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Salman Rushdie leads World Human Rights Day protest for Chinese writers

Author joins 120 others including JM Coetzee, Margaret Atwood and Neil Gaiman denouncing the enforced silence of these friends and colleagues Salman Rushdie, JM Coetzee, Margaret Atwood ...

UN aid convoy hit by warplanes in Syria

(CNN)A United Nations convoy carrying life-saving aid to 78,000 people was struck by warplanes in Syria Monday, a UN spokesman said. The strike prompted a reaction of visceral ...

Why education is key to helping refugee children around the world

Save the Children CEO Carolyn Miles (left) and U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi, at the Social Good Summit on Sunday, Sept. 18.Image: Mashable When the harrowing ...

Syrian aid workers break with UN relief effort over its Assad ties | Fox News

(AP) Scores of Syrian non-government humanitarian agencies working in the battered country have suspended their coordination with the United Nations, whose relief efforts, they ...

A Haunting Look At The Inmates Who Grow Old In Prison

This post originally appeared on National Geographic. PHOTOGRAPH BY JESSICA EARNSHAW According to Human Rights Watch, the number of people 55 and older serving time in federal and ...

Rio 2016 opening ceremony a mix of pared patriotism and climate concern

Olympics off to untroubled start despite tumultuous build-up as Brazil shows world template for a more sustainable Games With some help from supermodel Gisele Bndchen, a team of refugees, ...

Premiers past: What now for Cameron? – BBC News

Image copyright AFP Image caption Gordon Brown, here with Malala Yousafzai, has chosen to focus on young people The constituents of Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath might have felt ...
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