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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......

Toilets are fine but what about waste management?

  A study by international NGO WaterAid showed if all people waiting for household toilets in India were to stand in a line today, the queue would stretch from earth to moon and beyond.......

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......

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......

Road to Russia: CONCACAF big guns start with wins

IMAGE Costa Rica's Cristian Gamboa, left, celebrates his goal as Haiti's goalkeeper Johny Placide looks on during their 2018 World Cup qualifying match. Photograph: Juan Carlos Ulate/Reuters......

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, World Cup qualifiers: Brazil crush Peru; Romania hold Italy

IMAGE: Brazil's Douglas Costa (left) celebrates a goal against Peru during their 2018 World Cup qualifying match in Salvador on Tuesday. Photograph: Ueslei Marcelino/Reuters An inspired......
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