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Rappler
Residents afraid to flee Aleppo through 'death corridors'agencies to reach and assess their well-being and needs," the International Com
Residents afraid to flee Aleppo through 'death corridors'
Rappler / Posted 2 hours ago
agencies to reach and assess their well-being and needs," the International Committee of the Red Cross said. The US-based International Rescue Committee warned that those left behind in east Aleppo risked starvation and called for a pause in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Aid Agencies Call On UN to Ensure Security for Civilians in South SudanPresident Salva Kiir and his replaced Vice President Riek Machar three weeks ag
Aid Agencies Call On UN to Ensure Security for Civilians in South Sudan
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 hours ago
President Salva Kiir and his replaced Vice President Riek Machar three weeks ago. The 10 aid agencies: Oxfam, CARE, International Rescue Committee, Mercy Corps, Christian Aid, Danish Refugee Council, Global Communities, Internews, Jesuit... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Calls grow for Syria regime to end Aleppo siegein rebel districts since regime forces cut off the opposition's main supply rou
Calls grow for Syria regime to end Aleppo siege
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 4 hours ago
in rebel districts since regime forces cut off the opposition's main supply route into the northern city. The US-based International Rescue Committee said those left behind in east Aleppo risked starvation and called for a humanitarian pause in... Read more
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Salon.com
UN must improve peacekeeping in South Sudan, say aid groupsthe country’s civil war, said 10 relief organizations working in the country.
UN must improve peacekeeping in South Sudan, say aid groups
Salon.com / Posted 5 hours ago
the country’s civil war, said 10 relief organizations working in the country. The groups, including Oxfam, CARE, and the International Rescue Committee, issued a joint statement in South Sudan’s capital, Juba, on Friday following reports by The... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
UN must improve peacekeeping in South Sudan, say aid groupsand help deliver aid to civilians affected by the country's civil war. The gro
UN must improve peacekeeping in South Sudan, say aid groups
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 6 hours ago
and help deliver aid to civilians affected by the country's civil war. The groups, including Oxfam, CARE, and the International Rescue Committee, issued a joint statement in South Sudan's capital, Juba, on Friday following reports that... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
UN must improve peacekeeping in South Sudan, say aid groupsand help deliver aid to civilians affected by the country's civil war. The gro
UN must improve peacekeeping in South Sudan, say aid groups
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 6 hours ago
and help deliver aid to civilians affected by the country's civil war. The groups, including Oxfam, CARE, and the International Rescue Committee, issued a joint statement in South Sudan's capital, Juba, on Friday following reports that... Read more
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DW
Aid agencies call on UN to ensure security for civilians in South Sudan |President Salva Kiir and his replaced Vice President Riek Machar three weeks ag
Aid agencies call on UN to ensure security for civilians in South Sudan |
DW / Posted yesterday
President Salva Kiir and his replaced Vice President Riek Machar three weeks ago. The 10 aid agencies: Oxfam, CARE, International Rescue Committee, Mercy Corps, Christian Aid, Danish Refugee Council, Global Communities, Internews, Jesuit... Read more
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Ekklesia
Violence fuels humanitarian crisis in South Sudanhalf the population relies on humanitarian aid, ten aid agencies warned today (
Violence fuels humanitarian crisis in South Sudan
Ekklesia / Posted yesterday
half the population relies on humanitarian aid, ten aid agencies warned today (28 July 2016) The aid agencies – CARE, International Rescue Committee, Mercy Corps, Oxfam, Christian Aid, Danish Refugee Council, Global Communities, Internews,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Gang Rapes by Ruling Party Youth2016, they supplied staff of nongovernmental groups at border entry points with
Gang Rapes by Ruling Party Youth
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
2016, they supplied staff of nongovernmental groups at border entry points with emergency HIV and contraceptive care. The International Rescue Committee, which provides services at 10 border crossings, said in a letter that they had made specific... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Kidnapping Is A Rising Concern For Aid Workers Around The WorldIndeed, a February 2016 study from Humanitarian Outcomes, which included a samp
Kidnapping Is A Rising Concern For Aid Workers Around The World
KERA North Texas / Posted 3 days ago
Indeed, a February 2016 study from Humanitarian Outcomes, which included a sample group of 14 major aid groups including International Rescue Committee, Oxfam and Save the Children, reveals that the aid sector has become more reluctant to take... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Kidnapping Is A Rising Concern For Aid Workers Around The WorldIndeed, a February 2016 study from Humanitarian Outcomes, which included a samp
