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BBC 100 Women 2019: Who is on the list this year? 16.10.2019 BBC: Front Page
Our most inspiring and influential women of 2019 give us their vision of a female-led future.
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US Sanctions Are Deadly, Illegal and Ineffective 18.6.2019 Truthout.com
The Trump administration is using its economic weight to try to exact regime change all over the globe.
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Return of Sudan's feared Janjaweed 4.6.2019 BBC: World
The BBC's Fergal Keane looks at the Janjaweed's history for signs Sudan's protests would turn deadly.
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Trump-Supported Autocrats Meet Popular Grassroots Resistance 2.5.2019 Truthout.com
Eight years after the Arab Spring, there has been a new set of popular uprisings in northern Africa.

The post Trump-Supported Autocrats Meet Popular Grassroots Resistance appeared first on Truthout.

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Global refugee count highest ever in 2017: UN report 21.6.2018 Hindu: Fitness
The number of refugees worldwide registered an annual increase of 13% to reach 25.4 million in 2017, the highest known total to date, according to a U
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Germany certain to win UN council seat, but contest in Asia 8.6.2018 Hindu: News
Candidates for non-permanent seats are chosen by regional groups and the only contested race this year is for the Asia-Pacific group’s seat.
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War dividend 10.5.2018 BBC: Business
The global arms trade is now worth $100bn annually, with the US increasingly dominant as the world's top arms exporter.
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The collapse of the U.S.-led world order has done more harm than we realize 16.4.2018 Washington Post: Op-Eds
In multiple miserable corners of the world, where U.S. envoys and aid would normally be, there is a void.
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Another Trump trade war, this time with Rwanda over clothes 12.4.2018 AP Business
KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) -- The sweaty mechanic tossed aside the used jeans one by one, digging deep through the pile of secondhand clothes that are at the center of another, if little-noticed, Trump administration trade war....
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Sudan, the world’s last male northern white rhino, has died, putting his species on the brink of extinction 20.3.2018 Washington Post: World
The species can now only be saved by in-vitro fertilization, a costly and unprecedented intervention.
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Tillerson promoting US-Africa relations _ and damage control 7.3.2018 AP Politics
WASHINGTON (AP) -- As far as Africa's concerned, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and the Trump administration have some explaining to do....
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Tillerson says China 'encourages dependency' in Africa 6.3.2018 AP Politics
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says China's approach to development in Africa "encourages dependency" that undermines its sovereignty and risks its stability....
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U.N. troops told to fight back, use force as peacekeeper deaths surge 24.1.2018 Washington Post: World
"This increase is not a spike but rather a rise to a continuing plateau,” a new report says.
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Yemenis grapple with border closures that could spur 'the largest famine the world has seen for many decades' 10.11.2017 LA Times: Commentary

Even for Yemenis accustomed to the brutal economies of life under a years-long siege, the effect of a blockade of all air, sea and land ports into the country was a surprise.

“Food merchants immediately doubled all their prices. Fuel, in one moment, disappeared from the markets and the price of...

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Yemenis grapple with border closures that could spur 'largest famine in decades' 10.11.2017 L.A. Times - World News

Even for Yemenis accustomed to the brutal economies of life under a years-long siege, the effect of a blockade of all air, sea and land ports into the country was a surprise.

“Food merchants immediately doubled all their prices. Fuel, in one moment, disappeared from the markets and the price of...

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Director Ai Weiwei's 'Human Flow' finds the deep humanity in overwhelming refugee crisis 9.11.2017 LA Times: Commentary

In late 2014, an Iraqi nonprofit asked famed Chinese artist-activist Ai Weiwei to help judge drawings made by religious minority Yazidi refugees. It was Ai’s first real connection with the global migrant catastrophe that ultimately swelled into the documentary “Human Flow,” a multinational epic...

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Does the Western Left Have an African Problem? 16.10.2017 Truthout - All Articles
A young boy looks on from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), as smoke rises from an ongoing attack, allegedly carried out by the Seleka Militia on the village of Mobaye in Central African Republic (CAR) on September 21, 2017 in Mobayi-Mbongo. (Photo: JOHN WESSELS / AFP / Getty Images) Most Western leftists who espouse anti-imperialist, antiwar, anti-colonial politics agree that there can be no hierarchies of oppression, but that rhetoric does not hold up when it comes to African countries, their revolutionaries and self-determination struggles. In fact, African countries and their politics are almost never discussed in leftist circles except to make points about imperialism or China. A young boy looks on from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), as smoke rises from an ongoing attack, allegedly carried out by the Seleka Militia on the village of Mobaye in Central African Republic (CAR) on September 21, 2017 in Mobayi-Mbongo. (Photo: JOHN WESSELS / AFP / Getty Images) "Africa fed the world, ...
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A key component to ending poverty and hunger in developing countries? Livestock 14.7.2017 LA Times: Commentary

The recent emergence of famine in Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen that has left more than 20 million people on the brink of starvation is a reminder of the difficulty of ending hunger around the world.

The problem is complex, and, unfortunately, policymakers have largely ignored an economic...

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The Daily 202: Prospect of Trump firing Mueller keeps becoming more untenable 16.6.2017 Washington Post
The Daily 202: Prospect of Trump firing Mueller keeps becoming more untenable
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A glance at some of the recent executions around the globe 28.4.2017 AP National
As Arkansas moved ahead Thursday with plans to execute a fourth inmate in eight days, The Associated Press checked into executions during the same period in other countries where the death penalty is regularly carried out....
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