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AIDS stands for "Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome," which is what happens when a person's immune system is destroyed by the HIV virus.
According to the United Nations, more than 37 million people are living with the HIV virus, which causes AIDS. More than two-thirds of them are in sub-Saharan Africa. More than 36 million have died of AIDS related complications.
At least 1,600 people have died and more than seven million have been displaced in the flooding in Pakistan. Hundreds of thousands are living in the open or in makeshift camps. One aid organization in the city of Quetta has set up a temporary school.
In Belgium, a court is set to decide on a prisoner exchange treaty with Iran. Lawmakers say the it would free an Iranian diplomat jailed on terrorism charges. But the government argues it's the only way to free a Belgian aid worker being held in Iran.
In a controversial move, Belgium wants to swap an Iranian diplomat convicted of terrorism for one of its own citizens, an aid worker being held in Iran. Critics say Belgium is giving in to Iranian blackmail.
Afghanistan is sliding into one of the greatest humanitarian crises of our time. The loss of Western funding and the freezing of central bank assets after the Taliban returned to power have had dire consequences for the population. A warning: The first images in this report are disturbing.
Pakistan's prime minister has thanked Turkey for sending aid, as his country faces food shortages amid unprecedented flooding. The provinces of eastern Punjab and Sindh, at the center of the country's agricultural sector, have been hit particularly hard.
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says countries with high carbon emissions are to blame for floods in Pakistan that have left half a million people homeless. He called for massive help for Pakistan to recover from the country's worst flooding on record.