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Burkina Faso: Violence and insecurity have uprooted more than 100,000 people

Burkina Faso is facing an unprecedented humanitarian crisis in which armed violence and insecurity have led to massive population displacements in the north, further deteriorating the situation of some of

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Egypt: Christians in North Sinai flee the violence of the Daesh terrorist group (IS)

In 48 hours, a hundred Christian families fled the capital of North Sinai after the violent incidents against them. 15 days ago, the Egyptian branch of Daesh (IS) had promised

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Afghanistan: violence claimed 600 civilian lives in Q1(UN)

Latest figures released by the United Nations show that acts of terrorism and violence left 600 people dead in Afghanistan during the first quarter of the current year as the

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South Sudan: continuing violence against civilians in Malakal, the UN condemns

With senior United Nations officials warning of escalating inter-communal violence and rampant human rights violations in South Sudan, the Security Council today strongly condemned all attacks and provocations against civilians

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Two years on, Ukraine conflict affects over half a million children (UNICEF)

The conflict in Ukraine has deeply affected the lives of 580,000 children living in non-government controlled areas and close to the front line in the east of the country, the

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UN: Violence killed 700 people in Iraq in October

The United Nations (UN) says violence in Iraq left some 714 people, including 559 civilians, dead in the month of October. According to a Sunday statement by the UN Assistance


America’s legacy of inter-racial violence stripped bare

It has been 50 years since unarmed marchers from Selma, Alabama set out in defiance of repression in 1965, to demonstrate African-Americans’ constitutional rights, and state troopers attacked them. When

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Violence uproots 28,000 Iraqis in Tikrit

The United Nations says clashes between Iraqi army forces and ISIL Takfiri terrorists have forced some 28,000 people to leave the militant-held city of Tikrit in the Arab country’s troubled

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UN: Iraq violence kills at least 1,100 in February

The UN mission to Iraq says violence in the country claimed the lives of at least 1,100 Iraqis in February, including more than 600 civilians. In a statement released on