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Changing Times: Severe Flooding Forces Mass Evacuations in Malaysia
World  (tags: Malaysia, flooding, evacuations, Gartland, Changing Times )

- 15 hours ago -
Nearly 110,000 people have been evacuated from their homes in five states of peninsular Malaysia as the worst floods in decades hit the country. Flood waters are as deep as two metres (6.5 feet) and entire houses have been submerged by rising water.
All I Want For Christmas Is Justice   video
Offbeat  (tags: Bethlehem, Christmas, cartoon, alternative scenarios, Palestine )

- 15 hours ago -
Faris & Rita choose the place of Jesus birth as their Christmas destination for this year. They face two scenarios on their way to the Palestinian city of Bethlehem: one a hopeful look of a tourist trip to a free Palestine, one the reality on the ground
Aleppo Christmas 2010: Christmas Medley - Gomidas Chamber Orchestra   video
Offbeat  (tags: Christmas 2010, Syria, Aleppo, Christmas Medley, Gomidas Chamber Orchestra, AGBU )

- 1 day ago -
Where are these kids now? Little did anyone expect the total disruption just a couple of months away ....
Christmas Day Could Be Our Baby's Last... Please Help Us, Plead Parents (Petition Link 1st Comment)
Society & Culture  (tags: Olivia Stanca, baby, cancer, UK, NHS, Great Ormond Street Hospital )

- 2 days ago -
Olivia has beaten cancer, is getting better and has outlived expectations. But the side-effects mean she is struggling to grow and needs support. We just want the NHS to give her more time. She deserves a fair chance.
Mongabay: Child Labor and Palm Oil in Indonesia
Business  (tags: work, child labour, family income, affording education, Indonesia, palm oil plantations )

- 3 days ago -
"We need to convince parents ... that children are supposed to study and not work," Suhartono said--a sentiment difficult for children like Bimo to understand: children who must work in order to afford to study.
NYT - The Opinion Pages: Prosecute Torturers and Their Bosses
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: NYT, torture, moral credibility, no immunity, USA )

- 4 days ago -
It is about ensuring that this never happens again & regaining the moral credibility to rebuke torture by other governments. The question is whether the nation will stand by and allow the perpetrators of torture to have perpetual immunity for their action
Bang: The Troubled Legacy of Toy Guns
Society & Culture  (tags: toy guns, popularity, reduced, good news?, safety, society, violence )

- 4 days ago -
Things have changed in the toy gun world. In parts of America now, especially in the hyper-educated urban and suburban Zip codes, the idea of buying the kid a toy gun for Christmas is about as attractive as buying him a syringe and a heroin starter kit.
Times of Israel - Ex-Mossad Chief: Peace Will Elude Us Until We Treat Palestinians With Dignity Read More: Ex-Mossad Chief: Pea
World  (tags: middle-east, israel, palestine, Efraim Halevy, Netanyahu, Bennet, violation, human rights, peace building, opportunity )

- 5 days ago -
The former head of the Mossad intelligence agency accused the outgoing government of having violated the fragile status quo in Jerusalem. March elections 2015 constitute an unprecedented opportunity to determine Israel's policy vis-à-vis the peace process
Commentary: Fanaticism a Growing Threat to Mideast Stability
World  (tags: middle-east, Iran, Iraq, Syria, Saudi Arabia, Israel, Palestine, fanaticism, religious extremism )

- 5 days ago -
The threat of proliferation of weapons of mass destruction in the ME is not in nuclear fuel enrichment; it is in religious triumphalism. Effective combat of fanaticism within & among nations may slow the race to nuclear power by reducing distrust
Photo of Woman Glued to Her Phone Wins National Geographic Photo Contest
Society & Culture  (tags: National Geographic, photo contest, winner, technology, society )

- 5 days ago -
"On the one hand, I feel the liberating gift of technology. On the other hand, I feel people don't even try to be neighbourly anymore, because they don't have to. The picture is also a reflective one. I also feel a bit guilty, I'm just like that lady"
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