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AllAfrica.com
Tackling Migration ProblemOver 400 migrants intercepted by the Misrata Coast Guard in four inflatable boa
Tackling Migration Problem
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 hours ago
Over 400 migrants intercepted by the Misrata Coast Guard in four inflatable boats reach out for bottles of water being thrown from the shore. The theme for the second intra-regional forum on migration in Africa is "Fostering Regional Integration:... Read more
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International Business Times
More than 80% of Syrians living below poverty line, UN report says is growing exponentially with a majority of the population now living below the
More than 80% of Syrians living below poverty line, UN report says
International Business Times / Posted 4 days ago
is growing exponentially with a majority of the population now living below the poverty line, a report published by the UN Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia says. According to the report, the percentage of people below the poverty... Read more
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dna
More than 80% of Syrians live below the poverty line: UNbelow the poverty line has almost tripled after five years of conflict, accordi
More than 80% of Syrians live below the poverty line: UN
dna / Posted 5 days ago
below the poverty line has almost tripled after five years of conflict, according to a report published this week. Around 83.4% of Syrians live below the poverty line compared with 28% in 2010, the report by the UN Economic and Social... Read more
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Salon.com
Death, carnage and chaos: How NATO became one of the most destructive forces on the planetThis article originally appeared on In May 2012, in the warm Chicago sunshine,
Death, carnage and chaos: How NATO became one of the most destructive forces on the planet
Salon.com / Posted 5 days ago
This article originally appeared on In May 2012, in the warm Chicago sunshine, I sat with journalist Jim Foley who had just returned from Syria. Jim and I had come for a large demonstration against a meeting of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization... Read more
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asianage
Change the course of water warsThe likely withdrawal, around the end of 2016, of the El Nino (“Christ Child”)
Change the course of water wars
asianage / Posted 7 days ago
The likely withdrawal, around the end of 2016, of the El Nino (“Christ Child”) weather system is likely to mitigate the adverse effects on the monsoon winds associated with it. It is a matter of cautious hope for India, which has been suffering for... Read more
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Daily News
Misdirected education tragedyEducation is known to buttress development and humanism of an inclusive nature.
Misdirected education tragedy
Daily News / Posted 16 days ago
Education is known to buttress development and humanism of an inclusive nature. It is responsible not only for individual growth and national development. Since of late, the world community through the United Nations and its agencies, have woken up... Read more

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