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Kabul hit by bomb attacks

The BBC reports on recent violence in the Afghan capital: “At least 35 people have died and hundreds more have been wounded in separate bomb attacks over the last 24 hours in the Afghan capital Kabul. A suicide bomber blew … Continue reading

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Suicide bomber strikes market in Afghanistan

The Washington Post reports on a suicide attack in Afghanistan: “A suicide blast tore through a crowded market in northwestern Afghanistan on Wednesday, killing more than a dozen people in an area where government forces have clashed recently with Taliban … Continue reading

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Asylum claims from Syria, Iraq and other conflict zones rise in first half 2014

This article on the UNHCR website highlights the growth in numbers of asylum seekers from conflict-stricken parts of the world in early 2014: A UNHCR report released on Friday shows that the number of people seeking refugee status in industrialized … Continue reading

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