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MYANMAR: Concern over international peace efforts

MYANMAR: Concern over international peace efforts

November 12, 2012 0

CHIANG MAI 12 November 2012 (IRIN) - Civil society groups in Asia are calling for a review of donor-funded peace initiatives in Myanmar, expressing concern that their pace is too fast, they pay

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Analysis: Aid to Syria – winning friends and influence

Analysis: Aid to Syria – winning friends and influence

November 12, 2012 0

ISTANBUL 12 November 2012 (IRIN) - Syrian activists say opposition groups are manipulating humanitarian aid for political and security gains, after similar accusations were leveled against the Syrian government last week. >

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Analysis: Salt of life dries up in Vietnam

Analysis: Salt of life dries up in Vietnam

November 9, 2012 0

HANOI 09 November 2012 (IRIN) - Your LCD TV screen was made with it; your brain does not function well without it. Meet iodine, a multifunctional chemical element found in soil and seawater

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NIGERIA: Floodwaters recede but millions remain displaced

NIGERIA: Floodwaters recede but millions remain displaced

November 9, 2012 0

BAYELSA/WARRI/DAKAR 09 November 2012 (IRIN) - Efforts to repair infrastructure and restore livelihoods destroyed by Nigeria’s recent flooding - the worst in five decades - require urgent funding and will take six months

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OPT: Tunnel closures exacerbate Gaza housing crisis

OPT: Tunnel closures exacerbate Gaza housing crisis

dan.rafter@hrc.org November 8, 2012 0

GAZA 08 November 2012 (IRIN) - Ayman Subhi, like the other 1.6 million residents of the Gaza Strip, is often a victim of international developments beyond his control. >

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OPT: Tunnel closures exacerbate Gaza housing crisis

OPT: Tunnel closures exacerbate Gaza housing crisis

November 8, 2012 0

GAZA 08 November 2012 (IRIN) - Ayman Subhi, like the other 1.6 million residents of the Gaza Strip, is often a victim of international developments beyond his control.

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BANGLADESH-MYANMAR: More Rohingya boat people set to flee violence

BANGLADESH-MYANMAR: More Rohingya boat people set to flee violence

dan.rafter@hrc.org November 6, 2012 0

BANGKOK 06 November 2012 (IRIN) - Thousands of Rohingya - whether currently in Myanmar or Bangladesh - may take to the high seas and head to Malaysia after last month’s deadly sectarian violence

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Analysis: Dialogue and divisions in Yemen

Analysis: Dialogue and divisions in Yemen

carolyn.simon@hrc.org November 6, 2012 0

SANA’A 06 November 2012 (IRIN) - Nearly a year after a Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC)-brokered deal set Yemen on a theoretical path towards political transition, the country remains deeply divided amid increasing poverty.

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BURKINA FASO-NIGER: Aid agencies tighten security

BURKINA FASO-NIGER: Aid agencies tighten security

November 6, 2012 0

OUAGADOUGOU/DAKAR 06 November 2012 (IRIN) - Aid agencies have stepped up security measures in Burkina Faso and Niger as the threat of kidnappings by Islamist groups mounts.

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BANGLADESH-MYANMAR: More Rohingya boat people likely

BANGLADESH-MYANMAR: More Rohingya boat people likely

dan.rafter@hrc.org November 6, 2012 0

BANGKOK 06 November 2012 (IRIN) - Thousands of Rohingya - whether currently in Myanmar or Bangladesh - may take to the high seas and head to Malaysia after last month’s deadly sectarian violence

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