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Haiti: 3 Pak peacekeepers jailed for sexual abuse

Three Pakistani police personnel, serving in one of the United Nations' peackeeping missions in Haiti, have been found guilty in a sexual exploitation case and will be imprisoned on their return to......

Two Pakistani UN soldiers jailed for raping Haitian boy

Two United Nations peacekeepers from Pakistan have been sentenced to a year in prison and sacked from the army for raping a 14-year-old boy in Haiti, a media report said on Tuesday. The soldiers......

India tells UNSC to stay out of Haiti politics

India has underlined the need for the United Nations to focus on humanitarian works in Haiti, saying the world body shouldn't get too deeply embroiled in the country's internal politics. "The focus......

In PHOTOS: The tragedy called Haiti

It's been a year since a devastating earthquake hit Haiti, killing more than 200,000 residents and leaving more than two million homelessThe earthquake levelled the capital city, delivered a severe......

Pak floods far worse than tsunami, Haiti quake

The flood situation in Pakistan continues to be grim.Thousands of residents are evacuating Muzaffargarh city in Pakistan's Punjab province after local authorities issued an urgent flood......

Exploring mines in Elephant Country

To say Haiti is underexplored is almost an understatement, according to Scott Close, head of investor relations at Eurasian Minerals.The last producing mine - a copper operation - was closed in the......

Contaminated water? Use low cost 'drinkable book' as cleaner

Image: Theresa Dankovich. Photograph: Kind courtesy, Facebook/Page Drinking Paper   The book is the brainchild of Theresa Dankovich, who calls it 'The Drinkable Book' Contaminted water is a......

How to read an economic survey well

A survey's design determines its findings; understanding the logic behind measurement is key to interpretation, says TN Ninan. Neilsen has put out its latest quarterly survey on the consumer mood......

India scores badly on Hunger Index, lags behind Nepal

Image: Children eat their community lunch inside a relief camp near Bilasipara town in Assam. Photograph: Utpal Baruah/Reuters Though hunger levels are not alarming in India, it still fares......

10 nations where people survive on less than $1.25 a day

A young girl with her mother attend a religious mass. Photograph: Dondi Tawatao/Getty Images About one-third of the world’s 'extremely poor' people live in India, according to......

Angelina Jolie to adopt child from Haiti?

Get your low down on what's happening in the world of Hollywood, right here! Angelina Jolie made a secret visit to the quake-ravaged Haiti and it is rumoured that she is all set to adopt a......

Bollywood raises funds for Haiti quake victims

Anil Kapoor and Kangana Ranaut are snapped at an auction of Indian modern art organised to raise funds for Haiti earthquake victims, in Mumbai on Sunday. Haiti was hit by a 7.0-magnitude......

'Women make very good peacekeepers'

'If you look at peacekeeping right now, it is fraught with accusations of sexual abuse or peacekeepers involved in deals that are outside their purview, human trafficking.' 'When a contingent of......

Marion Cotillard, Clooney, Gaga: Humanitarians of Hollywood

Ever wondered what happens when Hollywood A-listers turn protestors? Take a look.There exists a rare breed of showbiz celebrities who are just as passionate about social causes close to their heart......

Demi Moore, George Clooney, Oprah: Hollywood's humanitarian side

Amidst all the glitz, glamour and vacations on luxury yachts, Hollywood stars make time to do their bit for charity. While Oscar winning actress Sandra Bullock has given away a significant chunk of......

US draw with Panama in Gold Cup, Haiti through to quarters

Panama goal keeper Jaime Penedo (1) makes a save against USA forward Timmy chandler (21) in the second half during CONCACAF Gold Cup group play at Sporting Park in Kansas City on Monday.......

Gold Cup: US beat Haiti, advance to quarter-finals

  United States forward Clint Dempsey (left) celebrates his goal with teammate Gyasi Zardes who assisted during the second half of their CONCACAF Gold Cup group tie against Haiti at Gillette......

Spain hold on for friendly win over Haiti

World champions Spain held on for a 2-1 win over Haiti in a friendly on Saturday as they warmed up for this month's Confederations Cup. After Fernando Torres went close with a spectacular volley,......

PHOTOS: Jamaica to meet Mexico in CONCACAF final

Jamaica's Darren Mattocks (right) celebrates after scoring the opening goal against the United States of America during the 2015 CONCACAF Golf Cup semi-final match. Photograph: Kevin C.......

Gold Cup: Jamaica shock US in semi-finals

Jamaica midfielder Je-Vaughn Watson and Giles Barnes celebrate after defeating the United States. Photograph: Jason Getz/Reuters Darren Mattocks and Giles Barnes scored first-half goals to propel......
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80-yr-old NRI in UK to walk from Kanyakumari to Delhi

LONDON: An 80-year-old NRI philanthropist in the UK will undertake a 4,160-km long walk from Kanyakumari to New Delhi in six months to raise 1.5... ...
Hurricane Joaquin batters Bahamas, fate of cargo ship unknown

NASSAU The fate of more than 30 crew aboard a cargo ship that ran afoul of Hurricane Joaquin off the Bahamas was unknown on Friday as the powerful... ...
A reflection on Caribbean tourism in Nixon's latest book

Resisting Paradise, Angelique V. Nixon latest publication is a book that takes her readers to tourism, diaspora and intricate relationships in the... ...
Former Haiti President Jean-Bertrand Aristide Breaks his Silence

15:42 IST Former Haitian President Jean Bertrand Aristide speaks to supporters at the entrance to his home in Port-au-Prince, on September 30,... ...
Football finds a passage to India

PANAJI: The announcement that Ronaldinho has left Fluminense after just nine appearances in three months gave rise to widespread speculation, and... ...

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