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Climate-related disasters have cost half a trillion dollars since world leaders last met to discuss climate change

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World leaders are behaving as if we have time to play with but they are ultimately playing with people's lives.

UNICEF Announces US$ 300,000 to the UNRWA Assistive Devices Programme

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The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) is supporting the UNRWA Assistive Devices Programme in Lebanon with a generous new donation of US$ 300,000 to address the urgent needs of children with disabilities. This amount is in addition to the US$ 80,000 that UNICEF has already contributed to the UNRWA Assistive Devices Programme as part of its pledge to ensure a better life and future for Palestine refugee children in Lebanon.

Mercy-USA contributes US$ 275,000 to help Palestinians in Gaza

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This collaboration will enable UNRWA to provide 9,000 daily basic food rations to 1,285 internally displaced persons (IDPs) in the Agency’s emergency shelters. The daily food ration allows IDPs to meet their minimum daily food requirements as per World Health Organization standards. This contribution will also enable UNRWA to ensure that blankets, hygiene kits and other non-food items are available to approximately 676 families (3,380 individuals).

Deaths on the Mediterranean: European States should create legal, safe migration channels

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Over 700 have died or have been reported missing in a period of just a few days, as they were crossing the Mediterranean to reach the shores of Europe. In the aftermath of these last tragic events, FIDH urges the European Union and its member states to immediately create safe legal migration channels to prevent further such tragedies.

Bring “Mediterranean mass murderers” to justice – UN Human Rights Chief

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GENEVA (19 September 2014) – UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein on Friday urged Egypt and other North African and European States with relevant information to make a concerted effort to bring to justice the people smugglers who allegedly deliberately sank a boat causing the deaths of between 300 and 500 refugees and migrants in the Mediterranean last week.

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WMO: Still Time to Act on Climate Change

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Geneva, 19 September 2014 (WMO) - There is still a window of opportunity to prevent dangerous climate change and preserve the planet

Comet Dukoski to face Australian stars

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Talented ACT Comets all-rounder Vele Dukoski will play with and against Australian cricket royalty this Sunday in Sydney following

Climate-related disasters have cost half a trillion dollars since world leaders last met to discuss climate change

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World leaders are behaving as if we have time to play with but they are ultimately playing with people's lives.

Sixteen Lex Mundi Member Firms Receive Nominations for the 2014 Chambers Latin America Awards

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Sixteen Lex Mundi member firms received nominations in sixteen different categories for the 2014 Chambers Latin America Awards for

National Manager, Member and Corporate Engagement

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Nationally recognised and respected organisation examining issues critical to Australia's economic and social

Things we learned in plenary: Ukraine, Ebola, jobs, medication

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In a historic vote on Tuesday, Parliamentarians in Strasbourg and Kiev voted simultaneously to approve the EU–Ukraine association

Nominees for Sakharov Prize 2014 announced

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Seven nominees for the European Parliament’s 2014 Sakharov Prize for freedom of thought, chosen by political groups and groups of

New Xultophy® (IDegLira) data show rapid and predictable glycaemic improvements in people with type 2 diabetes

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Vienna, Austria, 19 September 2014 – New analyses of phase 3a DUAL™ clinical data show that adults with type 2 diabetes treated

Actress Shannen Doherty Arrives in Taiji to Join Sea Shepherd Cove Guardians

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Actress Shannen Doherty has joined the Cove Guardians in Taiji. Photo: Kurt IswarienkoShannen Doherty, known for her starring roles on

School starts for Project Define participants at Xinjiang University

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Xinjiang, September 19, 2014) The first classes organized by Project Define at Xinjiang University were started this morning. Forty

UNICEF Announces US$ 300,000 to the UNRWA Assistive Devices Programme

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The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) is supporting the UNRWA Assistive Devices Programme in Lebanon with a generous new donation of US$ 300,000 to address the urgent needs of children with disabilities. This amount is in addition to the US$ 80,000 that UNICEF has already contributed to the UNRWA Assistive Devices Programme as part of its pledge to ensure a better life and future for Palestine refugee children in Lebanon.

Mercy-USA contributes US$ 275,000 to help Palestinians in Gaza

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This collaboration will enable UNRWA to provide 9,000 daily basic food rations to 1,285 internally displaced persons (IDPs) in the Agency’s emergency shelters. The daily food ration allows IDPs to meet their minimum daily food requirements as per World Health Organization standards. This contribution will also enable UNRWA to ensure that blankets, hygiene kits and other non-food items are available to approximately 676 families (3,380 individuals).

534 Students Awarded the National Schools Colours Award for Outstanding Sporting Achievements

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A total of 534 students from 70 schools were presented the National Schools Colours Award at the 44th Singapore Schools Sports Council

Crowdsourcing for Dignity: Global Dignity Day extends reach with New Mobile Campaign in 68 countries

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Oslo -- September 15, 2014 – Today the youth empowerment organization Global Dignity launched its first ever global mobile

Deaths on the Mediterranean: European States should create legal, safe migration channels

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Over 700 have died or have been reported missing in a period of just a few days, as they were crossing the Mediterranean to reach the shores of Europe. In the aftermath of these last tragic events, FIDH urges the European Union and its member states to immediately create safe legal migration channels to prevent further such tragedies.

RFID Personalized Wristbands Facilitate the Festival Event Management Tremendously with Positive Support

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Recently, the specialize RFID technology products manufacturer DAILY RFID has issued a kind of latest RFID Personalized Wristbands,

360 Locator App Offers More Revenue Opportunities for Carriers

Victory Info Services has released a new version of their app, 360 Locator, offering more revenue opportunities for

Chugai Debuts on Dow Jones Sustainability Asia Pacific Index,

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September 19, 2014 (Tokyo) - Chugai Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.

Belgium/Liberia: War Crimes Arrest Major Step for Justice

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In 2009, Liberia’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission recommended a hybrid tribunal for atrocities committed during Liberia’s

IFAD invests in rural development to create jobs for women and young people

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Rome, 19 September 2014 – The government of the Republic of Burundi and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)

France welcomes its first Hotel Indigo® to Paris’ operatic heart

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InterContinental® Hotels Group (IHG®), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, announces the debut of its boutique brand,

RFID Paper Wristbands Have the Ability to Make Access Control Management More Efficient and Convenient

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Recently, the leading professional manufacturer DAILY RFID has released a kind of brand new RFID Paper Wristbands, which come into

Smart ramps up LTE deployment in PH -- beefed-up LTE network to allow Smart to deliver most innovative mobile products

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September 2014] Wireless services leader Smart has announced that it has stepped up the roll-out of its new LTE network across the

Field Hockey Terriers Host Yale Sunday

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Amanda Cassera (SAR’17) has scored three goals this season. She tallied eight during her freshman year to win 2013 Patriot League

Alumni Weekend Draws Crowds Back to BU

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The BU Alumni Association considered feedback from thousands of alums in planning more than 150 events for Alumni Weekend, September

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