LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Almost 60 percent of countries are at high risk of using slave labour in their supply chains, according to a new global index launched on Thursday, which also

SEOUL - Malaria cases along the South Korean border with North Korea have surged nearly 60 percent over the past two years, a phenomenon that has been attributed to the end of cooperative efforts b

The UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) says North Korea is facing a crisis over food supplies.

A new World Health Organisation (WHO) report says an estimated 12.6 million people are dying each year globally from ‘unhealthy environment’ alone.

Underweight and severe and morbid obesity are associated with highly elevated risks of adverse health outcomes. The estimated trends in mean body-mass index (BMI), which characterises its population distribution, and in the prevalences of a complete set of BMI categories for adults in all countries.

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North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has launched a war on deforestation, the country's foreign minister said Monday at the Paris climate talks, pledging to "actively engage" in global environment effor

SEOUL—North Korea said it was in the final phase of developing a new satellite, fueling speculation it would launch a long-range rocket as early as a major political anniversary in October.

Heavy rain in North Korea killed 40 people, stranded thousands in flash floods and caused "massive" damage on the weekend, the International Federation of the Red Cross said and North Korean media

A severe drought in North Korea is putting the lives of children at risk and many are in serious danger of disease and malnutrition, the U.N. children's agency said on Wednesday.

North Korea faces further food shortages as production in the country's main growing region is expected to be cut in half, the United Nations food agency said.