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 2022-10-02 06:11 

Standard Digital

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Florida deaths rise to 47 amid struggle to recover from hurricane Ian...

Rescuers evacuated stunned survivors on a large barrier island cut off by Hurricane Ian and Floridas death toll climbed sharply....

 2022-10-01 03:29 

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At least 30 dead from Hurricane Ian in the US...

At least 30 people were confirmed dead, including 27 people in Florida mostly from drowning but others from the storms tragic aftereffects....

 2022-09-30 22:47 

Standard Digital

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Ukraine accuses Russia of kidnapping its nuclear plant head...

Russian forces seized the director-general of the Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant, Ihor Murashov, around 4 p.m. on Friday, Ukrainian state nuclear company Energoatom said....

 2022-09-30 22:35 

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UN peacekeepers in Congo ready withdrawal plan...

The head of the U.N. peacekeeping mission in Congo says that the United Nations is ready and willing to work closely with the government to step up the withdrawal of over 14,000 troops and police....

 2022-09-30 22:28 

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Court dismisses Maasai eviction case against Tanzania...

The East African Court of Justice dismissed a case by Maasai herders who tried to stop the Tanzania government from evicting them from the Ngorongoro district....

 2022-09-30 22:08 

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Army officers declare new coup in Burkina Faso...

Burkina Faso army officers oust coup leader-turned-president, Lt. Col. Paul Henri Sandaogo Damiba after only nine months in office and install Captain Ibrahim Traore in his place....

 2022-09-30 15:29 

The New Humanitarian

Russia's 'four new regions', hurricane havoc, and Tigray 2.0: The Cheat Sheet...

A weekly read to keep you in the loop on humanitarian issues...

 2022-09-29 08:48 

The New Humanitarian

Cholera worries grow in Syria's Idlib...

Can the war-battered region stem a rapidly spreading outbreak?...

 2022-09-29 08:46 

Standard Digital

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Queen Elizabeth II died of old age, death certificate says...

Queen Elizabeth II died of old age, death certificate says...

 2022-09-29 08:36 

The New Humanitarian

It's time to talk about northwest Syria...

Ignoring the region risks planting the seeds for political and humanitarian crises for years to come....

 2022-09-28 22:36 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

Australia flags tough new data protection laws this year...

The government blames lax cybersecurity at Optus, a subsidiary of Singapore Telecommunications Ltd., for the theft of current and former customers personal information....

 2022-09-28 22:22 

Standard Digital

Food wastage, lack of proper storage hamper war on hunger...

Kenya ranks 87 out of 117 countries on the 2021 Global Hunger Index, indicative that food insecurity is serious....

 2022-09-28 21:20 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

Report: 200 environmental activists killed globally in 2021...

More than three-quarters of the killings took place in Latin America, where Colombia, Brazil and Nicaragua also logged double-digit death tolls....

 2022-09-28 14:21 

The New Humanitarian

What a far-right government in Italy means for asylum seekers and migrants...

Beyond stoking racism and xenophobia, experts fear Meloni could double down on migration policies that lead to more deaths at sea....

 2022-09-28 10:45 

The New Humanitarian

Is there a path to peace in the Tigray conflict?...

A new round of fighting has deepened the humanitarian emergency in northern Ethiopia, where half the population is in severe need of food aid....

 2022-09-27 11:04 

The New Humanitarian

For India's COVID orphans, fix the money worries as well as the damaged minds...

An ambitious initiative in Uttar Pradesh for children who've lost parents to coronavirus makes sure financial anxieties don't cloud progress....

 2022-09-27 01:21 

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At UN, a fleeting opportunity to tell their nations' stories...

One after another, world leaders took the stage- different leaders from different traditions that, under a single roof, reflected most of the worlds history....

 2022-09-26 16:38 

Nation

In pictures: Azimio MPs protest at IEBC offices...

MPs were protesting over the sacking of IEBC deputy CEO Ruth Kulundu....

 2022-09-26 14:41 

The New Humanitarian

In conversation with Peter Maurer: An exit interview with the ICRC president...

The ICRC's outgoing leader says the traditional humanitarian response model has 'come to an end'. So what comes next?...

 2022-09-26 09:21 

The New Humanitarian

Debunking the dangerous myth that refugees are an economic burden in Lebanon...

Research shows the arrival of Syrian refugees in Lebanon did not hurt its economy. That hasn't stopped politicians claiming otherwise....

 2022-09-24 04:26 

Standard Digital

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West: More sanctions, isolation if Putin carries out threats...

U.S. and European Union officials say new sanctions are in the works in response to Putins latest moves....

 2022-09-23 14:58 

The New Humanitarian

Iran's crackdown, Syria's cholera outbreak, and US jobs for refugees: The Cheat Sheet...

A weekly read to keep you in the loop on humanitarian issues....

 2022-09-22 22:05 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

Tonga volcano blast was unusual, could even warm the Earth...

Scientists are trying to figure out how all that water could affect the atmosphere, and whether it might warm Earths surface over the next few years....

 2022-09-22 15:27 

The New Humanitarian

UN chief calls for 'urgent report' after South Sudan sex abuse allegations...

An investigation by The New Humanitarian and Al Jazeera revealed years of widespread abuse allegations against aid workers at the UN-run camp in Malakal....

 2022-09-22 11:33 

The New Humanitarian

Aid sector sex abuse: A common occurrence with reoccurring themes...

