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NRC kidnap ruling is ‘wake-up’ call for aid industry

LONDON, 25 November 2015 (IRIN Global) - In a case with far-reaching implications for security in the aid industry, a court in Oslo has found the Norwegian Refugee Council guilty of gross negligence in its handling of the kidnapping of Steve Dennis and three other staff members in Dadaab, Kenya in 2012. full report

Aid to Syrians: how far does it go?

BEIRUT, 25 November 2015 (IRIN Middle East) - Struggling to find work and receiving little aid, many of Lebanon's 1.1 million Syrian refugees are barely getting by. An estimated 90 percent are in debt and nearly all have to make sacrifices. IRIN asked six families how they make do. full report

Food prices rise sharply after fighting disrupts Afghan harvest

CHARDARA DISTRICT, Afghanistan, 24 November 2015 (IRIN Asia) - Food prices are shooting up in Afghanistan as the harvest has been halted in the country’s breadbasket in the northern province of Kunduz, where farmers have fled fighting and fields are infested with explosives. full report

Unsustainable Development Goals: Are 222 indicators too many?

NEW YORK, 23 November 2015 (IRIN Global) - Are the Sustainable Development Goals in danger of collapsing under the weight of their own lofty ambitions? full report

Old problems in Jerusalem's Old City

JERUSALEM, 23 November 2015 (IRIN Middle East) - The issues Palestinians face in Jerusalem are on full display inside the walls of the Old City, where the latest violent flare-up began. full report

IRIN's Top Picks: Boko Haram, blasts in Beirut and bye bye Ebola

LONDON, 20 November 2015 (IRIN Global) - Welcome to IRIN's reading list. Every week our global network of specialist correspondents share their top picks of recent must-read research, podcasts, reports, blogs and in-depth articles to help you keep on top of global crises. We also highlight key upcoming conferences, book releases and policy debates. full report

Snow falls on Pakistan's shelterless quake victims

PESHAWAR, 20 November 2015 (IRIN Asia) - Weeks after an earthquake hit Pakistan and Afghanistan, those who lost their homes are living in tents as snow begins to fall and temperatures drop below zero. full report

Migrants stranded in the Balkans

IDOMENI, 20 November 2015 (IRIN Global) - Tensions are running high at the Greek-Macedonian border where thousands of migrants and refugees have been stranded for the past two days. full report