Sunday's vote – the West African country's first free democratic election in more than fifty years – went smoothly, but will voters accept the results?
A set of 10 Audrey Hepburn stamps from a canceled 2001 German postal service campaign sold for $606,000, Saturday. The funds will go towards Audrey Hepburn Children's Fund, and one-third to UNICEF Germany.
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Displaced by war, children of Iraqi refugees enter ambitious programs to help compensate for missed school and the mental stresses of war. But Iraqi enrollment in Syrian schools has dropped 30 percent in the past year.
But the money that is being pledged to help with the Pakistan floods will be dwarfed by the billions of dollars it will take for the country to recover, development experts say.
Flood relief to Pakistan has been increased three weeks after the crisis began. The US, Germany and Saudi Arabia all announced new pledges of aid, while Japan said it would send helicopters to help distribute food, water and medicine.
Pakistan flood aid is nowhere near the billions needed to deal with a calamity that's swept through Pakistan, wiped out crops in the agricultural heartland, and affected some 20 million people.
Pakistan floods recede but experts warn of a second wave of heavy rains that could spell disaster for those who already remain cut-off from aid now that many bridges have been washed away.