The United Nations humanitarian chief said the conflict in Yemen has left 8.4 million people dependent on emergency food assistance and 75 percent of its 22 million people requiring some form of aid.
UN humanitarian chief: 8.4 million Yemenis need urgent aid
A New Hampshire judge on Monday put on hold a law requiring some voters to present proof of residency when they register, saying it would lengthen lines at polling places and make it difficult for students, disabled voters and others to cast ballots.
Judge bars New Hampshire proof of residency requirement for new voters
Many processed meat-free alternatives, seen by some as a ‘healthier’ option, are exceeding maximum recommended salt levels, with some being saltier than seawater, a campaign group warned.
Some processed meat-free alternatives 'saltier than seawater'
Some Grade 12 pupils in Khayelitsha and Philippi, both in South Africa, have to deal with not only the pressure of exams, but with the aftermath of the fires that left about 2,700 homeless.
Matrics struggle in face of fires, poverty
Diet analysis finds that Australia’s fiercest pouched predator was a forest specialist that took a hit when trees began to recede 350,000 years ago.
Climate change implicated in marsupial-lion extinction
The UN Human Rights Committee said on Tuesday that France’s ban on the niqab, the full-body Islamic veil, was a violation of human rights and ordered it to review the legislation.
France's ban on full-body Islamic veil violates human rights: UN arights panel
Children’s services in Britain from Sure Start — a UK Government area-based initiative — to schools and National Health Service (NHS) mental health are at breaking point, according to a coalition of 120 organizations that have called on Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond to invest in young people in the budget next week.
Children's services in UK at breaking point, experts say
At 10 a.m. on a muggy October morning, Crawford Market, one of Mumbai’s oldest, is stirring into life.
“No questions, no excuses”: The squad enforcing Mumbai's ban on plastic
One of the world's biggest tobacco firms, Philip Morris, was accused of ‘staggering hypocrisy’ over its new ad campaign that urges smokers to quit.
Major tobacco firm accused of hypocrisy over anti-smoking ad

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