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Breitbart
Five Years After Bin Laden, Al-Qaeda Down But Far From Outto demonstrate and build its local support and to show that it is united after
Five Years After Bin Laden, Al-Qaeda Down But Far From Out
Breitbart / Posted 6 hours ago
to demonstrate and build its local support and to show that it is united after earlier damaging divisions,” it said. The International Crisis Group also argues that although IS has reshaped the jihadist landscape, Al-Qaeda “has evolved” and its... Read more
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The Manila Times
ANALYSIS 5 years after bin Laden, Al-Qaeda down but far from outto demonstrate and build its local support and to show that it is united after
ANALYSIS 5 years after bin Laden, Al-Qaeda down but far from out
The Manila Times / Posted 14 hours ago
to demonstrate and build its local support and to show that it is united after earlier damaging divisions,” it said. The International Crisis Group also argues that although IS has reshaped the jihadist landscape, Al-Qaeda “has evolved” and its... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Five years after bin Laden, Al-Qaeda down but far from outto demonstrate and build its local support and to show that it is united after
Five years after bin Laden, Al-Qaeda down but far from out
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 19 hours ago
to demonstrate and build its local support and to show that it is united after earlier damaging divisions," it said. The International Crisis Group also argues that although IS has reshaped the jihadist landscape, Al-Qaeda "has evolved" and its... Read more
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21h
The Manila Times
Burundi economy battered by year-long crisiscontinuing to receive foreign aid — keep their accounts in foreign currency at
Burundi economy battered by year-long crisis
The Manila Times / Posted 21 hours ago
continuing to receive foreign aid — keep their accounts in foreign currency at the central bank. Thierry Vircoulon, of the International Crisis Group, said that while the formal economy, centered on Bujumbura, was badly squeezed by the crisis, “the... Read more
22h
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Five years after bin Laden, Al-Qaeda down but far from outto demonstrate and build its local support and to show that it is united after
Five years after bin Laden, Al-Qaeda down but far from out
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 22 hours ago
to demonstrate and build its local support and to show that it is united after earlier damaging divisions," it said. The International Crisis Group also argues that although IS has reshaped the jihadist landscape, Al-Qaeda "has evolved" and its... Read more
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22h
The Economic Times
Five years after Osama bin Laden, Al-Qaeda down but far from outto demonstrate and build its local support and to show that it is united after
Five years after Osama bin Laden, Al-Qaeda down but far from out
The Economic Times / Posted 22 hours ago
to demonstrate and build its local support and to show that it is united after earlier damaging divisions," it said. The International Crisis Group also argues that although IS has reshaped the jihadist landscape, Al-Qaeda "has evolved" and its... Read more
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23h
Hindustantimes.com
‘Jihad will last decades’: Post Osama bin Laden al Qaeda far from deadto demonstrate and build its local support and to show that it is united after
‘Jihad will last decades’: Post Osama bin Laden al Qaeda far from dead
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 23 hours ago
to demonstrate and build its local support and to show that it is united after earlier damaging divisions,” it said. The International Crisis Group also argues that although IS has reshaped the jihadist landscape, al Qaeda “has evolved” and its... Read more
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23h
Rappler
5 years after bin Laden, Al Qaeda down but far from outto demonstrate and build its local support and to show that it is united after
5 years after bin Laden, Al Qaeda down but far from out
Rappler / Posted 23 hours ago
to demonstrate and build its local support and to show that it is united after earlier damaging divisions," it said. The International Crisis Group also argues that although ISIS has reshaped the jihadist landscape, Al Qaeda "has evolved" and its... Read more
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1d
The Times & The Sunday Times
Nigeria and pro-Biafra campaigners step up war of wordsthreats emerging across the country demand more diplomacy than force, suggested
Nigeria and pro-Biafra campaigners step up war of words
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted yesterday
threats emerging across the country demand more diplomacy than force, suggested Nnamdi Obasi, Nigeria analyst for the International Crisis Group. "The continued detention of Kanu doesn't serve the purpose it was intended to serve, if the... Read more
2d
USA Today
Fact check: Trump’s foreign policy speechof our foreign policy goals.” He cited Libya as an example. Claudia Gazzini, a
Fact check: Trump’s foreign policy speech
USA Today / Posted 2 days ago
