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Isis claims attack on Save the Children office in Afghanistan

Isis claims attack on Save the Children office in Afghanistan

Gunmen stormed the offices of Save the Children in Jalalabad on Wednesday, killing at least six people and wounding 27 in an attack claimed by Islamic State.

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Crumbling Congo – the making of a humanitarian emergency

Crumbling Congo – the making of a humanitarian emergency

The immense suffering has reached a new low in the east of the country, where an escalating conflict has triggered a new wave of civilian displacement, food insecurity and human rights abuse.

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'We fight with each other over water': rivers run dry in Mozambique – in pictures

'We fight with each other over water': rivers run dry in Mozambique – in pictures

In the absence of basic sanitation, life in rural Mozambique during the dry season involves a relentless cycle of arduous journeys to collect water unfit for drinking

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Congo-Brazzaville's hidden war

Congo-Brazzaville's hidden war

The village of Soumouna in Congo-Brazzaville’s southern Pool region lies empty and guarded by soldiers, but there’s undeniable evidence of what happened here 20 months ago.

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Black-sky pollution: Iraqis face legacy of ‘ISIS Winter’

Black-sky pollution: Iraqis face legacy of ‘ISIS Winter’

An investigation into the toxic fallout of three years of armed conflict has added the environment — and the residents suffering from the impacts of pollution — to the list of casualties in Iraq.

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In northern Myanmar, a long-forgotten conflict flares out of view

In northern Myanmar, a long-forgotten conflict flares out of view

While the international community is fixated on the humanitarian crisis in Rakhine State, the conflict in the country's north is smouldering out of view.

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Can the EU revive a troubled scheme against conflict diamonds?

Can the EU revive a troubled scheme against conflict diamonds?

The EU began its year-long leadership of the global effort against conflict diamonds this month. But observers say the Kimberley Process risks becoming a “farce,” as expert NGOs leave in frustration.

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'Boats pass over where our land was': Bangladesh's climate refugees – photo essay

'Boats pass over where our land was': Bangladesh's climate refugees – photo essay

Some scientists estimate that shifting weather patterns could cost Bangladesh almost a quarter of its existing landmass and climate migration is becoming alarmingly commonplace.

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Tunisians march on seventh anniversary of uprising

Tunisians march on seventh anniversary of uprising

Several thousand people marched through the main street of the Tunisian capital on Sunday, marking the seventh anniversary of the toppling of the country's former president after mass protests.

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Ethiopian Oromo refugees face bribes, harassment in Kenya

Ethiopian Oromo refugees face bribes, harassment in Kenya

Ethiopian Oromo refugees fleeing to Kenya to escape persecution say they are finding life on the streets of Nairobi no better than the insecurity they left behind.

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