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Refugees and migrants braving seas to flee to Europe in 2015 top one million (UN)

Refugees and migrants fleeing to Europe by sea this year have passed one million, according to figures just released by the UN refugee agency, many on perilous trips aboard inadequate

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Nigeria :Boko Haram terrorist attacks kill 80

Boko Haram Takfiri militants have launched a series of attacks on the city of Maiduguri, the capital of Nigeria’s northeastern Borno State, for the first time in months killing tens

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Nigeria: Boko Haram attacks kill 15

At least 15 people have been killed after Boko Haram Takfiri militants carried out gun and bombing attacks in a key city in northeastern Nigeria, reports say. The militants attacked

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Bosnia :Terrorist attack foiled

A Bosnian anti-terrorism prosecutor says security forces have foiled a terrorist attack which could have claimed the lives of some 100 people in the capital, Sarajevo. On Saturday, Bosnian state


Syria: UN condemns archaeological destruction at major World Heritage site of Bosra

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) today condemned the destruction of parts of the ancient Syrian city of Bosra in fighting two days ago, alerting the world

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1 million migrants arrived in Europe in 2015 (UN)

One million migrants and refugees arrived in Europe in 2015, according to the latest data from the United Nations (UN) and the International Organization for Migration (IOM). In a joint

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Yemen: Saudi-led strikes criticised by the UN for hitting civilian areas

The Saudi-led military coalition operating in Yemen has been criticised by the UN over the number of civilian casualties and the infrastructure destroyed. The comments came from the UN High

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Saudi Arabia: The writer Zuhair Kutbi convicted advocated political reforms in his country

Zuhair Kutbi, Saudi writer, was sentenced to four years in prison and banned from writing for 15 years for having called for political reforms in his country. Zuhair Kutbi “was

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Nigeria: Boko Haram prevent one million children from going to school (UNICEF)

Violence and attacks against civilian populations in northeastern Nigeria and its neighboring countries have forced more than 1 million children out of school, UNICEF said today. The number of children

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Yemen: Seven Yemenis killed, 12 injures in Saudi airstrike

At least seven people have been killed and 12 others wounded in an airstrike carried out by Saudi Arabia in Yemen’s western region despite a fragile truce. Yemen’s al-Masirah television