of our foreign policy goals.” He cited Libya as an example. Claudia Gazzini, a senior analyst for Libya with the International Crisis Group, told us that the Islamic State’s strategy thus far has largely been to disrupt oil operations in... Read more
2d
Daily Telegraph
British extremist preacher linked to Lee Rigby killer emerges as head of Islamic State in Somaliafrom US drone strikes and Western-backed African Union troops. Dr Cedric Barne
British extremist preacher linked to Lee Rigby killer emerges as head of Islamic State in Somalia
Daily Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
from US drone strikes and Western-backed African Union troops. Dr Cedric Barnes, Horn of Africa Project Director at the International Crisis Group, told The Telegraph: "Isil's success has grabbed people's imaginations, and I thik with Mumin,... Read more
4d
Boston Globe
Storm clouds gather over South China Sea ahead of key UN rulingbe a united or firm ASEAN statement supporting the ruling, against China,’’ sai
Storm clouds gather over South China Sea ahead of key UN ruling
Boston Globe / Posted 4 days ago
be a united or firm ASEAN statement supporting the ruling, against China,’’ said Yanmei Xie, senior China analyst with the International Crisis Group. Washington has not been standing still either, recently announcing a permanent military presence... Read more
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4d
Namibia Economist
Campaign of terror against Bangladesh’s liberal voicesAli Riaz of Illinois State University says the killings may have gained momentu
Campaign of terror against Bangladesh’s liberal voices
Namibia Economist / Posted 4 days ago
Ali Riaz of Illinois State University says the killings may have gained momentum because of the state’s weak reaction. International Crisis Group, a Brussels-based NGO, describes a “deeply politicised, dysfunctional criminal-justice... Read more
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4d
NBC News
Why It's 'Easy to Get Away With Murder' in Bangladeshhas caused a "breakdown of law and order and a political vacuum," according to
Why It's 'Easy to Get Away With Murder' in Bangladesh
NBC News / Posted 4 days ago
has caused a "breakdown of law and order and a political vacuum," according to Shehryar Fazli, a senior analyst at the International Crisis Group who is based in Pakistan. Fazli said organs of the state — such as police and the courts — have... Read more
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5d
Daily Telegraph
Hopes for peace in South Sudan as rebel leader Riek Machar returns to capitalmilitias still fighting across a vast country. "We need the guns to stay silent
Hopes for peace in South Sudan as rebel leader Riek Machar returns to capital
Daily Telegraph / Posted 5 days ago
militias still fighting across a vast country. "We need the guns to stay silent and give people time - both as official warring parties and as individuals - with one another in coming days," said Casie Copeland from the International Crisis... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
South Sudan rebel chief returns to Juba calling for unity-- both as official warring parties and as individuals -- with one another in c
South Sudan rebel chief returns to Juba calling for unity
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 5 days ago
-- both as official warring parties and as individuals -- with one another in coming days," said Casie Copeland from the International Crisis Group (ICG) think tank. Suffering is on an epic scale. Parts of the country, especially the devastated... Read more
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6d
AllAfrica.com
This Too Shall Blow Awayprovided an effective leadership in rallying the team that confronted Ebola, Ay
This Too Shall Blow Away
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
provided an effective leadership in rallying the team that confronted Ebola, Ayobolu has a strong affirmation in the International Crisis Group, who in October 2015 found the former Governor of Lagos State worthy of the Stephen J. Solarz... Read more
6d
BBC News
Kurdish PKK warns Turkey of long fight for freedomorganisation. The military has imposed curfews in parts of Kurdish-majority sou
Kurdish PKK warns Turkey of long fight for freedom
BBC News / Posted 6 days ago
organisation. The military has imposed curfews in parts of Kurdish-majority south-eastern Turkey. According to the International Crisis Group, more than 340 members of Turkey's security forces have since been killed, along with at least 300... Read more
7d
Salon.com
Europe is a moral wasteland: Countless refugees continue to die while the West turns a blind eyeroutes. And so people die. “You patrol the seas better, then land routes are e
Europe is a moral wasteland: Countless refugees continue to die while the West turns a blind eye
Salon.com / Posted 7 days ago
routes. And so people die. “You patrol the seas better, then land routes are exploited,” Nigar Göksel, a Turkey analyst at International Crisis Group, told Frontline. “Or the price of smuggling goes up, or different ways of creating fake documents... Read more
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7d
Black Press USA
Have We Forgotten the Kidnapped School Girls in Nigeria?international director, Education Must Continue Initiative; and Ernst Jan Hogen
Have We Forgotten the Kidnapped School Girls in Nigeria?
