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What’s at stake in the World Humanitarian Summit for PH

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DISASTER RESPONSE. The Philippine delegation participates at the first World Humanitarian Summit. Photo from DRRNET Philippines

As one of the biggest recipients of humanitarian aid during disasters, the Philippines acknowledges its crucial role in the summit and pushes for localized response

MANILA, Philippines (May 25, 2016) — What is the country’s stake at the first World Humanitarian Summit? Continue reading What’s at stake in the World Humanitarian Summit for PH

5 killed, 39 wounded in PKK bomb attack in southeast Turkey

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A new upsurge of violence between the security forces and the PKK erupted in July in the wake of attacks blamed on Islamic extremists

ISTANBUL, Turkey (Jan. 14, 2016) — Five people were killed and 39 wounded Thursday, January 14, in a car bomb attack by Kurdish militants on a police station and adjacent housing for officers in southeastern Turkey, the provincial governorate said.

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