Friday, 22 August 2014

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The Black Sea turning brown?

The Black Sea turning brown?

23 August 2014 - During several decades, pollutants have entered the waters of the Black Sea. It is now facing an environmental crisis of extreme proportions and is considered one of the most environmentally degraded regional seas in the world. Every year, about 350 cubic km of river water pours into... Read more

Syria’s killers emboldened by international paralysis

Syria’s killers emboldened by international paralysis

  22 August 2014 - “I deeply regret that, given the onset of so many other armed conflicts in this ... Read more

When going green gets dangerous

When going green gets dangerous

  22 August 2014 - International experts are calling for a global protection regime to defend and s... Read more

Local communities take a stand against Boko Haram

Local communities take a stand against Boko Haram

21 August 2014 - All public schools in Borno state in northeastern Nigeria have been closed since May d... Read more

Traumatized Yazidis seek refuge in neighbouring Turkey and Syria

Traumatized Yazidis seek refuge in neighbouring Turkey and S…

  19 August 2014 – Fleeing Yazidis continue to seek refuge in neighbouring countries as a result of... Read more

Celebrating humanitarian heroes

Celebrating humanitarian heroes

19 August 2014 -  Last year, more humanitarian workers were kidnapped, seriously injured or killed... Read more

500 days left to achieve the Millennium Development Goals

500 days left to achieve the Millennium Development Goals

18 August 2014 - Today marks the 500 day milestone until the target date to achieve the Millennium De... Read more

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