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Syrian refugees flood into Iraqi Kurdistan
More than 35,000 people have entered northern Iraq in a matter of days, fleeing civil war.
Last updated: 20 Aug 2013 22:57 GMT
Diseases rife amid Syria drug shortages
World Health Organisation says hospitals are perilously short of medicine and doctors after months of fighting.
Last updated: 05 Feb 2013 21:32 GMT
UN aid reaches Syria rebel-held town
Refugee agency convoys enter Azaz for the first time, where it says 45,000 people are living in 'appalling' conditions.
Last updated: 01 Feb 2013 18:55 GMT
UN alarm over African cholera epidemic
Thousands dead and up to 85,000 infected in western and central Africa, UNICEF says, in one of region's worst outbreaks.
Last updated: 11 Oct 2011 15:15 GMT
Yemeni president 'resists' calls to step down
Ali Abdullah Saleh ignores GCC efforts to broker his exit and says he will relinquish power only through elections.
Last updated: 21 Apr 2011 00:04 GMT
Gulf deal 'close' on Yemen crisis
Details emerge of GCC-brokered settlement that could see Saleh step down as president in bid to end political turmoil.
Last updated: 20 Apr 2011 17:50 GMT
Fresh violence breaks out in Yemen
One protester and a policeman reported killed in separate incidents a day after UN called for restraint and dialogue.
Last updated: 20 Apr 2011 10:14 GMT
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'Enough is enough': US anti-racism protests
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Uruguayans cautiously welcome former inmates
Six former Guantanamo detainees are now free in Uruguay with some hailing the decision to grant them asylum.
Australia's indigenous incarceration crisis
Disproportionately high number of Aboriginal people in prison highlights inequality and marginalisation, critics say.
Canada's sexual harassment at work problem
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