Kidnapping Is A Rising Concern For Aid Workers Around The World
KPBS San Diego / Posted 3 days ago
Indeed, a February 2016 study from Humanitarian Outcomes, which included a sample group of 14 major aid groups including International Rescue Committee, Oxfam and Save the Children, reveals that the aid sector has become more reluctant to take... Read more
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Deseret News
President Uchtdorf visits refugees; presents $3 million from LDS Church to help refugeesI could deeply feel the bond of love and compassion with these stranded familie
President Uchtdorf visits refugees; presents $3 million from LDS Church to help refugees
Deseret News / Posted 4 days ago
I could deeply feel the bond of love and compassion with these stranded families.” Hosted by Catholic Relief Services and International Rescue Committee, President Uchtdorf visited two camps located near Athens — the Piraeus camp, which serves... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Fancy owning a pair of Victoria's jeans? Check out the A-list denims up for auction to help refugeesby designer and artist Johny Dar and will be auctioned for his Jeans For Refuge
Fancy owning a pair of Victoria's jeans? Check out the A-list denims up for auction to help refugees
Irish Examiner / Posted 7 days ago
by designer and artist Johny Dar and will be auctioned for his Jeans For Refugees project, which raises money for the International Rescue Committee (IRC). Emma Watson’s skinny jeans could find a new home in your wardrobe (Jeans For... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Congolese refugees expected for MissoulaMISSOULA, Mont. - The city of Missoula could be welcoming refugee families from
Congolese refugees expected for Missoula
KECI Missoula / Posted 7 days ago
MISSOULA, Mont. - The city of Missoula could be welcoming refugee families from Africa by the end of September. The International Rescue Committee says families from the Congo are nearing the end of the lengthy resettlement process. The IRC told... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
A-list celebrities' denims given makeover ahead of Jeans For Refugees auctionby designer and artist Johny Dar and will be auctioned for his Jeans For Refuge
A-list celebrities' denims given makeover ahead of Jeans For Refugees auction
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 7 days ago
by designer and artist Johny Dar and will be auctioned for his Jeans For Refugees project, which raises money for the International Rescue Committee (IRC). The first 15 pairs - donated by Sharon Stone, Pink, Elle Macpherson, Lily Allen, Eva... Read more
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Scotsman
Ian Rankin to help read Chilcot Report in its entirety at Fringe showappeal has been set up to cover the staging, with organisers saying any additio
Ian Rankin to help read Chilcot Report in its entirety at Fringe show
Scotsman / Posted 8 days ago
appeal has been set up to cover the staging, with organisers saying any additional money raised will be donated to the International Rescue Committee. Hourly tickets for the four seats in the shed go on sale on July 25. Djalili described it... Read more
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Daily Record
Famous faces Ian Rankin to read ENTIRE Chilcot Report at Edinburgh Fringeappeal has been set up to cover the staging, with organisers saying any additio
Famous faces Ian Rankin to read ENTIRE Chilcot Report at Edinburgh Fringe
Daily Record / Posted 8 days ago
appeal has been set up to cover the staging, with organisers saying any additional money raised will be donated to the International Rescue Committee. Read More Hourly tickets for the four seats in the shed go on sale on July 25. Djalili... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Chilcot report to be read in entirety in Edinburgh Fringe showappeal has been set up to cover the staging, with organisers saying any additio
Chilcot report to be read in entirety in Edinburgh Fringe show
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 8 days ago
appeal has been set up to cover the staging, with organisers saying any additional money raised will be donated to the International Rescue Committee. Hourly tickets for the four seats in the shed go on sale on July 25. Djalili described it... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Chilcot report to be read in Edinburgh Fringe FestivalGofundme appeal has been set up to cover out of pocket costs for staging the re
Chilcot report to be read in Edinburgh Fringe Festival
EveningTimes Online / Posted 8 days ago
Gofundme appeal has been set up to cover out of pocket costs for staging the reading, any additional money raised will be donated to the International Rescue Committee, which provides aid to refugees and victims of armed conflict around the... Read more
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heraldscotland
Chilcot Report to be read in its entirety by writers and comedians at Edinburgh FringeGofundme appeal has been set up to cover out of pocket costs for staging the re
Chilcot Report to be read in its entirety by writers and comedians at Edinburgh Fringe
heraldscotland / Posted 8 days ago
Gofundme appeal has been set up to cover out of pocket costs for staging the reading, any additional money raised will be donated to the International Rescue Committee, which provides aid to refugees and victims of armed conflict around the... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Montclair synagogue aids Syrian refugee familythe cultural differences are significant and arduous challenges to the families
