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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.
Culturecide in Progress : ISIS Fighters Seize Ancient City Palmyra
World  (tags: Culturecide in Progress : ISIS Fighters )

Andy
- 1 day ago - nytimes.com
Islamic State fighters have destroyed or damaged numerous ancient sites and sculptures, condemning them as idolatry in slickly produced recruitment films, even as they pillage and sell off more portable items to finance their activities
10 Conspiracy Theories That Turned Out to Be True
World  (tags: Conspiracy theories, proven, fact, false flags, ethics )

Evelyn
- 1 day ago - nationofchange.org
The mere notion of the conspiracy theory has increasingly been stigmatized & ridiculed by mainstream news outlets, internet trolls, "rational" thinkers. we now know that many outlandish geopolitical & domestic "conspiracy theories" were & are truths
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
- 18 hours 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.
Tortured, Scalped and Then Beheaded: Brazilian Blogger Murdered After Investigating Child Prostitution Read More: Http://Www.Da
World  (tags: Brazilian blogger murdered )

Michael
- 1 day ago - dailymail.co.uk
One of the reasons I won't be going to Brazil any time soon or to any of these countries where life is so cheap and the corruption runs at the highest levels. Not to say that it doesn't happen here either. There is an annual raffle in Toronto for kids.
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
- 17 hours ago - readersupportednews.org
As a man i apologize to women all over for what my sex does
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
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.
Food: How Much Does the World Need?
World  (tags: agriculture, crime, ethics, farming, food, food waste, interesting, humans, politics, society, world )

Kathy
- 18 hours 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
- 10 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
- 8 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
Waco : Hundreds of Weapons Recovered After Biker Gun Battle
World  (tags: )

Andy
- 1 day ago - nytimes.com
He cited pocketknives, larger military-style knives, brass knuckles, clubs, chains with padlocks on them and, of course, guns, including an AK-47 assault rifle The weapons included 118 handguns, 157 knives and the AK-47.
Modi@1 : The Fat Farm Fumble âEUR" Reaping a Harvest of Distrust
World  (tags: modi@1, Narendra Modi )

Raghu
- 6 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.
Activists: Islamic State Seizes More Than Half of Syria
World  (tags: Isis and Syria )

Michael
- 1 day ago - usatoday.com
Islamic State fighters have reportedly seized about a third of the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra after heavy fighting against the military and allied combatants.
Gaddafi's Home Town Falls to Islamic State in Anarchic Libya
World  (tags: Libya )

Michael
- 1 day ago - ca.news.yahoo.com
Isn't the Arab Spring wonderful? They haven't taken it yet. The two warring factions should put aside their differences and rid themselves of this ISIS pestilence before they find themselves exterminated.
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
- 16 hours 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
- 9 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
- 9 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
- 1 minute 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-
   

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