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Diego Ibarra Sanchez

Colombia

Illegal gold mining fuels violence in Colombia

Local miners say they feel caught between exploitative armed groups and a government crackdown on informal mining.

Middle East

Knocking on Mosul's door

As battle for strategic Iraqi city gets under way, hundreds of thousands of residents face imminent displacement.

Syrian Refugees

Syrian refugees mass at Turkish border

Thousands of people are stranded at the Bab al-Salam crossing after fleeing a government offensive in Aleppo.

Middle East

Lebanon: Protesters defy police brutality

Protesters from "You Stink" citizens' group said that 40 people had been detained and several others injured.

My Nigeria

Playing through the pain

How football is helping polio survivors in northern Nigeria.