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Farming plan takes root to help north Mali despite drought, conflict

Reuters reports on a plan being implemented by a U.N. agency and the government of Mali to help those living in the north of the country who have recently been affected by drought and conflict: The Malian government and a … Continue reading

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Fears South Sudan conflict could spark regional war

The Sudan Tribune reports on the difficult situation regarding ongoing conflict in South Sudan and also what measures could be taken to resolve it (see full article): The International Crisis Group (ICG) has warned that different dimensions and interests that … Continue reading

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Ebola crisis: Five ways to break the epidemic

This article by the BBC discusses some of the steps being taken to stem the spread of Ebola virus in West Africa: With the worst-ever outbreak of Ebola revealing woefully inadequate health systems in West Africa, especially in those countries … Continue reading

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Ukraine conflict death toll rises above 3,000, says UN

The Guardian reports on the cost of the conflict in Ukraine in terms of lives lost: The number of people confirmed killed in the Ukraine conflict has risen above 3,000 if the victims of the MH17 plane crash are included, … Continue reading

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