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Every 60 Seconds, a Child Dies from Malaria

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Every 60 Seconds, a Child Dies from Malaria

Healthcare company Alere recognizes 2015 World Malaria Day (April 25) with a new video. Tressy is introduced in the newest episode of ‘Alere Stories’ series. Every 60 seconds, a child dies from malaria. According to the World Health Organization, in 2013, more than 430,000 African children died of malaria before their fifth birthdays. Tressy was [...]

Ethiopia Urged to Release Bloggers and Journalists

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Ethiopia Urged to Release Bloggers and Journalists

Ethiopian authorities should immediately release nine bloggers and journalists arrested a year ago who are being prosecuted on politically motivated charges, Human Rights Watch said today. The six bloggers, who belong to the Zone 9 blogging collective, and three journalists were arrested on April 25 and 26, 2014, in a coordinated sweep in Ethiopia’s capital, [...]

Syrian Kurds Launch Fresh Offensive on ISIS

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Syrian Kurds Launch Fresh Offensive on ISIS

The People’s Defense Units (a.k.a. Yekîneyên Parastina Gel or YPG), which is the national army of Syrian Kurdistan, launched new military campaign Monday to liberate all the ISIS terrorist-occupied villages in Syria’s Kobanê countryside. Paving the way for new operations, this campaign on three fronts of Kobanê so far has been productively carried out, said [...]

Video Shows Ethiopian Christians Beheaded by ISIS

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Video Shows Ethiopian Christians Beheaded by ISIS

Christianity is now the primary target for ISIS, as the terrorist outfit believes that it’s largely a fight between Christian crusaders and Muslims belonging to Islam. By Rakesh Raman A video believed to be released by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terrorists on Sunday, April 19, has shown mass beheading of ISIS [...]

Crime Congress Focuses on Crime Prevention Issues

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Crime Congress Focuses on Crime Prevention Issues

Inequality, poverty and weak rule of law are linked to violence and crime, according to the UN. “There can be no sustainable development without human rights and the rule of law,” said the UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon as the 13th Crime Congress kicked off in Doha, Qatar. The event provides a platform for increased cooperation [...]

Victims Reveal Stories of Rapes by ISIS

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Victims Reveal Stories of Rapes by ISIS

The extremist group Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) has carried out systematic rape and other sexual violence against Yezidi women and girls in northern Iraq, Human Rights Watch (HRW) reported today. HRW conducted research in the town of Dohuk in January and February 2015, including interviewing 20 women and girls who escaped from [...]

Is Islamic State an Independent Country, Now?

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Is Islamic State an Independent Country, Now?

Currently, ISIS holds a state which is at least equivalent to the geographical area of the U.K. But it has already planned to move beyond Iraq and Syria in order to expand its regime. By Rakesh Raman If you are ready to believe the words of John Cantlie – a hostage-turned-spokesman of ISIS (Islamic State [...]

Yemen Violence: Over 540 Killed in 2 Weeks

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Yemen Violence: Over 540 Killed in 2 Weeks

The violence in Yemen continues to wreak havoc upon the country’s civilian population and restrict humanitarian access to those most in need amid a spate of aerial attacks and ground incursions, the United Nations (UN) reported Monday. In the last 24 hours alone, says the UN, air strikes aimed at halting rebel activities have hit [...]

UN Condemns Terrorist Attack in Kenya

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UN Condemns Terrorist Attack in Kenya

The United Nations (UN) has condemned the terrorist attack carried out by Al Shabaab in Garissa, Kenya, with the Security Council members stressing their “outrage” at what the President of the General Assembly called a “heinous” attack. On Thursday, Al Shabaab – a jihadist terrorist group based in Somalia – had killed about 150 students [...]

Civilians Killed in the Yemen Fighting

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Civilians Killed in the Yemen Fighting

United Nations (UN) officials expressed their deep concern on Tuesday about the fast deteriorating situation in Yemen, where dozens of civilians have been killed in fighting in recent days. “The situation in Yemen is extremely alarming, with dozens of civilians killed over the past four days,” said Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, the UN High Commissioner [...]

ISIS Child Soldiers: Lion Cubs of Khilāfah

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ISIS Child Soldiers: Lion Cubs of Khilāfah

The terrorist organization ISIS is creating a next-generation force to participate in jihād by training the young kids. By Rakesh Raman The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) has embarked upon a unique exercise to train the children who will participate in militant activities. The kid fighters of ISIS are called “Lion Cubs of [...]

Taj Group Announces Opening of Taj Dubai

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Taj Group Announces Opening of Taj Dubai

Taj Group announced Sunday the opening of its luxury hotel Taj Dubai, located in the Burj Khalifa downtown area. “We are delighted to enhance the nobility of Indian heritage and hospitality in one of the world’s most vibrant cities,” said Rakhee Lalvani, director – Public Relations, Taj Group. Accommodation at Taj Dubai includes a total [...]

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