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it's not clear whether there are any negotiations over the fate of ukrainian fighters at the plant, or whether this news means russia now storms the steelworks before staging 'victory' day celebrations on may 9th among the ruins it has made of mariupol…
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“USSR. VICTORY” Outside the Bolshoi Theatre, Moscow…
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In the year 2022, Taliban order state jurisdiction over every inch of a woman’s body except for the eyes...while essentially not recognizing her as legal being but only a subordinate of man: that if she breaks the order, Gov punishes her male guardian. Weep, shatter. What else.…
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“Odessa is like one of those tricky little snuff boxes – you have to find the catch. Once you know that it opens easily, you can stick your fingers in and take a pinch whenever you want to.” – Mendele Mocher Sforim, Fishke the Lame, 1869…
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Just taken first train on the repaired crossing from Kyiv to Irpin since the invasion. It was here families came under fire as they tried to escape early on. “We know the risk of the Russians returning, but we want to send a signal” the head of Presidential Office tells me.
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Any one organising events for the World Refugee Week in London? Would be keen to know and attend. Thanks 🙏🏽
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JOB ALERT! @NPR's international desk is looking for a West Africa correspondent based in Dakar. You'd have great colleagues and the freedom to cover big stories and the stories you love. Happy to answer any questions... the job posting:
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"The highest and most beautiful things in life are not to be heard about, nor read about, nor seen but, if one will, are to be lived." - Soren Kierkegaard (born #onthisday)
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Congratulations Mark - not just on your great writing but your great commitment to helping your Afghan colleagues and friends. #Afghanistan…
@bbclysedoucet As a Welsh parent of a beaut with disabilities and a severe learning disability, this really tore at my heart.Those poor, poor mites. I really pray someone, somehow can help them find a way out of their hell.
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Investigation finds hundreds of fake Ukraine charity websites
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“This is not the way it’s done “ - the horror of war for the most vulnerable, least visible. Their plight needs to be noticed; do watch. #UkraineRussiaWar…
“A war against children” David Wright COO ⁦@save_children⁩ underlines the suffering of the smallest in this war ⁦@BBCWorld#UkraineRussiawar #Dnipro
We’re broadcasting from #Dnipro as #UkraineRussiaWar intensifies in the east. With ⁦@d_a_v_e_bull⁩ on camera & ⁦@dmatmorrison⁩ ⁦@Anastasiia_Lev⁩ & ⁦@OrieOlga⁩ . Photo thanks to ⁦@TCM_BTC#Ukraine@BBCNews ⁩ ⁦@BBCWorld
Congratulations again to a great team telling an important story, and telling it well. #Afghanistan…
.@USIP & #AIAS invite Afghan scholars, journalists, activists & practitioners to submit 250-word abstracts on the question: "Why was a political settlement not achieved?" 12 authors will be chosen to write short essay & travel to DC in July! Email to [email protected]
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Important to hear from the first commander to head international forces in Kabul in 2001 - a time of hope and ambition just after the Taliban were ousted, when a new partnership was first forged…a world turned upside down now. #Afghanistan…
#Breaking another @ICRC safe passage operation with over 300 civilians just reached #Zhaporizhzhia. We are relieved that more lives have been spared.
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#Dnipro Mayor Filatov says #Russia attacked the city centre & damaged a railway facility. He urged residents not to leave shelters. Images were posted of cruise missiles striking a major bridge. A powerful blast shook a building we were in at the time. #UkraineRussiaWar
Zelensky: The Making of a President 📽️🎞️ A front row seat... to a story like no other. O@BBCWorldld an@BBCNewsws over the Bank Holiday weekend and o@BBCiPlayerer right now...…Te Big thanks t@VaraBBCB@siobhanlucyly@d_a_v_e_bulll@LizJGibbbb +…wZ
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Delighted that @UniofOxford is launching a Foundation Year for under-represented students. An idea pioneered by @tcddublin and @lmhoxford and also adopted by @Cambridge_Uni. 100s of lives will be changed…
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Education seems to be on the agenda again .. although we’ve learned that “in the coming days” can mean a long time . The result is keenly awaited - most of all by Afghan schoolgirls . #LetAfghanGirlsLearn #Afghanistan…
…and for children in all war zones ..…
Children being children .. that includes going to school #Afghanistan…
Just watch it and think about it? What they are doing and how and who are making money from these dangerous toys?…
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Respect and a trilby tip to all the journalists in Ukraine. Broadcast, print, online, they all face bombing, too. I know, it’s hardly as dangerous as the showbiz trench, but you have my unending admiration. Journalism MATTERS. 👏💪👊
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“We don’t understand what all this is about, we should be at school so we can help build our nation” Grief and despair as Afghan girls continue to face a ban on their education and right to go to school #LetAfghanGirlsLearn…
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Help #Afghanistan Journalists with your kindness and donate whatever you can, even just a dollar to purchase a food package of worth $75 for one of the 130 journalist families, or just share this link. 🙏 $ 75 can feed a family of six for a…S
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Ending the day with something beautiful and a poem. Nellie Bly, investigative journalist. She travelled the world, advocated to end slavery, reported on war in Italy, went undercover in a NY asylum. What a life. Thinking of my journalist friends now. #WorldPressFreedomDay
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Remember the salvos & sniping .. even in early February ..#Ukraine…
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