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Target 50% of US Aid to Those Who Need It the Most
World  (tags: foreign aid, poverty, postcards, petitions )

Freya
- 1 day ago - act.one.org
Less than half of the money we spend on US global aid goes to the world's poorest countries. Let's make sure that the small amount of money we do spend on global aid goes to the people and places that need it the most.
Women and Biodiversity Feed the World, Not Corporations and GMOs
World  (tags: Women and Biodiversity )

Michael
- 1 day ago - commondreams.org
Genetically engineered Golden Rice and GMO Bananas are being proposed by corporations hiding behind the cloak of academia as a solution to hunger and malnutrition in the Global South. But these are false miracles."
According to Government Records, the Most Prominent Form of Modern Slavery
World  (tags: world, humanrights, freedoms, Human Trafficking )

Rose
- 1 day ago - globalslaveryindex.org
nationals and UK citizens for commercial sexual exploitation and forced labour, which affects both adults and children.1 Though the numbers of UK nationals trafficked outside of the country are small, there have been some cases identified.2
Texas Hunter Shoots Endangered Namibian Rhino for $350,000
World  (tags: Rhino Hunter )

Michael
- 1 day ago - terradaily.com
The only rhinos selected for the hunts are old ones that no longer breed and that pose a threat to younger rhinos.
Segregation in Israel Does Not Begin or End on Buses
World  (tags: news, world, israel, media, middle-east, palestine, HumanRights, freedoms, children, UnitedNations, war, politics, usa, Refugees&Relief, violence, africa )

Jess
- 1 day ago - 972mag.com
Whether or not the plan is scrapped, the fact is that Israel is a country where senior ministers propose and implement segregation âEUR" and keep their jobs.
Rape and Forced Impregnation in Nigeria
World  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', violence, rape, women, terrorism, unitednations, Refugees&Relief, world, politics, africa, crime, corruption, ethics, freedoms )

Angelus
- 1 day ago - readersupportednews.org
As a man i apologize to women all over for what my sex does
Farkhundeh - An Explosion of a Deferred Dream in Afghanistan
World  (tags: humanrights, violence, world, Womens Rights )

Rose
- 5 hours ago - asafeworldforwomen.org
The case of FarkhundaâEUR(TM)s brutal killing is now closed. Thousands came to the streets of Kabul and around the world to demand justice for horrendous and vicious crime of misogyny against Farkhunda.
German Resistance And Europe's Growing Rebellion Against U.S. Transatlantic Trade Deal
World  (tags: activism, TPP, europe, poitics, world, society, trade agreements, terrorism )

Cal
- 4 hours ago - occupy.com
The tide of public resistance against a proposed free trade agreement between the U.S. and the European Union is rising in Germany, as opponents become more firmly entrenched, insisting that the plan would harm democracy and rule of law. -
Please Sign: Give Safe Harbor and Aid to Rohingya Refugees
World  (tags: Refugees & Relief, Myanmar apartheid, Rohingya, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, boat refugees, international law, human rights, ethics, asylum seekers )

Susan
- 58 minutes ago - thepetitionsite.com
Thousands of thirsty and starving migrants from Myanmar and Bangladesh have been stranded in rickety boats off the shores of Thailand, Malaysia, and Indonesia. But so far these countries have refused safe harbor to these desperate refugees.
Revealed: BP's Close Ties With the UK Government
World  (tags: UK and BP ties )

Michael
- 1 day ago - theguardian.com
Documents show the extent of BPâEUR(TM)s influence on government policy and how their intimate relationship is at odds with UK commitments to reduce carbon emissions
Food: How Much Does the World Need?
World  (tags: agriculture, crime, ethics, farming, food, food waste, interesting, humans, politics, society, world )

Kathy
- 1 day ago - agenda.weforum.org
Emissions modelling suggests that agriculture-related emissions alone will take up almost 100% of the world's carbon budget by 2050 (i.e. agricultural emissions alone trigger a 2c global temperature increase). Meat and dairy production are especially car
Saudi Arabia Attack: Islamic State Claims Shia Mosque Bombing
World  (tags: world, violence, middle-east, conflict, HumanRights, crime, death, ethics, politics, society, terrorism, religion )

