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WFP and partners to assist 1.6 million in Malawi following crop failure

The World Food Programme (WFP) is preparing to bring food relief to more than one million people in Malawi where crop failure and high prices have made life difficul

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Insecurity and logistical difficulties force WFP to suspend food delivery in eastern DRC

Fighting between government troops and rebel forces has forced the World Food Programme (WFP) to temporarily suspend aid delivery to displaced people in the eastern

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Forestry Award honours late Kenyan environmental pioneer Wangari Maathai

Nominations will close on 20 July for the first ever Wangari Maathai Award.

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Timorese organize Parliamentary elections

An estimated 600 thousand people in Timor-Leste turned out on the 7th of July to make their voices heard in the 2012 Parliamentary vote.

The polling started in the wee hours of the morning throughout the country. Gerry Adams reports.

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Botswana should decriminalize homosexuality: former president

The former president of Botswana says maybe he could have done more to decriminalize laws that hamper AIDS progress.

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The Moral Limits of Markets

If you’re feeling short of a little cash, here are a few ideas to earn a bit extra – you can rent out your forehead as advertising space, worth over $700.00; you can serve as a human guinea pig in a drug safety trial -- over $7,000.00 for that one; or what about fighting in Somalia or Afghanistan

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Disabled children four times at risk of physical and other abuse: WHO

 

Sexual and physical attacks, emotional abuse, humiliation, rejection, neglect.

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UN's peacebuilding tools need to be enhanced, Security Council told

 

The end of conflict does not always mean peace has arrived. That is one of the reasons the United Nations created its Peacebuilding Commission.

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Rebel movements in eastern DRC hamper aid delivery to displaced

Approximately 220,000 people have been newly displaced in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo as a result of insecurity stemming from movements by the M23 rebel group.

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Tanzanian refugees return home from Somalia

It took more than a decade, but a group of families are finally returning to Tanzania, after living in exile in Somalia.

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