The WHO warned that deteriorating infrastructure and critical supply shortages in the conflict-torn nation could cause thousands of deaths from disease and injury.
Only 97 vaquita are believed to remain in the wild, but many of them meet their deaths in nets looking to service the illegal trade in totoaba bladders.
Those who support Sepp Blatter's bid for another term as FIFA president oppose any move to delay Friday’s election.
In an interview with Al Jazeera, the leader of al Qaeda's Syrian affiliate said that his group's sole focus was the downfall of Syrian President Bashar Assad's regime.
The international dispute over China's maritime territorial claims has intensified in recent weeks.
Former FIFA president João Havelange was involved in corruption long before Sepp Blatter appeared on the world soccer scene.
A bill to strengthen legal protections for transgender people was advanced in Iran, where homosexuality is not only criminalized but, in some cases, punishable by death.
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