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Children’s lives in Mediterranean Sea must take priority over politics, says UNICEF
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Thursday, 22 August 2019
Children’s lives in Mediterranean Sea must take priority over politics, says UNICEF
The fate of 130 children on board two rescue ships in the Mediterranean Sea should not be put at risk by political point-scoring, the UN said on Thursday, amid ongoing uncertainty about whether the vessels will be allowed to dock in Italy.Read Full Article ...
 
Two years after exodus, Myanmar’s ‘desperate’ Rohingya youth need education, skills: UNICEF
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Thursday, 22 August 2019
Two years after exodus, Myanmar’s ‘desperate’ Rohingya youth need education, skills: UNICEF
The daily struggle to survive for Myanmar’s Rohingya people in one of the world’s largest refugee settlements, has caused “overwhelming” despair and jeopardize...
 
Paying tribute and strengthening the role of #WomenHumanitarians on World Humanitarian Day
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Thursday, 22 August 2019
Paying tribute and strengthening the role of #WomenHumanitarians on World Humanitarian Day
The work of women humanitarians makes a “huge difference” to the lives of millions of women, men and children in urgent need, the United Nations chief said in ...
 
UN refugee chief impressed with Brazil’s ‘exemplary’ response to plight of fleeing Venezuelans
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Thursday, 22 August 2019
UN refugee chief impressed with Brazil’s ‘exemplary’ response to plight of fleeing Venezuelans
While praising the “efficient, coordinated, humane and innovative response” by Brazil on behalf of fleeing Venezuelans, the UN refugee chief has said that the ...
 
Monday’s Daily Brief: World Humanitarian Day, Afghan massacre aftermath, Venezuelans in Brazil, Yeme
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Thursday, 22 August 2019
Monday’s Daily Brief: World Humanitarian Day, Afghan massacre aftermath, Venezuelans in Brazil, Yeme
Our main stories today: Women celebrated on World Humanitarian Day; Afghanistan bloodshed mars 100 years of independence; Brazil’s ‘exemplary’ response to Vene...
 
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  • Dura aterragem na Venezuela
    A Venezuela está à beira do precipício. A ação concertada ainda pode evitar a sua queda. Mas quanto mais se atrase, mais venezuelanos morrerão por falta de medicamentos, pela má nutrição ou pela violência.
  • South China Sea Ruling Sweeps Away Diplomatic Ambiguities
    Tuesday?s ruling by the International Tribunal on the Law of the Sea has bought a little clarity to the problems in the South China Sea, but it has not made solving the underlying problems significantly...
  • China Hardens Position on South China Sea
    China has taken a leap towards clarifying its claims in the South China Sea, but in a direction that could intensify frictions.
  • Erdo?an?s Pyrrhic victory
    Paradoxes have always abounded in the relationship between the Turkish military and the country?s politicians. Turkey?s armed forces ? or factions within them ? have justified their repeated interventions in politics with claims that they...
  • Venezuela?s hard landing
    Venezuela is on the edge of the precipice. Concerted action may yet pull it back. But the longer it is delayed, the more Venezuelans will die from lack of medicines, malnutrition or violence.