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Why is China getting involved in Afghan peace talks?

Why is China getting involved in Afghan peace talks?

July 4, 2016 0

During German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s recent visit to China, the two countries agreed to jointly fund a disaster response centre in Afghanistan.

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Trouble in the heart of Mali

Trouble in the heart of Mali

carolyn.simon@hrc.org June 30, 2016 0

The Algiers Accord isn’t dead, but a year after the peace agreement was signed between the government and two coalitions of armed groups in northern Mali, it is badly bruised. The Coordination of

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Fallujah: Waking up to Iraq’s new crisis

Fallujah: Waking up to Iraq’s new crisis

June 22, 2016 0

Tens of thousands of Iraqis displaced from Fallujah don't have enough water to drink or tents for shelter.  Waking up to Iraq's new crisis Timothy Webster/IRIN Fallujah displacement.jpg Video Aid and Policy Migration

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Forgotten Conflicts: Blue Nile

Forgotten Conflicts: Blue Nile

June 21, 2016 0

World Refugee Week highlights the big conflicts around the world that force millions of people from their homes. But in the southeastern corner of Sudan a little-known struggle has succeeded in depopulating an

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Afghanistan’s failed promises to help people displaced by war

Afghanistan’s failed promises to help people displaced by war

carolyn.simon@hrc.org May 31, 2016 0

Afghanistan has failed to live up to a 2014 pledge to care for people displaced by conflict within its borders, according to a report released today, even as the number of displaced has

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“Where is NATO now?”

“Where is NATO now?”

May 30, 2016 0

Glowering across a table in a Tripoli café, 28-year-old Mohamed* has no kind words for Western leaders or any of Libya’s three governments. “In 2011, NATO said it intervened in Libya to protect the

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WFP warns money running out to feed Yemen

WFP warns money running out to feed Yemen

carolyn.simon@hrc.org May 12, 2016 0

With ongoing violence and peace talks on fragile ground, Yemen’s population faces a new threat: the World Food Programme has warned that a funding shortfall may soon force it to halt operations in

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The Philippines

The Philippines

carolyn.simon@hrc.org April 28, 2016 0

The island of Mindanao in the southern Philippines is rich in resources as well as population diversity. It is also home to a violent patchwork of sometimes-overlapping armed groups. These include Islamist revolutionaries

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Forgotten Conflicts: The Philippines

Forgotten Conflicts: The Philippines

April 28, 2016 0

With a peace deal stalled on the southern Philippine island of Mindanao, more militant Islamist groups are emerging and aligning themselves with the so-called Islamic State. In other parts of Mindanao, indigenous communities

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Iraqis flee Islamic State only to find themselves detained

Iraqis flee Islamic State only to find themselves detained

April 27, 2016 0

In early April, they risked their lives to flee the so-called Islamic State. But after walking 11 hours from their hometown of Hawija in northern Iraq to the relative safety of Kurdish-controlled territory,

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