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News You Really Need To See: "Nation Won't Accept New Syrian Refugees"

“Nation Won’t Accept New Syrian Refugees”

The Washington Post, October 24, 2014, p.A8


“Lebanon announced on Thursday it will not accept any more refugees from neighboring war-torn Syria, except in what authorities deem to be ‘exceptional’ cases — a move that could prevent tens of thousands of Syrians from escaping the civil war.   160 more words


RT: Churkin: Thousands of deaths and a million homeless could have been avoided in Ukraine

Published time: October 24, 2014 19:53

Russia’s United Nations Ambassador Vitaly Churkin (Reuters / Lucas Jackson)

The result of the postponed Ukraine EU association agreement has been “thousands of lives lost and almost a million left homeless,” Russia’s ambassador to the UN, Vitaly Churkin said. 607 more words


An Honest and Responsive Government – the Role of Citizen Voice

Blog by Caya Johnson, Global Youth Advocate

“Throughout history, progress has always been driven by citizens, who have the courage to raise their voices” – US President Barack Obama, Open Government Partnership Side-Event, 24 Sept.

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“Be doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves.  For those who are hearers of the word and not doers, they are like  1,153 more words

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I really should be working but...

I really should be working instead of recreational writing, but, I just needed a break from the maddening routine before losing my mind completely.  I have one week to finalize book and a magazine, so, you’ll have to try to understand why I’m scolding myself to put it off to blog, but, I just needed a change.  732 more words

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Eritrea's Response to the Information Request Contained in the Letter S/AC.29/2014/SEMG/C.14

#Eritrea which involved its #Diaspora #Community in its 30-Year #WarForIndependence must be commended, not punished 3,260 more words