|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
World Bank: The way climate change is really going to hurt us is through water
Washington Post - 5/3/2016 3:10:59 PM
As India, the world’s second-most populous country, reels from an intense drought ... while supply becomes more erratic and uncertain,” the report says. Some of the statistics are staggering. The report finds that in the next 30 years, “the global ...
Wall Street Journal - 5/3/2016 2:39:22 AM
Tom Fairless A fire burned down a camp in western Myanmar that shelters members of the country’s persecuted Rohingya minority ... who lives near the camp and witnessed the blaze, said no deaths have been reported. The cause of the fire is being investigated.
Qatar investigates death at World Cup site as labor rights under scrutiny
YAHOO Sports - 5/1/2016 12:14:24 PM
DOHA (Reuters) - The organizers of Qatar's 2022 World Cup said on Sunday they were investigating the death of an Indian laborer at one of its sites but denied it was caused by working conditions which the wealthy Gulf country is under pressure to improve.
Invest in 'army of midwives' to cut stillbirths, maternal deaths in Nigeria
Daily News and Analysis - 5/3/2016 2:20:53 PM
The majority of the world's poorer countries, which account for most childbirth-related deaths among newborns and mothers, have a critical shortage of midwives, according to the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and World Health Organisation.
10 Countries that Export the Most Apples in the World
INSIDER MONKEY - 5/3/2016 8:01:29 AM
To determine the countries that export the most apples in the world, we chose to rely on statistics from Worlds Top Exports, which had several interesting statistics such as the fact that apple exports globally earned over $7.5 billion, which is amazing.
What happens to a country without a government? Take a look at Spain. (+video)
The Christian Science Monitor - 5/4/2016 12:15:01 AM
Madrid — It's been more than four months since Spain's inconclusive parliamentary election left the country without a government ... Last week, the National Statistics Institute announced that unemployment rose by 21 percent in the first quarter of ...
It's World Press Freedom Day, But The Press Isn't Very Free
KIVI-TV - 5/3/2016 11:53:32 PM
The report notes nearly half of the world lives in countries without any free press ... Another six also died, but the reason for their deaths has not been confirmed by the Committee to Protect Journalists.
Vietnamese Demand White House Probe of Mass Fish Deaths
Voice of America - 5/3/2016 8:30:07 AM
Pressure from within While some Vietnamese find hope in the country situated half a world away, activist Ngo Duy Quyen said ... media have carried out extensive coverage of the massvie fish deaths, but stayed silent about the demonstrations.
Qatar investigates death at World Cup site as labour rights under scrutiny
Channel News Asia - 5/1/2016 10:41:21 AM
DOHA: 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 ...
The Tragic World of West Virginia
The Huffington Post - 5/2/2016 1:28:58 AM
I have not read your book The Price of Justice: A True Story of Greed and Corruption in Coal Country, but as a native West Virginian ... I was elated and saddened. One year for the deaths of 29 men. My frustrations for West Virginia, after five years ...
In Somalia and many countries around the world, journalists face threats and murders but keep on working
Daily Journal - 5/3/2016 6:06:57 AM
which marked World Press Freedom Day Tuesday by issuing a report on the dangers faced by Somali journalists . The deadliest country for journalists in 2015 was Syria where 14 were killed followed by France with nine deaths, according to the Committee to ...
Steady Death Toll Reflects Ongoing Worldwide Assault on Journalists
Truth Out - 5/3/2016 3:32:28 PM
As those in the profession broadly defined as "media" once again mark World Press Freedom Day ... accompanying the overwhelming majority of deaths, pointing out that these days, the two worst countries by far for this are Mexico and Honduras.
Takata Airbag Recall Is Said to Grow by 35 Million
New York Times - 5/3/2016 11:46:23 PM
At least 11 deaths worldwide have been linked to the defect ... there has been a persistent shortage of parts in many areas of the country, forcing many car owners to ask for loaners if they can get them or drive their cars knowing of the danger.
China's One Child Policy Was 'The Stupidest Thing A Country Ever Could Have Done'
Asia Society - 5/3/2016 7:50:10 PM
Because China is aging so rapidly, its workforce shrinks by millions every year and the productivity dividend the country ... of an HIV/AIDS epidemic that could rival the situation in Sub-Saharan Africa, which has 8 percent of the world's population ...
Wind power helps us breathe easy on World Asthma Day
REVE - 5/3/2016 6:02:47 PM
I know how scary those attacks were for my family, experiences unfortunately shared by too many parents across the country. This World Asthma Day it’s a good ... while preventing 22,000 premature deaths. Every family wants clean air for their children ...