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Three years after the start of the conflict in Syria, many refugees’ hope of returning home sometime soon is dwindling. They are living in limbo, battling each day to survive, with little idea of what the future holds. These are some of their stories.

Twelve-year-old Ibrahim Hariri playing with his friends. Photo: F. Muath/Oxfam

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17 April, 2014

The High Level Meeting in Mexico to strengthen efforts to fight poverty has ended with renewed commitments to improve aid and cooperation—but it has also highlighted the slow start of the Global Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation.

13 April, 2014
A farmer sits on his parched paddy field. Photo: EPA/STR

All countries will have to contribute their fair share in cutting global emissions, says Oxfam in reaction to the IPCC report on mitigation, which was launched today.

9 April, 2014
Rag-picking community of Shanti Busti, India. Photo: Tom Pietrasik/Oxfam

Following Oxfam’s January report revealing that just 85 people owned the same wealth as the bottom half the world’s population, Forbes has updated its “billionaires' list”, showing that extreme inequality has worsened– just 67 people at the top now own half the wealth.

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