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  • UN finds torture, ill-treatment in Afghan prisons

    Date: 2019-04-17 12:26:04 GMT - Afghanistan - World - SN:48 - ID:7902241

    KABUL, April 17 (MENA) - Around a third of all conflict-related detainees in Afghanistan say they have suffered from torture or ill-treatment, the UN said in a report Wednesday. UN officials interviewed a total of 618 detainees held in 77 ....

  • Indonesians vote to elect new president, parl't

    Date: 2019-04-17 05:34:27 GMT - Indonesia - World - SN:1 - ID:7901525

    JAKARTA, April 17 (MENA) - Indonesians voted on Wednesday to pick a new president and parliament after a six-month campaign in the sprawling equatorial archipelago, euronews reported. The eight-hour vote is conducted across a country that ....

  • Notre Dame to be rebuilt within 5 years, Macron says

    Date: 2019-04-16 22:37:12 GMT - France - World - SN:87 - ID:7901400

    PARIS, April 16 (MENA) - French President Emmanuel Macron vowed to rebuild Notre Dame Cathedral within five years after a devastating fire Monday caused the landmark’s roof and spire to collapse, CNBC News reported. "We now have to get things ....

  • First shipment of Red Cross humanitarian aid arrives in Venezuela

    Date: 2019-04-16 22:32:14 GMT - Venezuela - World - SN:86 - ID:7901402

    CARACAS, April 16 (MENA) - The first shipment of humanitarian aid from the Red Cross intended to alleviate a dire economic crisis in Venezuela arrived in the once-prosperous, oil-rich country on Tuesday, a representative of the organisation and a ....

  • WHO says Measles cases up 300% worldwide in 2019

    Date: 2019-04-16 22:28:32 GMT - USA - World - SN:84 - ID:7901484

    WASHINGTON, April 16 (MENA) - Measles cases have continued to climb into 2019, the World Health Organization (WHO) has warned in a fresh reported. "Preliminary global data shows that reported cases rose by 300 percent in the first three months of ....

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