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2014/09/13 11:36
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... you besiege a city for a long time, making war against it in order to take it, you shall not destroy its trees by wielding an axe against them. You may eat from them, but you shall not cut them...
2014/09/13 11:36
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2014/09/07 04:19
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Vigilantes and local hunters armed with machetes and guns shout slogans as they gather outside the Emir's palace in Maiduguri, Nigeria, Thursday. The U.S. is preparing to launch a "major" border...
2014/09/02 05:03
2014/09/02 05:03
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Opinions about events beyond our borders. Even by the standards ofBangui, the capital of Central African Republic and one of the poorest cities in the world, Saïdou is poor. Unlike the districts...
2014/08/30 01:19
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GAZA CITY — The war in Gaza will now continue in a battle between databases to determine who was killed and why. The most contested number, the one that attracts the most stubborn insistence and...
2014/08/23 15:23
2014/08/23 15:23
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Floods are an annually recurring problem in the West African country during the rainy season when overflowing streams and rivers sweep away homes and destroy crops, leaving victims without shelter and...
2014/08/22 23:58
2014/08/22 23:58
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WASHINGTON -- With the crisis in Iraq, four countries are now experiencing severe humanitarian emergencies involving the displacement of millions of people, something experts and relief groups say...
2014/08/22 16:28
2014/08/22 16:28
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Martha Nyarueni carries one of her children outside her home near the town of Leer, South Sudan, on July 5, 2014. Editor's note: Alison Giffen is co-director of the Future of Peace Operations program...
2014/08/19 11:06
2014/08/19 11:06
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KIEV, Ukraine — Ukraine accused pro-Russia separatists of killing dozens of civilians in an attack early Monday on a convoy fleeing a besieged rebel-held city. The rebels denied any attack took place,...
2014/08/19 04:27
2014/08/19 04:27
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Attacks on aid workers worldwide hit worst levels on record LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The number of attacks on aid workers soared last year to the highest level on record, with...
2014/08/18 21:27
2014/08/18 21:27
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Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Caritas Ukraine and other humanitarian agencies in the country met in mid-August to face two big challenges: helping the thousands of displaced people find...
2014/08/18 18:45
2014/08/18 18:45
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KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Dozens of civilians were killed Monday when separatist rebels shelled a convoy of refugees trying to flee war-torn eastern Ukraine, a top Ukrainian official said. A rebel chief...
2014/08/18 05:59
2014/08/18 05:59
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President Barack Obama speaks to reporters, Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014, in Edgartown, Mass. about developments in Iraq and the police shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown, in Ferguson, Mo. Obama is...
2014/08/15 02:03
2014/08/15 02:03
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Updated: Thursday, August 14 2014, 09:24 PM EDTWASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama on Thursday promised to expand U.S. humanitarian relief to Iraqis threatened by the advancing army of the...
2014/09/13 11:36
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