Articles about Central African Republic

Angola: Rare pink diamond discovered; largest in 300 years

27 Jul 2022

Africa
Angola: Rare pink diamond discovered; largest in 300 years

An exceptional pure pink diamond, considered to be the largest discovered in 300 years, has been found in Angola, a Central African country.

At least 100,000 babies die in war every year: Report

15 Feb 2019

Afghanistan
At least 100,000 babies die in war every year: Report

At least 100,000 babies die every year because of armed conflict and its impact, from hunger to denial of aid, Save the Children International said today.

HDI report: Millions out of poverty; alarming inequality in India

15 Sep 2018

India
HDI report: Millions out of poverty; alarming inequality in India

On Friday, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) released its annual Human Development Index (HDI) report that saw India secure a rank of 130 out of 189 countries.

India ranks a lowly 145th in healthcare access and quality

23 May 2018

India
India ranks a lowly 145th in healthcare access and quality

A new study has reinforced a widely-known fact: that healthcare in India needs drastic improvement.

Sudan, the world's last male northern white rhino, is dead

20 Mar 2018

Animal Rights
Sudan, the world's last male northern white rhino, is dead

In a major loss, the world's last male northern white rhino, who had been staying at Kenya's Ol Pejeta Conservancy, has died.

Singapore has the 'most powerful' passport in the world

25 Oct 2017

South Korea
Singapore has the 'most powerful' passport in the world

The Singaporean passport has been declared the world's most powerful with a score of 159- the first time an Asian country has clinched the top spot.

Global ivory seizures hit record high of 40-tonnes

24 Oct 2017

Animal Rights
Global ivory seizures hit record high of 40-tonnes

Nearly 40-tonnes of trafficked ivory was seized around the world last year, a record high, according to a report by the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES).

India ranks 100 of 119 countries on Global Hunger Index

13 Oct 2017

North Korea
India ranks 100 of 119 countries on Global Hunger Index

India has a "serious" hunger problem, revealed the Global Hunger Index (GHI) report by Washington-based International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).

UN chief proposes measures to tackle sexual abuse by peacekeepers

10 Mar 2017

South Sudan
UN chief proposes measures to tackle sexual abuse by peacekeepers

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has proposed new measures to counter sexual abuse and exploitation by UN peacekeepers and staff.

India down to 143 in Economic Freedom Index

17 Feb 2017

India
India down to 143 in Economic Freedom Index

India has ranked 143rd in the Heritage Foundation's Index of Economic Freedom report due to "uneven" market oriented reforms.

India rated 'Serious' in Global Hunger Index

12 Oct 2016

Sri Lanka
India rated 'Serious' in Global Hunger Index

According to the Global Hunger Index 2016, India was ranked 97 among 118 countries. With a 28.5 GHI score, India was below the average of a developing country (21.3).

India ranks 112 on World Economic Freedom report

18 Sep 2016

India
India ranks 112 on World Economic Freedom report

In the recently announced World Economic Freedom rankings, India slipped by 10 positions and ranked 112th amongst 159 countries.