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Nobel laureate Nadia Murad denounces lack of will to end sexual violence as a war tactic
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Monday, 28 September 2020
Nobel laureate Nadia Murad denounces lack of will to end sexual violence as a war tactic
With one in three women around the world affected by gender-based violence – a crime that skyrockets more than 200 per cent in conflict settings – Nobel laureate Nadia Murad brought governments and UN leaders to task on Monday, for failing to provide the resources needed to create meaningful change for traumatized communities.Read Full Article ...
 
Flooding leaves South Sudan facing threat of ‘catastrophic’ hunger levels 
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Monday, 28 September 2020
Flooding leaves South Sudan facing threat of ‘catastrophic’ hunger levels 
Torrential rains and flooding across South Sudan have created the threat of “catastrophic” levels of hunger and left hundreds of thousands homeless, UN humanit...
 
FROM THE FIELD: COVID-19’s ‘deadly layer of complexity’ depicted in photos
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Friday, 25 September 2020
FROM THE FIELD: COVID-19’s ‘deadly layer of complexity’ depicted in photos
The fall-out from the COVID-19 pandemic is adding a “deadly layer of complexity” to the global challenge of preventing more people from falling into poverty, a...
 
INTERVIEW: ‘Famine is preventable, if there is political will’
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Thursday, 24 September 2020
INTERVIEW: ‘Famine is preventable, if there is political will’
The UN is warning of an impending hunger pandemic across the world, partly a consequence of the COVID-19 pandemic. With the World Food Programme (WFP) preparin...
 
Deadly flooding adds new danger to communities fleeing Sahel violence
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Wednesday, 23 September 2020
Deadly flooding adds new danger to communities fleeing Sahel violence
Humanitarians have stepped up assistance to communities “on the brink”, who have been affected by devastating flooding in Africa’s Sahel region, where several ...
 
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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.