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Migrants die at sea 10 migrants found dead off Libya coast after European coast guards ignore rescue calls

As many as 99 people on the boat were rescued alive. The wooden boat was found by Doctors without Borders (MSF) around 30 nautical miles from the Libyan coast

Food crisis worsens in Afghanistan amid major drought and rising poverty and other stories

Today we look at the hunger crisis in Afghanistan amid a severe drought; a strike against insecurity and critical fuel shortages in Haiti, and more

US jury indicts police and medics in the killing of Elijah McClain and other stories

Today we look at the indictment of police and paramedics in the killing of Elijah McClain, the new abortion law enforced in the US state of Texas, and more

Post-Taliban takeover, what will happen to healthcare in Afghanistan?

Under the US occupation, Afghanistan’s health system became completely dependent on international NGOs. The country does not have a proper public health system of its own

Afghanistan: The challenges of a health system dependent on foreign aid

The health infrastructure set up during the US occupation was already inadequate to meet people’s needs, and now it faces new challenges after the Taliban’s victory. Many Afghans struggle to access health care due to the high cost and the long distances they need to travel, often through conflict zones

Demand for patent waiver WTO meet Ahead of crucial WTO meet, rights groups urge patent waiver on COVID-19 vaccines

The rich countries have opposed the proposal of a patent waiver for COVID-19 vaccines put forth by over 100 poorer countries, calling it harmful for the interests of drug companies

MSF reports civilians killed by Ethiopian soldiers in Tigray and other stories

Today we take a look at recent reports of the killing of civilians in the Tigray region, custodial deaths of Indigenous people in Australia, police repression against a protest in Jordan, and the key lessons learned as India marks 1 year of the Covid-19 lockdown

Palestine injury MSF MSF report highlights gruesome injuries to Gazans due to Israeli firing

At least 900 wounded people are being treated by MSF doctors even as there is a massive shortage of equipment due to the Israeli blockade

Aquarius migrant rescue ship Revoking the registration of Mediterranean migrant rescue ship put thousands of lives in peril

The ship was leased by SOS Méditerranée and Médecins Sans Frontières and was instrumental in saving the lives of around 10,000 refugees stranded at sea

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