Articles by Sophia Jones

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Ban Ki-moon Slams Western Leaders for Missing World Humanitarian Summit
Sophia Jones – The Huffington Post, 6 Jun 2016

24 May 2016 — Sixty-five heads of state and governments, along with thousands of aid workers, politicians, civil society members journalists and celebrities, descended on Istanbul this week for the first-ever World Humanitarian Summit. While Germany was represented by its Chancellor Angela Merkel, the other great powers were essentially absent: Canada, France, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom, the United States, Russia and China.

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From Damascus to Carnegie Hall, a Refugee Child Prodigy Plays the Piano for Peace
Sophia Jones – Huffington Post, 29 Dec 2014

18 Dec 2014 – When 15-year-old Tambi Asaad Cimuk walked into a music store in this northwestern Turkish city last year, he had never played the piano before. Now, the shy Syrian refugee from Damascus is set to perform at Carnegie Hall next month. His teachers say he could be the next Rachmaninoff.

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