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FILE PHOTO – A man passes a road sign while pulling supplies towards the Pakistan-Afghanistan border crossing in Chaman November 28, 2011. REUTERS/Naseer Ahmed
Pakistan reopened a major border crossing with Afghanistan on Saturday, officials said, more than three weeks after several people were killed when troops from both sides exchanged fire for hours. The Chaman crossing into Afghanistan’s Kandahar province was...
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A woman buys dates at the market in the town of Bol on the outskirts of Lake Chad. UN Photo: OCHA/Pierre Peron
West Africa’s Lake Chad region is probably the most neglected humanitarian crisis in the world, where poverty and desertification have severely increased by violence caused by Boko Haram, the U.N. aid chief said on Tuesday at the World Humanitarian Summit. The...
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A man crosses the Al-Haj highway, which is closed because of sniper fire by forces loyal to Syria’s President Bashar Al-Assad, in Aleppo, January 20, 2015. REUTERS/Jalal Al-Mamo
Moscow- Russia, yesterday, stepped up its defense bolstering the Syrian regime by excusing the butchering committed by Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad’s administration in Aleppo. As the largest city in Syria bleeds out, Russia’s deputy minister of foreign...
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Syrian children stand in front of a UNICEF school during a visit by European Union Commissioner for International Cooperation, Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Response Kristalina Georgieva and Italy’s Foreign Minister Emma Bonino at the Al Zaatri refugee camp in the Jordanian city of Mafraq, near the border with Syria June 25, 2013. (Reuters/Muhammad Hamed)
The latest chemical attack, which allegedly killed hundreds in Damascus, will worsen the humanitarian disaster in Syria. Last week, the UN registered the one millionth Syrian child refugee. Earlier in the month, the UN also confirmed what many already suspected—that...
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A refugee family from eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) walks on July 13, 2013 at the Busunga border in western Uganda. (AFP Photo/ Isaac Kasamani)
Jerusalem, Reuters—Israel plans to soon begin deporting migrants from Eritrea and Sudan, who number more than 50,000, back to the African continent via Uganda, officials said. Israel regards most of these Africans as illegal visitors crowding impoverished areas in...