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African asylum seekers facing expulsion have embraced Israel 22.2.2018 AP Top News
HERZLIYA, Israel (AP) -- Tens of thousands of African asylum seekers fear their stay in Israel is coming to an abrupt end....
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US Resettles More Christian Refugees Than Muslims as Overall Numbers Plummet 12.2.2018 Truthout - All Articles
Children stand in a muddy street at a refugee camp on January 26, 2018, at the Syrian town of Azaz. (Photo: Ozan Kose / AFP / Getty Images) The Trump administration appears to be making good on its promise to ban Muslims from the US, despite court orders prohibiting such a policy. As of February 7, only 281 Muslim refugees have been admitted in 2018, compared to 1,200 Christian refugees. By drastically slowing down the resettlement process, especially for Muslim-majority countries, the administration is implementing its ban in an underhanded way. Children stand in a muddy street at a refugee camp on January 26, 2018, at the Syrian town of Azaz. (Photo: Ozan Kose / AFP / Getty Images) The Trump administration has drastically reduced the number of refugees allowed into the United States, but even as overall levels fall, the country is resettling more Christians than Muslims. According to official  State Department data , numbers are down across the board for refugee resettlement, but the drop appears to be ...
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UNICEF: More illiteracy in young people facing instability 1.2.2018 Washington Post: World
The U.N. children’s agency says nearly 30 percent of young people between the ages of 15 and 24 in countries affected by conflict and disaster are illiterate, triple the global rate.
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UN chief met Sudan’s president who is accused of genocide 30.1.2018 Washington Post: World
Secretary-General Antonio Guterres met with Sudan’s president, who is accused of genocide by the International Criminal Court, on the sidelines of the African Union summit on grounds of “operational necessity,” the United Nations said Monday.
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U.S. lifts ban on refugees from ‘high-risk’ nations but pledges tougher scrutiny 30.1.2018 Washington Post: World
Trump called for ‘extreme vetting’ procedures to keep out potential extremists.
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Cape Town to set up disaster operations HQ for water crisis 28.1.2018 AP Top News
JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- South Africa's police and military will help secure water collection sites in drought-stricken Cape Town if authorities must turn off most taps on what they call "Day Zero," a date currently projected to fall in the first half of April, the city said Sunday....
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US after supporting South Sudan’s leader calls him ‘unfit’ 25.1.2018 Washington Post: World
U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley says Washington is giving up on South Sudan President Salva Kiir after investing over $11 billion since the country’s independence in 2011, calling him “an unfit partner” in the pursuit of peace and urging an arms embargo on the conflict-wracked nation.
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U.N. troops told to fight back, use force as peacekeeper deaths surge 24.1.2018 Washington Post: World
"This increase is not a spike but rather a rise to a continuing plateau,” a new report says.
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Genocide, famine and a democratic retreat — all as America did nothing 22.1.2018 Washington Post
Genocide, famine and a democratic retreat — all as America did nothing
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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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