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Saturday, August 30, 2014   5:09 GMT

The Age of Survival Migration
Diana Cariboni

MONTEVIDEO - Survival migration is not a reality show, but an accurate description of human mobility fuelled by desperation and fear. How despairing are these migrant contingents? Look at the figures of Central American children travelling alone, which are growing.
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New York's Homeless Pushed Deeper into the Shadows
Zafirah Mohamed Zein
NEW YORK - Joe sits on newspapers spread on the sidewalk by the entrance to midtown's Grand Central Station. His head rests in his hands, only looking up when coins from passersby clink into his paper cup.
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Obama Mulling Broader Strikes Against ISIS?
Jim Lobe
WASHINGTON - This weeks video-taped beheading of a U.S. journalist by the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS) has spurred renewed calls for President Barack Obama to broaden Washingtons military efforts to strike the terrorist group, including in Syria.
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Economy and Trade
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>   U.S., Brazil Nearing Approval of Genetically Engineered Trees
>   Does Iceland Gain From Whaling?
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Politics
>   Obama Mulling Broader Strikes Against ISIS?
> OPINION  Violations of International Law Degenerate U.N.
>   Public Offers Support for Obamas Iraq Intervention
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Civil Society
>   New York's Homeless Pushed Deeper into the Shadows
>   U.S., Brazil Nearing Approval of Genetically Engineered Trees
>   Despite Current Debate, Police Militarisation Goes Beyond U.S. Borders
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Environment
>   U.S., Brazil Nearing Approval of Genetically Engineered Trees
>   Does Iceland Gain From Whaling?
>   Protecting America's Underwater Serengeti
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Development
>   The Age of Survival Migration
>   U.S. Urged to Put Development Aid over Border Security
>   U.S. Waives Sanctions on Myanmar Timber
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Human Rights
>   The Age of Survival Migration
>   New York's Homeless Pushed Deeper into the Shadows
>   Obama Mulling Broader Strikes Against ISIS?
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Health
>   New York's Homeless Pushed Deeper into the Shadows
>   Stigma Still a Major Roadblock for AIDS Fight in Africa
> Under Water  The EPAs Struggle to Combat Pollution
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Media & Communications
>   UN Staff Celebrates Holi, Hindu Festival of Colours
>   New York Farmers Aid the City's Hungry
>   New York Farmers Aid the City's Hungry
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 U.S., Brazil Nearing Approval of Genetically Engineered Trees
 OPINION: Violations of International Law Degenerate U.N.
 Public Offers Support for Obama's Iraq Intervention
 Despite Current Debate, Police Militarisation Goes Beyond U.S. Borders
 Does Iceland Gain From Whaling?
 Protecting America's Underwater Serengeti
 U.S. Urged to Put Development Aid over Border Security
 U.S. Waives Sanctions on Myanmar Timber
 Cry for Argentina: Fiscal Mismanagement, Odious Debt or Pillage?
 OPINION: Islamic State in Iraq
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 SDGs Make Room for Education for Global Citizenship
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 The Age of Survival Migration
 OPINION: Why Kazakhstan Dismantled its Nuclear Arsenal
 Large Dams “Highly Correlated” with Poor Water Quality
 IPS at 50, Leads That Don’t Bleed
 Mexico’s Wind Parks May Violate OECD Rules
 South Sudan’s Hip Hop Artists call for Peace and Reconciliation Through the Unhip Practice of Farming
 The Gambia’s Democratic Space ‘Constricted, Restricted and Shrinking’ Ahead of 2016 Polls 
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