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Syria's Deadly Truce

Many battlegrounds in Syria has technically been under a truce since mid-March. Recent data, however, shows that the death toll in these areas has not been significantly reduced by the so-called-truce, casting further doubt on the international attempts at negotiations ongoing in Geneva.

A Look at ISIS' Oil Operations

Interesting look under the hood of ISIS’ oil operations in war-torn Syria. It’s certainly a complicated situation, for ISIS, Assad, Turkey, and all those in between.

What's going on in Armenia and Azerbaijan?

A few weeks ago a frozen conflict unexpectedly and very rapidly thawed. Armenia and Azerbaijan have long been contesting a piece of territory between them, and last week that conflict once again became violent. 20 more words

Update from Burundi

Unfortunately, the political violence that started last summer has increased in the last few months, both in terms of number of people killed and in terms of… 49 more words

Update: Yemen's Ongoing Conflict

Yemen’s war is increasingly a humanitarian disaster, and control over territory is fractionalizing into even smaller groups as the main adversaries struggle to continue to finance their efforts. 27 more words

10 Facts About Child Labour in Mining and Quarrying

In 2011, the International Labour Organization (ILO) estimated 53 percent of the world’s then 215 million child labourers performed hazardous work. Work in the mining and quarrying sector is the most hazardous labour children perform. 345 more words

Children's Rights

Why Am I Angry?

What causes fights and quarrels among you? Don’t they come from your desires that battle within you? James 4:1 470 more words