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South Korean activists ply North with Choco Pie propaganda

South Korean activists have launched 10,000 Choco Pies across the North Korean border using helium balloons.
from Foodbeast on Jul 31, 2014.
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Ebola outbreak is outpacing control efforts, says WHO

Ebola is moving faster than efforts to curb it, with potentially catastrophic consequence, warms the head of the World Health Organization.
from New York Times on Aug 1, 2014.

Ugandan court overturns strict law banning homosexuality

A Ugandan court has overturned a strict anti-gay law on the grounds that the bill was passed without having gone through necessary legal proceedings.
from RTE on Aug 1, 2014.

Economists call on US Congress to act against vulture funds

Over 100 economists, including three Nobel laureates, urge the US Congress to legislate to mitigate fallout from a court judgement against Argentina in favour of vulture funds.
from Jubilee Debt Campaign on Aug 1, 2014.

WHO to launch $100m plan to tackle ebola outbreak

The head of the World Health Organization west African leaders will meet in Guinea in Friday to launch a $100 million plan to tackle the ebola epidemic.
from WHO on Jul 31, 2014.
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France consolidates military power in Africa

Military intervention in Africa will continue until France accepts the need for stronger national states throughout the region.
from The Conversation on Jul 31, 2014.

'Hello, my name is Bot and I’m here to help'

Is there a danger that ‘bots without borders’ will take the ‘human’ out of humanitarian’ assistance?
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Reconstruction or Haiti’s latest disaster?

People are resisting a large tourism project on Haiti’s beaches. They fear It will cause displacement, forced migration, loss of food production and impoverishment.
from Pambazuka news on Aug 1, 2014.
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