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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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U.N. Employee Under Treatment for Ebola in France

The New York Times reports that an employee of the U.N. is currently undergoing treatment for Ebola virus in France: France was treating a United Nations employee who contracted the Ebola virus in Sierra Leone, the health ministry said in … 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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