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Saving Mothers Launches Campaign to Raise Awareness of Staggering Rate of Maternal
Bloomberg - 3/31/2015
NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwired) -- 03/31/15 -- Saving Mothers, a non-profit organization dedicated to eradicating preventable maternal deaths in the developing world, announced the debut of the first in
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Venezuela's government fires employees who refuse to sign against US sanctions,
Fox News Latino - 3/31/2015
CARACAS, VENEZUELA –   Two employees at Venezuela’s Vice Ministry of Supreme Social Happiness were far from happy last week when they were fired for refusing to sign a manifesto against the Obama administration,
NGO: Venezuela’s government fires employees who refuse to sign against U.S. sanctions Fox News Latino
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RCI Helps Drive Out Poverty as Title Sponsor of the 13th Annual Christel House Open
Bloomberg - 3/31/2015
PARSIPPANY, NJ -- (Marketwired) -- 03/31/15 -- RCI, the world's largest vacation exchange provider, returns for its ninth consecutive year as title sponsor of the 2015 RCI™ "Christel House transforms
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EU, Kuwait Pledge 1.6 Bn Euros in Syria Humanitarian Aid
An Nahar - 3/31/2015
AFP 31 March 2015 at 16:55 Kuwait and the European Union announced Tuesday around 1.6 billion euros ($1.7 billion) to help alleviate war-torn Syria's humanitarian crisis, which Kuwait's emir called
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China's futures market makes headways toward globalization
People.com.cn - 3/30/2015
BOAO, Hainan, March 29- The Shanghai International Energy Exchange (INE), slated to begin trading later this year, will open the country's futures market to foreign participation. China's major futures
China's futures market gets ready for globalization China Daily Asia
Futures market makes headways toward globalization China Economic Net
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EU, Kuwait pledge 1.6 bn euros in Syria humanitarian aid
Africa News Wire - 3/31/2015
Source: Agence France-Presse Country: Kuwait, Norway, Syrian Arab Republic, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, United States of America Kuwait and the EU pledged
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Colorado's Child Poverty Rate Declines, Rural Poverty Persists
Education Week - 3/31/2015
Despite a decline in Colorado's overall child poverty rate in 2013, the rural child poverty rate remains high and has grown in recent years, according to an article by the Colorado Springs Gazette.  
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Disaster relief supplies sent to quake-hit Guizhou
Xinhua News Agency - 3/31/2015
BEIJING, March 31 (Xinhua) -- The Ministry of Civil Affairs has sent 1,000 tents, 2,000 sleeping bags, 2,000 folding beds and 1,000 sets of folding desks and chairs to Jianhe County in southwestern Guizhou
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A Major Push Forward for Gender and Environment
Inter Press Service - 3/31/2015
Active Citizens , Advancing Deserts , Biodiversity , Civil Society , Climate Change , Development & Aid , Economy & Trade , Environment , Food & Agriculture , Gender , Global , Global Governance , Green
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Alps crash victims identified by week’s end, Hollande says
France24 - 3/31/2015
Saudi-led forces strike Houthi positions across Yemen Read more Read more Nigerian presidential candidates locked in close race Read more Syria worst humanitarian crisis of our
US, Cuban envoys to address prickly human rights issues France24
Turkish court acquits all military officers in coup trial France24
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NGO donors' conference to be held in Kuwait
MENAFN - 3/31/2015
(MENAFN - Arab Times) KUWAIT CITY March 16 (KUNA): The International Islamic Charity Organisation (IICO) said it would be hosting the Third International Donors' Conference for Non-Government Organisations
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Philippine use of foreign aid improves in the fourth quarter
MSN Philippines - 3/29/2015
MANILA â The Philippinesâ use of foreign aid has improved in the fourth quarter of last year. In a statement, the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) said disbursement of official development
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Globalization offers Israel incredible opportunities [Globes, Tel Aviv, Israel]
Bloomberg - 3/29/2015
March 29--Globalization is an irreversible process that offers incredible opportunities for Israel's export-oriented economy. Bank Hapoalim (TASE: POLI), as the leader in Israel's financial industry,
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Melco International Development Ltd recommends payment of final dividend
Reuters - 3/27/2015
Thomson Reuters is the world's largest international multimedia news agency, providing investing news , world news , business news , technology news , headline news, small business news , news alerts,
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If conservatives really support ‘equality of opportunity,’ here’s an Obama proposal
Washington Post - 3/27/2015
If you ask conservatives what they think government should do about inequality, their usual response is that government can’t produce equality of outcomes, but it can help foster equality of opportunity
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Fight Poverty, Not Savings
Bloomberg View - 3/27/2015
Some welfare programs exclude people who have financial assets, and for good reason. If the goal is to help people who are living in poverty, the program shouldn't waste resources on people who aren't
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Religious Leaders Urge Sen. Ted Cruz to Make Hunger and Poverty a Priority
Bloomberg - 3/27/2015
/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Circle of Protection today asked Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz to record a video telling Americans what he would do to help hungry and poor people if elected.
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Efforts to tackle global poverty
BBC - 3/27/2015
Can global poverty ever be ended? The United Nations is expected to later this year adopt the World Bank's ambitious target of ending extreme poverty by 2030. Yet while poverty has been reduced in
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Donors pledge billions in Syria humanitarian aid
Saudi Gazette - 3/31/2015
Kuwait Emir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah (R) and UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (L) attend the Third International Humanitarian Pledging Conference for Syria in Kuwait's Bayan Palace on Tuesday. —
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Can We End Extreme Poverty by 2030?
Acton Commentary - 3/31/2015
That’s the current goal of the World Bank, and its expected that the United Nations will adopt that same target later this year. In 1990, the UN’s Millennium Development Goals included a target of halving
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Want to Solve Inequality and Child Poverty? End the War on Drugs
Huffington Post - 3/31/2015
Robert Putnam, the author of Bowling Alone , has just published an exhaustively researched book on inequality, Our Kids: The American Dream in Crisis (2015). He explores the differences between rich children,
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Leaving Third World status fast
Yahoo Philippines News - 3/31/2015
Lee Kuan Yew wrote in 2000: “Our climb from a per capita GDP of US$400 in 1959 (when I took office as prime minister) to more than US$12,200 in 1990 (when I stepped down) and US$22,000 in 1999 took place
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Kuwait pledges $500 million in Syrian humanitarian aid
Albawaba - 3/31/2015
Kuwait’s emir announced Tuesday $500 million to help alleviate war-torn Syria’s humanitarian crisis, which he called the worst in “modern history.” Stressing the gravity of the situation, the UN chief
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Focus on Poverty: Sharing genetic data in health crises
SciDev.Net - 3/31/2015
Genetic information that could help slow disease outbreaks may be kept private by researchers out of fear of violating patients’ rights — that was one of the concerns expressed in a Nature article recently.
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Tamale NGO builds centre for rural school
Modern Ghana - 3/31/2015
Dinga (NR), March 31, GNA - The Tuma Kavi Development Programme (TKDP), a Tamale based NGO has constructed an Early Childhood Development Centre (ECD) for the Dinga community in the Savelugu/Nantong Municipality
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