November 2020International News2020Europe

Sesame Workshop Partners with the International Rescue Committee to Educate Refugee Children  

Education plays a vital role in the lives of refugee children. In an interview with CBS, David Miliband, the Chief Executive Officer of the International Rescue Committee (IRC), informs that only two percent of humanitarian aid goes to education and from that, an even smaller amount goes to educating young children.

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September 2020International News2020Europe

Russia Ready to Mediate Turkey-Greece Conflict in East Mediterranean 

Russia’s foreign minister Sergey Lavrov said on September 8 that Moscow is ready to help ease rising tensions over Turkey’s search for energy reserves in the eastern Mediterranean, and rejected any actions that could lead to further escalation, The Associate Press reports. The Associated Press cites Larov, stating “we would be ready to contribute to building good neighborly relations in the event this is requested of us by those involved,”  and later adding that Moscow has repeatedly called on leaders in the region to “resolve these differences through dialogue and within a legal framework.” 

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Greece Reelects Tsipras Despite Bailout

Even through this period of unrest and turmoil, the people of Greece continue to support Tsipras, Time Magazine reports. Many say that his reelection shows the people’s support of the bailout and indeed they do. Many citizens were pleased with the outcomes of the elections. One voter said, “He’s one of the best politicians to renegotiate the memorandum,” with another saying, “Tsipras is strong in his game.” Many voters believe that Tsipras is saving Greece and that he will bring back stability to the country.

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