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UNICEF: four hundred,000 younger folks on ‘verge’ of death within the DRC 0

UNICEF: four hundred,000 younger folks on ‘verge’ of death within the DRC

Up to 400,000 children are at risk of starving to death in the Democratic Republic of Congo unless humanitarian aid efforts are ramped up, the UN’s children’s agency has warned. Fighting between government forces and regional militia in the Congo’s central Kasai province has created a “perfect storm of poverty, deprivation and conflict for the most vulnerable children”, UNICEF…

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Dilapidated Egyptian president Morsi ‘going via premature death’

Former Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi is being imprisoned in standards lower than those sanctioned by international law, which could lead to an early death, a panel of British MPs and lawyers said.  In a report released on Wednesday, the Detention Review Panel (DRP), which was commissioned by Morsi’s family, said the former leader is “receiving…

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Video: Israeli forces shoot, beat Palestinian sooner than his demise

The fire burning in Sabiha al-Saradih’s heart will not go out until she buries her son, the 70-year-old mother of nine said. “They beat him to death,” al-Saradih told Al Jazeera. “Why won’t they release him? Why are they withholding his body?” she asked. Al-Saradih’s son, Yassin, was killed during an Israeli raid in Jericho…

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UN delays vote on Syria ceasefire as dying toll climbs to 470

As the death toll in Syria’s Eastern Ghouta surpasses 470, a UN Security Council vote on a draft resolution seeking a 30-day ceasefire across the country has been postponed until later on Saturday. The vote had already been delayed several times, as council members tried to convince Russia to agree to a resolution.  More than…

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Kasur rapist-murderer sentenced to death in Pakistan

A Pakistani serial killer convicted of rape and murder of a seven-year-old girl Zainab Ansari has been sentenced to death, prosecutors say. The trial was held in the eastern city Lahore by the country’s special anti-terrorism court on Saturday in the presence of the killer, Mohammad Imran Ali. Zainab was found dead in a rubbish dump…

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Iran’s Khamenei blames ‘enemies’ as loss of life toll rises

Iran’s supreme leader has blamed external “enemies” for heightening turmoil in the country, as the death toll in ongoing nationwide anti-government rallies has passed 20. The comments by Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, Iran’s top authority, on Tuesday were his first public remarks since protests broke out last week. At least eight people were killed overnight, according…

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Bilawal Bhutto blames Musharraf for Benazir’s loss of life

Islamabad, Pakistan – An impassioned Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has accused former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf of being responsible for his mother Benazir Bhutto’s murder. Speaking at a rally to mark the tenth anniversary of Bhutto’s murder in the southern Pakistani town of Garhi Khuda Bux on Wednesday, Bilawal led a crowd of thousands in a…

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‘The sphere needs peace no longer death’: Trump on UNSC vote

US President Donald Trump said the “world wants peace not death” following the latest bout of UN Security Council sanctions placed on North Korea. His comments came as the US secretary of defence told American soldiers to be “ready to go” if war breaks out on the Korean Peninsula.  The sanctions – which order North…