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  • Apr 03 / 2017
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Asia-Pacific

Colombia landslide toll increases to 254 as at least 43 children die

  World Colombia landslide toll increases to 254 as at least 43 children die 703 words 4 April 2017 Shanghai Daily SHND English Copyright © 2017 Shanghai Daily Company. All Rights Reserved   JOSE Albeiro Vargas last saw his grandson the night a fierce rain unleashed havoc on Mocoa, a small city surrounded by rivers and [...]

  • Mar 19 / 2017
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North America

Canada answers urgent UN call for humanitarian aid

  Canada Canada answers urgent UN call for humanitarian aid The Canadian Press 148 words 18 March 2017 Ottawa Citizen OTCT Early N5 English Copyright © 2017 Ottawa Citizen   Canada will provide almost $120 million to help avert starvation for 20 million in Nigeria, South Sudan, Somalia and Yemen. The United Nations warned earlier this month [...]

  • Mar 01 / 2017
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Asia-Pacific

Water shortages after weekend of rain

  World Water shortages after weekend of rain Chile 138 words 1 March 2017 The Daily Post (New Zealand) APNTDP A014 English Copyright 2017 APN New Zealand Ltd – Regionals. All Rights Reserved   Hundreds of thousands of homes in communities around Chile‘s capital remained without water yesterday as authorities struggled to restore service following floods [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • Feb 20 / 2017
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Asia-Pacific

Aid agencies ramp up assistance to avert famine in Somalia

Aid agencies ramp up assistance to avert famine in Somalia jinzheng 433 words 20 February 2017 02:05 PM Xinhua News Agency XNEWS English Copyright 2017. Xinhua News Agency. All rights reserved.   MOGADISHU, Feb. 20 (Xinhua) — Humanitarian agencies said Monday they are scaling up assistance and protection to avert famine unfolding in Somalia, a [...]

  • Feb 20 / 2017
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North America

Famine declared in South Sudan, with 100,000 people facing starvation

  Foreign Famine declared in South Sudan, with 100,000 people facing starvation By Rael Ombuor 594 words 20 February 2017 Washington Post.com WPCOM English Copyright 2017, The Washington Post Co. All Rights Reserved.   NAIROBI — A severe food shortage has deteriorated into a famine in two counties in South Sudan, the government and United Nations announced [...]

  • Jan 10 / 2017
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North America

Assoiffer les populations innocentes : La guerre par d’autres moyens

«Contre la religion du profit, nous devons opposer la religion de la beauté, son pain vivant, son eau vive.» Théodore Monod, anthropologue Mon attention a été attirée par un fait bizarre en ce sens qu’il n’obéit pas aux paramètres des guerres classiques, à savoir la destruction immédiate par le fer et par le feu. Cela s’apparente [...]

  • Dec 31 / 2016
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Asia-Pacific

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 21 / 2016
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Asia-Pacific

(海外涉华)中国援阿人道主义物资项目交接仪式在喀布尔举行

  (海外涉华)中国援阿人道主义物资项目交接仪式在喀布尔举行 卢树群 389 words 21 December 2016 10:16 PM 新华社中文新闻 (简体) XINCCN Chinese – Simplified (c) 2016 新华通讯社版权所有,未经协定授权,禁止下载使用。   新华社喀布尔12月21日电(记者卢树群 代贺)中国援助阿富汗人道主义物资项目交接仪式21日在阿首都喀布尔举行。中国驻阿大使姚敬、阿农村恢复与发展部长杜兰尼等出席了交接仪式。 杜兰尼在交接仪式上发表讲话说,中国是阿富汗的重要友好邻国。长期以来,中国为阿富汗战后和平重建提供了大量支持和援助,阿政府和人民心存感激。这次中国政府援助的毛毯、帐篷等生活物资和医疗设备,将被分发到阿全国34个省份,以帮助安置境内难民并救济受战争或自然灾害影响的家庭。 For full article, click here

  • Jul 31 / 2016
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Asia-Pacific

【社会】环印联盟成员国研讨“一带一路”背景下与中国合作发展新机遇

  社会 【社会】环印联盟成员国研讨“一带一路”背景下与中国合作发展新机遇 784 words 13 July 2016 中国新闻社 (简体) CNSNDS Chinese – Simplified Copyright 2016. China News Service. All Rights Reserved. 中国新闻社版权所有,未经许可,不准复制。   中新社青岛7月13日电 (记者 胡耀杰)由中国外交部、南非外交部、环印度洋联盟(简称“环印联盟”)主办的第二届环印联盟蓝色经济核心小组研讨会13日在青岛举行。来自南非、莫桑比克、印度、泰国、马来西亚等14个环印度洋联盟成员国代表以及中国、埃及两个对话国代表共计50余人参加研讨会。 本次研讨会为期2天,以“从海上丝绸之路到环印度洋蓝色经济计划”为主题,围绕“‘一带一路’倡议背景下中国和环印度洋联盟的合作”等议题进行交流研讨,就海洋经济可持续发展以及促进中国和环印联盟务实合作提出了战略性、创新性的倡议。 For full article, click here

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