Gender imbalances, underreporting, and cultural differences have emerged as key common trends....

 2022-09-22 06:55 

The New Humanitarian

EXCLUSIVE: Alleged sex abuse by aid workers unchecked for years in UN-run South Sudan camp...

The first reports were seven years ago. So why have efforts been so slow to prevent sexual abuse at Malakal?...

 2022-09-21 23:59 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

Neptune and rings shine in photos from new space telescope...

Astronomers hope to see back to almost the beginning of time when the first stars and galaxies were forming....

 2022-09-21 13:52 

The New Humanitarian

Rethinking Humanitarianism | 'No regrets': Peter Maurer on 10 years as ICRC president...

In his last month on the job, Maurer sits down with host Heba Aly to reflect on his decade as ICRC president....

 2022-09-21 12:19 

The New Humanitarian

As numbers rise, the hardships of migration through Mexico multiply...

Bureaucracy, corruption, violence, and US political pressure are all stalling the human flow....

 2022-09-21 02:38 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

230 whales beached in Tasmania; rescue efforts underway...

About 230 whales have been stranded on Tasmanias west coast, just days after 14 sperm whales were found beached on an island off the southeastern coast....

 2022-09-21 01:39 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

Joe Biden at UN to call Russian war an affront to body's charter...

Biden is ready to make the case to world leaders at the U.N. General Assembly that Russias naked aggression in Ukraine is an affront to the heart of what the international body stands for....

 2022-09-20 19:21 

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[ World ]

At UN, hope peeks through the gloom despite a global morass...

Even when nothing is in session, theyre doing what the whole outfit was designed to do — figuring out, bit by bit, what the world should look like....

 2022-09-20 13:30 

The New Humanitarian

Don't forget Afghan refugees in Pakistan flood response...

By building an inclusive disaster response, Pakistan's government has the chance to finally do right by its large Afghan refugee population....

 2022-09-19 23:00 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

WHO declares Ebola outbreak in Uganda...

WHO declared an Ebola outbreak in Uganda after a 24-year-old man died on Tuesday morning....

 2022-09-19 20:47 

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[ World ]

The world is in 'great peril', UN chief warns global leaders...

Leaders in many countries are trying to prevent a wider war and restore peace in Europe. Diplomats, though, arent expecting any breakthroughs this week....

 2022-09-19 15:04 

The New Humanitarian

From aid double standards to the climate emergency: What we're watching at the UNGA...

As crises expand and increasingly overlap around the world, we look at key issues on (and off) the humanitarian radar....

 2022-09-19 10:24 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

Queen Elizabeth II buried next to husband, parents and sister...

Queen Elizabeth II buried next to husband, parents and sister...

 2022-09-19 06:01 

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[ World ]

Queen Elizabeth II's committal service in Windsor...

Queen Elizabeth IIs committal service in Windsor...

 2022-09-18 23:33 

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[ World ]

Order of activities at Queen Elizabeth II's funeral service...

Before Queen Elizabeth II's funeral service starts, the tenor bell will be tolled every minute for 96 minutes to reflect on the yaers she lived....

 2022-09-16 21:46 

Standard Digital

Nomination lists for MCAs elicit protests as disabled ignored...

Residents from several parts of the country have challenged the gazettement of nominees to the county assemblies....

 2022-09-16 16:07 

The New Humanitarian

El Salvador's Bitcoin flop, bank heists in Beirut, and searching for hope at the UNGA: The Cheat Sheet...

A weekly read to keep you in the loop on humanitarian issues....

 2022-09-16 01:11 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

United States picks Kenyan to sit in global aid agency's board...

US government has appointed Kennedy Odede to the advisory committee on foreign aid at the United States Agency for International Development...

 2022-09-15 20:18 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

UN warns up to 345 million people marching toward starvation...

Close to 345 million people globally are likely to face starvation, UN World Food Programme director David Beasley has announced....

 2022-09-15 10:41 

The New Humanitarian

Diego Garcia: Where the Refugee Convention doesn't apply...

More than 100 Tamil Sri Lankan asylum seekers face an uncertain fate on a remote UK island in the Indian Ocean....

 2022-09-14 12:54 

The New Humanitarian

The international community must own its role in Haiti's food crisis...

It's time for a different approach in Haiti one that reckons with the enduring harms Global North policies have inflicted in the country....

 2022-09-13 22:50 

Standard Digital

[ World ]

UN sums up climate science: world heading in wrong direction...

The World Meteorological Organization, in the latest stark warning about global warming, said weather-related disasters have increased fivefold over the last 50 years....

 2022-09-13 13:22 

The New Humanitarian

Key takeaways from the latest snapshot of the humanitarian system...

Accountability, pay gaps, leadership, and overlooked solutions: Key points from a deep dive into how the humanitarian system is evolving....

 2022-09-13 09:49 

The New Humanitarian

What Sri Lanka's economic crisis looks like for women...

With inflation soaring...

 2022-09-13 08:27 

Nation

In pictures: Willian Ruto swearing in at Kasarani...

President-elect William Samoei Ruto swearing in as the fifth President of the Republic of Kenya....

 2022-09-13 08:27 

Nation

In pictures: William Ruto swearing-in at Kasarani...

President-elect William Samoei Ruto is being sworn in as the fifth President of the Republic of Kenya....

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