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Iraq army advances towards rebel-held Tikrit
Government forces launch operation to retake Tikrit from Islamic State fighters day after Mosul dam is recaptured.
Last updated: 19 Aug 2014 16:40 GMT
Scores of migrants drown off Yemeni coast
At least 60 migrants drowned while trying to reach Yemen by boat, in what UN calls the worst such tragedy this year.
Last updated: 06 Jun 2014 17:31 GMT
UN chief says 'world watching' CAR atrocities
Ban Ki-moon's warning to warring sides in Central African Republic comes as more than 600 people have been killed.
Last updated: 14 Dec 2013 03:23 GMT
Violence intensifies in CAR conflict
African Union boosts force to 6,000 troops as 500,000 displaced in the Central African Republic since fighting began.
Last updated: 13 Dec 2013 19:18 GMT
Syria troops seize strategic town of Qara
Fall of Qara strengthens the regime's hold of a highway linking the capital to government strongholds along the coast.
Last updated: 19 Nov 2013 13:32 GMT
Rohingya activist held after Facebook post
UN Special Rapporteur calls for release of activist who posted photo from clashes between Rohingya and security forces.
Last updated: 15 Aug 2013 12:12 GMT
UN launches record $5bn aid appeal for Syria
Funds for operations in Syria and its neighbours are urgently needed, UN says, as it weighs Golan Heights emergency.
Last updated: 07 Jun 2013 19:46 GMT
Spike in Syrian refugee numbers
Refugees outside the country doubles from 213,000 to 442,256 since September, as fighting intensifies across Syria.
Last updated: 24 Nov 2012 21:10 GMT
Syria refugee numbers 'surpass 200,000'
UN says Syrians leaving homes to seek refuge in neighbouring countries as violence rages across their country.
Last updated: 25 Aug 2012 15:27 GMT
DR Congo violence forces thousands from homes
UN says increase in fighting has forced 100,000 people to flee their homes as officials find empty and burned villages.
Last updated: 20 Jan 2012 20:09 GMT
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Gunning down the taxmen of Somalia
At least 25 tax collectors have been killed since 2012 in Mogadishu, a city awash in weapons and abject poverty.
Down and out in upscale Japan
Tokyo government claims its homeless population has hit a record low, but analysts - and the homeless - beg to differ.
3D printing and the future of disaster relief
3D printers can cheaply construct homes and could soon be deployed to help victims of catastrophe rebuild their lives.
Protecting Mongolia's parent-less children
Lack of child protection laws means abandoned and orphaned kids rely heavily on the care of strangers.
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Bashir's calculated diplomatic dance
Big rethink for counterterrorism
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