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UN suspends aid convoys following Syria airstrike International,News,Uncategorized

By Caitlin Patrick   The UN humanitarian aid agency has suspended all convoys following airstrikes on aid trucks that killed at least 12 truck drivers and Red Crescent workers in Syria, Monday night. The UN called the attacks “sickening, savage and apparently deliberate,” in a statement Tuesday. “The humanitarians delivering life-saving aid were heroes. Those

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Global water shortage may hit by 2030, UN says International,News

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By Donna Marie Sevilla There may be a 40 per cent shortage of water supply in the world by 2030, the United Nations said in a report released Friday. The report comes ahead of Sunday’s World Water Day. The report specifically warns about dangers to ground water which has been depleting in many countries. “By 2050, water demand is

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