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Eritrea and North Korea top censorship list

Eritrea and North Korea are the first and second most censored countries worldwide, according to a Top Ten list compiled by the Committee to Protect Journalists.
from Committee to Protect Journalists on Apr 26, 2015.
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'Sister countries' add to South African xenophobia, says Zuma

President Jacob Zuma has chastised governments who have criticised South Africa for xenophobic violence.
from Mail&Guardian on Apr 27, 2015.

Nearly 1m Nepali children need help, says Unicef

At least 940,000 children living in areas severely affected by yesterday's earthquake in Nepal are in urgent need of humanitarian assistance, says the UN Children's Fund.
from UNICEF on Apr 27, 2015.

Global vaccination targets ‘off-track’, warns WHO

Progress towards global vaccination targets for 2015 is far off-track, warns the World Health Organization.
from WHO on Apr 27, 2015.

Death toll rises to 2,200 in Nepal earthquake

A magnitude 6.7 aftershock shook the Kathmandu area of Nepal a day after an earthquake devastated the region, sending people yelling and running for open ground.
from Indian Express on Apr 26, 2015.
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How Nepal ignored threat of imminent earthquake

Every year Nepal observes January 16 as National Earthquake Safety Day. But there was never a public acceptance that a great earthquake of the 1934 magnitude would strike.
from Down to Earth on Apr 27, 2015.

A view of Katmandu after the earthquake

Suddenly there was a big jolt. The whole mountain started bobbing, as if set on the ocean. We could barely stay standing. “This is the Big One,” I thought.
from New York Times on Apr 26, 2015.
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Indian farmer kick-starts two Green Revolutions

The livelihood and on-farm research of Indian farmer Nekkanti Subba Rao have made him an integral part of the history of the Green Revolutions.
from IRRI on Apr 24, 2015.
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