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Dirty Water Use Puts Nearly a Billion at Risk - Study

Dirty Water Use Puts Nearly a Billion at Risk - Study

Untreated wastewater from cities is used to irrigate 50 percent more farmland worldwide than previously thought, leaving some 885 million people exposed to the risk of diseases, including diarrhoea and cholera, a study said on Wednesday.More...

Low-or middle-income countries host 84% of world refugees

Low-or middle-income countries host 84% of world refugees

United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres in his message for World Refugee Day, 20 June 2017, said today, 84 per cent of the world’s refugees are hosted by low-or middle-income countries.More...

Zarif to begin North African tour on Sunday

Zarif to begin North African tour on Sunday

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif will begin a tour of three North African nations on Sunday, a spokesman said.More...

Gaddafi

Gaddafi's son said to be freed in Libya, whereabouts unclear

Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, the son of deposed Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, has left the town of Zintan where he had been held since 2011 after being freed by an armed group, according to one of his lawyers and a statement from the brigade.More...

Group decries continuous detention of El-Zakzaky

Group decries continuous detention of El-Zakzaky

Access to Justice (A2J) has decried the continuous detention of Sheik Ibrahim El-Zakzaky.More...

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