Donors promise $10bn for women’s health at Kenya global summit Nov 15, 2019 0 703 12345 Nairobi: Governments, corporations and charities have pledged $10 billion to improve women’s health during a global summit that ended on Thursday in Kenya, well below the amount the UN says is needed.Countries including Norway, the UK and Germany promised around $2 bn, UNFPA spokesman Eddie Wright told AFP, adding the final amount could change. The private sector and non-governmental organisations announced $8 bn -- $7 bn from World Vision. (AFP) Pages 12 RELATED ARTICLES Kuwaiti PM, cabinet step down after disputes with parliament Nov 15, 2019 0 1681 Ceasefire takes hold after two days of deadly Israel-Gaza fire exchanges Nov 15, 2019 0 218 Hundreds of Lebanese mourners lay to rest ‘martyr of revolution’ Nov 15, 2019 0 313 Tear gas grenades kill Iraq protesters as govt feels heat AFP Baghdad Four protesters were killed by tear gas canisters in Baghdad on Thursday as security forces tried to snuff out the largest grassroots movement to sweep Iraq in years. Iraq’s political elite has come under .. Russia reinforces new Syria base on Turkish border, says State TV AFP Moscow Russia has begun moving helicopters and other equipment to a new Syrian base on the Turkish border, state TV reported on Thursday, weeks after US forces left the area. Two Mi-35 attack helicopters and a .. Death toll in Australia bushfires rises to four AUSTRALIA: The death toll from devastating bushfires in eastern Australia has risen to four after a man’s body was discovered in a scorched area of bushland, police said on Thursday. Three others have perished in .. 70-year-old dies in HK after being hit by brick at protests Hong KONG: A man has died in hospital in Hong Kong after being hit by a brick during the protests that have rocked the city, Hong Kong media reported on Thursday. The South China Morning Post cited a spokesman for the Prince of .. HK universities cancel semester amid campus violence DPA Hong Kong Universities across Hong Kong cancelled classes until the end of the year on Thursday amid unprecedented violence on multiple campuses. The move comes two days after clashes between anti-government ..