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Water crisis increases Zika virus threat in Venezuela

Yurman Torres is standing in line at the foot of Avila mountain, on the edge of Caracas, to fill a large jug with water, a rare commodity in crisis-hit Venezuela.

Jan 30, 2016, 15:01 PM IST

Barack Obama bans solitary confinement for juveniles

United States President Barack Obama has announced a ban on solitary confinement for juvenile offenders in the federal prison system and said the practice is overused and has the potential for devastating psychological consequences.

Jan 26, 2016, 16:33 PM IST