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South Korea Reports 150 MERS Cases, 16 Deaths; WHO Calls Emergency Meeting On Outbreak

Agence France-Presse: ‘Excessive’ public alarm as S. Korea reports 16th MERS death “South Korea Monday reported its 16th death in an expanding MERS outbreak, as President Park Geun-hye called for efforts to shore up the economy against what she called ‘excessive’ public alarm. Seoul also declared five new patients –…

Pakistan Official Warns Foreign Aid Groups They Face Scrutiny, Possible Expulsion

New York Times: Pakistan Warns Aid Groups to Follow Unspecified Rules “After the police shut down the offices of a major Western aid group, Pakistan’s interior minister warned Friday that other foreign organizations operating in Pakistan faced greater scrutiny and the possibility of expulsion if they failed to adhere to…

Indians Living Longer But With More Disabilities, Study Says

Wall Street Journal: Study: Longer, But Not Healthier, Life in India “Indians, on average, now live almost eight years longer than they did in 1990, but the extra years are giving more time for ailments that reduce quality of life to develop. That’s the finding of a study published [last]…

Chinese Government ‘Should Not Regulate Birth’

New York Times: Relaxing China’s One-Child Policy Dai Qing, Beijing-based investigative journalist “…Regardless of whether birth control laws prohibit or encourage procreation, if such laws are based simply on the whims of a dictator or on statistics, they are bound to run into problems. We may not want to have…

Pakistan Authorities Shut Down Save The Children Office

New York Times: Save the Children Group Is Shut Down in Pakistan “The Pakistani authorities on Thursday shut down the aid group Save the Children’s office in Islamabad and ordered its foreign staff members to leave the country within 15 days. … The local news media, quoting government officials, reported…

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