Thursday, January 20th, 2022

Tag: people

Ethiopia air strike in northwest Tigray killed 56 people, aid workers say

Military spokesman Colonel Getnet Adane and government spokesman Legesse Tulu did not immediately respond to requests for comment. The government has previously denied targeting civilians in the 14-month conflict with rebellious Tigrayan forces. Both...

Sudan’s Prime Minister resigns amid violent anti-coup protests that have left at least 57 people dead

The announcement came after three protesters were killed by Sudanese security forces during anti-coup demonstrations near the capital Sunday, the civilian-allied Sudanese Central Doctors Committee (SCDC) said. Two of the protesters were shot in...

Covid-induced poverty: Nearly 100 million people may stay poor this year from the pandemic

The World Bank estimates that 97 million people across the globe fell into poverty due to the pandemic in 2020, living on less than $2 a day. There has been little improvement since. “Globally,...

Fit people drink more than those who don’t exercise: study

Highly fit women and men are more likely to consume alcohol than relatively unfit individuals, according to a new study published in the journal, Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise.  A group of...

Super Typhoon Rai: Death toll climbs to at least 75 people in the Philippines

Search and rescue operations continued over the weekend after Rai, the 15th typhoon to hit the Philippines this year, made landfall Thursday on Siargao Island, a popular tourist and surfing destination on the central...

Iraq floods: Flash floods in northern Iraq kill 12 people

Videos posted to social media show muddy waters flooding streets and homes in the city of Erbil, the capital of Iraq’s semi-autonomous region of Kurdistan, and other towns in the province. Rescue operations are...

Jobs have never been so secure. Bosses have stopped firing people

There’s been a lot of attention to the “Great Resignation,” the record number of people quitting their jobs amid the pandemic’s upheavals. More than four million workers quit their jobs every month from July...

Climate change: How rich people could help save the planet

CNN —   Rich people don’t just have bigger bank balances and more lavish lifestyles than the rest of us – they also have bigger carbon footprints. The more stuff you own, and the...

Vaccinated people no longer have to follow lockdown restrictions in Austria

Austria ended lockdown restrictions for vaccinated people across most of the country on Sunday, three weeks after reimposing strict rules to combat a rising wave of coronavirus infections. The rules, which vary by region...

Ecstasy can help people with PTSD, study says

Methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA)-assisted therapy has been able to aid people with severe post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), according to researchers.  In an updated study first published in May in the journal Nature Medicine, authors from New York...