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Syria conflict: China calls for political solution to end crisis, allow Syrian refugees to return home
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Syria conflict: China calls for political solution to end crisis, allow Syrian refugees to return home

China's Wang Yi is calling for a political solution to end Syria's crisis saying once the country's security conditions improve refugees will start returning to their country.

Syria conflict: US-led coalition strikes kill 472 civilians in one month, says human rights monitor
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Syria conflict: US-led coalition strikes kill 472 civilians in one month, says human rights monitor

US-led coalition air strikes on two Syrian provinces targeting jihadists have killed 472 civilians over the past month, more than double a previous 30-day toll.

Video: South Sudan is facing the worst food crisis since World War II
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Video: South Sudan is facing the worst food crisis since World War II

As of March 2017, a United Nations Report accused the government of South Sudan of continuing to spend its oil revenue on the purchase of arms.

Nikki Haley visits refugee camp in Jordan, plans to increase help efforts
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Nikki Haley visits refugee camp in Jordan, plans to increase help efforts

Nikki Haley visited a refugee camp in Jordan to get a firsthand look at the refugee crisis spilling over from Syria's civil war; she said that the Trump administration wants to step up help for the millions of people displaced.

United States 'not increasing' role in Syrian civil war: James Mattis
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United States 'not increasing' role in Syrian civil war: James Mattis

Pentagon chief Jim Mattis stressed on Friday that the United States is not getting more involved in Syria's civil war.

Donald Trump aide suggested dividing war-ravaged Libya into three: Report
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Donald Trump aide suggested dividing war-ravaged Libya into three: Report

A senior White House foreign policy official has pushed a plan to partition Libya, and once drew a picture of how the country could be divided into three areas on a napkin during a meeting with a European diplomat.

UN calls for temporary ceasefire in Syria to avoid Aleppo-like humanitarian crisis
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UN calls for temporary ceasefire in Syria to avoid Aleppo-like humanitarian crisis

The UN called on Thursday for an urgent ceasefire in Syria's Eastern Ghouta region, near Damascus, to allow in desperately needed aid and avoid a repeat of the devastation seen in Aleppo.

Syria chemical attack: Russian officials claim air strike hit 'terrorist warehouse' containing 'toxic substances'
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Syria chemical attack: Russian officials claim air strike hit 'terrorist warehouse' containing 'toxic substances'

A Syrian air strike hit a "terrorist warehouse" containing "toxic substances", Moscow said on Wednesday, a day after a suspected chemical attack in rebel-held northwest Syria that killed scores of civilians.

Twitter account of Syrian girl disappears as government forces move in on Aleppo
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Twitter account of Syrian girl disappears as government forces move in on Aleppo

The Twitter account of a seven-year-old Syrian girl, who garnered followers worldwide with her updates from Aleppo, has become inactive on the micro-blogging site as government forces advance into the city's rebel-controlled areas.

United Nations appeals for record $22.2 billion in global aid
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United Nations appeals for record $22.2 billion in global aid

The United Nations appealed Monday for a record $22.2 billion (20.9 billion euros) to provide aid in 2017 to surging numbers of people hit by conflicts and disasters around the world.

Watch: Logan is Marvel's classic western disguised as a superhero film
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Watch: Logan is Marvel's classic western disguised as a superhero film

Watch Wolverine and Professor Charles Xavier in the dystopian future in Logan.

Barack Obama defends Syria policy as diplomatic efforts falter
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Barack Obama defends Syria policy as diplomatic efforts falter

President Barack Obama defended his refusal to use military force to end Syria's brutal civil war Wednesday, as diplomatic efforts faltered and a humanitarian crisis of historic proportions unfolded in Aleppo.

South Sudan: Stench of death hangs over Juba after violence kills more than 200
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South Sudan: Stench of death hangs over Juba after violence kills more than 200

There is no precise official toll of how many died, either in the recent fighting in Juba or in the wider war that began in December 2013.

36,000 people displaced by the violence in South Sudan, says UN
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36,000 people displaced by the violence in South Sudan, says UN

At least 36,000 people have fled their homes in Juba since heavy fighting erupted in the South Sudanese capital on Friday, said the United Nations.

UN camps attacked as heavy fighting erupts in South Sudan capital Juba
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UN camps attacked as heavy fighting erupts in South Sudan capital Juba

Heavy fighting erupted in South Sudan's capital on Sunday as former rebels and government soldiers exchanged fire again.

South Sudan tragedy: Death toll from gunfire on eve of independence anniversary reaches 150
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South Sudan tragedy: Death toll from gunfire on eve of independence anniversary reaches 150

Friday's violence in South Sudan is yet another blow to a shaky peace deal that has so far failed to end the civil war that broke out in December 2013.

South Sudan's conflict devastated mental health: Amnesty International
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South Sudan's conflict devastated mental health: Amnesty International

The conflict in South Sudan was characterised by widespread atrocities including mass killings, rape and torture, Amnesty said.

Thirteen years after Liberia's civil war ended, UN security handover evokes pride and fear
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Thirteen years after Liberia's civil war ended, UN security handover evokes pride and fear

As Liberia's security forces take over Thursday from UN peacekeepers for the first time since civil war ended 13 years ago, national pride is mixed with fears the underfunded police are not up to the task.

Sri Lanka to recognise 65,000 people who went missing during civil war as dead
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Sri Lanka to recognise 65,000 people who went missing during civil war as dead

In Sri Lanka, huge numbers of minority Tamils went missing during the war after being arrested by security services.