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2015/05/27 19:50
2015/05/27 19:50
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Fleeing Sanaa where a rocket base was hit with air strikes on Tuesday. Photo: Reuters Aden: Saudi-led air strikes hit the rebel-held Yemeni capital Sanaa hours before a five-day humanitarian truce...
2015/05/27 19:50
2015/05/27 19:50
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2015/05/27 15:36
2015/05/27 15:36
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This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Adrian Edwards - to whom quoted text may be attributed - at the press briefing, on 26 May 2015, at the Palais des Nations in Geneva. In...
2015/05/27 15:36
2015/05/27 15:36
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Reports say the appeal for funds was made on the government's official Facebook page. Burundi's government has asked its people to donate money to help with controversial elections scheduled for...
2015/05/27 10:28
2015/05/27 10:28
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Violent clashes between police and anti-government protesters continue in Burundi, and the opposition has boycotted talks to resolve the stand-off. Rights groups say at least 20 people have been...
2015/05/23 05:38
2015/05/23 05:38
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UN warns 3,500 people stranded in Southeast Asian waters More than 200 people stranded off the Myanmar coast were brought to shore on Friday, prompting the United Nations refugee agency to welcome...
2015/05/23 00:58
2015/05/23 00:58
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Over 55,000 have fled IS-captured Ramadi since mid-May United Nations says 128,000 people have fled Iraq's restive Ramadi district since the beginning of April 2015 (AFP Photo/Sabah Arar) Geneva...
2015/05/22 13:08
2015/05/22 13:08
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What's This?Hundreds of migrants were found in a Thai-owned boat by the Malaysian authorities and brought to shore on May 21, 2015. This photo was published to the Malaysian Ministry of Information's...
2015/05/21 02:28
2015/05/21 02:28
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Displaced Iraqis face difficulties as fighting continuesThursday, 21 May 2015, 1:49 pmPress Release: UN NewsDisplaced Iraqis face mounting difficulties as fighting continues between Government forces...
2015/05/20 10:11
2015/05/20 10:11
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Little was expected from the Riyadh conference on Yemen, which ended on Tuesday. The three-day conference took place amid a fragile, short-lived ceasefire that ended before the conference...
2015/05/20 05:38
2015/05/20 05:38
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Yemen: UN agencies urge predictable pauses for humanitarian aid Yemen's five-day ceasefire aimed at allowing the delivery of critical aid to the country's beleaguered civilian population did not last...
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2015/05/20 03:41
2015/05/20 03:41
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SANAA, YEMEN (UNICEF/CNN) - The conflict in Yemen has left the population short on dependable water supplies, the UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) reports. Recent UNICEF pictures from Sanaa illustrate the...
2015/05/19 18:49
2015/05/19 18:49
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Stranded at sea, an estimated 4,000 men, women and children from Myanmar and Bangladesh have been left adrift with dwindling supplies, some for more than 40 days. The UN slammed Indonesia, Malaysia...
2015/05/19 18:38
2015/05/19 18:38
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Over 500,000 people displaced due to Yemen conflict: UN More than a half million Yemenis have fled their homes due to the conflict plaguing the Arab country since March, according to the UN High...
2015/05/18 10:01
2015/05/18 10:01
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By Stephen Graham and Anthony Morland Nairobi — Hours before an army general in Burundi announced he had relieved President Pierre Nkurunziza of his duties, a small group of experts were making...
2015/05/15 11:30
2015/05/15 11:30
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Amid reports of political upheaval in Burundi, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called urgently today on all parties in the country to exercise calm and restraint, and reminded the...
2015/05/15 08:36
2015/05/15 08:36
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Paul wins the Coronation Cup at WorleburyWedmore Golf Club winners. Avalon captain Paul Hibbard won the Coronation Cup at Worlebury Golf Club. To send a link to this page to a friend, you must be...
2015/05/14 18:13
2015/05/14 18:13
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UNHCR calls for scaled-up rescue in southeast Asia waters May 13, 2015 5:28 am GENEVA, May 12 — The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) on Tuesday appealed to...
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2015/05/14 05:20
2015/05/14 05:20
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Yemen humanitarian truce a lifeline for civilians - aid agencies - TRFN By Kieran Guilbert LONDON, May 13 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A five-day humanitarian truce to allow fuel, medicine, food...
2015/05/13 14:56
2015/05/13 14:56
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LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A five-day humanitarian truce to allow fuel, medicine, food and aid workers to enter Yemen could be a "lifeline" for civilians trapped in conflict zones, aid...
2015/05/12 14:42
2015/05/12 14:42
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The EU envoy to Africa’s Great Lakes region, Koen Vervaeke, said that although the union had disbursed €6m ($6.7m) of the €8m designated for elections, it had decided to withhold the rest until...
2015/05/27 19:50
2015/05/27 19:50
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