Day: July 7, 2017

Sri Lanka’s Dengue Death Toll Reaches 225

In the last year, Sri Lanka has witnessed its worst outbreak of the dengue virus, a mosquito-borne viral disease. The World Heath Organization (WHO) states that countries with tropical and sub-tropical climates are particularly vulnerable to the dengue virus. Recent reports by the WHO have indicated that the spread of

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The Philippines’ Child Jihadists

The use of child soldiers is well established in the Philippines, where all of the factors that make children vulnerable to recruitment exist prominently. Child soldiers are likewise integral to The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS)’s long-term global strategy. Worryingly, these trends conflate with the protracted history of

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Protesters Swarm Hamburg Ahead Of G20 Summit

Seventy-six police officers were injured in clashes with demonstrators in Hamburg, Germany before the G20 summit, authorities have said. Three officers were taken to hospital with serious injuries, with many protesters also injured in the violent clashes. Police are yet to report the number of arrests. Almost 1,200 people attended

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U.S. Prepared To Use Force Against North Korea

U.S. ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley, has warned that the U.S. is willing to use military force in order to stop the threat from North Korea, in response to the test missile launched earlier this week. The international community has condemned the actions of North Korea, but is concerned

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