Montclair synagogue aids Syrian refugee family
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 10 days ago
the cultural differences are significant and arduous challenges to the families that are resettled," Franklin said. The International Rescue Committee provides housing for refugees. However, Fadel Al Radi, the father in the family, has been... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Far From Home but Clinging to Hopedidn't give up on his dream of advising other people, and since October last ye
Far From Home but Clinging to Hope
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
didn't give up on his dream of advising other people, and since October last year he has been working with the organization International Rescue Committee on supporting entrepreneurship in the camp. He teams up people with entrepreneurial ideas and... Read more
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The Washington Times
George Clooney’s Lake Como getaway attracts flood of migrants; town distraughtwho are not willing to leave Como.” Mr. Clooney met with refugees in Germany o
George Clooney’s Lake Como getaway attracts flood of migrants; town distraught
The Washington Times / Posted 14 days ago
who are not willing to leave Como.” Mr. Clooney met with refugees in Germany on March 15 as part of a project organized by International Rescue Committee. He chastised the United States at the time for not taking more migrants, saying, “It is what... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
Community garden helps refugees rebuild their livesthey grew in Bhutan. It’s not just a green. It’s a piece of home,” says Tyler G
Community garden helps refugees rebuild their lives
KING5 Seattle / Posted 15 days ago
they grew in Bhutan. It’s not just a green. It’s a piece of home,” says Tyler George-Minette, New Roots Coordinator for the International Rescue Committee for Seattle and Sea Tac. The Namaste Community Garden he oversees serves the refugee... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Substandard housing for Afghan refugees reflects larger problem in Sacramento Countyinterviewed by The Bee. For the most part, the refugees have been placed in th
Substandard housing for Afghan refugees reflects larger problem in Sacramento County
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 19 days ago
interviewed by The Bee. For the most part, the refugees have been placed in the complexes by four resettlement agencies: International Rescue Committee; World Relief; Opening Doors; and the Sacramento Food Bank, most of which have headquarters... Read more
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The Mercury News
Make it so -- yee haw! Patrick Stewart goes countryCountry Classics," covering songs of the Old West like "Rawhide," and "Don't Fe
Make it so -- yee haw! Patrick Stewart goes country
The Mercury News / Posted 22 days ago
Country Classics," covering songs of the Old West like "Rawhide," and "Don't Fence Me In." All proceeds go to the International Rescue Committee, a nonprofit providing relief to refugees and victims of armed conflict around the world. Not... Read more
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The Washington Times
Patrick Stewart, accomplished actor, releases album of country musicas-seen-on-TV ads promoting eccentric musical offerings, the project is a serio
Patrick Stewart, accomplished actor, releases album of country music
The Washington Times / Posted 22 days ago
as-seen-on-TV ads promoting eccentric musical offerings, the project is a serious effort to raise money and awareness for International Rescue Committee, a refugee relief charity, Entertainment Weekly reported Tuesday. Appropriately enough,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Giving Birth in a Refugee Campthe pressure on the camp and the health services. When the Burundian refugees s
Giving Birth in a Refugee Camp
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 days ago
the pressure on the camp and the health services. When the Burundian refugees suddenly arrived last year, the organisation International Rescue Committee and Tanzania Red Cross decided to set up a small field hospital in the Burundian part of... Read more
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Breitbart
Foreign-Born Cases of TB Increased Eight Percent in North Carolina Last Year; More Refugees Planned for Ashevilleis exploring the possibility of making Western North Carolina a resettlement si
Foreign-Born Cases of TB Increased Eight Percent in North Carolina Last Year; More Refugees Planned for Asheville
Breitbart / Posted 23 days ago
is exploring the possibility of making Western North Carolina a resettlement site for refugees. Representatives from the International Rescue Committee met with local residents at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation on Wednesday to discuss... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Sir Patrick Stewart singing country songs is the video you never knew you wanted to seestar of screen and stage and… country singer. Who knew it? This divergence fro
Sir Patrick Stewart singing country songs is the video you never knew you wanted to see
Irish Examiner / Posted 23 days ago
star of screen and stage and… country singer. Who knew it? This divergence from his usual career is all in aid of charity International Rescue Committee. In the video, Sir Patrick reveals his surprising vocal talents, singing cowboy classics... Read more
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Reuters
