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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...
2014/08/23 15:23
2014/08/23 15:23
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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...
2014/08/12 09:06
2014/08/12 09:06
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BAGHDAD — Iraq's president snubbed incumbent Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki and picked another politician Monday to form the next government, setting up a fierce political power struggle even as the...
2014/08/12 00:27
2014/08/12 00:27
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By Isabel Coles DOHUK Iraq (Reuters) - Exhausted and terrorized, many of the Yazidis of northern Iraq who straggled into this Kurdish town after escaping the Islamic State deathtrap of Mount Sinjar...
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2014/08/09 16:48
2014/08/09 16:48
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This piece originally appeared on Juba, South Sudan — The soft glow of the dancing white lights is a dead giveaway. It’s Christmas in July at the U.S. Embassy compound. Behind high walls topped with...
Read more at Salon.com, Op-Ed News
2014/08/08 05:05
2014/08/08 05:05
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It's back in Iraq, Jack! Yackety yack! Obama says the United States has fired missiles and dropped food in Iraq -- enough food to feed 8,000, enough missiles to kill an unknown number (presumably...
2014/08/07 23:28
2014/08/07 23:28
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U.S. may fly aid soon to civilians trapped on Iraq mountain: official By Phil Stewart and Roberta Rampton WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States has approved military air drops of humanitarian...
2014/08/07 18:50
2014/08/07 18:50
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U.N. says some rescued from Iraqi mountain siege, 200,000 flee GENEVA (Reuters) - Some of the many thousands of people trapped by Islamic State militants on Sinjar mountain in northern Iraq have been...
2014/08/07 14:35
2014/08/07 14:35
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GAZA CITY - Gazan children picked among the rubble of their former homes during a three-day cease-fire, searching for toys and notebooks that may have survived the four-week bombardment of the coastal...
2014/08/07 03:28
2014/08/07 03:28
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A convoy of international forensic experts and members of the mission for the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe travel across a damaged bridge near Debaltsevo village in Ukraine on...
2014/08/06 16:25
2014/08/06 16:25
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... minutes 56 seconds ago by CNNRussian troop increase at Ukraine border raises concerns DONETSK, Ukraine - A new buildup of Russian troops along the Ukraine border raised concerns Tuesday that...
2014/08/05 15:34
2014/08/05 15:34
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A humanitarian aid worker was shot and killed Monday in Upper Nile state in South Sudan, as talks to restore peace in the country resumed in Addis Ababa. The United Nations Mission in South Sudan...
2014/08/05 04:03
2014/08/05 04:03
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Updated: Monday, August 4 2014, 11:56 PM EDTGAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) -- In a replay of the last major Gaza conflict, human rights defenders are again accusing Israel and Hamas of violating the rules...
2014/08/23 15:23
2014/08/23 15:23
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