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Terrorist Attacks in Paris: ISIL Claim Responsibility

We would like to offer our sympathy to those affected by the recent string of terrorist attacks in Paris, where at least 128 people were killed by members of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL). We are devastated ...

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Today I was visited by a Jehovah’s Witness

Just this morning there was a knock at the door. On my doorstep sporting giant grins stood a lovely young couple – man and wife – and I instantly knew I was being visited by Jehovah’s Witnesses. Sporting a newsletter-style ...

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Meet Jenny!

Meet Jenny. She’s a 25 year old nurse, living with her son and husband in Hong Kong. Jenny was born in China and grew up in a 20m2 apartment with her younger brother and mother. Her mother worked as an ...

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The West has money Wired

Will Barclays close off Somalia’s money transfers? When I need to manage my finances, I simply logon to my internet banking and move my money around virtually. Even between two different banks I have seen instantaneous transactions happen before my ...

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Refugee Week: Letter from the Editor

      This month I have been focused on refugees and asylum-seekers, here in the Australian office at DW Magazine. Prior to the upcoming Australian elections, the current Prime Minister Kevin Rudd has announced a new refugee resettlement arrangement ...

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Refugee Week: Go Back To Where You Came From

After the success of the Australian TV documentary ‘s first series, Go Back To Where You Came From returned for a second season: Celebrity Edition. The Award-winning show, produced by Cordell Jigsaw Productions, follows a group of six prominent Australian ...

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Refugee Week: #refugees

With Social Media playing an ever-increasing role in the mass distribution of media and social awareness, we had a little look at who else is talking #refugees this week. Check out what’s trending on twitter and join the debate, hastag ...

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Refugee Week: Australia Changes The Rules On Refugees

On the 19th July 2013, the Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd unveiled a new resettlement arrangement for refugees and asylum-seekers coming to Australia by boat, in what he called an attempt to crack down on people smugglers and prevent further ...

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