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Aid convoys reach four Syrian towns, first time since November

GENEVA: Aid convoys reached four besieged towns in Syria on Tuesday, delivering food and medical supplies to 60,000 people for the first time since November, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and United Nations said. “We are entering #Madaya, #Zabadani, #Foaa & #Kafrya with @SYRedCrescent & @UN delivering much-needed food & medical items,”… Read More »

Senegal's Mane misses in shoot-out as Cameroon reach Nations Cup last four

FRANCEVILLE, Gabon: Senegal’s Sadio Mane missed the vital spot-kick in a shoot-out as Cameroon produced a smash-and-grab performance to win 5-4 on penalties following a 0-0 draw in their African Nations Cup quarter-final on Saturday. A pulsating match produced a host of chances, mostly for a dominant Senegal, but no goals as a combination of… Read More »

School out of reach for nearly one in 10 children worldwide, UNESCO says

NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Some 263 million children worldwide, nearly one in 10, do not go to school, posing a daunting hurdle to the United Nations’ efforts to educate all children by 2030, the U.N.’s cultural agency UNESCO reported on Friday. The number is “staggering,” yet marks an improvement from 2000 when some… Read More »