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UN observers visit Syrian village following deadly attack

UN-Arab League envoy Kofi Annan on Tuesday met with Russian President Vladimir Putin to discuss the ongoing crisis in Syria.

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Business school professor argues on behalf of “the missing middle”

 

Pay inequality is a heated issue with many people believing CEOs and other “fat cats” earn too much while those at the bottom of the salary scale are barely scraping by.

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Senegal: Sowing the seeds

Whenever global food prices rise, developing countries are hit the hardest. Senegal is one such country. Rising food prices made even the most basic foodstuffs unaffordable.

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Problems mount in meeting humanitarian needs in Syria: OCHA

The humanitarian response for Syria is facing a critical shortage of funds, as the conflict in Syria escalates, says John Ging.

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Faster, higher, stronger and fairer: the role of sports in promoting gender equality

With the summer games opening in London this month, Olympic fever is building around the world.

Athletes and fans are gearing up for two weeks of sport, fellowship and record-breaking achievements.

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The quest for secure energy

Author Daniel Yergin won the Pulitzer for his book called The Prize: The Epic Quest for Oil, Money and Power, but he waited over 20 years to tackle the topic of oil again.

His newest book is called The Quest: Energy, Security and the Remaking of the Modern World.

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Working mother in El Salvador returns to her farming roots with WFP support

Karla Trujillo, a working mother in El Salvador, felt the many hours she spent at her office job was eating away at the time she had with her children and also distancing her from her roots in farming.

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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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