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Horn of Africa: WHO launches appeal to respond to urgent health needs

GENEVA, — The health and lives of people in the greater Horn of Africa are threatened as the region faces an unprecedented food crisis.In order to carry out urgent, life-saving work, WHO launched a funding appeal for US$ 123.7 million.Over 80 million p…

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Horn of Africa: WHO launches appeal to respond to urgent health needs

GENEVA, — The health and lives of people in the greater Horn of Africa are threatened as the region faces an unprecedented food crisis.In order to carry out urgent, life-saving work, WHO launched a funding appeal for US$ 123.7 million.Over 80 million p…

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US Donates Military Vehicles to AU Troops in Somalia

The United States has donated 24 armored personnel carriers to the African Union peacekeeping mission in Somalia, three months after the deadliest attack in years on the U.S.-backed peacekeeping mission.The handover, attended by U.S. Ambassador to Soma…

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South African Farmers Decry China’s Wool Ban

Sipiwo Makinana lives in Ugie, a small town at the foot of the Drakensberg Mountains in a postcard-worthy region of the Eastern Cape province, where he’s a small-scale sheep farmer.Makinana says he usually makes about 150 rand, or $9, per kilo for his …

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ASEAN Leaders Expected to Focus on Ukraine During Cambodia Gathering

Foreign ministers from ASEAN’s member states and its dialogue partners are arriving in Phnom Penh for a summit likely to focus largely on regional and global crises, including the murderous military regime in Myanmar, Russia’s unprovoked war on Ukraine…

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Invasive Reptiles, Amphibians Cost World $17 Billion

Two invasive species — the brown tree snake and the American bullfrog — cost the world more than $16 billion between 1986 and 2020, according to a study.Researchers say the already-hefty price tag should be seen as a lower limit on the true cost of inv…

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Invasive Reptiles, Amphibians Cost World $17 Billion

Two invasive species — the brown tree snake and the American bullfrog — cost the world more than $16 billion between 1986 and 2020, according to a study.Researchers say the already-hefty price tag should be seen as a lower limit on the true cost of inv…

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Reporter’s Notebook: Remembering Al-Zawahiri’s Last News Conference

In 1998, I joined a group of journalists traveling to Afghanistan’s Khost province to meet the leaders of a militant group who’d already logged a string of attacks and were announcing a new terrorism conglomerate. As we arrived, Arab fighters fired int…

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