She Survived ISIS Sex Slavery. Now, She Is A UN Goodwill Ambassador

She Survived ISIS Sex Slavery. Now, She Is A UN Goodwill Ambassador

Sept 16 - Nadia Murad, a survivor of the ISIS atrocities, was selected to be the of the United Nations Goodwill Ambassador for human trafficking on September 16, 2016. The formal UN announcement states, "During her Ambassadorship, Nadia will focus on advocacy initiatives and raise awareness around the plight of the countless victims of trafficking". Nadia was just 19 years...

Syria ceasefire comes into effect under US-Russia deal

Syria ceasefire comes into effect under US-Russia deal

Sept 13 - A nationwide ceasefire in Syria brokered by the United States and Russia began at sundown on Monday, coinciding with the Muslim Eid al-Adha holiday, but there are concerns about whether it will hold. Several hours into the ceasefire, the UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said major conflict zones across the country were quiet. "Calm is prevailing," said...

US election: Hillary Clinton diagnosed with pneumonia

US election: Hillary Clinton diagnosed with pneumonia

Sept 12 - US Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has been treated for pneumonia, her doctor says, after she was taken ill at a 9/11 ceremony. Dr Lisa Bardack said she was diagnosed with pneumonia on Friday and given antibiotics, but had become dehydrated at the New York event. The doctor's statement said she was now re-hydrated and "recovering nicely"....

Frenchwoman who got world’s first face transplant dies at 49

Frenchwoman who got world’s first face transplant dies at 49

Sept 7 - Isabelle Dinoire, a Frenchwoman who received the world’s first partial face transplant, has died more than a decade after a complex and daring operation that set the stage for dozens of similar transplants worldwide. She was 49. The hospital said Dinoire died in April, but didn’t announce it until Tuesday because the family wanted to mourn privately....

Maldives invites oldest Chinese tourist for a holiday

Maldives invites oldest Chinese tourist for a holiday

Aug 21 (NIA) - The Maldives China Trade and Cultural Organization has invited the oldest Chinese citizen who can travel as a tourist to the Maldives, local media reported on Thursday. 101 year old Liu Chengxin became the oldest Chinese outbound tourist ever after acquiring her first travel permit despite the health risk. Reports said that this was quite an accomplishment...

Frankfurt Airport evacuated after security breach in departures hall

Frankfurt Airport evacuated after security breach in departures hall

Aug 31 - A departures hall at Frankfurt Airport has been evacuated after a passenger caused a security breach. A spokesperson for the German airport said a passenger - who was not immediately found - "entered the security area before the security check had been completed". "Therefore the German federal police cleared departure hall A as a preventative measure," a...

Indian doctors remove 40 knives from man’s stomach

Indian doctors remove 40 knives from man’s stomach

Amritsar, August 25 (AP): Doctors in Amritsar in the state of Punjab in Northern India have surgically removed 40 knives from the stomach of a man who had swallowed them over the past two months, one of the physicians said today. The 42-year-old man is recovering in a hospital in Punjab state after undergoing surgery Friday in which doctors removed...

Nepal’s unending cycle of migration keeps the country stagnant

Nepal’s unending cycle of migration keeps the country stagnant

Om Astha Rai/Nepali Times Kathmandu, August 23: Man Bahadur Limbu went to Malaysia in 2002, hoping to escape poverty and war. He worked in a factory for four years and was allowed to visit his family only once, in 2004. He endured the burden of the loan, inhuman working conditions and separation from the family. Bahadur, a fifth-grade dropout, ploughed...

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