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Millions affected by conflict in South Sudan needs international assistance: UN

About 1.74 million people have been internally displaced and 2.47 million refugees are in neighbouring countries due to the conflict in South Sudan. According to...

America

California Clinic Screens Asylum Seekers For Honesty

Anna Gorman, Kaiser Health News OAKLAND, Calif. — Dr. Nick Nelson walks through busy Highland Hospital to a sixth-floor exam room, where he sees patients...

Asia

World Bank partners with Singapore Land Authority to promote geospatial data...

The World Bank has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Singapore Land Authority (SLA) to use geospatial information to promote sustainable urban development...

Australia

Australia falls further in rankings on progress towards UN Sustainable Development...

John Thwaites, Monash University and Tahl Kestin, Monash University Australia is performing worse than most other advanced countries in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs),...

Europe

Modern slavery cases in British car wash industry hardly leads to...

While reports of forced labour in British Car Wash Industry have been constantly coming up,  hardly any legal proceeding is conducted, reported The Guardian. The...

International

Indigenous peoples control one-quarter of world’s land surface, two-thirds of that...

A new study makes a significant contribution to the growing body of research showing that recognizing the land rights of and partnering with...

India

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Which countries have not ratified the Paris climate agreement?

By Soila Apparicio, Climate Home News Liberia is about to join 178 other parties in ratifying the Paris Agreement, after its senate voted in June to...

Marginalised

62% of elderly in India don’t get proper care, shows survey

A survey of more than 10,000 respondents across the Indian subcontinent revealed that 62.1% of the elderly in India do not get proper long-term...

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