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Deadly airstrikes and drone hits displace thousands of civilians in Libya oasis town
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Thursday, 22 August 2019
Deadly airstrikes and drone hits displace thousands of civilians in Libya oasis town
Intensifying clashes in the southern Libyan town of Murzuq involving air and drone strikes in recent days have left at least 90 people dead and displaced thousands of “terrified” civilians, the UN said on Tuesday.Read Full Article ...
 
‘No time to lose’ UN envoy tells Security Council, ‘Yemen cannot wait’
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Thursday, 22 August 2019
‘No time to lose’ UN envoy tells Security Council, ‘Yemen cannot wait’
One month ago, the United Nations top Yemen envoy told the Security Council the country was facing “a crucial moment” in the course of its long and bloody conf...
 
Lack of funds forces UN to close down life-saving aid programmes in Yemen
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Thursday, 22 August 2019
Lack of funds forces UN to close down life-saving aid programmes in Yemen
The United Nations announced on Wednesday that it is being forced to close down several humanitarian programmes in Yemen because money pledged by Member States...
 
With security improving in DR Congo’s Kasai, thousands of refugees head home from Angola
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Thursday, 22 August 2019
With security improving in DR Congo’s Kasai, thousands of refugees head home from Angola
As security has improved in the restive Kasai region of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), some 8,500 refugees have left the Lóvua settlement in Angola’s ...
 
Yemen: Raging violence displaces more than 85,000 civilians, says UN refugee agency
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Friday, 09 February 2018
Yemen: Raging violence displaces more than 85,000 civilians, says UN refugee agency
Surging violence across Yemen has resulted in the displacement of more than 85,000 people in just the last 10 weeks, the United Nations refugee agency reported...
 
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  • Dura aterragem na Venezuela
    A Venezuela está à beira do precipício. A ação concertada ainda pode evitar a sua queda. Mas quanto mais se atrase, mais venezuelanos morrerão por falta de medicamentos, pela má nutrição ou pela violência.
  • South China Sea Ruling Sweeps Away Diplomatic Ambiguities
    Tuesday?s ruling by the International Tribunal on the Law of the Sea has bought a little clarity to the problems in the South China Sea, but it has not made solving the underlying problems significantly...
  • China Hardens Position on South China Sea
    China has taken a leap towards clarifying its claims in the South China Sea, but in a direction that could intensify frictions.
  • Erdo?an?s Pyrrhic victory
    Paradoxes have always abounded in the relationship between the Turkish military and the country?s politicians. Turkey?s armed forces ? or factions within them ? have justified their repeated interventions in politics with claims that they...
  • Venezuela?s hard landing
    Venezuela is on the edge of the precipice. Concerted action may yet pull it back. But the longer it is delayed, the more Venezuelans will die from lack of medicines, malnutrition or violence.