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  • Jan 03 / 2017
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Yemen’s children starve as war drags on

  Yemen‘s children starve as war drags on 563 words 3 January 2017 Macau Daily Times MACDLT English Copyright © Macau Daily Times   As the first light of dawn trickles in through the hospital window, 19-year-old Mohammed Ali learns that his two-year-old cousin has died of hunger. But he has to remain strong for [...]

  • Dec 31 / 2016
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Gender Equality

  Gender Equality S. Mubashir Noor 1232 words 31 December 2016 South Asia ASASIA 34 20 English Copyright © 2016. CMC Pakistan   Amid the chaos wrought by political instability and the rise of homegrown jihadist terrorism, Bangladesh finally has something to celebrate this year. In late October, the World Economic Forum (WEF) released its latest Global [...]

  • Dec 31 / 2016
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Towards Safer Streets

  Towards Safer Streets Asna Ali 1205 words 31 December 2016 South Asia ASASIA 32 20 English Copyright © 2016. CMC Pakistan   There are still large parts of the world where the subjugation of women, their reduced status and reduced rights are a normal part of life. Millions of women do not have access [...]

  • Dec 31 / 2016
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Living Green

  Living Green Muhammad Omar Iftikhar 822 words 31 December 2016 South Asia ASASIA 58 20 English Copyright © 2016. CMC Pakistan   Many countries of the world are emitting carbon dioxide at an alarming rate as a part of industrial and commercial competition at the expense of contaminating their environment. This increases pollution, emits [...]

  • Dec 30 / 2016
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RI continues support for peace in Rakhine

  RI continues support for peace in Rakhine Ina Parlina Ina Parlina, The Jakarta Post, Jakarta 449 words 30 December 2016 The Jakarta Post JKPOST 7 English (c) 2016 The Jakarta Post   Mail to Myanmar: Officials close containers carrying humanitarian aid to be sent to Rohingya refugees in Myanmar’s Rakhine state at the Tanjung [...]

  • Dec 27 / 2016
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Aleppo’s sobering lessons: Take them to heart

Aleppo’s sobering lessons: Take them to heart Richard N. Haass Richard N. Haass Distributed by Contify.com 930 words 27 December 2016 Himalayan Times ATHIMT English Copyright © 2016. The Himalayan Times.   Looking ahead, Assad’s government will remain in place and in control of much, but not all, of the country. Various Sunni terrorist groups, [...]

  • Dec 25 / 2016
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残杀儿童强奸妇女 联合国:缅甸欲种族清洗罗兴亚人

国际 残杀儿童强奸妇女 联合国:缅甸欲种族清洗罗兴亚人 Jessica http://bbc.in/2fuDzie  944 words 25 November 2016 明报即时新闻 (简体) MNPACN Chinese – Simplified (c) 2016   联合国难民署官员表示,缅甸对境内信奉伊斯兰教的少数族群罗兴亚人(Rohingya)种族清洗,指缅甸军队杀害罗兴亚人、残杀族内儿童、强奸妇女,并焚烧及抢劫他们的住所。缅甸政府否认指控,指联合国人员不应胡乱作指控,应根据事实发言。 其他报道:  渖阳商场摆安倍鞠躬蜡像 称电路板坏了致无法站立 遭日总领馆投诉后急撤  上月9日,9名缅甸边境警卫被杀,当地有政界人士指,事件与一个罗兴亚武装组织有关,缅军及边境警卫其后开始对罗兴亚人「集体惩罚」,联合国难民署(UNHCR)在孟加拉边境城镇科克斯巴扎尔(Cox’s Bazar)分处的主管麦克基斯克(John McKissick)表示,缅甸保安部队「射杀(罗兴亚族)男人,残杀儿童、强奸妇女、抢劫并焚烧他们的房屋,强逼他们渡河前往孟加拉」。 For full article, click here

  • Dec 23 / 2016
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日本将提供5亿美元援助难民 推进联合国发展目标

  日本政治 日本将提供5亿美元援助难民 推进联合国发展目标 KYODONEWS 297 words 22 December 2016 12:06 AM 共同网中文信息服务 (简体) KYODOS Chinese – Simplified © 共同通讯社 2016   【共同社12月22日电】日本首相安倍晋三22日在官邸召开旨在实现联合国“可持续发展目标(SDGs)”的政府推进总部会议,在会上宣布将开展5亿美元规模的难民援助措施。相关费用已被列入22日在内阁会议上通过的2016年度第三次补充预算案。 For full article, click here

  • Dec 22 / 2016
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联合国通过决议追究叙利亚境内战争罪行 中俄投反对票

  联合国通过决议追究叙利亚境内战争罪行 中俄投反对票 877 words 22 December 2016 香港中国通讯社 (简体) HKCNAC Chinese – Simplified © 2016   香港中通社12月22日电 中国常驻联合国副代表吴海涛21日说,国际社会应共同努力,为尽快重启叙利亚问题政治进程创造条件。 据新华社报道,第71届联大当天就叙利亚问题决议草案举行表决。吴海涛在会上说,中方对叙利亚冲突给人民造成的深重苦难深感痛心。中方强烈呼吁叙利亚各方从国家前途命运和人民根本利益出发,停止纷争,重回对话协商解决的正确轨道。 吴海涛说,中方一贯主张叙利亚各方都必须尊重人权,遵守国际人道法,避免伤及无辜。中方坚决反对叙利亚冲突各方任何违反国际人道法和侵犯人权的行为。同时中方认为,解决有罪不罚问题,应以尊重当事国司法主权为前提,尊重当事国主导原则,幷配合政治解决大局。 For full article, click here

  • Dec 22 / 2016
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China provides humanitarian aid to Afghanistan

  China provides humanitarian aid to Afghanistan Farid Behbud 185 words 22 December 2016 01:22 AM Xinhua’s China Economic Information Service XNHA English (c) 2016 新华通讯社版权所有,未经协定授权,禁止下载使用。   KABUL, Dec. 22 (Xinhua) — The Chinese government on Wednesday provided non-emergency humanitarian supplies to the Afghan government to assist the vulnerable Afghan families and boost bilateral ties. [...]

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