No Tobacco Day - Combatting the ‘shameless’ tobacco cos.
WHO came out with a strongly worded
statement denouncing the tobacco industry,
saying national leaders need to be extra vigilant
of the “aggressive attacks by the
industry which undermine policies that
protect people from the harms of tobacco”.
Syria Report - Syrian air force fires missiles at Aleppo
Syrian government fighter planes fired
rockets that struck the main emergency
hospital in an opposition-controlled area of
Aleppo on 14 August 2012, wounding two
civilians and causing significant damage,
Human Rights Watch said in a statement
after visiting the damaged hospital.