Islamist violence strains a poor nation's warm welcome for refugeesstill more people are fleeing. "More displacement means less capacity to absorb
Islamist violence strains a poor nation's warm welcome for refugees
Reuters / Posted 23 days ago
still more people are fleeing. "More displacement means less capacity to absorb those displaced," said Arjika Barke, International Rescue Committee coordinator in Diffa. "There are now areas that are saturated." This is raising tensions.... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Islamist violence strains a poor nation's warm welcome for refugeesstill more people are fleeing. "More displacement means less capacity to absorb
Islamist violence strains a poor nation's warm welcome for refugees
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 24 days ago
still more people are fleeing. "More displacement means less capacity to absorb those displaced," said Arjika Barke, International Rescue Committee coordinator in Diffa. "There are now areas that are saturated." This is raising tensions.... Read more
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The Star
Islamist violence strains a poor nation's warm welcome for refugeesstill more people are fleeing. "More displacement means less capacity to absorb
Islamist violence strains a poor nation's warm welcome for refugees
The Star / Posted 24 days ago
still more people are fleeing. "More displacement means less capacity to absorb those displaced," said Arjika Barke, International Rescue Committee coordinator in Diffa. "There are now areas that are saturated." This is raising tensions.... Read more
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express
Sir Patrick Stewart sings Cowboy Classics in hilarious career changefrom the American west will show you why he is considered England's top Cowboy
Sir Patrick Stewart sings Cowboy Classics in hilarious career change
express / Posted 24 days ago
from the American west will show you why he is considered England's top Cowboy singer. “Once cowboy Pat sings a song, it is eternally his.” All proceeds go to the International Rescue Committee which provides relief in the global refugee... Read more
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Boston Herald
'Game of Thrones' cast members visit Greece, urge EU leaders to do more for Syrian refugeesrefugees are currently stranded. The actors took a break from the action of We
'Game of Thrones' cast members visit Greece, urge EU leaders to do more for Syrian refugees
Boston Herald / Posted 24 days ago
refugees are currently stranded. The actors took a break from the action of Westoros and partook in the trip with the international Rescue Committee, according to a release from the organization and HBO. The trio urged European leaders to do... Read more
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Junkee
It Is Very Important That You Watch This Video Of Patrick Stewart Singing Classic Cowboy Songsdetail that you might have missed: all the proceeds from the sale of the CD sam
It Is Very Important That You Watch This Video Of Patrick Stewart Singing Classic Cowboy Songs
Junkee / Posted 24 days ago
detail that you might have missed: all the proceeds from the sale of the CD sampler (it’s real, I tell ya!) will go to the International Rescue Committee, an organisation that aids refugees around the globe. Oh, Sir Patrick! What a wonderful cowboy... Read more
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The China Post
GoT villain blasts politicians over refugee treatmentCo-stars Maisie Williams and Liam Cunningham joined her on the trip organized b
GoT villain blasts politicians over refugee treatment
The China Post / Posted 25 days ago
Co-stars Maisie Williams and Liam Cunningham joined her on the trip organized by the U.S.-based relief agency, the International Rescue Committee. They had little to say about Season 7, recently confirmed by U.S. pay television channel HBO... Read more
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Perth Now
Game of Thrones stars visit refugeesleaders. Williams, who plays Arya, and Headey, who plays Cersei, joined castma
Game of Thrones stars visit refugees
Perth Now / Posted 25 days ago
leaders. Williams, who plays Arya, and Headey, who plays Cersei, joined castmate Liam Cunningham (Ser Davos) to tour International Rescue Committee sites in Greece and meet refugees camped there. "These smart, hardworking people want to go... Read more
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International Business Times
Game of Thrones stars appeal to EU leaders on Syrian refugee crisis in Greece: 'They want to go home' refugees of the ongoing Syrian civil war, currently stranded in Greece. The ple
Game of Thrones stars appeal to EU leaders on Syrian refugee crisis in Greece: 'They want to go home'
International Business Times / Posted 25 days ago
refugees of the ongoing Syrian civil war, currently stranded in Greece. The plea came on a visit to operations of the International Rescue Committee which included trips to the island of Lesbos. Headey met with a young Syrian woman travelling... Read more
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News.com.au
Game of Thrones stars visit refugeesleaders. Williams, who plays Arya, and Headey, who plays Cersei, joined castma
Game of Thrones stars visit refugees
News.com.au / Posted 25 days ago
leaders. Williams, who plays Arya, and Headey, who plays Cersei, joined castmate Liam Cunningham (Ser Davos) to tour International Rescue Committee sites in Greece and meet refugees camped there. "These smart, hardworking people want to go... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Game of Thrones stars visit refugeesleaders. Williams, who plays Arya, and Headey, who plays Cersei, joined castma
