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“Nepal: Mental distress rises amid the devastation", “UN: Only five percent of Nepal quake funds received", “US appeals court rules NSA bulk metadata sweep illegal", “Counter attempts to glorify Nazism: Heads of CIS"

May 8 2015, 16:24

aljazeera.com. Nepal: Mental distress rises amid the devastation" - As physical wounds begin to heal, emotional scars left by the deadly earthquake will linger for years in Nepal.Ever since the earthquake, Mithu Pyakurel has suffered flashbacks of the shaking and has trouble recognising her relatives. Lying listless on a hospital bed in a car park turned emergency ward, 70-year-old Pyakurel tries to jump up and flee whenever the anti-anxiety medicine she's taking wears off.

“UN: Only five percent of Nepal quake funds received"- About $22m of $415m requested by UN and partners has been provided so far, amid large number of global crises. Only a fraction of the emergency funds the United Nations has requested for victims of Nepal's earthquake have come in, UN officials have said, as crises around the world put unprecedented demands on international donors.

dw.de. US appeals court rules NSA bulk metadata sweep illegal" - A US court has ruled that the NSA has exceeded the scope of its mandate by collecting data from millions of Americans' phone calls. The practice was brought to light by exiled whistleblower Edward Snowden.

tengrinews.kz. “Counter attempts to glorify Nazism: Heads of CIS" - Heads of the CIS countries have delivered an address dedicated to the celebration of the 70th Anniversary of the Victory Day calling the international community to counter attempts to glorify Nazism, Tengrinews reports citing Kazpravda.kz.


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