WHO calls to participate in 4th Health for All Film Festival

The World Health Organization (WHO) called on health workers and students, patients, public institutions, filmmakers and other interested parties to participate in the fourth edition of the Health for All Film Festival.   In the opinion of Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, WHO Director General, this festival has become an extraordinary sounding board for all kinds […]


Some of the World’s Worst Stampedes

At least 120 people were killed in a crush during a Halloween celebration in South Korea’s capital Seoul late on Saturday. Here are details of some of the worst stampedes over the last three decades: April 1989:┬áNinety-six people are killed and at least 200 injured in Britain’s worst sports disaster after a crowd surge crushed […]


Congo Expels Rwanda Ambassador as M23 Rebels Capture Strategic Town

The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has given Rwandan ambassador Vincent Karenga 48-hours to leave the country in retaliation for Rwanda’s alleged support of the M23 rebels in the Congo’s eastern provinces. “This is, in part, due to the persistence of (Karenga’s) country to attack the DRC and to support the terrorist movements of the […]