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WHO: Pollution kills 7 million people a year
World Health Organisation says air pollution now the cause of one in eight deaths, with indoor stoves the biggest risk.
Last updated: 25 Mar 2014 04:58 GMT
Diabetes: The developing world's time bomb?
Far from being a disease of the rich, diabetes may reach epidemic levels in developing countries.
Last updated: 15 Nov 2011 10:59 GMT
The diabetes watch
The rising burden of diabetes requires stronger surveillance systems and urgent attention from global institutions.
Last updated: 25 Sep 2011 14:03 GMT
Global diabetes numbers at all-time high
New study says that 347 million adults worldwide have disease, double the number affected by it 1980.
Last updated: 26 Jun 2011 14:57 GMT
Smoking kills, study shows
Smoking kills some 5 million people a year, claiming an equal number of lives in both the developed and developing world. The toll is set to rise unless the habit is quashed, scientists said.
Last updated: 12 Sep 2003 03:28 GMT
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Migrants in Italy: Arrival and survival
Italy struggles to deal with growing flood of migrants willing to risk their lives to reach the nearest European shores.
Israel's Operation Protective Edge is the third major offensive on the Gaza Strip in six years.
American Muslims' ongoing civil rights fight
Muslims and Arabs in the US say they face discrimination in many areas of life, 13 years after the 9/11 attacks.
Rainy season worsens South Sudan crisis
At one UN site alone, approximately four children below the age of five are dying each day.
JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
On chutzpah and war
The trap: Cult thinking and conflict in the Middle East
A rift with Assad's allies? Think again
Fire at the Gaza wall, not over it
Gaza: No innocent victims?
On Gaza, genocide, and impunity
In Pictures: Ramadan in Aleppo
Syrian opposition fighters spent the holy month of Ramadan fasting while fighting regime forces.
In Pictures: West Bank anger
Deadly clashes erupt as thousands of Palestinians protest against mounting death toll in Gaza.
In Pictures: Sierra Leone's war against Ebola
Medical facilities are fiercely battling the world's largest outbreak of the deadly disease.
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