Game of Thrones stars visit refugees
Adelaide Now / Posted 25 days ago
leaders. Williams, who plays Arya, and Headey, who plays Cersei, joined castmate Liam Cunningham (Ser Davos) to tour International Rescue Committee sites in Greece and meet refugees camped there. "These smart, hardworking people want to go... Read more
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Herald Sun
Game of Thrones stars visit refugeesleaders. Williams, who plays Arya, and Headey, who plays Cersei, joined castma
Game of Thrones stars visit refugees
Herald Sun / Posted 25 days ago
leaders. Williams, who plays Arya, and Headey, who plays Cersei, joined castmate Liam Cunningham (Ser Davos) to tour International Rescue Committee sites in Greece and meet refugees camped there. "These smart, hardworking people want to go... Read more
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Weekly Times
Game of Thrones stars visit refugeesleaders. Williams, who plays Arya, and Headey, who plays Cersei, joined castma
Game of Thrones stars visit refugees
Weekly Times / Posted 25 days ago
leaders. Williams, who plays Arya, and Headey, who plays Cersei, joined castmate Liam Cunningham (Ser Davos) to tour International Rescue Committee sites in Greece and meet refugees camped there. "These smart, hardworking people want to go... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Game of Thrones stars visit refugeesleaders. Williams, who plays Arya, and Headey, who plays Cersei, joined castma
Game of Thrones stars visit refugees
The Courier Mail / Posted 25 days ago
leaders. Williams, who plays Arya, and Headey, who plays Cersei, joined castmate Liam Cunningham (Ser Davos) to tour International Rescue Committee sites in Greece and meet refugees camped there. "These smart, hardworking people want to go... Read more
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Variety
‘Game of Thrones’ Cast Members Visit Greece, Urge EU Leaders to Do More for Syrian Refugeesrefugees are currently stranded. The actors took a break from the action of We
‘Game of Thrones’ Cast Members Visit Greece, Urge EU Leaders to Do More for Syrian Refugees
Variety / Posted 25 days ago
refugees are currently stranded. The actors took a break from the action of Westoros and partook in the trip with the international Rescue Committee, according to a release from the organization and HBO. The trio urged European leaders to do... Read more
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express
'Moral voice of our time' Holocaust survivor and Nobel laureate Elie Wiesel dies aged 87Buchenwald "He was also a dear friend. We will miss him deeply." Former forei
'Moral voice of our time' Holocaust survivor and Nobel laureate Elie Wiesel dies aged 87
express / Posted 26 days ago
Buchenwald "He was also a dear friend. We will miss him deeply." Former foreign secretary and current president of the International Rescue Committee David Miliband also expressed his sadness at Mr Wiesel's passing. He tweeted: "Elie Wiesel... Read more
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metro
Death of an extraordinary man: Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel dies aged 87We will miss him deeply.’Woman mauled to death by tiger in BenidormFormer forei
Death of an extraordinary man: Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel dies aged 87
metro / Posted 26 days ago
We will miss him deeply.’Woman mauled to death by tiger in BenidormFormer foreign secretary and current president of the International Rescue Committee David Miliband also expressed his sadness at Mr Wiesel’s passing. He tweeted: ‘Elie Wiesel... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel dies aged 87was also a dear friend. We will miss him deeply." Read More Former foreign se
Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel dies aged 87
Daily Mirror / Posted 26 days ago
was also a dear friend. We will miss him deeply." Read More Former foreign secretary and current president of the International Rescue Committee David Miliband also expressed his sadness at Mr Wiesel's passing. He tweeted: "Elie Wiesel... Read more
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Shropshire Star
Nobel laureate and Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel dies « Shropshire Starour world. "He was also a dear friend. We will miss him deeply." Former forei
Nobel laureate and Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel dies « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted 26 days ago
our world. "He was also a dear friend. We will miss him deeply." Former foreign secretary and current president of the International Rescue Committee David Miliband also expressed his sadness at Mr Wiesel's passing. He tweeted: "Elie Wiesel... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Nobel laureate and Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel diesour world. "He was also a dear friend. We will miss him deeply." Former forei
Nobel laureate and Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel dies
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 26 days ago
our world. "He was also a dear friend. We will miss him deeply." Former foreign secretary and current president of the International Rescue Committee David Miliband also expressed his sadness at Mr Wiesel's passing. He tweeted: "Elie Wiesel... Read more
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