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Stricken Somalians are desperate for humanitarian aid after the worst drought for decades continues to blight the south of
The UN General Assembly sessions, like listings at bookmakers' parlour, have favourites, and on occasions, even clear winners.
China is due to launch its first space laboratory, Tiangong-1. The 10.5m-long, cylindrical module will be unmanned for the
In an effort to prevent a humanitarian disaster, thousands of Iranians held a rally outside the US State Department to call
While the people of Syria, Libya, Egypt, Yemen, Tunisia and Iraq have been rising up against their dictatorial regimes for
Unwanted, unheard and unseen, stateless people exist with a sinking feeling of rejection. 'Let's go home, back to our country,' is not an option. There isn't any country for stateless people.
Terrorism is nothing new. Despite the recent discussions of a New African Terrorism. In fact, one of the earliest recorded
We are living in a time of great change, so great indeed that I do not know whether to text, email or IM my best friend, I have the choice of all three but the way we are communicating is changing so fast that any which one is a good guess, or all three? Just to make sure she gets it.
They are out there, always, often the first people to reach. You have seen them feed malnourished children and starving people in the Horn of Africa.
View Larger Map A gunman dressed as a police officer has attacked a rally at a youth camp that Norwegian Prime Minister Jens