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Iran-Iraq earthquake live blog

Iran-Iraq earthquake live blog

November 13, 2017 0

Latest developments after a 7.3-magnitude quake struck a border region of Iran-Iraq on Sunday

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Aid agencies withdraw from Afghanistan’s north

Aid agencies withdraw from Afghanistan’s north

carolyn.simon@hrc.org October 5, 2015 0

KABUL 05 October 2015 (IRIN) - The United Nations has evacuated staff from areas of northern Afghanistan where a suspected American airstrike hit a clinic run by Médecins Sans Frontières, forcing it to

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The refugee crisis: time for some perspective

The refugee crisis: time for some perspective

carolyn.simon@hrc.org September 24, 2015 0

LONDON 24 September 2015 (IRIN) - At the end of a long summer that has seen record numbers of migrants and refugees arriving on Europe’s shores, EU member states are still deeply divided

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Which way is up? Flatpacks alone can’t solve global shelter crisis

Which way is up? Flatpacks alone can’t solve global shelter crisis

May 25, 2015 0

BELGRADE 25 May 2015 (IRIN) - IKEA's new flatpack shelter partnership with the UNHCR is well and good, but how about reforming the process as well as the product. Now that could make

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BRIEFING: Third time lucky for Syria talks?

BRIEFING: Third time lucky for Syria talks?

carolyn.simon@hrc.org May 14, 2015 0

GENEVA 14 May 2015 (IRIN) - A new round of talks are underway in Geneva in a bid to find a way to end to the war in Syria. Now in its fifth

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Briefing: Is Mali’s peace process in peril?

Briefing: Is Mali’s peace process in peril?

April 30, 2015 0

BAMAKO 30 April 2015 (IRIN) - As Tuareg rebels drag their feet on signing the latest peace deal, violence is erupting once again in northern Mali. Here's a look at why the situation

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Why are humanitarians so WEIRD?

Why are humanitarians so WEIRD?

carolyn.simon@hrc.org April 15, 2015 0

BELGRADE 15 April 2015 (IRIN) - In his latest column, recovering aid worker Paul Currion argues that humanitarian organisations are fundamentally WEIRD - Western, Educated, Industrialized, Rich and Democratic.

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Boko Haram violence displaces 1.2 million Nigerians

Boko Haram violence displaces 1.2 million Nigerians

March 4, 2015 0

NAIROBI 04 March 2015 (IRIN) - More than 1.2 million people have been driven from their homes in northern Nigeria, the vast majority as a result of the Boko Haram insurgency, according to

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Will Washington surrender in the War on Drugs?

Will Washington surrender in the War on Drugs?

dan.rafter@hrc.org February 26, 2015 0

NAIROBI 26 February 2015 (IRIN) - The news this week that Jamaica is decriminalizing marijuana for personal use is the latest step in a global trend towards rethinking drug policy. For decades the

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Practicing peace in wartime

Practicing peace in wartime

carolyn.simon@hrc.org July 24, 2014 0

JERUSALEM 24 July 2014 (IRIN) - For the few communities in Israel where Arabs and Jews try to coexist peacefully, the latest attacks on Gaza have been a source of both tension and

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