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Andrew Gully
Managing editor of . Views completely my own but I reserve the right to bring others down with me.
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Andrew Gully Feb 13
What happens next in Venezuela is anyone's guess, but here's for with everything we do know about the trucks' stand-off at the Colombian border, and the aid situation in Venezuela more broadly
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Andrew Gully Feb 8
Even the Venezuelan opposition's rep in Geneva says the situation is "something that doesn't make any sense", but her Q&A with for does shed some light on efforts to break the humanitarian aid impasse
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Jeff Marzilli Mar 19
For WFP to lead data collection activities in a new generation of personal data protection laws it will have to agree to accountability, ie. voluntarily surrender its UN immunities. It will never / should never do so. But begging immunity AND inviting Palantir to the party..?
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Zara Rahman Feb 5
Horribly irresponsible and potentially incredibly harmful, new agreement between WFP and CIA-funded company Palantir. “Finding cost efficiencies” is no excuse for putting recipients of aid at risk.
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Andrew Gully Feb 5
We first wrote about CIA-linked data miner Palantir's forays into the humanosphere in 2016, but this new deal with WFP is likely to raise a real stink, as of explains here:
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Andrew Gully Feb 4
"We've lost our fear" - vital reporting from on the streets of Caracas for The future of Venezuelans very much hanging in the balance
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IRIN News Feb 3
“Aid organisations must do more with less, and the private sector needs to play a greater role.” - , executive vice president, humanitarian & development
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IRIN News Jan 29
From refugees fleeing violence in Nigeria and Syria to Muslim autonomy in the Philippines, from hate speech spread on social media to uncertainty in Venezuela. Get up to speed with the Cheat Sheet.
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IRIN News Jan 24
As Kurdish fighters surround Islamic State’s last pocket of land in Syria, thousands are in flight
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Howard French Jan 24
I received a copy of the Congo election count (Cenco) report just now, anonymously, that shows in excruciating detail how Tshisekedi came in third place.
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Annie Slemrod Jan 23
Here is an interview with Saudi Arabia's ambassador to Yemen, with a pro-tip for Yemen watchers: there's a link to the full transcript at the bottom
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Andrew Gully Jan 23
Crunch time for Yemen peace talks: If the Hodeidah ceasefire deal collapses, it could be curtains for the UN-led consultation process, Saudi envoy tells of
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Andrew Gully Jan 22
As Prince Rogers Nelson once went, so, soon, must
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Paul D Williams Jan 16
If I was , why might I attack an upscale hotel in ? 1 Show US strikes can't stop me. 2 Hurt economically. 3 Put focus back on in . 4 Hope for a brutal Govt crackdown on the community in Kenya to help gain recruits.
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Andrew Gully Jan 16
Ebola: The longer the six-month outbreak in Congo lasts, the greater chance of catastrophic regional spread. went to the border region to evaluate monitoring efforts with Uganda, but is South Sudan the bigger worry?
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Andrew Gully Jan 14
Why did so many Iranians start crossing the Channel to Britain on small boats? Was the deployment of Royal Navy warships really necessary? And what does Brexit hold for asylum seekers and migrants making for Britain? reports for
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Jeff Crisp Jan 11
Great news. Let's hope that it draws attention to plight of the many other asylum seekers who are at risk of being returned to their country of origin.
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Randy Renstrom Jan 8
AP FACT CHECK: Occupants of Nakatomi Tower put the blame for the hostage situation on Hans Gruber. But it takes two to tango. Gruber's demand for $640 million bearer bonds is one reason for the standoff. John McClane's refusal to surrender is another.
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Andrew Gully Jan 9
What the hell is going in Sudan? Here's what... (a briefing from )
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Andrew Gully Jan 2
This time of year wouldn't be complete without... family arguments, mince pies, Santa, crappy new year's resolutions, oh yes, and the collection of 10 reasons why the world will continue to be really really shitty. So here's the 2019 list. Enjoy!
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