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The White House: Charting A New Course On Cuba

We are separated by 90 miles of water, but brought together through the relationships between the two million Cubans and Americans of Cuban descent that live in the United States, and the 11 million Cubans who share similar hopes for a more positive future for Cuba. More>>

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Journalist Most Recent Victim Of Israeli Military

Bashar, a journalist from Palestine TV, was shot in the left leg at Kufr Qaddum on Friday the 5th of December 2014. More>>

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  • Palestinian Centre For Human Rights - Swiss government’s bid to convene a summit on Palestine
  • UN News - UN-backed reconstruction efforts continue in Gaza
  • UNICEF Mobilizes To Reach People Affected By Typhoon

    As Typhoon Hagupit wreaks havoc through the Philippines, UNICEF is acting quickly to support the Filipino government’s response to the emergency, providing lifesaving supplies and services for children and women in the areas hardest hit by cyclone-force ... More>>

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  • FAO - FAO praises government for early typhoon warnings
  • Security Council Demands End To LRA Attacks In Africa

    A Congolese refugee at an emergency school in Obo, Haut-Mbomou, Central African Republic, (CAR) after fleeing attacks by the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA). Photo: OCHA/Lauren Paletta More>>

    UN Condemns Botswana’s Treatment Of Bushmen

    The UN Special Rapporteur on cultural rights has voiced concerns over Botswana's evictions of the Bushmen in the name of wildlife conservation. The United Nations’ Special Rapporteur on cultural rights has condemned Botswana’s treatment of Africa’s ... More>>

    UN Congratulates Frontline Ebola Response Workers

    10 December 2014 – The United Nations today congratulated the front line workers in the field battling Ebola on their well-deserved recognition as Time “Person of the Year,” while countries affected by the outbreak and their partners met to ... More>>

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    World United States: US Must Now Recover Moral High Ground In Torture Allegations

    Mr. Juan Mendez, Special Rapporteur on Torture, Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment. UN Photo/Rick Bajornas More>>

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    Al Jazeera Journalist Killed In Syria
    Al Jazeera Media Network sadly announces the killing of its Arabic correspondent in Syria, Mahran Al Deeri, on Wednesday, 10th December 2014, while covering battles in the city of Al Sheikh Maskin in rural Daraa. More>>

    TPP Talks Continue In Washington D.C.
    As high-level TPP talks continue in Washington D.C., OpenMedia holds face-to-face meetings with key negotiators to demand end to secrecy More>>

    The murder of Luke Somers by his captors during a rescue operation is a reminder of the brutality of the terrorists of Al-Qa’ida in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP). They have again demonstrated their cruelty and their disdain for human life, freedom, ... More>>

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    Today in al-Khalil (Hebron) families gathered to stage a peaceful demonstration protesting the continuing closure of the Shuhada checkpoint. The rally consisted of approximately 50 Palestinians, of all ages. The protesters met outside of the closed checkpoint ... More>>

    • Scientist says WHO took too long to deal with Ebola • Calls American approach to Ebola ‘an epidemic of hysteria’ More>>

    1 December 2014 – Ending the AIDS epidemic by 2030 requires a comprehensive approach that includes social justice, the democratization of science, gender equity, and a people-centred approach to health, said United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon ... More>>

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  • The Peter Tatchell Foundation - Cut gay blood ban to 3 months
  • GC Media - Guinea recognized at White House for AIDS partnership
  • Ebola: New World Bank Group Report Shows Growth Shrinking, Economic Impact Worsening in Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone More>>

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    Bushman leader Roy Sesana has appealed to Prince William to acknowledge that the Bushmen are hunters not poachers. More>>

    Refugees and returnees who have fled Boko Haram violence in Borno State, Nigeria, sheltering in Niger's Guesseré village on the border. Photo: IRIN/Anna Jefferys More>>

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    Makarim Wibisono, Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Palestinian territories. UN Photo/Violaine Martin More>>

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  • Palestinian Centre For Human Rights - Israeli Settlers Continue Their Attacks against Palestinians
  • This Baka man from Ndongo village reported that he was severely beaten by anti-poaching squads on two occasions. His neighbors have appealed to WWF to stop funding such abuses. More>>

    Workers build an enclosure at the Mayagba Ebola community care centre construction site in Bombali District, which is among the areas worst affected by the disease in Sierra Leone. Photo: UNICEF/John James More>>

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    Director-General of the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), Irina Bokova. UN Photo/Devra Berkowitz More>>

    Palestinian women at a UNRWA distribution centre in the Jaramana refugee camp, Damascus, Syria. Photo: UNRWA/Carole Alfarah More>>

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    Greece’s severe financial crisis has bred social unrest and intolerance of the nearly one million irregular migrants living in the country (October 2012). Photo: IRIN/Kristy Siegfried More>>

    Ny Hantra Andriatsifasoa survived the bubonic plague after being infected in Madagascar in 2011. Photo: IRIN/Tiana Randriaharimalala More>>

    24 November 2014 – The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization ( FAO ) today warned that a new bird flu strain detected in Europe poses a significant threat to the poultry sector, especially in low-resourced countries situated along ... More>>

    UNAMID commanders from Rwanda and Ethiopia exhange duties in Tabit, North Darfur, to escort a convoy of World Food Programme (WFP) trucks travelling from El Fasher to Shangil Tobaya. Photo: UNAMID/Albert González Farran More>>

    Due to their isolation the Sentinelese of India's Andaman Islands are the most vulnerable society on the planet. They face increasing threats from illegal fishermen who are targeting their waters. More>>

    In latest report, UN rights office says nearly 1,000 dead amid shaky Ukraine ceasefire More>>

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    Friday morning around 50 Palestinian and international activists used makeshift bridges to cross the Apartheid wall between Qalandiya and Northern Jerusalem. This non-violent direct action was in response to the restrictions Israel had placed on Palestinian ... More>>

    DR Congo: UN Warns of Humanitarian ‘Catastrophe’ as Hundreds of Thousands Flee Violence in Katanga More>>

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    Lanzarote, Spain, 18 November 2014 - The Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise has today been detained by Spanish authorities in the port of Arrecife, Lanzarote, following last Saturday's peaceful protest by Greenpeace against oil drilling by Repsol, in ... More>>

    17 November 2014 – United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today congratulated the people of Burkina Faso on the signing of the Charter of the Transition and on the appointment of former foreign minister Michel Kafando as Transitional President. More>>

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    18 November 2014 – United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has strongly condemned today’s attack on a synagogue in West Jerusalem that claimed four lives and injured several persons, calling for political leadership and courage on both sides to address ... More>>

    An unexploded bomb on the way to Tabit from Shangil Tobaya, North Darfur. Photo: UNAMID/Albert González Farran More>>

    Assistant Secretary-General ad interim for Political Affairs, Jens Anders Toyberg-Frandzen, addresses the Security Council meeting on the situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question. UN Photo/Yubi Hoffmann More>>

    CITES is supporting INTERPOL’s Operation ‘INFRA-Terra’ (International Fugitive Round Up and Arrest), targeting nine fugitives wanted for environmental crime, in particular wildlife crime. Credit: INTERPOL/CITES More>>

    Ebola: DR Congo declares end to outbreak, as top footballers join global fight against virus More>>

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