Tharanga Yakupitiyage, IPS News

Tharanga Yakupitiyage is a United Nations correspondent for IPS News.

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Thursday, September 21, 2017
Aung San Suu Kyi: A Leader in Denial?
UNITED NATIONS - After finally breaking silence with a much anticipated address on the ongoing crisis in Rakhine State, Myanmar’s de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi has disappointed the world as she refuses to acknowledge the plight of her country’s Rohingya community. In a 30-minute televised...
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Saturday, May 27, 2017
In a "World of Plenty," G7 Must Fight Famine
World leaders must step up and take action in fighting famine to prevent further catastrophic levels of hunger and deaths, said Oxfam. Ahead of the 43rd G7 summit, Oxfam urged world leaders to urgently address the issue of famine, currently affecting four countries at unprecedented levels. “...
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Sunday, April 23, 2017
'Every Day Things Are Getting Worse' for Children in Yemen
Persistent attacks on health care in Yemen is severely impacting children’s well-being, civil society detailed at the launch of a report. In the report , Watchlist on Children and Armed Conflict, in collaboration with Save the Children, found a series of systematic attacks on medical facilities and...
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