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IRIN's Top Picks: New aid narratives, El Niño and mapping mine deaths

LONDON, 28 August 2015 (IRIN) - Welcome to IRIN's reading list. Every week our global network of specialist correspondents share their top picks of must-read…

Press Briefing by Press Secretary Josh Earnest, 8/26/2015

James S. Brady Press Briefing Room

12:51 P.M. EDT

MR. EARNEST:  Good afternoon, everybody.  I appreciate you accommodating the change in the time to the briefing today.  We wanted to make sure that all of …

Rescuers save 3,000 migrants in Mediterranean, 55 dead


NNA - (Reuters) Rescuers saved about 3,000 migrants but found more than 50 dead on boats near the coast of Libya on Wednesday, the Italian coast guard said.

Tens of thousands of people, mainly from …

Remarks by EU HR/VP Federica Mogherini at joint press conference with Marina Kaljurand,…

CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY

Thank you very much Marina. It is a pleasure for me being here and an honour being invited to address the conference of the Ambassadors - some of them I have had …

The European Union supports humanitarian action

The European Union is committed to protecting humanitarian workers and supports World Humanitarian Day every year on 19 August. Today marks the day in 2003 when 22 humanitarians lost their lives in the bombing of …

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