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Sunday, January 21, 2018

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NANKAR, Bangladesh

Left Behind: Families of Migrants Wait in Limbo

Wahid Haider talks about his son’s departure to Italy almost seven years ago without regret or hesitation. Haider has not seen Nayeem, now 30 years old, since he left Nankar in search of better economic prospects, travelling through Romania, where he spent several months, before entering Italy.

Rafiqul Islam Sarker | Migration & Refugees | Asia-Pacific

Davos: a Tale of Two Mountains

As the elite in the world of finance gather in the Swiss luxury town of Davos, rallies are taking place around the world as citizens demand for solutions to rising inequality.

At the same time as the World Economic Forum’s rich and powerful hold forth about fixing the crisis of inequality they created, a new movement called the Fight Inequality Alliance is telling another story that is growing around the world.

Ben Phillips | Poverty & SDGs | Global

US, Led by an Erratic Trump, Seeks to Undermine UN

The continued erratic and outrageous comments by President Donald Trump – and his attempts to undermine the United Nations – are threatening to cause irreparable damage to the world body.

Thalif Deen | Global

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Groups Condemn U.S. Cuts to Palestinian Refugee Agency

Tharanga Yakupitiyage | Middle East & North Africa

Argentina’s Law on Forests Is Good, But Lacks Enforcement

Daniel Gutman | Biodiversity | Latin America & the Caribbean

“The World Has Gone in Reverse”

Tharanga Yakupitiyage | Global

Caught Between Two Countries

Pascal Laureyn | Migration & Refugees | Asia-Pacific

Chance for Kenya to Make Amends for Post-Election Sexual Violence

Agnes Odhiambo | Gender Violence | Africa

PPPs Likely to Undermine Public Health Commitments

Anis Chowdhury and Jomo Kwame Sundaram | Global

40% of India’s Thermal Power Plants in Water-Scarce Areas, Threatening Shutdowns

Tianyi Luo | Global


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SLIDESHOW: Tales of the 21st Century – Rohingyas Without a State

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VIDEO: The Rohingyas ‘Long March to Freedom’

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SLIDESHOW: Two Models of Development in Struggle Coexist in Brazil’s Semi-arid Region


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Davos: a Tale of Two Mountains

Ben Phillips | Global

Chance for Kenya to Make Amends for Post-Election Sexual Violence

Agnes Odhiambo | Africa

PPPs Likely to Undermine Public Health Commitments

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40% of India’s Thermal Power Plants in Water-Scarce Areas, Threatening Shutdowns

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Davos: a Tale of Two Mountains

Ben Phillips | Global

US, Led by an Erratic Trump, Seeks to Undermine UN

Thalif Deen | Global

Argentina’s Law on Forests Is Good, But Lacks Enforcement

Daniel Gutman | Latin America & the Caribbean

Expansion of Soy Resurrects Key Railway Line in Brazil

Mario Osava | Latin America & the Caribbean

IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse

Groups Condemn U.S. Cuts to Palestinian Refugee Agency

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US, Led by an Erratic Trump, Seeks to Undermine UN

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40% of India’s Thermal Power Plants in Water-Scarce Areas, Threatening Shutdowns

Tianyi Luo

Fate of the Rohingyas – Part Two

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