Sunday, May 28, 2017

India reported cases of the Zika virus — WHO

The WHO said that on May 15 India's health ministry reported three confirmed cases from the western state of Gujarat. Cases were detected during testing in February and November last year, while one was detected in January this year, according to the statement, which was...

UN migration agency warns of 10,000 people fleeing west Mosul every day

Citing Iraqi Government figures, the United Nations migration agency today warned that the number of people fleeing West Mosul is soaring – on 18 May, hitting a peak when some 16,100 transited through the Hamam al-Alil screening site – the largest official daily movement...

400,000 children at risks of severe acute malnutrition in the Democratic Republic of Congo

The crisis in Greater Kasai in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has severely disrupted life-saving interventions for children in recent months, putting an estimated 400,000 children at risks of severe acute malnutrition, said UNICEF. Across the five provinces of Greater Kasai, critical health...

Israel cutting the supply of electricity to the Gaza Strip in two weeks

Israel will cut the supply of electricity to the Gaza Strip in two weeks, Israel’s Ynetnews reported yesterday, quoting the Israeli Coordinator of Government Activities in the Territories (COGAT), Major General Yoav Mordechai. Middle East Monitor reported on Friday -- Speaking in an interview with...

The video will change the way you see food

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Russian FSB detained a group of terrorists who has plotted public attacks in Moscow

Russian media reported on Thursday, the Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) detained a Daesh-linked group of terrorists who has plotted public transportation attacks in Moscow. Sputnik News reports -- According to the FSB, those detained are the citizens of Russia and Central Asian states. "The FSB...

Turkey, the world leader in jailing journalists — HRW

A meeting planned for May 25, 2017, between European Union leaders and President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan of Turkey should signal that discussion of upgraded economic cooperation is dependent on Ankara’s willingness to tackle its human rights and rule of law crisis, Human Rights Watch...

Jordan Azraq camp — The first and only solar-powered refugee camp in the world

A group of about 20,000 Syrian refugees living outdoors have access to electricity as of Wednesday thanks to a newly constructed solar plant in the Azraq refugee camp in Jordan. It’s the first and only solar-powered refugee camp in the world. “Each family can now...

Protesters clashed with police in Athens, Greece on second day of demonstrations

Protesters clashed with police in central Athens during a second day of demonstrations Thursday, as lawmakers prepared to vote on creditor-demanded measures that will impose additional income losses for many Greeks for another three years. A small number of masked youths broke out from a...

Marijuana can really help people with pain management even treating drug addiction

Cannabis Nasal Spray Stops Childrens’ Seizures Immediately
Harm reduction is a strategy for treating addiction that begins with acceptance. A friendlier, less disciplined sister of abstinence, this philosophy aims to reduce the overall level of drug use among people who are unable or simply unwilling to stop. What should naturally follow is...

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