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Huge Earthquake Kills Hundreds In Nepal, Triggers Everest Avalanche ~ TEXT and VIDEO
World  (tags: world, Nepal, earthquake, death, humans, Mount Everest, news )

Carrie
- 20 hours ago - huffingtonpost.com
A 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal on Saturday, killing over a thousand people, causing an avalanche on Mount Everest and leaving a wake of destruction across the broader region.
Suicide Bomb At Afghanistan Bank Kills Dozens, Local ISIS Branch Claims Responsibility
World  (tags: violence, world, Afghanistan, middle-east, ISIS/ISIL/DAESH, suicide bomber, conflict, news, death, government )

Carrie
- 7 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
A motorcycle-riding suicide bomber attacked a bank branch Saturday in eastern Afghanistan, killing at least 35 people in a deadly attack the country's president said was claimed by the Islamic State group.
Nine-Year-Old Sex Slave Is Made Pregnant By 10 ISIS Militants Raping Her Says Aid Worker
World  (tags: world, violence, terrorism, society, politics, news, humans, children, crime, conflict, death, abuse, crime, Crimes against Women )

Darren
- 13 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Female Yazidi held prisoner by ISIS, suffered horrific sexual abuse Victims include girl, nine, who is now 'pregnant by her abusers' Earlier this week, ISIS released 216 Yazidi prisoners in northern Iraq
PLEASE SIGN: End the Blockade on Gaza Now
World  (tags: Gaza siege Human Rights, PETITION, humanitarian crisis, U.S., europe, INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY, UnitedNations, media, news, middle-east, world, usa, children, palestine, violence, war, freedoms, death, politics, society, europe )

Jess
- 15 days ago - change.org
Letter to The International Community - Demand an end to the illegal Israeli blockade
Kobane's Kurdish Heroes Are Looking for Political Payback From the West
World  (tags: Kurds, sovereignty, seeking independence, freedoms, politics, world, war, society, news, middle-east )

Cal
- 16 days ago - news.vice.com
Sinam Mohamad, a leader of the rebel coalition now governing Kobane and other Kurdish regions of Syria, embarked on a diplomatic offensive, traveling to the US where she met with State Department officials in Washington.
2,000 Palestinians Evacuated From Syria's Yarmouk Refugee Camp
World  (tags: Yarmouk Refugee Camp, SYRIA, ISIL, HUMANITARIAN AID, INTERNATIONAL, SIEGE, medical, food insufficiency, evacuation, PLO, Palestinians, Refugees&Relief, media, middle-east, news, children, HumanRights, freedoms, europe, UnitedNations, world, violence )

Jess
- 18 days ago - maannews.com
Around 2,000 people have been evacuated from the Yarmouk Palestinian refugee camp in Damascus after the Islamic State group seized large parts of it
UN Warns Situation in Damascus Refugee Camp Is 'Beyond Inhumane'
World  (tags: politics, war, middle-east, Refugees&Relief, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', violence, world, news )

Cal
- 19 days ago - theguardian.com
Palestinians refugees in Yarmouk starving and injured as aid is cut off amid intense fighting between Isis extremists and Syrian rebels
Statement on Framework of Iran Nuclear Agreement - Actions to Take
World  (tags: Iran, Iranian nuclear deal, USA, Obma, P5+1, PETITIONS, news )

Angelika
- 22 days ago - nowarwithiran.org
On April 2, the P5+1 and Iran announced that they had agreed to a framework for a comprehensive nuclear agreement. Please see more in comment section, some PETITIONS included!
What You Need To Read To Understand The Crisis In Yemen
World  (tags: Human Rights, Civil Liberties, war, violence, government, politics, world, interesting, humans, Houthi Rebels, Yemen, ISIS, Sunnis, Al Qaeda, middle-east, ethics, death, conflict, freedoms, news )

Carrie
- 31 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
The rapidly escalating crisis in Yemen continues to bring chaos to the country as forces of the Shiite Houthi militia drive south in an aim to take the port city of Aden. Their advance has forced President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi to flee from Aden to ...
Germanwings Pilot Was Locked Out of Cockpit Before Crash in France
World  (tags: France, 'Germanwings' pilot, death, airliner crash, humans, news, society, interesting, media, children )

Carrie
- 31 days ago - nytimes.com
As officials struggled Wednesday to explain why a jet with 150 people on board crashed in relatively clear skies, an investigator said evidence from a cockpit voice recorder indicated one pilot left the cockpit before the plane's descent and was unable
Uniting Christian and Muslim Women in Nigeria Is Imperative to Build a Bridge Toward Peace
World  (tags: world, politics, terrorism, society, africa, women, religion, news )

Cal
- 32 days ago - globalpost.com
Building alliances across religious differences means forgiving and loving an enemy.
Russia Threatens To Aim Nuclear Missiles At Denmark Ships If It Joins NATO Shield
World  (tags: violence, world, NATO, Denmark, Russia, politics, government, ethics, news, corruption, crime )

Carrie
- 35 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Russia threatened to aim nuclear missiles at Danish warships if Denmark joins NATO's missile defense system, in comments Copenhagen called unacceptable and NATO said would not contribute to peace.
UPDATE | FLORIAN MEHNERT: THE GAME IS OVER. THE RAT IS SAFE.
World  (tags: Good News, THE RAT IS SAFE, Florian Mehnert, art project, ethics, europe, news, AnimalCruelty, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animals, humans, pets, protection, law, society, world, GoodNews )

Desanka
- 36 days ago - love-is-an-animal.blogspot.com
Florian Mehnert completed the project and reveals that he did not intend to kill the rat. If use of drones in ethical, we can argue now. What matters is that whether or not we ever achieve "world peace", every life saved, including THE RAT, is a victory.
Safe Zone for Syrians, Now!
World  (tags: syria, syrians, Air Force, chlorine gas bombs, children, medics, suffocation, conflict, corruption, crime, death, humans, middle-east, news, society, war, violence, world )

Lone
- 38 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
PETITION: The Syrian air force just dropped chlorine gas bombs on children. Their little bodies gasped for air on hospital stretchers as medics held back tears, and watched as they suffocated to death.
 

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