Frank
- 17 hours ago - bbc.com
The Islamic State (IS) group says it was behind a suicide bombing on a Shia mosque in Saudi Arabia that killed at least 21 people.
China May Build Rail Tunnel Under Mount Everest
World  (tags: China may build rail tunnel under Mount )

Andy
- 16 hours ago - theguardian.com
Qinghai-Tibet railway links China with Lhasa and an extension running as far as the international border is already being planned The line will probably have to go through Qomolangma so that workers may have to dig some very long tunnels
Somalia Showing Signs of Peace and Progress
World  (tags: Somalia, Africa, Mogadishu, Civil War, al-Shabab, Famine )

Brian
- 1 day ago - bbc.com
Somalia has suffered decades of civil war and famine but with the Islamic militant group al-Shabab pushed out of the capital Mogadishu, some aspects of life there have begun to return to normal.
Modi@1 : The Fat Farm Fumble âEUR" Reaping a Harvest of Distrust
World  (tags: modi@1, Narendra Modi )

Raghu
- 14 hours ago - primepost.in
In a country where rising prices of onion can topple governments, the Narendra Modi-led Bharatiya Janata Party government has achieved no mean feat in keeping food prices under control, as it grappled with a drought in its first year.
Oie 83 SG 2015 Paris 24-29 May
World  (tags: OiE, 83 SG 2015 Paris May 24-29 2015, President, director General, Heads of State, Ministers for Members )

Rosie
- 2 hours ago - oie.int
Maison de la chimie 24-28 May 2015 for the 83rd General Session of the World Assembly of OiE Members and observers from International Organizations. In addition to the President and Director General, addresses will be made by Heads of State and Ministers.
The Identity Crisis Frustrating Nepal's Quake Survivors
World  (tags: government, Refugees&Relief, Nepal, earthquake victims, identification, identity cards )

Naoko
- 1 day ago - irinnews.org
"Verification of earthquake survivors is one of the most challenging aspects of relief work, because many survivors' papers are buried under the rubble," said Purna Chandra Bhattarai, joint secretary at MoFALD.
South Sudan: Arbitrary Detention, Torture
World  (tags: South Sudan )

Michael
- 1 day ago - hrw.org
These long, cruel detentions that violate basic rights are a further degradation of freedoms in South Sudan. The government needs to put a stop to these unlawful indefinite detentions.
Under Shadow of Trade Deal, US Pesticide Lobby Pressured EU to Dump Toxic Pesticide Rules
World  (tags: US Pesticide Lobbies Europe to Drop Toxi )

Michael
- 17 hours ago - commondreams.org
Report details how corporate lobbyists mobilized to stop the EU from regulating hormone disrupting chemicals known to have significant health and environmental impacts.
Caixa De AssistêNcia Dos Advogados Entrega NúCleo Para Suporte Ao Processo Judicial EletrôNico Em Pombal
World  (tags: politics, world )

Esdras Le
- 17 hours ago - opbnews.com.br
Caros Fábio revelou que a entidade está investindo mais de R$ 156 mil na instalação de 15 núcleos na Paraíba
U.N. Chief Says Save Migrants, Deal With Cause of Flight
World  (tags: world, Refugees&Relief, asia )

Naoko
- 8 hours ago - mainichi.jp
U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Saturday urged Southeast Asian nations to deal with the causes behind a growing humanitarian crisis that has forced thousands of Rohingya from Myanmar and Bangladeshi migrants to flee by sea, leaving many still stran-
MIA - UW MIA Recovery and Identification Project
World  (tags: military, troops, war, violence, world, society, conflict )

James
- 5 hours ago - vato21stcentury.blogspot.com
University launches initiative to identify and recover missing soldiers
Sem Atingir Meta, MinistéRio Prorroga VacinaçãO Contra Gripe até 5 De Junho
World  (tags: politics )

Esdras Le
- 1 hour ago - opbnews.com.br
Vacina protege contra os três subtipos do vírus da gripe determinados pela Organização Mundial de Saúde para este ano âEUR" A (H1N1), A (H3N2) e influenza B
   

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