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World - Africa
3/7/2023 11:03:05 PM
Militant Islamist violence in Africa set new records for violent events and fatalities this past year. This continues a relentless decade-long upward trend. To give a sense of the accelerating pace of this threat, both violent events and fatalities have almost doubled since 2019.

World - Region
2/8/2023 1:28:00 PM
The death toll from a massive earthquake that struck Turkey and Syria rose above 11,200 on Wednesday as rescuers raced to save survivors trapped under debris in the winter cold.

World - Region
2/7/2023 11:44:00 AM
Rescuers raced Tuesday to find survivors in the rubble of thousands of buildings brought down by a 7.8 magnitude earthquake and multiple aftershocks that struck eastern Turkey and neighboring Syria, with the discovery of more bodies raising the death toll to more than 5,000.

World - Africa
1/30/2023 5:30:49 PM
Flooding and landslides caused by the passage of tropical storm Cheneso across Madagascar caused 30 deaths, left 20 people missing and affected tens of thousands across the Indian Ocean island nation, according to a provisional assessment Monday.

World - International
1/22/2023 1:06:03 PM
China reported nearly 13,000 Covid-related deaths in hospitals between January 13 and 19, after a top health official said the vast majority of the population had already been infected.

World - Region
1/16/2023 5:57:30 PM
The death toll from a weekend Russian missile strike on an apartment building in the southeastern Ukrainian city of Dnipro has risen to 40, authorities said Monday, as Western analysts pointed to indications the Kremlin was preparing for a drawn-out war in Ukraine after almost 11 months of fighting.

World - International
1/15/2023 7:07:17 PM
The World Health Organization has appealed to China to keep releasing information about its wave of COVID-19 infections after the government announced nearly 60,000 deaths since early December following weeks of complaints it was failing to tell the world what was happening.

World - International
1/14/2023 1:07:30 PM
China on Saturday reported nearly 60,000 deaths in people who had COVID-19 since early December following complaints the government was failing to release data about the status of the pandemic.

World - War in Ukraine
1/8/2023 3:41:32 PM
Moscow said on Sunday its army conducted a "retaliatory strike" in the eastern Ukrainian city of Kramatorsk to avenge the deaths of 89 Russian troops killed in Makiivka.

World - Africa
1/7/2023 9:49:35 PM
The head of the United Nations human rights office called Saturday for a prompt, transparent investigation into the deaths of at least 28 people whose bodies were found in northwest Burkina Faso last month.

World - International
12/30/2022 3:13:46 PM
Japan on Friday started requiring COVID-19 tests for all passengers arriving from China as an emergency measure against surging infections there as the Asian island country faces its own rising case numbers and record-level deaths.

World - International
12/25/2022 12:22:57 PM
China will no longer publish daily figures for Covid-19 cases and deaths, the National Health Commission (NHC) said on Sunday, ending a practice that began in early 2020.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Focus
12/19/2022 4:50:16 PM
The Russia-Ukraine war is not only leading to the deaths and displacement of children in Ukraine, but is also pushing millions of others into poverty, writes Gihan Shahine

Egypt - Health
12/4/2022 3:24:01 PM
Egypt’s Minister of Health Khaled Abdel-Ghaffar issued a decree on Sunday allowing only “qualified pharmacists” to administer intramuscular and subcutaneous injections to patients at pharmacies, regulating the practice for the first time.

World Cup 2022 - News
11/29/2022 2:55:56 PM
A top Qatari official involved in the country's World Cup organization has put the number of worker deaths for the tournament ''between 400 and 500'' for the first time, a drastically higher number than any other previously offered by Doha.

World - Region
11/3/2022 7:33:01 PM
Iranian protesters and security forces clashed in a town near the capital on Thursday, where state-run media reported at least two deaths and circulated graphic images of an apparent attack on a police vehicle.

World Cup 2022 - News
11/3/2022 12:04:49 PM
After a fatal crowd crush in South Korea and deaths at a soccer game in Indonesia, Qatar's readiness for a health emergency at the World Cup was detailed Wednesday.

World - War in Ukraine
10/24/2022 7:21:02 PM
Dirty bombs have long been feared as a potential weapon of terrorists because their main objective is to sow panic, confusion and anxiety by hurling radioactive dust and smoke into the atmosphere.

World - Region
10/23/2022 2:08:12 PM
Two days of tribal fighting in Sudan's south killed at least 220 people, a senior health official said Sunday, marking one the deadliest bouts of tribal violence in recent years. The unrest added to the woes of an African nation mired in civil conflict and political chaos.

World - Africa
10/19/2022 8:00:51 PM
The World Health Organization chief said Wednesday time was running out to avoid "genocide" in Ethiopia's war-torn Tigray, as Human Rights Watch called for sanctions against Addis Ababa to avert civilian deaths.

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