Black Press USA / Posted 7 days ago
international director, Education Must Continue Initiative; and Ernst Jan Hogendoorn, Africa deputy program director, International Crisis Group. Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield, assistant secretary of state for African affairs, also gave... Read more
10d
International Business Times
Colonel Emmanuel Buzubona's death 'evidence of clear divisions in Burundi's army' on 13 May 2015ReutersGrowing divisions in the army According to Thierry Vircou
Colonel Emmanuel Buzubona's death 'evidence of clear divisions in Burundi's army'
International Business Times / Posted 10 days ago
on 13 May 2015ReutersGrowing divisions in the army According to Thierry Vircoulon, project director for Central Africa for International Crisis Group, the coup and then attacks on 11 December have been followed by a "quiet repression" of officers... Read more
11d
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Nepalese Government faces criticism over quake rebuilding delaysmost analysts argue the lack of a proper replacement stems from a man-made cris
Nepalese Government faces criticism over quake rebuilding delays
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 11 days ago
most analysts argue the lack of a proper replacement stems from a man-made crisis of the Nepalese Government's own making. International Crisis Group Asia director Tim Johnston said the Government's decision to focus on a new constitution in the... Read more
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11d
Gulf News
Battle over calls to boycott Israel goes globalsuch as Psagot are unlikely to change course, some analysts say larger ones are
Battle over calls to boycott Israel goes global
Gulf News / Posted 11 days ago
such as Psagot are unlikely to change course, some analysts say larger ones are feeling the pressure.Ofer Zalsberg of the International Crisis Group think tank said major firms that would have happily invested in the West Bank five years ago are... Read more
13d
FOX News
Once seen as White House triumph, new nation of South Sudan descends into war, miserywhere they have to be under armed protection,” Casie Copeland, an Africa-based
Once seen as White House triumph, new nation of South Sudan descends into war, misery
FOX News / Posted 13 days ago
where they have to be under armed protection,” Casie Copeland, an Africa-based analyst focusing on South Sudan for the International Crisis Group, said. “They are afraid to leave, and are fearful for their lives every day.” Related Image A... Read more
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13d
The Times & The Sunday Times
Yemen talks put on hold as rebels delay arrivalagreement at this stage" but rather a step forward. "We can expect a hard time
Yemen talks put on hold as rebels delay arrival
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 13 days ago
agreement at this stage" but rather a step forward. "We can expect a hard time" in Kuwait, said April Longley Alley of International Crisis Group. The conflict in the impoverished nation has raised Middle East tensions between Sunni Arab... Read more
14d
Aljazeera
Bangladesh denies editor arrest politically motivatedas the convenor of its international affairs committee. His arrest comes less
Bangladesh denies editor arrest politically motivated
Aljazeera / Posted 14 days ago
as the convenor of its international affairs committee. His arrest comes less than a week after a report published by the International Crisis Group criticised Bangladesh's criminal justice system for being "deeply politicised" and... Read more
15d
Hindustantimes.com
Yemen peace talks set to resume on Monday amid shaky ceasefiremajor breakthrough. “We can expect a hard time” at the Kuwait talks, said Apri
Yemen peace talks set to resume on Monday amid shaky ceasefire
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 15 days ago
major breakthrough. “We can expect a hard time” at the Kuwait talks, said April Longley Alley, a Yemen specialist at the International Crisis Group. “In a best case scenario, the two sides will agree to a package of compromises that will build... Read more
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CBC.ca
Why has Nigeria failed to rescue the Chibok schoolgirls from Boko Haram?Zannah, one of the abducted Chibok girls, reacts during an interview in Lagos o
Why has Nigeria failed to rescue the Chibok schoolgirls from Boko Haram?
