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Thousands flee fighting in Syria's east
About 40,000 people abandon Shaddadeh town after three days of heavy clashes between regime forces and rebels, UN says.
Last updated: 15 Feb 2013 14:18 GMT
UN unable to feed one million hungry Syrians
UN food agency says unable to reach needy people inside Syria due to difficulty of getting supplies into conflict zones.
Last updated: 09 Jan 2013 09:03 GMT
Pro-Assad Palestinians call for Yarmouk truce
Pro-regime factions in Damascus refugee camp seek local ceasefire, as UN says one million Syrians lack food.
Last updated: 08 Jan 2013 19:02 GMT
US calls for 'immediate end' to Sudan attacks
White House warns against ethnically targeted violence as tensions rise a month ahead of the south's secession.
Last updated: 10 Jun 2011 17:11 GMT
World sends relief teams to Japan
Natural disaster prompts offers of search and rescue help from 50 nations, with UN helping to co-ordinate response.
Last updated: 13 Mar 2011 08:37 GMT
Japan seeks limited foreign aid
The UN says Japan has requested for limited help in its rescue efforts after the devastating quake and tsunami.
Last updated: 12 Mar 2011 04:31 GMT
Haiti cholera death toll soars
Death toll jumps to 917 as international organisations appeal for funds to fight epidemic.
Last updated: 15 Nov 2010 03:57 GMT
Aid airlift for Benin flood victims
Government and UN officials say as many as 680,000 people have been affected as rainy season floods main rivers.
Last updated: 25 Oct 2010 08:55 GMT
Cholera ravages Zimbabwe
More than 60,000 people have been infected and about 3,000 have died, UN says.
Last updated: 30 Jan 2009 15:55 GMT
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UK charity crackdown riles Syria aid workers
Muslim volunteers face questioning and threat of arrest, while aid has been disrupted or blocked, charities say.
Abandonment of 'Bring Back Our Girls'
Six months on, outrage and sorrow over the mass schoolgirl abduction has disappeared - except for families in Nigeria.
A soft approach to returning British fighters
ISIL combatants seeking an 'exit strategy' from Mideast conflict need positive reinforcement back home, analysts say.
Austrian youth flocking to ISIL
European nation hit by a wave of Islamophobia as many young fighters join ISIL in Syria and Iraq.
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