Eduarda Passarelli Hamann

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Sob crescente risco, ONGs humanitárias reavaliam seu trabalho no Oriente Médio | Home Notícias | Reuters

ARBIL Iraque (Reuters) - Agências de ajuda humanitária estão ampliando as medidas de segurança no Oriente Médio e cada vez mais terceirizam trabalhos para organizações locais, a fim de limitar sua exposição aos crescentes riscos apresentados pela região.<p>Pessoas desabrigadas da minoria yazidi …

Radical cleric urges Islamic State to release British hostage Alan Henning

A radical Islamic preacher who spent four years in a UK jail for soliciting murder and hate speech has made a video plea for Islamic State (Isis) to spare the life of British hostage Alan Henning.<p>Abdullah el-Faisal, who is said to have played a part in radicalising the shoe bomber Richard Reid and …

Philippine Islamist militants threaten to kill German captives | Reuters

MANILA (Reuters) - Al-Qaeda linked militants in the southern Philippines have threatened to kill two Germans hostages they have been holding since April unless Germany stops supporting U.S. action against Islamic State militants, the SITE monitoring service said.<p>Philippine security officials said …

French president says hostage killed in Algeria

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — French President Francois Hollande has confirmed the killing of a French hostage in Algeria.<p>A video released by a U.S. …

Paris não cede ao Estado Islâmico após decapitação de refém francês

O grupo Estado Islâmico executou um quarto refém ocidental após ter dado, ontem, um ultimato de 24 horas a Paris para que abandone as operações no Iraque.<p>O francês Hervé Gourdel, sequestrado no início da semana na Argélia por um grupo próximo do movimento islamita, foi assassinado, esta …

California to introduce tough new measures to limit police drone use

Bill would require state’s police to seek a warrant for unmanned drone use in virtually all situations other than emergencies<p>California is poised to introduce tough new controls on police deployment of drones for surveillance, as the debate around the acceptable uses of unmanned aerial systems …

Russia Lashes Out at U.S. 'Monopoly' on Humanitarianism With Aid Convoy to Ukraine

On Friday morning, as hundreds of Russian trucks trundled across the border into Ukraine, Russian ambassador to the U.N. Vitaly Churkin gave a …

Russia

Vingança é principal mensagem do "Estado Islâmico", diz especialista | DW | 22.08.2014

Um vídeo que mostra a decapitação do jornalista americano James Foley divulgado pelo "Estado Islâmico" (EI) nesta semana colocou o a organização …

EUA cogitam combater grupo Estado Islâmico na Síria

Os Estados Unidos estão cogitando levar os combates contra os militantes do Estado Islâmico para a Síria depois de dias de ataques aéreos contra o …

Isis fighters surround Syrian airbase in rapid drive to recapture lost territory

Islamic State extremists rampaging through Iraq have now turned their sights back towards Syria, where only a besieged airbase stands between the terror group and a rush for the Mediterranean coast that could split the country in two.<p>The attack on the Tabqa airbase in eastern Syria comes as Isis …

Ameaça do Estado Islâmico está além de qualquer coisa que tenhamos visto, dizem EUA | Home Notícias | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A sofisticação, riqueza e poderio militar dos militantes do Estado Islâmico representam uma grande ameaça aos Estados Unidos e podem superar a que a Al Qaeda outrora significou, disseram líderes militares norte-americanos nesta quinta-feira.<p>Secretário de Defesa dos EUA Hagel …

Global refugee figure passes 50m for first time since second world war

The number of people forced to flee their homes across the world has exceeded 50 million for the first time since the second world war, an exponential rise that is stretching host countries and aid organisations to breaking point, according to figures released on Friday.<p>Half the world's refugees …

In pictures: Syrian children paint a brighter future

On World Refugee Day, NGO Acted shares photographs from an art project that aims to give Syrian children back their childhoods and help them to develop a connection with their new home

Polio vaccine effort in Syria reaches 1.4 million children as volunteers brave violence

