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Afghan conflict: Dozens killed in 'brutal' Sar-e Pul attack

BBC News

Insurgents have killed at least 50 people, including women and children, in northern Afghanistan, officials say.

They say the fighters attacked a security outpost in the Sayaad district of Sar-e Pul province on Saturday night, torching nearby houses. 434 more words

Nigeria needs the world’s assistance in responding to the Boko Haram crisis -- World’s forgotten humanitarian crisis

By Ayoade Olatunbosun-Alakija
Tehran Times

February 27, 2017

Some 250 delegates have gathered in the Norwegian capital Oslo on Friday to draw attention to the world’s forgotten humanitarian crisis — that of northeast Nigeria and the Lake Chad region, where Boko Haram once dominated and have left destruction in their wake… 906 more words

Ceasefire in Aleppo, Syria Begins -- Many Hope The Senseless Killing Can Stop


DEC. 15, 2016, 1:39 A.M. E.S.T.

BEIRUT — Guns fell silent in the Syrian city of Aleppo in the early hours of the morning on Thursday, a Reuters witness in the city said, and an official with an Aleppo rebel group said a ceasefire had taken hold at 2:30 a.m. 802 more words