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Over 500,000 Iraqi refugees in need of emergency aid, officials say | Al Bawaba

The refugees living in Iraq’s northern Kurdistan region are still in dire need of emergency help despite humanitarian aid efforts by the UN.

International Organizations in Kurdistan Region’s Dindar Zebari said that the UN aid for Iraqi refugees was far from enough. 131 more words

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Slaughter in Gaza: the lessons of history

Dr. SALMAN ABU-SITTA*

alakbarenglish (Aug. 20 ) – The guns used to attack Gaza may fall silent for a while and resume firing later, but this will not change a pattern that has lasted 66 years. 1,154 more words

Palestine

UN coordinator in Ebola battle heads to W. Africa

The recently appointed chief coordinator in the UN system to battle the Ebola virus on Tuesday said his role is to support people and their communities while strengthening and responding to the governments of the countries affected by the deadly disease, focusing on health-care workers. 588 more words

Young People as Stakeholders in the Post-2015 Development Agenda

By Saket Mani* – Post originally from the YGSM Blog - 15 August 2014

At the 2010 High‐level Plenary Meeting of the UN General Assembly to review progress towards the… 691 more words

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Ravi Karkara featured in 2014 Ministers Reference Book of Commonwealth

It is my privilege to share with you the 2014 Ministers Reference Book of Commonwealth which is Designed to help commonwealth member countries work ever-more closely with each other to build a peaceful and prosperous community. 80 more words

Post 2015

MY World Partner Award Nominations 2014: Open til 26 August 2014

There’s still time to make a nomination! The MY World Partner recognition awards aim to symbolically recognise the critical contribution of partners to the success of MY World (based on activities undertaken from September 2013 onward).  125 more words

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IRAQ, AFGHANISTAN, LIBYA: DID ANYONE EXPECT A DIFFERENT OUTCOME?

It’s always difficult to write a piece like this when American troops – even though it’s an all volunteer military – are in foreign countries fighting for the interests of the global cartel run by “secret” societies and banking cabals. 4,231 more words

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