CBC.ca / Posted 17 days ago
Zannah, one of the abducted Chibok girls, reacts during an interview in Lagos on April 5, 2016. (Stefan Heunis/AFP/Getty) International Crisis Group, a non-governmental organization that offers political and security analysis, believes the... Read more
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17d
iol.co.za
Nigeria cautious over Chibok girls videoon the anniversary but has said the return of the girls is central to the gover
Nigeria cautious over Chibok girls video
iol.co.za / Posted 17 days ago
on the anniversary but has said the return of the girls is central to the government's success against Boko Haram. The International Crisis Group said the anniversary was an opportunity to address the conflict's effect on children as the... Read more
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17d
Hindustantimes.com
Boko Haram send ‘proof of life’ video of Chibok girls: CNNparents of the Chibok girls and all those abducted,” he added. - Two year anni
Boko Haram send ‘proof of life’ video of Chibok girls: CNN
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 17 days ago
parents of the Chibok girls and all those abducted,” he added. - Two year anniversary - Nnamdi Obasi and Ayo Obe, of the International Crisis Group, described the anniversary was an opportunity to address the conflict’s effect on children as more... Read more
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iafrica.com
Boko Haram video of Chibok girls emergesof the parents of the Chibok girls and all those abducted," he added. Two year
Boko Haram video of Chibok girls emerges
iafrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
of the parents of the Chibok girls and all those abducted," he added. Two year anniversaryNnamdi Obasi and Ayo Obe, of the International Crisis Group, described the anniversary was an opportunity to address the conflict's effect on children as more... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Boko Haram send 'proof of life' video of Chibok girls: CNNparents of the Chibok girls and all those abducted," he added. - Two year anni
Boko Haram send 'proof of life' video of Chibok girls: CNN
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 17 days ago
parents of the Chibok girls and all those abducted," he added. - Two year anniversary - Nnamdi Obasi and Ayo Obe, of the International Crisis Group, described the anniversary was an opportunity to address the conflict's effect on children as more... Read more
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17d
The Times & The Sunday Times
Boko Haram send 'proof of life' video of Chibok girls - videoan end to the agony of the parents of the Chibok girls and all those abducted,"
Boko Haram send 'proof of life' video of Chibok girls - video
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 17 days ago
an end to the agony of the parents of the Chibok girls and all those abducted," he added. Nnamdi Obasi and Ayo Obe, of the International Crisis Group, described the anniversary was an opportunity to address the conflict's effect on children as more... Read more
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17d
iol.co.za
Video shows Nigeria Chibok girls ‘alive’an end to the agony of the parents of the Chibok girls and all those abducted,”
Video shows Nigeria Chibok girls ‘alive’
iol.co.za / Posted 17 days ago
an end to the agony of the parents of the Chibok girls and all those abducted,” he added. Nnamdi Obasi and Ayo Obe, of the International Crisis Group, described the anniversary was an opportunity to address the conflict's effect on children as more... Read more
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17d
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
'Messy' peace hope as South Sudan readies for rebel chief returngovernment, the most significant step in the implementation of the peace agreem
'Messy' peace hope as South Sudan readies for rebel chief return
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 17 days ago
government, the most significant step in the implementation of the peace agreement," said Casie Copeland from the International Crisis Group (ICG) think tank. While Machar's arrival will be a major symbolic step forward, many warn that... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
'Messy' peace hope as South Sudan readies for rebel chief's returngovernment, the most significant step in the implementation of the peace agreem
'Messy' peace hope as South Sudan readies for rebel chief's return
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 17 days ago
government, the most significant step in the implementation of the peace agreement," said Casie Copeland from the International Crisis Group (ICG) think tank. While Machar's arrival will be a major symbolic step forward, many warn that... Read more
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18d
Daily Maverick
ICG: The Chibok Girls Must Be Found – and FreedAyo Obe and Nnamdi Obasi are respectively Vice Chair of the Board and Senior An
ICG: The Chibok Girls Must Be Found – and Freed
Daily Maverick / Posted 18 days ago
Ayo Obe and Nnamdi Obasi are respectively Vice Chair of the Board and Senior Analyst for Nigeria at International Crisis Group, the independent conflict-prevention organisation. First published by International Crisis Group. At that time, one year... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Still Waiting for Govt to Find the Chibok Girlscommunity’s conscience. The Chibok girls must be found – and freed. Ayo Obe an
Still Waiting for Govt to Find the Chibok Girls
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
community’s conscience. The Chibok girls must be found – and freed. Ayo Obe and Nnamdi Obasi are respectively Vice Chair of the Board and Senior Analyst for Nigeria at International Crisis Group, the independent conflict-prevention organ... Read more
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Aljazeera
Relative calm at al-Aqsa compound 'is deceiving'young Palestinians. "Any erosion of Israel's restraint, real or rumoured, is a
Relative calm at al-Aqsa compound 'is deceiving'
Aljazeera / Posted 19 days ago
