Aid agencies are warning that thousands of people in Yemen could be dying undetected from cholera as people are too frightened to seek treatment in health facilities overwhelmed by coronavirus.
Agencies fear hidden cholera deaths in Yemen as COVID-19 overwhelms clinics
The unprecedented social and economic crisis caused by the coronavirus pandemic will see nearly seven million more children experience stunting as a result of malnutrition, the United Nations said Tuesday.
Pandemic to bring surge in child wasting cases: UN
Twenty-six Rohingya refugees, who had been feared drowned while trying to swim ashore on the Malaysian resort island of Langkawi, were found alive hiding in the bushes on a nearby islet, a senior coastguard official said on Monday.
Missing Rohingya refugees found alive on Malaysian islet
Elaborate "virtual kidnappings" are being used to extort money from the friends and relatives of Chinese students Down Under, Australian police warned Monday, after a spate of transnational scams were reported.
'Virtual kidnappings' warning for Chinese students in Australia
Coronavirus cases in Latin America for the first time have surpassed the combined infections in the United States and Canada, a Reuters tally showed, amid a surge of infections in Brazil, Mexico, Peru, Colombia and Argentina.
Latin America leads world in coronavirus cases, Reuters count shows
Brazil is being battered by the coronavirus crisis, but the damage is uneven across the sprawling South American country, where experts say chaotic policy-making has only made a complicated situation worse.
Brazil COVID crisis big, complicated as country itself
Spurning free air tickets, accommodation and higher pay, millions of migrant workers who fled India's cities when coronavirus hit are too scared to return, with grim implications for the already crumbling economy.
Indian firms struggle to lure migrant workers back
At 24, Sama al-Diwani and her fiancé had big dreams.
Virus adds to deep despair felt by war-weary young Arabs
A sterilization program that ran in the US state of North Carolina from 1929 to 1974 was explicitly designed to "breed out" black citizens and met the UN definition of genocide, a study said.
US eugenics program tried to 'breed out' black people: Study

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