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Putin Agrees to Ukraine 'Fact-Finding' Mission After Talk With Merkel
World  (tags: Ukraine, Russia, crimea, crisis, Putin, Merkel, EU, G8 summit, boycott, cold war, fact-finding mission, troops, NATO, USA )

Angelika
- 46 days ago - dw.de
Russian President Putin has agreed to a proposal from the German chancellor to form a "fact-finding" mission to calm tensions with Ukraine. The move follows Western outcry over his deployment of troops to Crimea.
PLEASE SIGN; Save Gaza! Don't Support Zionism!
World  (tags: Gaza, crisis, illegal Israeli occupation, solidarity, free Palestine, freedom, justice, settlement building, siege on Gaza, israeli terrorism, children, humanitarian, injustice, international law violation, EU, BDS, apartheid wall boycott of Israel )

Jess
- 72 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
To: The International Community We support the Cairo Declaration of the Gaza Freedom March, which reads as follows:
Australia Heatwave Prompts Fire Alerts
World  (tags: Australia, heatwave, wild fires, crisis, emergency, record heat, heatstroke, #climatechanged )

Brian
- 86 days ago - bbc.co.uk
"South-east Australia has been hit with extreme hot weather, with temperatures of over 40C (104F) in some areas, and several bushfire warnings in place."
Europe Frets Over Italy: 'Two Clowns Won the Election'
World  (tags: Italy, elections, Berlusconi, economy, EU, Euro, crisis )

Angelika
- 414 days ago - spiegel.de
Global investors have made it clear that the Italian election result is not to their liking, with Moody's even threatening a rating downgrade. European politicians are also unimpressed and fear the euro crisis may soon return. Undiplomatic comments made
Italy Bond Yields Soar; Euro Zone Troubles Deepen
World  (tags: italy, crisis, government, euro zone, trouble, bond )

Suzane
- 892 days ago - reuters.com
Italian government bond yields soared to near 15-year highs, putting the euro zone's third largest economy front and center of the region's debt crisis, despite scrambling efforts by policymakers to stem the growing contagion.
Horn of Africa Hit By Worst Drought in 60 Years
World  (tags: Africa, drought, 60 years, crisis, news )

Nancy
- 1018 days ago - bbc.co.uk
At least nine million people are being affected by the crisis in the Horn of Africa where several countries are experiencing the worst drought in 60 years.
People Are Awesome
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', children, crisis, earthquake, Heroism, Japan, Nuclear disaster, tsunami victims )

Kit
- 1119 days ago - good.is
Akaiwa ignored friends' pleas to wait for a military rescue, instead rummaging up some scuba gear and diving into the dark, cold, debris-filled tsunami. Hundreds of yards of swimming later, Akaiwa found his wife struggling against the 10-foot current-->
Einstein Was Right - Honey Bee Collapse Threatens Global Food Security
World  (tags: food, security, un, crisis, prices, food index )

Deena
- 1165 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
The bee crisis has been treated as a niche concern until now, but as the UN's index of food prices hits an all time-high, it is becoming urgent to know whether the plight of the honey bee risks further exhausting our food security.
Save Copenhagen: Real Deal Now!
World  (tags: Climate Change, copenhagen summit, Kyoto Protocol, politics, crisis, petition, government, world, unitednations )

Jelica
- 1584 days ago - avaaz.org
With only 5 days left, the crucial Copenhagen climate summit is failing. In 3 days, world leaders will arrive for an unprecedented 60 hours of direct negotiations. Each one will have to decide whether to step forward as heroes, or fail us all. But they
Sign Petition: Tell Congress to End Child Hunger
World  (tags: world, global, crisis, poor, children, families, food, security, act, starvation, disease, health, nutrition, illness, humans, death, society, malnutrition, poverty, sadness )

Tom
- 1703 days ago - action.savethechildren.org
The global food crisis may be out of the headlines for the moment, but for poor children and families, the emergency remains urgent and real. Please co-sponsor the The Roadmap to End Global Hunger and Promote Food Security Act of 2009 (H.R. 2817).
Iran's Regime: Marching Toward A Cliff
World  (tags: Iran, revolution, riot, Ayatollah, Khomeini, Ahmadinejad, election, fraud, crisis, students, twitter, world, islam, violence, middle-east, government, humanrights, freedoms, conflict, repression, police, abuse, killing, death, arrests, crime, society, cul )

Tom
- 1759 days ago - therumpus.net
The Khomeinist regime in Iran is in terminal trouble. That doesn't mean Iran will repudiate Islam and become a secular democracy. The "Islamic Revolution" of Iran was never just about Islam. It was caused by three revolutionary currents coming together.
Sign Petition: Ask Congress to Improve the Lives of Children Worldwide
World  (tags: world, america, government, obama, congress, global, financial, crisis, UNICEF, children, health, disease, illness, death, treatment, prevention, protection, medicine, healthcare )

Tom
- 1810 days ago - change.org
Despite significant progress in children's health, 25,000 children under five years old still die from mostly preventable causes each day. With today's global financial crisis, vulnerable newborns and young children face greater challenges than ever.
Survivors Say 'Never Again' to Genocide
World  (tags: Darfur, Sudan, genocide, Washington, DC, crisis, conflict, violence, survivor )

Susty
- 1815 days ago - us.oneworld.net
Eight survivors of genocide -- from Armenia, Bosnia, Cambodia, Poland, Rwanda, and Sudan -- gathered recently in Washington, DC to remember past tragedies and push for an end to the Darfur crisis.
Emergency Relief for the Crisis in Sri Lanka!
World  (tags: Sri Lanka, Refugees, Crisis )

Ben
- 1815 days ago - shop.thehungersite.com
You can help families in desperate need! Learn about the crisis in Sri Lanka, and take action here to alleviate it. More than 200,000 refugees in poor condition -- with many more expected to arrive soon -- are already crowded into government refugee...
G-20 Leaders Pledge to Inject $1T Into World Economy
World  (tags: world, obama, brown, putin, usa, london, china, russia, government, politics, business, jobs, banks, G-20, IMF, financial, crisis, bailout, money, global, economy )

Tom
- 1841 days ago - washingtonpost.com
Leaders from more than 20 major nations including the United States will pump $1 trillion into the world economy through the International Money Fund and other institutions as part of a broad package of measures to overcome the global financial crisis.
 

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