Cambodia officially banned selling and exporting locally-pumped human breast milk Tuesday, after reports exposed how women were turning to the controversial trade to boost meagre incomes in one of Southeast Asia’s poorest countries.
Cuban is preparing to send a medical brigade specialized in natural disasters to help flood victims in Peru, state daily Granma reported on Monday.
A new report showed that food security and nutrition levels in the Near East and North Africa have sharply deteriorated over the last five years, a UN spokesman told reporters here Monday.
As the annual Tomb-Sweeping Day approaches, Cambodia and China on Tuesday jointly commemorated two Chinese UN peacekeepers who were killed in a blast here 24 years ago.
An explosion on a boat in the southern Zamboanga City has killed five people and injured four others, the Philippine military said Tuesday.
At least three women have been killed and dozens are missing after a jam-packed ferry capsized in the river of Panguchi in Bangladesh’s Bagerhat district, some 178 km southwest of capital Dhaka, on Tuesday morning.
A total of 279,000 people are currently displaced as a result of the military operations in Mosul, a city in north Iraq, Farhan Haq, the deputy UN spokesman, told reporters here Monday.
Meat sellers across the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh Monday began an indefinite strike against the police crackdown on illegal slaughterhouses ordered by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath.
An avalanche Monday killed seven Japanese high school students and a teacher on a mountain-climbing outing, and injured 40 more.
Pakistan has begun building a fence along its border with Afghanistan to curtail the movement of militants, its army said, in a move criticised by its eastern neighbour for dividing communities.
At least 11 people were killed and 42 others injured, some of them critically, after a mini-truck carrying them overturned Monday in central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh, police said.
Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny appeared in court on Monday, a day after being detained at a major opposition rally against government corruption that he led the previous day.