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Fourth US Democratic debate: Impeachment, healthcare, Syria

Twelve Democratic candidates held the fourth debate for the right to challenge President Donald Trump for the US presidency in 2020. The candidates defended the congressional impeachment inquiry of Trump and debated healthcare, the economy, foreign policy and other issues on Tuesday night. Al Jazeera’s John Hendren reports from Westerville, Ohio. – Subscribe to our…

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Yemen fuel shortage: health concerns rise as rubbish piles up

In Yemen’s capital Sanaa health officials warn that enormous piles of uncollected rubbish littering its streets could lead to another cholera outbreak. But rubbish trucks have not been able to do their rounds because of a severe fuel shortage, despite last year’s Sweden deal which promised the delivery of goods and other services if the…

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Kashmir lockdown limits people's access to mental healthcare

The security lockdown in Indian-administered Kashmir continues for nearly two months. Now doctors say the crackdown is causing stress and anxiety in people, while also limiting their access to mental healthcare services. Al Jazeera’s Mohammed Jamjoom reports. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish – Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera…

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Mandatory health insurance may begin by mid-2020

Mandatory health insurance may begin by mid-2020 Oman’s mandatory universal health insurance programme, which provides insurance to private sector employees, domestic workers and visitors to Oman, may begin rolling out as early as mid-2020. Website: http://timesofoman.com Facebook: http://facebook.com/timesofoman Twitter: http://twitter.com/timesofoman

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Muscat Health Center opens in Gaza

Oman Charity Organization inaugurates Muscat Health Center and Emergency Unit in the Gaza Strip, Palestine. The Center is one of the Sultanate’s projects in the field of social development in the Gaza Strip. Website: http://timesofoman.com Facebook: http://facebook.com/timesofoman Twitter: http://twitter.com/timesofoman

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Analysis: Canada's Trudeau admits to racist 'brownface' makeup

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has apologised after a photo emerged of him wearing brownface makeup to a party in 2001. The picture was published in a school yearbook while Trudeau worked as a teacher in British Columbia, before entering politics. It was taken at the school’s annual dinner with an Arabian Nights theme. The…

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Gujarat bakery celebrates Modi’s b’day by giving health kits to 17,000 children

A bakery in Gujarat has decided to celebrate Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s birthday by donating health kits to more than 17,000 students in his home state of Gujarat. Workers from the Atul Bakery went to more than 370 locations, including several villages and schools, and gave health kits to children in these locations, in…

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Health drives help push down infectious disease rates

Health drives help push down infectious disease rates Immunisation drives  in Oman led to a huge cut in infectious diseases in 2018, government data has revealed. According to the National Centre for Statistics and Information, 2018 saw  cases of viral hepatitis, whooping cough, chicken pox, mumps and measles drop by up to 89% Chicken pox saw…

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Kyrgyzstan's former President Atambayev detained

Special officers have arrested Kyrgyzstan’s former President Almazbek Atambayev after storming his home for the second time in 24 hours. A soldier was killed during Wednesday’s failed raid at his country residence near the capital Bishkek. Al Jazeera’s Laura Burdon-Manley has more. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish -…

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Egypt's former president Mohamed Morsi dies: State media

Egypt’s former President Mohamed Morsi has died after appearing in court in Cairo, according to state media. The 67-year-old died after fainting during the court session in the Egyptian capital on Monday, state TV reported. “He was speaking before the judge for 20 minutes then became very animated and fainted. He was quickly rushed to…