Global measles cases spike 30 percent: WHO
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A jump in measles cases is worrying health experts as outbreaks ravage countries and regions that had eliminated the deadly disease. Conflict, poverty and misinformation about vaccines are threatening years of progress.
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Dozens of women and girls have been raped and sexually assaulted by fighters in Sudan as the conflict approaches its third month.
According to the estimates from the International Organization for Migration, Egypt is hosting the largest number of those who fled — more than a quarter of a million people.
The natural occurring gum discharged by Acacia trees is used in several key industries. The ongoing conflict in Sudan is hurting exports and threatening livelihoods.
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India's opposition has accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government of choosing silence and killing the spirit of India in violence-hit Manipur, a state governed by his party.
Regional analysts have said the move by West African leaders to activate a standby force to counter the junta in Niger represents a failure of diplomacy and is unlikely to succeed.
The health and cost-of-living crises has disproportionately affected the poor and women in developing Asia, hurting their chances of long-term improvement.
The UN urged donors who had pledged aid to deliver on their promised contributions. Meanwhile, Sudan's military ruler left the capital to visit army bases, on a rare trip since the start of the fighting.
Sudan military ruler arrives in Egypt on first trip abroad since war began. Aug 29 (Reuters) - Sudanese military ruler General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan met his Egyptian counterpart on Tuesday in his first trip abroad since the April outbreak of war in Sudan, a day after rejecting calls for fresh negotiations
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