More than 113 million people across 53 countries experienced "acute hunger" last year because of wars and climate disasters, with Africa the worst-hit region, the UN said on Tuesday.
A federal judge in Alaska has overturned U.S. President Donald Trump's attempt to open vast areas of the Arctic and Atlantic oceans to oil and gas leasing.
A plant explosion in Chinas Jiangsu province has killed seven people, authorities said on Sunday, the second deadly blast in the province this month as Beijing begins a nationwide industrial safety
UN human rights staff in Yemen are investigating an apparent airstrike on a hospital in opposition-held territory which reportedly killed at least seven civilians on Tuesday, amid fears that choler
South Africa faces a "transition risk" of $124 billion between now and 2035 if it carries on with business as usual while the rest of the world cuts greenhouse gas emissions in line with the Paris
The HIV epidemic continues to have a profound humanitarian and public health impact in western an
The Indian Council of Medical Research and the African Union (AU) on Wednesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) which formalised the India-Africa Health Sciences Collaborative Platform (I
As water supplies in Ghana's capital grew increasingly erratic, Beatrice Kabuki stopped customers from using her grocery store's bathrooms and installed a plastic storage tank at her home.
Zimbabwe's government said Tuesday that the number of deaths related to Cyclone Idai has topped 180.
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