Daily Archives: January 29, 2015

With new Ebola cases reaching record low, UN health agency targets ending epidemic

29 January 2015 – This week, the number of new Ebola cases recorded in West Africa fell below 100 for the first time in seven months, the World Health Organization reported today as it announced …

Global warming won’t lead to more storms, but will make storms stronger

Extreme weatherGlobal warming won’t lead to more storms, but will make storms stronger

Published 30 January 2015

A study by atmospheric physicists finds that global warming will not lead to an overall increasingly stormy

Ebola epidemic ebbing: WHO

EbolaEbola epidemic ebbing: WHO

Published 30 January 2015

The World Health Organization(WHO) has reported fewer than 100 new cases of Ebola in West Africa in the last week, which means the outbreak

UN denounces killing of journalists

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Director-General of the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), Irina Bokova. UN Photo/Devra Berkowitz

The recent killings of journalists in South Sudan and in Iraq have been denounced by …

UN AND AFRICA: Farmers in Malawi in urgent need of help after heavy flooding

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Damaged Jali-Phalombe road and bridge in Malawi. Photo: WFP/Steve Khuleya

• Devastating floods in Malawi have left thousands of farmers without crops and livestock, according to the UN Food and …