2015 7:10:14 AM
Nigeria has been ranked third of the 162 countries of the world that have been worst hit by terrorist attacks ... Boko Haram insurgency which is responsible for thousands of deaths in the northeast of the country. PREMIUM TIMES has extensively reported ...
UN study: Vast majority of world disasters caused by weather
United Press International - 11/23/2015 10:05:01 PM
Flooding, the study's authors point out, is becoming more frequent and devastating in many parts of the world ... countries are typically the most ill prepared for disasters and the likeliest to suffer significant human and economic losses. Of the deaths ...
Japan: Dementia lessons from the world’s oldest country
The Star - 11/22/2015 11:57:45 AM
No country has gotten older faster than Japan, the world’s first “super-aged” nation ... In September, national anxiety followed Statistics Canada’s announcement that, for the first time ever, Canada’s elderly population had surpassed its ...
United Nations lecture at Paul Sawyier: 'Work must be done to resolve world inequities'
The State Journal Frankfurt KY - 11/23/2015 9:26:14 AM
For example, 9.5 million people in developing countries now have access to antiretrovirals, greatly halting the spread of HIV/AIDS, according to the UN ... four out of five child deaths in this world still occur in Africa. “You can look across regions ...
UN: Weather-related disasters are costing the world $300 billion each year
The Business Insider - 11/23/2015 9:29:14 PM
Asia is said to record the largest effects of climate disasters, with 332,000 deaths and 3.7bn ... More than 190 countries are expected to come together for a week to debate how to tackle global warming. This year world leaders will aim to achieve a ...
Despite its faults, thanks for the greatest country on earth
Delta Farm Press - 11/24/2015 3:01:30 PM
Nor can we remotely relate to the privation, suffering, and misery of those who fought in the wars and conflicts in which this country has engaged — from the Civil War, with hundreds of thousands of deaths ... to the two great World Wars that took ...
The U.S. Can Lead the World to a Climate Agreement
Scientific American - 11/24/2015 3:08:39 PM
Countries around the world are closer than ever to consensus on the imperative ... Benefits will include thousands fewer premature deaths and trips to the hospital, tens of thousands of avoided asthma attacks and hundreds of thousands fewer missed school ...
Natural Disasters Linked To Over 600,000 Deaths In 20 Years: Study
International Business Times - 11/23/2015 10:19:20 PM
Over the past two decades, natural disasters -- including floods, storms, heatwaves, droughts and other weather-related events -- have killed more than 600,000 people worldwide ... deaths -- with 89 percent of those deaths occurring in lower-income countries.
19 killed in terrorist attack on a Mali hotel came from around the world
USA Today - 11/22/2015 2:56:42 PM
A terrorist organization affiliated with al-Qaeda operating in the West African country claimed responsibility for the ... according to Reuters. The deaths of the six Russians follow the downing last month of a Russian airliner over Egypt in a bomb ...
11 Best Countries in Renewable Energy
INSIDER MONKEY - 11/24/2015 4:53:02 AM
Renewable energy is the future of the world, which means that these ... which is why the country doesn’t even place in the top 10.We traced our information from International Energy Statistics. Without further ado, here is the list of best countries ...
Eagles of Death Metal singer: 'One kid survived by hiding under my jacket'
The Guardian - 11/22/2015 4:01:08 PM
Eighty-nine of the Paris attacks’ 130 deaths were at the band’s concert on 13 November ... France will be on a state of high alert until well into the new year after the country’s senate voted to extend a state of emergency for three months following ...
India, China most affected by weather-related disasters: United Nations
Economic Times - 11/24/2015 10:58:07 AM
with 92 per cent of deaths occurring in high-income countries. Drought affects Africa more than any other continent, including 77 droughts in East Africa alone. The report said death tolls from flooding have also risen in many parts of the world.