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Uncertainty Strains Ethiopian Refugees in a Kenya Camp

Dawit Gelmo

Two months ago, Kote Adi fled Moyale, Ethiopia, after government soldiers there opened fire on civilians, killing at least nine. Kote and his pregnant wife found shelter in a tent in northeastern Kenya’s Dambala Fachana refugee camp, but weeks of heavy rain have displaced them again.

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Santa Fe Students Cope in Wake of High School Shooting

Elizabeth Lee

Brandy Kraft and Dylan Mittelsted have a few things in common. They’re both 17 years old, work as cashiers at Arlan’s market, and now they both share a trauma teenagers should never experience.

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UN Human Rights Chief: Gaza is a 'Toxic Slum'

The United Nations human rights chief has slammed Israel for the systemic deprivation of Palestinian human rights.

Zeid Ra’ad al-Hussein said Friday at a special session of the U.N.

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Rights Groups, UN, EU Call on Sudan to Spare Noura 

Salem Solomon

When she was 18, Noura Hussein’s husband raped her. Now she faces the death penalty for attempting to protect herself, activists say.

Hussein fatally stabbed her husband, Abdulrahman Mohamed Hammad, last year in what her lawyers say was an act of self-defense.

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Gaza Mourns as Islamic Holy Month Begins

Heather Murdock

As the Islamic holy month of Ramadan began in Gaza, markets opened for the first time in days. But business was sparse as locals mourned the dead and tended to the wounded from bloody demonstrations earlier in the week.

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Utah Man Jailed in Venezuela Pleas for Freedom in Video

A Utah man imprisoned in Venezuela for two years without a trial is making an emotional plea for Americans’ help getting out of a Caracas jail, saying Wednesday in a clandestinely shot video that his life was threatened during a riot in the country’s most-notorious prison. 840 more words

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Family Photo Becomes New Picture of Militancy in Indonesia

In the photo, the mother rests one hand on her youngest son’s arm. Two little sisters in the front hold flowers against matching red head scarves. 722 more words

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