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Palestinian children wait to receive food cooked by a charity kitchen amid shortages of food supplies, as the ongoing conflict between Israel and the Palestinian Islamist group Hamas continues, in Rafah, in the southern Gaza Strip, on March 5.
WORLD / Politics
Mar 20, 2024
In Gaza, starving children fill hospital wards as famine looms
Hundreds if not thousands more children could die of hunger unless fighting stops and aid agencies have full access throughout Gaza, UNICEF says.
Palestinian children wait to receive food cooked by a charity kitchen amid shortages of supplies in Rafah, in the southern Gaza Strip, on Tuesday.
WORLD / Society
Mar 6, 2024
Gaza's hungry await aid despite convoy deaths amid dispute over supplies
Only a fraction of the food needed is getting in and very little reaching the northern areas where children are said to have started dying of malnutrition.
A Palestinian girl sits on bags of flour distributed by the United Nations Relief and Works Agency in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip on Monday.
WORLD / Politics
Jan 30, 2024
In dossier, Israel accuses 190 U.N. staff of being 'hardened killers'
Over 10 countries, including major donors the United States and Germany, have halted their funding to the agency, which employs 13,000 people in Gaza.
A boy stands in the rain at a school run by the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip on Tuesday.
WORLD
Nov 15, 2023
Heavy rain in Gaza brings new problems and fears for Palestinians
The start of the rainy season and the possibility of flooding increased fears that the densely populated enclave's sewage system will be overwhelmed.
A nurse prepares a malaria vaccine before administering it to an infant in Kisumu, Kenya, in July 2022.
WORLD / Science & Health
Oct 3, 2023
WHO recommends malaria vaccine that will be rolled out next year
R21/Matrix-M, developed by Britain's University of Oxford, will become available by mid-2024
Sebastien Lai, son of Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai, holds a sign calling for the release of his father, on the sidelines of the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva on Wednesday.
ASIA PACIFIC / Crime & Legal
Sep 28, 2023
Son of jailed tycoon says it's in Hong Kong's interest to free him
Jimmy Lai is the founder of now shut pro-democracy newspaper Apple Daily and a prominent critic of China's Communist Party.
Japan Times
OLYMPICS
Feb 10, 2022
Fate of star skater Kamila Valieva in limbo after doping allegation emerges
Russian figure skating sensation Kamila Valieva shows up for practice at Beijing Olympics on Thursday, following reports that she had tested positive for a banned drug.
Japan Times
OLYMPICS
Feb 8, 2022
First woman to land quad at Games, Kamila Valieva fulfills dream of glory
The 15-year-old on Monday became the first woman to land quadruple jumps at the Olympics, helping the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) to its second gold medal in Beijing.
Japan Times
WORLD
Aug 6, 2021
Belarusian sprinter opted to defect on way to Tokyo airport over safety fears
Krystsina Tsimanouskaya said her family feared she would be sent to a psychiatric ward if she went back to her home country.
Japan Times
OLYMPICS
Jul 29, 2021
Pandemic takes toll on athletes' mental health at Tokyo Games
Some struggling to cope with the challenges posed by the coronavirus while carrying their country's hopes on the global sports stage.
Japan Times
WORLD / Politics
Jan 22, 2020
Key ministers remain as Russia gets new government in what Putin calls 'major renewal'
Russian President Vladimir Putin approved a new government on Tuesday which he described as a break with the past, bringing in some fresh faces but retaining many senior ministers.

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