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  • Mar 15 / 2017
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Europe

Life expectancy up in Kazakhstan

Life expectancy up in Kazakhstan 252 words 14 March 2017 01:53 AM Kazakhstanskaya Pravda KAZPRE English © 2017 Kazakhstanskaya Pravda. All Rights Reserved   Kazakhstan Health Minister Yelzhan Birtanov told the Government meeting that life expectancy had grown in Kazakhstan to 72 years old, Kazpravda.kz correspondent reports. “Over the past 10 years, maternal mortality has decreased 2. [...]

  • Mar 08 / 2017
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Europe

Is The West Failing To Uphold Their Response To Protect (R2P) Commitment?

by Lewis Barton Huffington Post UK In a little over a month’s time, the world will stop and remember the Tutsi genocide of Rwanda in 1994. As we approach the twenty-third anniversary, it is customary to reflect on the lessons learnt and see how far we have come in the aftermath of such an atrocity. However in [...]

  • Mar 06 / 2017
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Europe

Somalia says drought kills 110 in the past 48 hours

  East & Horn Africa Somalia says drought kills 110 in the past 48 hours Reuters 468 words 6 March 2017 10:07 AM The Africa Report.com AFREP English Copyright 2017 Jeune Afrique All Rights Reserved.   Somali prime minister’s office said in a statement on Saturday (March 4) that 110 people have died in southern [...]

  • Feb 20 / 2017
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Europe

Drought insurance helps some Kenyan herders, others wait for aid

  Drought insurance helps some Kenyan herders, others wait for aid 784 words 20 February 2017 12:28 PM Reuters News LBA English Copyright 2017 Thomson Reuters. All Rights Reserved.   GARISSA, Kenya, Feb 20 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Along a dusty road between the northern Kenyan town of Garissa and the village of Kasha, the carcasses [...]

  • Jan 14 / 2017
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Europe

Rohingya conflict: What constitutes genocide?

  Rohingya conflict: What constitutes genocide? 747 words 13 January 2017 10:02 AM Deutsche Welle DEUEN English (c) 2017. Deutsche Welle.   The Malaysian government and activists accuse Myanmar of committing genocide against Rohingya Muslims. Myanmar, of course, rejects these claims. In a DW interview, historian Boris Barth explains this often misused term. DW: How would you explain [...]

  • Jan 14 / 2017
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Europe

Farmers in Sudan battle climate change and hunger as desert creeps closer

  Farmers in Sudan battle climate change and hunger as desert creeps closer 1038 words 22 December 2016 The Guardian English Copyright 2016. Multimedia Investments Ltd. All rights reserved.   MIL OSI United Nations - In Sudan’s eastern state of Gedaref, nicknamed “the granary” for its vast rows of sesame, sorghum and millet, banks of sediment [...]

  • Jan 13 / 2017
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Europe

Diplomatie : un quinquennat charnière

Pour son dernier discours au corps diplomatique, François Hollande a brossé, hier, le bilan de ses cinq années passées à l’Élysée. Comme sur la scène intérieure, le mandat n’a pas été un long fleuve tranquille. Émergence de Daech et terrorisme ; crises syrienne et ukrainienne ; interventions militaires au Mali et en Centrafrique ; lente [...]

  • Jan 09 / 2017
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Europe

Crisis de refugiados y pérdida de derechos, la última reflexión de Bauman

Crisis de refugiados y pérdida de derechos, la última reflexión de Bauman; ZYGMUNT BAUMAN 721 words 9 January 2017 01:41 PM Agencia EFE – Servicio Nacional AGESER Spanish Copyright 2017 Agencia EFE. All Rights Reserved   Carmen Sigüenza Madrid, 9 ene (EFE).- La crisis de los refugiados, la pérdida derechos y la política de construcción [...]

  • Jan 08 / 2017
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Europe, Middle East

Global Powers’ Commitment To Intervene In Genocides May Be Waning

As U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon prepares to hand the baton to his successor, Portugal’s Antonio Guterres, on New Year’s Day, he is lamenting “unfinished business” in a key U.N. doctrine meant to stop genocidal acts. Ban has described Syria as a “gaping hole in the global conscience.” The U.N. fears that South Sudan is [...]

  • Jan 08 / 2017
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Europe, Middle East

As Syrian deaths mount, world’s ‘responsibility to protect’ takes a hit: experts

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – As civilians in the Syrian city of Aleppo are battered by air strikes, ground offensives and shelling, what has happened to the world’s responsibility to protect populations under threat? The Geneva Conventions and the United Nations Security Council were established after World War Two to maintain peace and protect people [...]

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