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President Trump and the survival of the servile 12.1.2018 Washington Post: Op-Eds
The triumph of suck-uppery presents several problems.
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Israel gives African migrants 3 months to leave or face jail 2.1.2018 Washington Post: World
Israel is notifying thousands of Africans who entered the country illegally that they have three months to leave or face incarceration.
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A widening budget gap is forcing the U.N. to slash food aid to refugees 2.1.2018 Washington Post: World
Donations to the World Food Program are up, but the need across the globe is growing.
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17 photo stories from 2017 31.12.2017 Washington Post
17 photo stories from 2017
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Somali refugees who fled drought, extremism face ration cuts 23.12.2017 AP Top News
MELKADIDA CAMP, Ethiopia (AP) -- Some walked for days to escape the threat of Africa's deadliest Islamic extremist group and the desperation of drought. But the problems for more than 200,000 Somali refugees are far from over....
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Somali refugees who fled drought, extremism face ration cuts 23.12.2017 Washington Post: World
Some walked for days to escape the threat of Africa’s deadliest Islamic extremist group and the desperation of drought. But the problems for more than 200,000 Somali refugees are far from over.
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South Sudan warring sides sign cease-fire for Christmas Eve 22.12.2017 Washington Post: World
South Sudan’s warring factions have signed a new agreement to cease hostilities and protect civilians in the latest effort to calm a devastating civil war.
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No, naming and shaming sexual offenders doesn’t always help 22.12.2017 Washington Post: Op-Eds
A rape survivor argues that #MeToo must work on systemic solutions, too
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People targeted Thursday by US for rights abuses, corruption 21.12.2017 AP Politics
The Trump administration hit 13 individuals around the world with U.S. sanctions on Thursday under a 2016 law that empowers the Treasury Department to target people anywhere for human rights violations and corruption....
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Civil war is pushing South Sudan closer to starvation 21.12.2017 AP Top News
JIECH, South Sudan (AP) -- Writhing in agony on the dirt floor of his hut, Bob Wol traced the recent gunshot wounds on his thigh and back with his fingers....
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Perilous road to a sovereign state 21.12.2017 Columns – The Indian Express
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UN Security Council warns on South Sudan peace efforts 15.12.2017 Washington Post: World
The U.N. Security Council warned Thursday of “costs or consequences” for South Sudan’s government and opposition if they undermine upcoming efforts to achieve a cease-fire and implement a 2015 peace agreement.
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ICC: Failure to arrest Sudan’s president undermines court 13.12.2017 Washington Post: World
The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court is accusing some of its members including Jordan, Uganda and Chad of undermining the tribunal’s “reputation and credibility” by refusing to arrest Sudan’s president who is accused of genocide in Darfur.
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UN says 1.25 million South Sudanese are 1 step from famine 8.12.2017 Hindu: International
There were high hopes that South Sudan would have peace and stability after its independence from neighboring Sudan in 2011.
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UN says 1.25 million South Sudanese are 1 step from famine 8.12.2017 Washington Post: World
Over 1.2 million people in war-torn South Sudan are one step away from famine — twice as many as at the same time last year — and in early 2018 half the country’s population will be reliant on emergency food aid, the U.N. humanitarian chief said Thursday.
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Why so many children have been killed in Syria 7.12.2017 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
A new study raises "serious questions" about the war-fighting methods in Syria, researchers say. In particular, one weapon has been used almost exclusively on civilians.
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They used to be rulers of their African or Arab countries. Today they are dead, deposed or driven from their homelands 5.12.2017 LA Times: Commentary

On Oct. 10, 2010, at an Afro-Arab joint summit in the Libyan coastal city of Surt, more than two dozen Arab and African leaders posed together for a group picture.

What a difference seven years has made.

In a sign of the changes that have swept the region, many of those leaders are gone. Some have...

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UN voices alarm about spread of HIV in Egypt 4.12.2017 AP Top News
CAIRO (AP) -- The U.N. is voicing alarm over the spread of HIV in Egypt, where the number of new cases is growing by up to 40 percent a year, and where efforts to combat the epidemic are hampered by social stigma and a lack of funding to address the crisis....
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UN seeks record $22.5 billion to help 91 million in need 2.12.2017 Washington Post: World
The United Nations launched a record appeal Friday for $22.5 billion to help 91 million of the 136 million people across the world in need of humanitarian aid as a result of conflicts, natural disasters, epidemics and displacement.
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The U.N. just appealed for more humanitarian funds than ever before. Here’s why. 1.12.2017 Washington Post
The U.N. just appealed for more humanitarian funds than ever before. Here’s why.
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