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'Accepting charity is an ugly business': my return to the refugee camps, 30 years on

Dina Nayeri was eight when she and her family fled Iran. Are today’s refugees treated with more dignity? There have been days, months, when I’ve eaten meals provided by charities, governments, good people. When I was 10, I lived in a refugee camp outside Rome, a temporary safe space for transients seeking asylum outside Italy. […]

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10 years after the financial crisis, have we learned anything?
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Stolen cash: Scottish isle reports first crime in 20 years

The peace and tranquility on the island of Gigha off the western coast of Scotland has been shattered by a burglary said by locals to be the first serious crime in about 20 years

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25 years Since the Oslo Accords: Israeli Security Depends on Palestinian Rights

OSLO, Norway, Sep 14 (IPS) – Jan Egeland is Secretary General of the Norwegian Refugee Council. He co-organized the secret talks between Israel and Palestine that led to the historic 1993 Oslo Accords. Twenty-five years ago, on 13 September 1993, I sat on the White House lawn to witness the landmark signing of the Oslo […]

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Archaeologists have found what they believe is the world’s oldest site for alcohol production, a study said Thursday, adding the beer-like beverage may have been served in ceremonies some 13,000 years ago

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After 50 years of public service, John Kerry shares revealing new memoir

After 50 years of public service, John Kerry shares revealing new memoir  89.3 KPCC Kerry Should Be Prosecuted For Illegal Iran Meetings  Investor’s Business Daily John Kerry deserves jail for secret Iran diplomacy  Washington Examiner Full coverage

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Oslo Accords, 25 Years Later

Twenty-five years after the first Oslo Accord was signed, we look at what’s changed for the Palestinians and Israelis. Steve Inskeep talks to Palestinian negotiator Yezid Sayigh.

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Why Palestinians Like Me See Little Hope 25 Years After the Oslo Accords Opened the Door to Peace

Why Palestinians Like Me See Little Hope 25 Years After the Oslo Accords Opened the Door to Peace  TIME 25 Years Later, Oslo’s Promise for Mideast Peace Is Unfulfilled  WRAL.com How the Oslo Accords Betrayed the Palestinian Women Behind the First Intifada  The Intercept Twenty-five years ago today, Arafat and Rabin shook hands at the White House. Did […]

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Former El Salvador president sentenced to 10 years in prison

An El Salvador tribunal sentenced former President Antonio Saca to 10 years in prison on Wednesday after he pleaded guilty to embezzlement and money laundering charges involving more than $300 million of public funds.

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