Mali in transition: UN peacekeeping chief takes stock of political and security developments |

With the country in the throes of a political transition, following a military coup and the establishment of an interim Government last year, the...

‘Complex’ emergency unfolding in Mozambique’s Cabo Delgado, warn UN agencies |

According to the agencies, growing insecurity and poor infrastructure are making it increasingly difficulty to reach families “completely reliant” on humanitarian assistance, amid fears...

FROM THE FIELD: The Myanmar child workers risking their lives for stones |

The child workers run considerable risks: in just one day, in July 2020, some 200 people died in a mudslide at a jade mining...

Child labour ‘robs children of their future’, scourge must end urges UN |

“There is no place for child labour in society”, said Guy Ryder, Director-General of the International Labour Organization (ILO). “It robs children of their future...

Deadly earthquake hits Indonesia: Dozens killed, hundreds injured  |

The earthquake unleashed dozens of aftershocks, some six kilometres northeast of the city of Majene,  causing heavy damage across the city, including to the...

Sale of Drilling Leases in Arctic Refuge Fails to Yield a Windfall

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). For decades the refuge, most of it virtually untouched wilderness, had remained off limits to oil development. But in...

Essentials From A Jazz Icon

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). A strong case can be made for Max Roach as the most complete drummer in jazz history. Roach was...

A Social Innovator Takes On Dementia

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Anne Basting, founder of TimeSlips TimeSlips Are you creative? Of course...

Advancing Insight-Based Leadership – MacArthur Foundation

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UN refugee agency calls for ‘new chapter for refugee protection’ across Europe |

Gonzalo Vargas Llosa, UNHCR’s Representative for EU Affairs, also called for reform to be central during negotiations over a new EU Pact on Migration...

Humanitarians seek $1.3 billion to help millions in war-weary Afghanistan |

The number of people targeted for assistance is over a six-fold increase compared to four years ago, when 2.3 million people were targeted for...

Chicago’s not-so-random gang violence: 6% of gang factions tied to most shootings researcher Andrew...

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). For 18 days last summer, it seemed Chicago’s gangs were locked in a free-for-all of random violence. Between...

Serious repercussions likely to follow US plan to designate Yemen combatants terrorists, UN warns...

The decision over the designation was announced by US Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, who issued a statement on Sunday saying that his aim...

An Air Force Combat Veteran Breached the Senate and Descended on Nancy Pelosi’s Office...

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Update: Two days after the publication of this piece, Brock was arrested in Texas and charged in federal court,...

The Composer Tyshawn Sorey Enters a New Phase

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Iyer sensed Sorey’s unease with the role of a drummer, “something that was both too much and not enough...

Insurrection could be a turning point for social media

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). For years, and especially in the past...

Philanthropies Condemn Political Violence, Call on Leaders to Protect Democracy and Get Back to...

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Philanthropies Condemn Political Violence, Call on Leaders to Protect Democracy and Get Back to...

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Philanthropies Condemn Political Violence, Call on Leaders to Protect Democracy and Get Back to...

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How Report for America is boosting local journalism

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). IE 11 is not supported. For an optimal experience visit our site on another browser. The Report for America program...

“Waste: One Woman’s Fight Against America’s Dirty Secret” By: Catherine Coleman Flowers

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com).   “Waste: One Woman’s Fight Against America’s Dirty Secret”  Author: Catherine Coleman Flowers  Foreword by Bryan Stevenson  Publisher: The New...

What a Lost Psych-Ward Memoir Teaches Us About Madness

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Bette Howland holds her life at arm’s length in “W-3.”Photograph courtesy Saul Bellow Papers, Special Collections Research Center, University...

FROM THE FIELD: Port explosion which ‘burnt hearts’ of Beirut residents |

Youth volunteers help to clear the rubble clean-up in Mar-Mikhael, one of the areas worst hit by the...

How Midwives Have Stepped in in Mexico as Covid-19 Overshadows Childbirth

Photo Credit: Global Diaspora News (www.GlobalDiasporaNews.com). Rafaela López Juárez was determined that if she ever had another child, she would try to give birth at...