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UN sounds ‘wake-up call’ to save millions of Yemenis from famine | Yemen

More than half of 30 million Yemenis risk slipping into ‘worsening levels of hunger’ by mid 2021, UN agencies say.The window to prevent...

Displaced people in Iraq left with no refuge as police shut camps | Middle East

While camps have been described as ‘open-air prisons’ they also functioned as a refuge for families with nowhere to go.Erbil, Kurdistan Region Iraq...

James Swan: Has the UN failed Somalia?

UNSOM’s chief discusses if the conflict in Somalia is the United Nations's biggest diplomatic failure. Source link

To Return a King | Close Up

After losing almost everything after Nigeria’s police razed his community, Elijah Atinkpo now wants justice. Source link

City to city, camp to camp: Afghan refugees struggle to find home | Asia News

Every Sunday, Hamdi Mohseni, his wife Serda, and their five remaining children, walk the 15km from their apartment to the paupers’ cemetery where...

US mulls Houthi ‘terror’ label as groups say civilians to suffer | United States

United States lawmakers, international aid groups and rights advocates are warning the outgoing Trump administration against reported plans to label Yemen’s Houthi rebel...

Call it what it is, a massacre at Europe’s doorstep | Europe

It is Tuesday evening, and the “Alarm Phone” keeps ringing. There are several boats in distress in the Central Mediterranean Sea. This time...

Yemen in ‘imminent danger’ of world’s worst famine in decades: UN | Yemen

Guterres’ warning comes as the US threatens to blacklist the Houthis, raising fears aid delivery will be blocked.War-torn Yemen is in imminent danger...

Iota death toll rises as rescue efforts reveal destruction | Honduras

Nicaragua and Honduras bear the brunt of the hurricane’s destruction amid a record year of storms in the Atlantic.Hurricane Iota’s death toll in...

Tigray: UN fears refugee emergency, warns of aid being blocked | Ethiopia

UN says it is worried about a refugee emergency if more civilians are forced to flee the fighting between federal and local forces...
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Collapse of illegal gold mine in Nicaragua traps at least 10 | Nicaragua

Crews begin work to rescue the miners after an accident in the La Esperanza region.A mudslide in an unlicensed gold mine in Nicaragua...

Likely fake accounts propel China tweet that enraged Australia | Australia

Some of the accounts had already been identified in a data-set of 37,000 Chinese accounts targeting Australia since June.A Chinese official’s tweet of...

Thai king pardons, issues amnesty to tens of thousands in prison | Thailand

At least 30,000 to be pardoned, 200,000 others to receive shorter jail term as the country marks birthday of late King Bhumibol Adulyadej...

Honduras asks US to extend TPS for citizens after hurricanes | United States

About 80,000 Hondurans in the US have Temporary Protected Status, which shields them against removal from the country.Honduras asked the United States on...