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First female-led TV station launched in Gaza

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First female-led TV station launched in Gaza

A female-led television station has officially launched in Gaza. Some have already criticised the new undertaking, objecting to the appearance of the volunteer female presenters and to the…

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🇬🇧 Oxfam managers grilled by UK MPs over sex scandal

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🇬🇧 Oxfam managers grilled by UK MPs over sex scandal

Senior management at the charity Oxfam have been answering questions from British MPs in London. This follows allegations that its staff paid women in Haiti for sex in the wake of the 2010…

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What is the “reality” for people with dementia?

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What is the “reality” for people with dementia?

Dementia is devastating for those living with the disease, as well as their family and friends – and more people will be exposed to its effects in the future. Dementia is an umbrella term…

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Can child mortality be reduced? – Inside Story

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Can child mortality be reduced? – Inside Story

The UN’s children’s agency says the world is failing newborn babies. At least 7000 of them die every day, mostly from preventable causes. A report by UNICEF found infants born in some of…

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UN: 80 percent of infant deaths preventable

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UN: 80 percent of infant deaths preventable

The world is failing newborn babies, according to UNICEF. A new report says 80 percent of deaths in the first month of life are caused by preventable and treatable conditions. And it singles…

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UN: World is failing to fight high child mortality rate

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UN: World is failing to fight high child mortality rate

The UN children’s agency says the world is failing newborn babies. A report by UNICEF has found infants born in the world’s poorest countries face the worst odds of surviving. Al Jazeera’s…

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🇮🇶 Iraqis volunteer to rebuild their war-torn country

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🇮🇶 Iraqis volunteer to rebuild their war-torn country

A group of young Iraqis say they will not wait for the government to rebuild the country. Billions of dollars have been promised for reconstruction, but as negotiations go back and forth, the…

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🇨🇫 Newborn mortality in CAR second worst globally

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🇨🇫 Newborn mortality in CAR second worst globally

In the Central African Republic (CAR), one in 24 babies die before they are a month old, the second worst infant mortality rate in the world, according to UNICEF. Many women cannot access…

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🇬🇧 Oxfam apologises to Haiti over sex scandal

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🇬🇧 Oxfam apologises to Haiti over sex scandal

The British charity Oxfam has apologised to the Haitian government over allegations of sexual exploitation by its staff. It has released an internal report into allegations that aid workers…

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🇺🇸 US protesters rally outside White House for gun control

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🇺🇸 US protesters rally outside White House for gun control

The White House says US President Donald Trump supports improved background checks on gun purchases, in the wake of last Wednesday’s school shooting in Florida. Trump is set to speak to survivors…

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