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The 100 Best Children's Books of All Time

We’re living in a golden age of young-adult literature, when books ostensibly written for teens are equally adored by readers of every generation. In …

Malala Yousafzai Seeks to Raise $1.4 Billion to Educate Syrian Refugees

LONDON — Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai will seek to inspire world leaders at a conference in London on Thursday to commit $1.4 billion this year to give Syrian refugee children access to education, she told Reuters on Sunday.<p>Heads of state and government and ministers from countries around the …

Malala Yousafzai

Human Rights Day programme aims at protecting women

UNFPA, Finland and Sweden are launching a 3-year US$11.8 million joint initiative to protect the rights of women and girls in Myanmar, according to a …

No Women, No Peace In Syria

When Syrian women attempted to participate in the first round of Geneva peace talks in 2013, they were turned away. The following year, some 35 countries made statements at follow up peace talks, and once again, there was no space for the women of Syria. These scenes are now all too familiar for …

Middle East

Japan under pressure to accept more immigrants as workforce shrinks

Ageing population and prediction of 8 million fewer workers by 2030 spurs calls for government to accept migrants and refugees<p>Divisions have opened up in Japan’s government over the country’s refusal to accept even a modest increase in the numbers of refugees and immigrants, as a senior UN official …

Japan

Associated Press News

Militant attack on Pakistan school kills 132 children, nine staffers

The 10th-graders were having a class party when the gunmen burst into the auditorium. Disguised as Pakistani security forces and armed with automatic weapons, they moved through the crowd of cowering children, shooting methodically.<p>"I immediately hid beneath the desk," student Shah Rukh Khan said, …

Pakistan

Tehran and West Agree on Parameters of Deal for Iran’s Nuclear Program

Accord envisages strong constraints and controls on Iran for up to 25 years in exchange for lifting of sanctions<p>By<p>Laurence Norman and<p>Laurence Norman<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@laurnorman<p>laurence.norman@wsj.com<p>Jay Solomon<p>Jay Solomon<p>The Wall Street …

South Asia

LensCulture - Contemporary Photography

Understanding the Israel-Palestine Conflict through Photographic Activism - Photographs and text by ActiveStills Collective | LensCulture

The ActiveStills collective was established in 2005 by a group of Israeli and international documentary photographers, out of a strong conviction that photography is a vehicle for social and political change. We believe in the power of images to shape public attitudes and to raise awareness on …

Israel

18 Photos of People Awestruck by the Beauty of Nature

Nature has a way of making our problems feel small and insignificant, an incredible view can change our whole perspective on life. While in Moab, Utah for a March photo shoot adventure, photographer Jerry Patterson captured a shot of the Milky Way through the arches of beautiful sandstone …

Photography