In a startling revelation, an analysis for the Global burden of Diseases has suggested that estimates of the number of people living with HIV are 18·7 per cent smaller than UNAIDS’s estimates in 2012.
About a dozen parents of the more than 200 kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls will never see their daughters again.
Using its own version of “soft” and “hard” power, the Islamic State, formerly known as ISIS, is crushing resistance across northern Iraq so successfully that its promise to march on Baghdad may no lon
US issues travel warning, offers Gaza $47m aid; Palestinian toll hits 603; ceasefire not near, insists Israel
Some 30,000 people living at Yumen in the north-western province of Gansu are not being allowed to leave, and the police at roadblocks on its perimeter is telling motorists to find alternative routes
A Taliban suicide attacker riding a motorbike killed five foreign guards in Kabul on Tuesday, the latest blast to rock the Afghan capital during an impasse over presidential election results.
Israeli forces pounded the Gaza Strip on Wednesday, sending thousands of residents fleeing, and said it was meeting stiff resistance from Hamas Islamists, as U.S.
Major airlines blocked flights to Israel Wednesday after a rocket from Gaza struck near airport runways, as the UN chief urged an end to a conflict that has killed 636 Palestinians and 31 Israelis.
The UN agency assisting Palestinian refugees has said that over 100,000 internally displaced people are seeking safety in its facilities amid deteriorating security conditions in the Gaza Strip as it