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Attack on Libyan Refugee Camp Shocks the World

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The United Nations Security Council has condemned an airstrike that killed at least 53 people and injured 130 others in a Libyan detention center and is urging all parties to the conflict to de-escalate tensions and commit to a cease-fire.

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Green Grows the European Bond Market

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To raise at least €1 billion for the development of green debt in Europe, French asset management giant Amundi and the European Investment Bank (EIB) have this week launched the Green Credit Continuum program.

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Young Asylum Seekers Caged, Neglected at U.S. Border

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“I’m hungry here at Clint all the time. I’m so hungry that I have woken up in the middle of the night with hunger. … I’m too scared to ask the officials here for any more food, even though there is not enough food here for me,” says a migrant boy, age 12, held at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Border Station Clint in El Paso, Texas.

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1.4 Million Refugees Need Resettlement in 2020

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“We urgently need more countries to come forward and resettle more refugees,” pleaded Filippo Grandi, the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, on Monday. With 84 percent of the world’s refugees now hosted by developing countries, he said, “There simply has to be a more equitable sharing of responsibility for global crises.”

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