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Donors Offer $2.4 Billion to Aid Syrian Civilians, but UN Says More Is Needed – New York Times

New York TimesKUWAIT — Western nations, Arab states and others pledged more than $2.4 billion on Wednesday to help civilians who are suffering because of the civil war in Syria. The pledges came as Ban Ki-moon, the United Nations secretary general, told a donors …$2.4B Pledged for War-Ravaged Syria, UN SaysABC NewsWestern, Arab states pledge […]

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More than 200000 Syrians live in besieged areas, UN official says – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesBEIRUT – More than 200,000 Syrians are living in areas besieged by pro-government or rebel forces and lacking regular supplies of food and other essentials, the United Nations’ humanitarian chief said Wednesday at an aid conference in Kuwait. “Siege has …Western, Arab donors pledge 2.4 bln USD to SyriaXinhuaWorld nations promise $2.4 billion […]

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African migrants protest in Tel Aviv, demand better treatment – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesJERUSALEM — In an unusual show of strength by one of the weakest groups in Israeli society, thousands of African migrants demonstrated in Tel Aviv on Sunday to protest their treatment by the Israeli government. An estimated 10,000 migrants from African …30000 African migrants take to Tel-Aviv streets protesting detention policyRTAfrican immigrants protest […]

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IGDA Party Confusion: YetiZen CEO Wrongly Blamed For Wargaming’s Sexy Party

IGDA Party confusion is at play in the controversy surrounding the San Francisco Ruby Sky Party where sexily-dressed female dancer models performed, upsetting a number of women attendees of the event, and causing some to quit the game developers association, and Twitter tweet about it in the process. First, the confusion stems from the now […]

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General Norman Schwarzkopf Passes At 78; American Soldier Did It Right

General Norman Schwarzkopf passed away due to unknown causes in Tampa at the age of 78. The decorated four-star general was most noted for the U.S.-led international coalition that drove Saddam Hussein’s forces out of Kuwait in 1991. But, in retrospect to the circus that surrounded General David Petraeus’ rise to CIA Director, and the […]