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Daily Archives: October 14, 2018

ICRC Urges Nigerian Militants to Free Abducted Healthcare Workers

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is making an urgent appeal to Islamic State’s West Africa affiliate in Nigeria to release two healthcare workers who were abducted earlier this year.We urge you for mercy. We urge you to not kill anot…

Bodies of 9 Climbers Pulled From Nepal Peak

A rescue team Sunday began retrieving the bodies of nine climbers killed in a violent storm on Nepal’s Mount Gurja, a freak accident that has left the mountaineering community reeling.A helicopter dropped four mountain guides at the camp where the Sout…

Children in Ebola-Affected DRC Return to School

The U.N. children’s fund reports the vast majority of children living in Ebola-affected areas of eastern Democratic Republic of Congo have returned to school where they are taught ways to avoid infection.School began one month ago in Democratic Republi…

Majlis Podcast: Where Are Russian-Uzbek Relations Headed Under Mirziyoev?

Russian President Vladimir Putin is scheduled to visit Uzbekistan on October 18-19. It is Putin’s first official visit to Uzbekistan since Shavkat Mirziyoev became president at the end of 2016.Uzbekistan’s relations with Russia were often poor during I…