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United Nations: Approximately 2.2 billion people around the world are "poor or near-poor," a UN flagship report said Thursday, calling for stronger collective global action in response to vulnerabilities in order to securing human development progress.The 2014 Human Development Report, released Thursday by the UN Development Programme (UNDP), said 1.2 billion people live on $1.25 a day or less, Xi...
Source : Zeenews | 2 Hour(s) AgoCategory : International
Angeles: Arizona authorities have hit back at criticism of the execution of a double murderer who took two hours to die by lethal injection, denying the procedure was botched.The death of convicted killer Joseph Wood attracted howls of outrage on Wednesday after the 55-year-old gasped and snorted for 117 minutes after being injected with a relatively untested lethal drug cocktail.It was the third ...
Source : Zeenews | 2 Hour(s) AgoCategory : International
Rome: A Sudanese Christian woman whose death sentence for renouncing Islam sparked a global outcry that eventually led to an acquittal, met Pope Francis after arriving in Italy en route to the United States.Meriam Yahia Ibrahim Ishag and her family were received by the Argentine pontiff at his home for a 30-minute meeting on Thursday in which he thanked her for her "courageous testament of faith" ...
Source : Zeenews | 2 Hour(s) AgoCategory : International
American, Russian and some European carriers resumed flights to Israel Thursday after a two-day freeze amid fears that rocket fire from Gaza was endangering commercial air traffic into Tel Aviv.But some European airlines continued to suspend their flights, out of security concerns around Ben Gurion International Airport.Officials in Washington lifted a formal ban on American flights to Israel late...
Source : Zeenews | 2 Hour(s) AgoCategory : International
Algeria Thursday confirmed that the missing flight AH 5017 of Air Algeria with 116 people on board crashed in Mali, media reports said."We can confirm that the plane crashed in Malian territory and there are rescue teams that are close to the wreck," Algerian Foreign Minister Ramtane Lamamra was quoted as saying by the APS news agency, according to Xinhua.The minister made the statement at a press...
Source : Newkerala | 2 Hour(s) AgoCategory : International
Donetsk: Ukraine's prime minister resigned Thursday after his governing coalition collapsed, plunging the former Soviet state into political limbo as it struggles to quell a deadly rebellion in the east.The shock announcement added to an already chaotic situation in the rebel-controlled east, where international experts are carrying out a complex investigation into last week's downing of Malaysia ...
Source : Zeenews | 2 Hour(s) AgoCategory : International
Thursday confirmed that the missing flight AH 5017 of Air Algeria with 116 people on board"We can confirm that the plane crashed in Malian territory and there are rescue teams that are close to the wreck," Algerian Foreign Minister Ramtane Lamamra was quoted as saying by the APS news agency, according to Xinhua.The minister made the statement at a press conference in Algiers, after the signing of ...
Source : Oneindia | 3 Hour(s) AgoCategory : International
12 people were killed in a fresh Boko Haram attack on a remote village in Nigeria's Borno state, residents said Thursday.The village head and 11 others were shot dead in the attack on Garubula village in Biu area of Borno, Usman Bunu, a resident who witnessed the onslaught, told Xinhua.He said Boko Haram stormed the village late Wednesday, shooting sporadically and warning residents not to flee.He...
Source : Newkerala | 2 Hour(s) AgoCategory : International
settings.Deputy Prime Minister Warren Truss has talked down the prospect of further sanctions against Russia, as Europe and the US gear up for tougher measures.Australia has imposed travel bans and financial sanctions on dozens of Russian and Ukrainian individuals, in response to Moscow's support for separatists.A Victorian lamb exporter this week unilaterally decided to stop exports to Russia ove...
Source : Sydney Morning Herald | 2 Hour(s) AgoCategory : International
settings.Wellington Phoenix coach Ernie Merrick's youthful new-season line-up is falling into place, boosted by the signing of 22-year-old Dutch midfielder Roly Bonevacia on Friday.But although all five of the Phoenix's import slots are now filled, that doesn't mean injured England-born striker Paul Ifill's days at the A-League club are numbered.Ifill is off-contract, working his way back to fitne...
Source : Sydney Morning Herald | 2 Hour(s) AgoCategory : International
- Women, children and UN staff die in attack, says Ban; Tel Aviv to probe deathsA Palestinian man holds the body of a baby who died during shelling on the UN school in Beit Hanoun, Gaza Strip. (AFP)(Reuters): Gazan authorities said Israeli forces shelled a shelter at a UN-run school today, killing at least 15 people as the Palestinian death toll in the conflict climbed over 750 and attempts at a t...
Source : Telegraphindia | 4 Hour(s) AgoCategory : International
bond futures prices are lower following positive US unemployment data.New claims for US unemployment insurance benefits slid to an eight-year low last week, dropping 19,000 to 284,000, the US Labour Department reported overnight.The figures, along with positive manufacturing figures out of China and Europe, pushed bond prices lower, ANZ economists said."US Treasuries sold off across the curve as j...
Source : Sydney Morning Herald | 6 Hour(s) AgoCategory : International
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