GAZIANTEP, Turkey — Despite grave danger, a campaign to combat the spread of polio in rebel-held Syria has been surprisingly successful, with volunteers inoculating about 1.4 million children since the beginning of the year.<p>The reemergence of polio in Syria in October alarmed health organizations, …

Syrian Conflict Isn't Just A Civil War, But 'A War On Childhood'

Four years of brutal sectarian war in Syria has devastated the lives of nearly 10 million people.<p>But one group among them stands out: the children of Syria.<p>In a new documentary, <i>Children of Syria</i>, BBC chief international correspondent Lyse Doucet tells the stories of six young Syrians, age 8 to 14, …

Videographic: Have the parenting roles of men and women changed?

Why Google's Waze Is Helping Local Governments Track Users

In Rio de Janeiro most eyes are on the final, nail-biting matches of the World Cup. Over in the command center of the city’s department of transport though, they’re on a different set of screens altogether.<p>Planners there are watching the aggregated data feeds of thousands of smartphones being …

Regulating intervention: Brazil and the responsibility to protect

Conflict, Security & Development<p>Oliver Stuenkel & Marcos Tourinho<p><i>Download full article here</i> <i>(free access)</i><p><b>Abstract:</b><p>In the last decade, Brazil has …

Why Brazil has not criticised Russia over Crimea

Oliver Stuenkel , 27 May 2014<p>Emerging powers frequently stress the importance of sovereignty and the inviolability of international law. As a …

Militias in Central African Republic block Muslims exit to Cameroon: U.N. | Reuters

GENEVA (Reuters) - Christian militia forces are blocking the main roads used by Muslim civilians trying to flee Central African Republic to Cameroon and attacking the refugees, the United Nations said on Friday, citing accounts from “traumatized” victims.<p>A general view shows a part of the temporary …

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Don't Blame The Central African Republic Conflict On Religion

Recently, I was invited to attend a dinner for a delegation of religious leaders from Central African Republic (CAR). Seated at the table were …

Africa

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon recently visited war-torn Central African Republic, where the security situation is deteriorating and human…

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon recently visited war-torn Central African Republic, where the security situation is deteriorating and human rights abuses continue.<p>“My first message is to the people of the country: You are not alone. The United Nations is honoured to be by your side,” he said.<p>On Thursday the UN Security Council established a peacekeeping mission in the country which, as of September, will comprise of up to 10,000 military personnel. Find out more in this video.<p>Share these images …

22 reported killed in clashes over Central African Republic town | Reuters

BANGUI (Reuters) - At least 22 people, mainly civilians, were killed in clashes between mainly Muslim rebels and Christian militia in the Central African Republic earlier this week, the local Red Cross said on Wednesday.<p>The clashes took place on Monday in Grimari, about 300 km (190 miles) northeast …

How the civil rights movement changed black gun culture

The subject of guns is a volatile one in the black community: a disproportionate number of black Americans are killed by firearms each year.<p>Gang violence has destabilised some communities, while high-profile killings of black youths like Trayvon Martin and Jordan Davis have led political leaders to …

Líderes europeus buscam formas de reduzir a dependência do gás russo | Home Notícias | Reuters

Por Barbara Lewis<p>BRUXELAS, 19 Mar (Reuters) - Os líderes europeus vão procurar maneiras de reduzir a sua dependência multibilionária do gás russo em negociações em Bruxelas na quinta e sexta-feira, mas não chegaram a falar, por ora, em romper os laços energéticos com Moscou.<p>A tomada da região …

Violência contra a mulher: ONG cria capas de revistas femininas para divulgar sofrimentos reais

Para comemorar o próximo Dia Internacional da Mulher, a ONG Catapult redesenhou três capas de uma revista feminina para destacar a violação dos …

Brasil pode ajudar a Venezuela a resolver crise

Após uma breve visita a Caracas, Marco Aurélio Garcia, assessor especial da presidência do Brasil para Assuntos Internacionais, encontrou-se com o …