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Is the World Twiddling Its Thumbs While Central African Republic Burns?

With no clothes but the ones on her back, Fatima narrowly escaped the violence in Central African Republic (CAR). Gathering her five children and leaving everything, including her husband, behind, Fatima walked nearly 400 miles to Chad in search of safety. Her new home is a tent of loosely-bound …

Europe faces 'colossal humanitarian catastrophe' of refugees dying at sea

The United Nations has been forced to consider establishing refugee holding centres in north Africa and the Middle East due to the spiralling numbers of migrants attempting perilous journeys across the Mediterranean in a desperate effort to reach Europe.<p>The UN's refugee agency, UNHCR, has said for …

Russia vows to veto UN resolution on Syria

Russia has said it will veto a UN resolution to refer the Syrian conflict to the international criminal court (ICC) if it comes to a vote in the security council, after nearly 60 countries announced their support for the measure.<p>Moscow's position, announced on Tuesday by Gennady Gatilov, the deputy …

Children are robbed of the right to education worldwide – but we can help

Attacks on education have become visible in our world. The shooting of Malala Yousafzai, who was shot for daring to go to school, shocked us. We cheered when she won her fight for life. And now we are in new despair over the kidnapping of girls in Nigeria by terrorists who want them to stop them …

Fear of disease spurs on urgent clean-up in flood-devastated Bosnia

With flood waters beginning to recede in parts of Bosnia a clean-up operation is underway in an attempt to stop the spread of disease from rotting carcasses.<p>Many of the dead animals had been left locked in pens as their owners only had time to save themselves and family members, such was the speed …

Couch potato Australia: only 19% of children get enough exercise each day

Australia is raising a generation of couch potatoes, according to a new study which has found that only 19% of children get the recommended amount of exercise each day.<p>The study by Active Healthy Kids also found that despite Australia’s love of sport, the level of participation among kids in …

Wear It Well to Wear It Better: Wearable Technology for Social Impact

'You wear it well': a phrase often used in fashion magazines and song lyrics to denote an expression, demeanor, piece of clothing or accessory that suits the wearer. You wear a smile to project happiness, a watch to know the time, or jewelry to enhance your appearance. And now, with the advent of …

Thailand martial law: Army chief meets key players

<b>Thailand's army chief has held talks with key players in the political crisis, a day after declaring martial law in the protest-hit nation.</b><p>General Prayuth Chan-Ocha met representatives of the government and the two main protest factions.<p>But the talks ended without reaching a conclusion, one …

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Sinai trafficking victims face hardship in Cairo as they await resettlement

On the seventh floor of a Cairo apartment block, Leah bounces her six-month-old son on her knee describes the difficulties survivors of trafficking face as they try to build a new life in Egypt.<p>Leah is one of an estimated 20,000 African refugees who have fallen into the hands of a network of …

Scared but alive: Video purports to show abducted Nigerian girls

The girls sit quietly on the ground, dressed in traditional Islamic garb, barely moving, clearly scared.<p>"Praise be to Allah, the lord of the world," they chant.<p>The video, released by French news agency Agence France-Presse, purports to show about 100 of the 276 girls kidnapped by Boko Haram …