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Kickstarter Launches Drive To Raise Funds Supporting Refugees NPR's Robert Siegel talks with Julien Schopp, director of humanitarian practice at InterAction, about how the White House called on members of the private sector to aid UN refugee agency efforts. | Oct 7, 2015 8:36 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Obama Apologizes To Doctors Without Borders For Kunduz Hospital Attack Doctors Without Borders calls on President Obama and 75 other Geneva signatories to investigate the Kunduz, Afghanistan, bombing by activating the never before used fact-finding commission of the Geneva Conventions. | Oct 7, 2015 8:36 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Violence Spreads in Israel, Despite Security Crackdown Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu canceled a trip to Germany planned for Thursday as attacks against Israelis were reported beyond Jerusalem and the West Bank.
New York Times | Oct 7, 2015 8:23 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Open Source: Hungarian Fashion Photographer Defends Migrant Chic Spread Despite his best efforts to explain, a Hungarian photographer has been urged by many on social networks to stop trying to make migrant chic happen.
New York Times | Oct 7, 2015 8:22 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Ahmed, The Clockmaking U.S. Student, Visits Qatar And Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia's government is hosting Ahmed and his father for an umrah a pilgrimage to Mecca. He'll also visit relatives in Jiddah. | Oct 7, 2015 6:01 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Rafah Journal: As Egypt Floods Gaza Tunnels, Smugglers Fear an End to Their Trade Only about 20 tunnels of 250 that once played a central role in the economy of Rafah are still operating the worst situation smugglers can remember.
New York Times | Oct 7, 2015 2:34 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Ayatollah Ali Khamenei Warns Against More U.S.-Iran Talks Months after the countries reached a nuclear accord, Irans highest leader said other negotiations were forbidden.
New York Times | Oct 7, 2015 1:21 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Russian Reaction Is Mixed Over Moscow Entering Syria's Conflict As Russia marks Vladimir Putin's birthday, the president's popularity among Russians is a high as ever. Even so, people on the streets of Moscow have mixed reactions to Putin's actions in Syria. | Oct 7, 2015 09:03 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Raif Badawi, Imprisoned Saudi Blogger, Is Awarded Free-Speech Prize Mr. Badawi, who is serving a 10-year sentence on charges such as violating Islamic values and propagating liberal thought, was named the international co-recipient of Britains PEN Pinter Prize.
New York Times | Oct 7, 2015 03:14 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Obama Turns to Crowdfunding to Aid Fleeing Syrians At the White Houses request, Kickstarter has begun its first social service campaign aimed at raising money for the United Nations refugee agency on behalf of Syrian refugees.
New York Times | Oct 7, 2015 01:01 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend