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  • Killing us softly
    A recent public outcry in China, sparked by a damning documentary about air pollution, was based on well-founded fear:Of the 100 million people who viewed the film on the first day of its online release, 172,000 are likely to die each year from air…
    - 26 Mar 15, 8:00pm -
  • Scale of Vanuatu cyclone disaster complicates aid response
    The scale of Vanuatu’s cyclone disaster is matched only by the complexity of the required humanitarian response, according to both the government and aid workers arriving on the battered Pacific islands.“The problem is absolutely massive,” Ali…
    - 15 Mar 15, 8:00pm -
  • Vanuatu reeling from impact of cyclone Pam

    Vanuatu reeling from impact of cyclone Pam

    The closure of the main airport in Vanuatu is hampering the humanitarian response to cyclone Pam, which tore through the Pacific island archipelago yesterday, causing colossal damage.The airport in the capital, Port Vila, is still flooded and trees…
    - 13 Mar 15, 8:00pm -
  • Cyclone Pam batters Vanuatu
    As cyclone Pam, a category 5 storm, makes landfall today on the pacific islandsof Vanuatu, humanitarian workers there say the urban poor are especially at risk.High winds and rains are lashing the islands, and news agencies reported that even solid…
    - 12 Mar 15, 8:00pm -
  • Who celebrity advocates are really targeting. And it’s not you.

    Who celebrity advocates are really targeting. And it’s not you.

    This week was a fanfare for celebrity humanitarians: Forest Whitaker appealed for peace in South Sudan alongside UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs Valerie Amos; Angelina Jolie opened an academic centre on sexual violence in conflic…
    - 12 Feb 15, 7:00pm -
  • An ambitious plan to end statelessness

    An ambitious plan to end statelessness

    It is now 60 years since stateless people received recognition in international law, and the UN has two conventions (1954 and 1961) dedicated to their protection and the regularization of their situation. Yet an estimated 10 million people worldwide…
    - 6 Nov 14, 7:00pm -
  • Asia's first IDP policy - from theory to practice

    Asia's first IDP policy - from theory to practice

    "Why does it allow them to stay?" the man asked incredulously. "They should be going back to their homes."Afghanistan's internally displaced persons (IDP) policy - finally passed earlier this year after a long delay, but not yet implemented - is a l…
    - 19 Oct 14, 7:00pm -
  • Guide sommaire du droit de la guerre islamique
    Il y a un regain d’intérêt des traductions de textes classiques sur le droit de la guerre islamique qui viennent s’ajouter aux nombreux travaux sur les liens avec le droit international humanitaire (DIH) et la protection des civils. IRIN vous p…
    - 5 May 14, 7:00pm -
  • Life-saving hepatitis C drug approved, but cost is high
    Following approvals in the US and Europe this month of a new drug to treat hepatitis C, activists are pushing for the medication to be made available in poor countries, a development reminiscent of the activism that forced down HIV/AIDS drug prices a…
    - 22 Dec 13, 7:00pm -
  • Cost of clinical trials worries donors
    The more medical successes there are, the more it costs to find the next one, prompting donors to demand more from researchers carrying out large-scale trials of drugs, vaccines and global health impacts. “As a funder, I hate clinical trial applic…
    - 23 May 12, 7:00pm -

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  • UK crime agency loses case against ex-Kazakh president's family
    Judge overturns unexplained wealth orders that led to freezing of London propertiesBritain’s National Crime Agency has lost a high court attempt to force the daughter and grandson of a former president of Kazakhstan to explain where they got the mo…
    - 8 Apr 20, 10:19am -
  • UK issues unexplained wealth order over Kazakhstan family's house
    National Crime Agency investigating how ex-president’s grandson bought London mansionBritain’s National Crime Agency (NCA) has asked a grandson of the former president of Kazakhstan to explain where he got the money from to buy a multimillion-pou…
    - 10 Mar 20, 12:57pm -
  • Head of press regulator advised Kazakh regime that suppresses free speech
    New Ipso chief Lord Faulks worked at commercial court under former authoritarian leader Nursultan NazarbayevThe new head of the UK’s independent press regulator has been criticised for providing legal assistance to an authoritarian regime notorious…
    - 25 Jan 20, 12:05pm -
  • Kazakhstan holds day of mourning for Almaty plane crash victims
    Country honours 12 people killed when Bek Air flight crashed shortly after takeoffKazakhstan has observed a national day of mourning for the 12 people killed when an airliner crashed into a house shortly after takeoff from Almaty airport.The plane, o…
    - 28 Dec 19, 6:51am -
  • Kazakhstan plane crash: 12 killed as Bek Air flight crashes near Almaty airport
    66 injured on plane carrying 100 as emergency services look for survivorsA plane carrying almost 100 people has crashed near Almaty airport in Kazakhstan, killing at least 12 and injuring more than 60.Almaty airport said on Friday morning that surviv…
    - 27 Dec 19, 2:10pm -
  • Bek Air crash: passenger plane with 100 on board goes down in Kazakhstan – video
     A Bek Air plane with 95 passengers and five crew members on board has crashed near the city of Almaty in Kazakhstan. The plane was heading for the capital, Nur-Sultan, but lost altitude during takeoff and broke through a concrete fence before hitti…
    - 27 Dec 19, 12:28am -
  • Astana Ballet; Akram Khan’s Giselle review – Steppe to it
    Royal Opera House; Sadler’s Wells, LondonAstana’s springy young Kazakhs make their UK debut, while Tamara Rojo weaves her magic with Akram Khan’s insightful GiselleAstana Ballet, a young Kazakhstani troupe with a wide-ranging repertoire and nea…
    - 22 Sep 19, 3:00am -
  • Xinjiang activist freed in Kazakh court after agreeing to stop campaigning
    Serikzhan Bilash, who fought for victims of China’s internment camps, pleaded guilty in return for freedom A rights activist in Kazakhstan who faced seven years imprisonment over his outspoken opposition to neighbouring China was unexpectedly freed…
    - 16 Aug 19, 9:15pm -
  • ZVUK: the Kazakhstan club night that dances for truth
    In conservative, authoritarian Almaty, a small techno event aims to create a safe space for activists and the LGBT communityIt is a rainy spring night in Almaty, and in a small back-alley club a young DJ is playing dark British techno while wearing a…
    - 23 Jul 19, 5:10am -
  • Should we build cities from scratch?
    With another 2.5 billion urban dwellers predicted within the next 30 years, should we expand existing cities? Or is there a case for starting afresh?Do you live in a city planned from scratch? Share your storyPeople have been building new cities from…
    - 10 Jul 19, 1:00am -
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