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UNHCR: 3,400 have died crossing Mediterranean in 2014

At least 348,000 people have made risky sea journeys in search of asylum or migration this year, the UN refugee agency (UNHCR) has said.

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Malala and Kailash Satyarthi receive Nobel Peace Prize for defending children’s rights

Pakistani schoolgirl and education rights campaigner Malala Yousafzai and Indian children’s rights activist Kailash Satyarthi have received the Nobel Peace Prize awards.

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UN expert urges EU to actively support migrant search and rescue operations

United Nations human rights expert has called for a global humanitarian response to the large number of migrants and asylum seekers crossing the Mediterranean Sea.

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"Rape is a weapon that dehumanises women,” says Denis Mukwege

Denis Mukwege, this year's Sakharov Prize laureate, describes rape as “a weapon that dehumanises women". The gynaecologist has been helping the victims of sexual violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo despite threats and his family being attacked. He was honoured for his work by the European Parliament during an award ceremony on 26th November in plenary.

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Kwame Nkrumah: "I am not African because I was born in Africa but because Africa was born in me”

Kwame Nkrumah"I am not African because I was born in Africa but because Africa was born in me”, said Kwame Nkrumah.

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