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  1. Resettling Congolese Refugees in Angola, a New Shot at a Normal Life

    Thursday, August 17, 2017

    UNITED NATIONS, Aug 17 (IPS) - The UN's refugee agency is relocating more than 33,000 Congolese refugees from overcrowded temporary shelters in northern Angola to a more permanent establishment in Lóvua.

  2. Promise or Peril? Africa’s 830 Million Young People by 2050

    Friday, August 11, 2017

    ACCRA, Ghana / NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 11 (IPS) - Last month, Spanish charity workers rescued 167 migrants arriving from Africa aboard a small boat.

  3. Why New US Cold War with Russia Now

    Wednesday, August 09, 2017

    MOSCOW, Aug 09 (IPS) - Even before the imposition of new sanctions on Russia by Donald Trump and the ongoing fuss over Russian hackers undermining US democracy, Russian-American relations had deteriorated to a level not seen since the 1950s. Why?

  4. Donald Trump & Kim Jong-Un Need To Find A Diplomatic Off-Ramp

    Wednesday, August 09, 2017

    WASHINGTON DC, Aug 09 (IPS) - WASHINGTON DC, 9 August 2017 (IPS) -- Just six months into the administration of President Donald Trump, the war of words and nuclear threats between the United States and North Korea have escalated, and a peaceful resolution to the escalating crisis is more difficult than ever to achieve.

  5. Zaatari Camp Marks Fifth Year With 80,000 Refugees

    Tuesday, August 01, 2017

    UNITED NATIONS, Aug 01 (IPS) - Jordan's Zaatari camp, which opened in 2012 as a makeshift camp to house Syrian refugees fleeing the war, marked its fifth year on June 28.

  6. It’s World Day Against Trafficking in Persons. What Do We Need to Do Now?

    Monday, July 31, 2017

    GENEVA, Switzerland, Jul 31 (IPS) - It is believed that millions are currently victims of trafficking in persons around the world. It is almost impossible to think about each one of those numbers as individual human beings and it can feel like an insurmountable problem. But it isn't. And on this World Day Against Trafficking in Persons we must believe that not only can we make a dent but that we can make significant inroads into eliminating it.

  7. African Migrant Women Face “Shocking Sexual Abuse” on Journey to Europe

    Friday, July 28, 2017

    ROME, Jul 28 (IPS) - Up to 80 per cent of Nigerian migrant women and girls arriving on Europe's shores in Italy could potentially be sex trafficking victims, spotlighting the horrific levels of abuse and violence migrants face along their arduous journeys for a better future, according to a UN study.

  8. No Access to Justice for Migrant Workers in South-East Asia

    Friday, July 28, 2017

    ROME, Jul 28 (IPS) - Access to justice is often out of reach for migrant workers in South-east Asia, the United Nations labour agency reported in a study that shows that non-governmental organisations are assisting more often than government officials or trade unions.

  9. Millions of Women and Children for Sale for Sex, Slavery, Organs...

    Friday, July 28, 2017

    ROME, Jul 28 (IPS) - It is happening now. Millions of humans are forced to flee armed conflicts, climate change, inequalities, and extreme poverty. They fall easy prey to traffickers lurking anyone who can be subjected to sexual exploitation, forced labour and even sell their skin and organs.

  10. Migrants – The Increasingly Expensive Deadly Voyages

    Friday, July 28, 2017

    ROME, Jul 28 (IPS) - They borrow huge amounts of money. They sell all their modest properties. They suffer brutalities on the hands of their own countries "security" forces to prevent them from fleeing wars, droughts, floods, lack of food, extreme poverty.

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