young Palestinians. "Any erosion of Israel's restraint, real or rumoured, is all but certain to provoke a response," the International Crisis Group said in a report earlier this week, referring to the uneasy calm prevailing thus far since 2014,... Read more
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The Manila Times
Yemen ceasefire takes hold, raising hopes for talksthe Saudis and the Huthis, appear to be more willing to do so,” said April Long
Yemen ceasefire takes hold, raising hopes for talks
The Manila Times / Posted 20 days ago
the Saudis and the Huthis, appear to be more willing to do so,” said April Longley Alley, a Yemen specialist at the International Crisis Group. “Even if major combat ends, the road to peace in Yemen will be long and difficult and internal... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Yemen ceasefire takes holdthe Saudis and the Huthis, appear to be more willing to do so," said April Long
Yemen ceasefire takes hold
News 24 South Africa / Posted 20 days ago
the Saudis and the Huthis, appear to be more willing to do so," said April Longley Alley, a Yemen specialist at the International Crisis Group. "Even if major combat ends, the road to peace in Yemen will be long and difficult and internal... Read more
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20d
New Kerala
Bangladesh invites violent extremists, says report - newkerala.com #47922extremists "an opportunity to exploit the resultant alienation and justify thei
Bangladesh invites violent extremists, says report - newkerala.com #47922
New Kerala / Posted 20 days ago
extremists "an opportunity to exploit the resultant alienation and justify their anti-state agenda". The Brussels-based International Crisis Group (ICG) said the government needs to recognise that "it is in its interest to change course, lest it... Read more
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Aljazeera
'Bangladesh jails overburdened by political prisoners'system is so politicised that it is "undermining rather than buttressing the ru
'Bangladesh jails overburdened by political prisoners'
Aljazeera / Posted 20 days ago
system is so politicised that it is "undermining rather than buttressing the rule of law", according to a report by the International Crisis Group, which was immediately rejected as biased by the government. The report, "Political Conflict,... Read more
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iafrica.com
Yemen ceasefire takes holdthe Saudis and the Huthis, appear to be more willing to do so," said April Long
Yemen ceasefire takes hold
iafrica.com / Posted 20 days ago
the Saudis and the Huthis, appear to be more willing to do so," said April Longley Alley, a Yemen specialist at International Crisis Group. "Even if major combat ends, the road to peace in Yemen will be long and difficult and internal... Read more
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20d
Gulf News
Warring sides pledge support as Yemen truce beginsthe Saudis and the Al Houthis, appear to be more willing to do so,” said April
Warring sides pledge support as Yemen truce begins
Gulf News / Posted 20 days ago
the Saudis and the Al Houthis, appear to be more willing to do so,” said April Longley Alley, a Yemen specialist at the International Crisis Group.“Even if major combat ends, the road to peace in Yemen will be long and difficult and internal... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Warring sides pledge support as Yemen truce beginsthe Saudis and the Huthis, appear to be more willing to do so," said April Long
Warring sides pledge support as Yemen truce begins
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 20 days ago
the Saudis and the Huthis, appear to be more willing to do so," said April Longley Alley, a Yemen specialist at the International Crisis Group. "Even if major combat ends, the road to peace in Yemen will be long and difficult and internal... Read more
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21d
DW
Ceasefire takes effect in Yemen; one violation reported in Taiz |in the north, and the two sides have continued fighting in central Yemen. Apri
Ceasefire takes effect in Yemen; one violation reported in Taiz |
DW / Posted 21 days ago
in the north, and the two sides have continued fighting in central Yemen. April Longley Alley, a Yemen specialist at the International Crisis Group called the ceasefire a step forward, but warned that the path ahead for Yemen remains... Read more
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21d
Rappler
Warring sides pledge support as Yemen truce beginsthe Saudis and the Huthis, appear to be more willing to do so," said April Long
Warring sides pledge support as Yemen truce begins
Rappler / Posted 21 days ago
the Saudis and the Huthis, appear to be more willing to do so," said April Longley Alley, a Yemen specialist at the International Crisis Group. But "even if major combat ends, the road to peace in Yemen will be long and difficult and... Read more
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21d
Inquirier.net
Warring sides pledge support as Yemen truce beginsthe Saudis and the Huthis, appear to be more willing to do so,” said April Long
Warring sides pledge support as Yemen truce begins
Inquirier.net / Posted 21 days ago
the Saudis and the Huthis, appear to be more willing to do so,” said April Longley Alley, a Yemen specialist at the International Crisis Group. But “even if major combat ends, the road to peace in Yemen will be long and difficult and... Read more
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21d
Boston Globe
Chad’s president, in power since 1990, seeks another termcould be one of the toughest challenges he has faced, according to Thibaud Lesu
Chad’s president, in power since 1990, seeks another term
Boston Globe / Posted 21 days ago
could be one of the toughest challenges he has faced, according to Thibaud Lesueur, central African senior analyst for the International Crisis Group. ‘‘It’s quite unprecedented to have so many people in the street,’’ he said, noting that many... Read more
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