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Irwin Loy
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How my friend Joe Schlesinger ‘scooped the New York Times’ even in retirement
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David Boyle Feb 16
New study predicts almost entire Mekong delta in Vietnam will sink underwater by 2100 at current rates
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Irwin Loy Feb 15
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Irwin Loy Feb 15
Cyclone damage reported in Vanuatu
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Irwin Loy Feb 14
I only click when "exclusive" is in all caps.
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Irwin Loy Feb 13
“When the funds dry out”: A UN-led appeal will ask for more than $900 million in new donor funding for the Rohingya crisis. But is the aid sector preparing for a future when the funding will wane?
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Irwin Loy Feb 12
Australian Lawmakers Back Medical Evacuation for Offshore Detainees
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Irwin Loy Feb 11
An Afghan Photographer’s Intimate Look at Everyday Life in His Country
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Irwin Loy Feb 11
Joe Schlesinger, one of Canada's foremost journalists, has died at 90 | CBC News
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Jeremy Konyndyk Feb 8
It pains me to see humanitarian relief being used as a political prop. If the priority is actually getting the aid to those in need, this is precisely the wrong approach.
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Alex Randall Feb 10
Why Climate Change Messaging Must Evolve Beyond Noting Record-Breaking Temperatures
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Irwin Loy Feb 9
Kicked off Nauru last year, says it will offer "remote, tele-mental health service" to asylum seekers and refugees on Nauru (and Nauruans).
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Irwin Loy Feb 9
"The reality is that the Afghan war is a two-sided struggle, something increasingly rare in the fragmented landscape of modern warfare."
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Samuel Oakford Feb 8
The has reprinted my Nov piece "Deaths before data," on the lack of reliable famine numbers — and murkiness on the overall famine classification — in Yemen, where hunger is rampant. Read the original here:
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Irwin Loy Feb 8
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Sean Holman Feb 6
Why did journalists seem to go out of their way to give the benefit of the doubt to Craig James and cast the shadow of it over Speaker Darryl Plecas when covering the legislature spending scandal? I’ve got answers.
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Mujib Mashal Feb 6
Taliban deputy chief negotiator, Salam Hanafi, in Moscow once again publicly says Americans agreed in Doha to withdraw half their troops by end of April. After U.S. announces full withdrawal, the Taliban have no problem sitting and negotiating with the Afghan gov, Hanafi said.
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Irwin Loy Feb 6
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Irwin Loy Feb 5
Replying to @caritasdevzla
And says aid must "not serve political interests".
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Irwin Loy Feb 5
Replying to @ICRC @DStillhartICRC
But warns of "a highly politicized environment" and "political agendas".
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