Over 30 Dead, Several Injured Due To Lightning In N. India

NEW DELHI, India, July 22 (NNN-PTI) – Over 30 people have died and several others injured, due to lightning over the past 24 hours, in India’s northern state of Uttar Pradesh, local media reported today (Monday). Seven people lost their lives in Kanpur and Fatehpur, five in Jhansi, four in…

Oman Receives Injured Iranian From Saudi Arabia

MUSCAT, Oman, July 22 (NNN-ONA) – Oman, on Sunday, said, it received an injured Iranian citizen from Saudi Arabia, according to an official statement by the foreign ministry. “The Iranian is now in Muscat, after he had received the necessary medical treatment in Saudi Arabia,” read the statement. The Iranian…

Saudi Arabia Transfers Rescued Iranian Patient To Oman

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, July 21 (NNN-SPA) – Saudi Arabia announced on Saturday, the transfer of an Iranian patient, that was rescued last month in the sea, to Oman. The seriously injured patient was a crew member of an Iranian ship, “Safiz,” sailing north-west of the city of Hodeidah in Yemen,…

AU Calls For International Action To Address Ebola Outbreak In DR Congo

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, July 20 (NNN-ENA) – The African Union (AU), called for immediate international action, on the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo), which has lingered for almost one year with a high number of casualties. Speaking in a press conference at the AU Headquarters…

Australian Death Rate Falls To All-Time Low

CANBERRA, Australia, July 17 (NNN-AGENCIES) – The rate of death in Australia is the lowest it has ever seen, according to data released by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) today (Wednesday). Data revealed that the rate of death in 2017 was 529 per 100,000 people, a 74-percent…

Israel Sees 4.9 Percent Up In HIV Carriers In 2018: Report

JERUSALEM, July 17 (NNN-MA’AN) – An Israeli annual report, revealed on Tuesday, that, there was an increase of 4.9 percent in 2018, in the number of Israelis over the age of 15, who were diagnosed with HIV. According to the report, by Israeli Ministry of Health, 425 Israelis over the…

UAE’s Contribution Helps Assist Nearly 133,000 Rohingya Refugees In Emergency Nutrition Programme

DUBAI, United Arab Emirate, July 17 (NNN-WAM) – UAE’s contribution to assist more than 133,000 Rohingya refugees, hailed by the UN Refugees Agency, as the UNHCR concluded its emergency nutrition project in Bangladesh. The UN Refugee Agency has assisted nearly 133,000 Rohingya refugees through an integrated nutrition project, thanks to…

WHO warns of too sugary baby foods

COPENHAGEN, July 16 (NNN-AGENCIES) — Commercial baby foods often contain too much sugar and display confusing ingredient lists, according to a UN report that proposed new guidelines Monday to improve infant diets. The World Health Organization (WHO) examined nearly 8,000 products from more than 500 stores in Austria, Bulgaria, Israel…

Over 820 Million People Hungry In 2018: UN Report

UNITED NATIONS, July 16 (NNN-AGENCIES) – World hunger is on the rise, as more than 820 million people were hungry in 2018, a UN report, “The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2019,” launched at the UN headquarters in New York, said. While the ratio remained largely…

40 Palestinians Wounded In Clashes With Israeli Soldiers In Eastern Gaza

GAZA, Palestine, July 13 (NNN-WAFA) – At least 40 Palestinians were injured, including 22 with live ammunition, on Friday, during clashes with Israeli soldiers, in eastern Gaza Strip. Ashraf al-Qedra, spokesman of the Health Ministry in Gaza, said that, at least 40 Palestinian demonstrators were injured, including 22 shot by…
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