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2015/05/18 23:27
2015/05/18 23:27
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GENEVA Close to 25,000 people fled the Iraqi city of Ramadi after it was attacked by Islamic State militants and most of them headed toward Baghdad, the United Nations said on Monday. U.N. and other...
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2015/05/18 23:27
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2015/05/18 19:49
2015/05/18 19:49
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ADEN/RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi-led forces resumed military operations in Yemen after a five-day ceasefire ended late on Sunday, and Yemen's exiled government in Riyadh and the Iranian-allied Houthis...
2015/05/18 18:24
2015/05/18 18:24
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KATHMANDU, Nepal (CNN) — The United States Marine Corps on Sunday released the names of the six Marines killed during a relief mission last week in earthquake-ravaged Nepal. The bodies of Capt....
2015/05/17 21:15
2015/05/17 21:15
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PHOTO: Collapsed building in Nayabazarn, Nepal, following the earthquake, Photo Date: May 12, 2015 - Photo: Nepali Times / MGN BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (WBKO) -- 8,000 people, killed. 600,000 families,...
2015/05/16 06:20
2015/05/16 06:20
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UPDATE 2-UN seeks speedier inspections on Yemen-bound goods as aid starts to arrive * Five-day humanitarian truce largely holding but some skirmishes * First UN aid flights land during pause,...
2015/05/15 12:28
2015/05/15 12:28
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Kathmandu, Nepal (CNN)The death toll from Nepal's second major earthquake in less than three weeks climbed Friday to 117, according to Nepal's Home Ministry. As rescue and relief teams tried to reach...
2015/05/15 10:57
2015/05/15 10:57
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The death toll from Nepal's second major earthquake in less than three weeks climbed Friday to 117, according to Nepal's Home Ministry. As rescue and relief teams tried to reach remote areas near the...
2015/05/12 13:28
2015/05/12 13:28
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But it soon became clear that this was no mere aftershock, scary though those have been. This was another major earthquake, the kind where you run for your life, where you seek any open area so...
2015/05/04 20:34
2015/05/04 20:34
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REUTERSPeople wait for aid, part of earthquake relief efforts, to be distributed in Dhunche, Nepal. REUTERS/Olivia Harris Kathmandu - Nepali police and local volunteers found the bodies of about 100...
2015/04/30 23:53
2015/04/30 23:53
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GENEVA — U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon warned Thursday that Saudi Arabian air strikes and combat between Yemen’s warring sides that target civilian and United Nations facilities are having a...
2015/04/30 17:48
2015/04/30 17:48
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BUJUMBURA, Burundi (AP) — Burundi’s national university was abruptly closed on Thursday amid protests in the capital that persisted with barricades burning in some neighborhoods. Students could be...
2015/04/30 10:50
2015/04/30 10:50
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BUJUMBURA, Burundi (AP) � Burundi's national university has been unexpectedly closed amid protests in the capital. Bujumbura has been hit by street protests since Sunday as the security forces...
2015/04/29 21:57
2015/04/29 21:57
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Here are some facts about the Central African Republic. It is a landlocked country in central Africa, bordering Cameroon, Chad, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Republic of the Congo, South Sudan and...
2015/04/27 22:02
2015/04/27 22:02
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Inter Press Service, News Report, Kanya D'Almeida, Posted: Apr 27, 2015 UNITED NATIONS, Apr 27 2015 (IPS) - The death toll has now passed 3,300, and there is no telling how much farther it will...
2015/04/26 20:44
2015/04/26 20:44
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AMIR EXPRESSES SORROW OVER NEPAL QUAKE CASUALTIES Aftershocks, panic as toll tops 2,500 KATHMANDU, April 26, (Agencies): Powerful aftershocks rocked Nepal Sunday, panicking survivors of a quake that...
2015/04/26 18:56
2015/04/26 18:56
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WASHINGTON: The International Monetary Fund said on Sunday (Apr 26) it was ready to send a team to Nepal to evaluate financial needs after the earthquake that killed more than 2,500 people and...
2015/04/24 22:53
2015/04/24 22:53
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GENEVA — Despite Saudi Arabia’s claims to have halted its air offensive over Yemen, Saudi bombing runs have killed dozens of civilians in recent days, United Nations officials said Friday. “We have...
2015/04/24 09:29
2015/04/24 09:29
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By Thomson Reuters Foundation Nairobi — Fighting in the capital of South Sudan's Upper Nile State is blocking the urgent delivery of aid to the rest of the state before the rainy season begins, a...
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2015/04/23 20:49
2015/04/23 20:49
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JUBA (Reuters) - Opposing groups of government soldiers in South Sudan's Upper Nile state fought for a third day on Thursday, a ruling party official said, adding that the defence minister will travel...
2015/04/19 15:08
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CAIRO — A video released by the Islamic State (ISIS) on Sunday appears to show the killing of two different groups of captured Ethiopian Christians by the extremist group's Libyan affiliates. The...
2015/05/18 23:27
2015/05/18 23:27
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