Monday, September 24, 2018

Greek hospitals cannot afford painkillers, scissors or sheets as budget cuts bite

Greek hospitals have run out of supplies such as painkillers, scissors and sheets as swingeing budget cuts have left the health service unable to...

German woman Annegret Raunigk, 65, has quadruplets – media

A 65-year-old German woman has given birth to quadruplets after undergoing an artificial insemination procedure, Germany's RTL television reports.It says Annegret Raunigk had three...

Fighting immigration boosts global inequality: Bloomberg View

Keeping immigrants out has become a top priority for many countries and, partly as a result, the flow of money from migrant workers to...

Somalia Listed as Worst Country for Maternal Health

The British aid group Save the Children ranks Somalia as the worst country on Earth for being a mother. The ranking is based on...

Surviving the perils of a Mediterranean boat crossing

Inhumane conditions endured by migrants at the hands of smugglers have become a common narrative in Sicily. Walking slowly and uncertainly down a ramp, clutching...

Rescued migrants in Aceh recount horrific journey

After being turned away by Indonesia and Malaysia, fighting broke out on board over food and water, claiming lives. After being turned away by both...

Where’s The Media’s Ebola Mea Culpa?

"The outbreak of Ebola virus disease in Liberia is over," announced the World Health Organization on May 9, declaring a cautious end to the...

Map shows the most distinctive causes of death

The most common killers in the United States are well known -- heart disease and cancer. But there are other, less common causes of...

Southeast Asian Countries at Sea Over Migrant Crisis

Bangladeshi and Rohingya Muslim migrants are stranded in boats after traffickers jumped ship https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AF1Bat8cEiQ Migrants From Myanmar, Shunned by Malaysia, Are Spotted Adrift in Andaman Sea Southeast...

TAREK OSMAN ON THE COST OF MIGRANT SMUGGLING

http://c.brightcove.com/services/viewer/federated_f9?isVid=1&isUI=1 The lives of thousands of migrants are at risk as unprecedented numbers try to make the sea crossing from North Africa to Europe. Thousands are...

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Somalia regional states’ leaders fail to turn up for meeting with Farmajo

Leaders of Somalia’s regional states did not turn up to a meeting with the country’s president which was scheduled to take place in the...

Sexual misconduct disgraces ‘America’s Dad’

Bill Cosby’s downfall from “America’s Dad” to convicted felon will reach its final chapter in a Pennsylvania courtroom on Monday, when a judge will...

Djibouti cannot act as if DP World port concession is terminated: Court

Court extends Order to prohibit interference with DP World’s right to manage Doraleh Container Terminal S.A. (“DCT”) The High Court of England and Wales in...