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18 Aug 2015 description

The number of refugees seeking asylum in Germany could surge to 750,000 this year, according to reports citing official projections.

The government in Berlin had earlier forecast that 450,000 asylum seekers could arrive in 2015, but is now set to increase that to 650,000 or higher.

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12 Aug 2015 description

El gobierno de Colombia lanzó el fin de semana una campaña por televisión y por las redes sociales sobre la forma en la que el conflicto armado ha impactado las vidas de cuatro jóvenes.

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11 Aug 2015 description

It is perhaps only when they become a part of the story they are reporting that journalists realise just what a narrow segment of reality they depict in the coverage of a crisis.

This is especially true when foreign correspondents report on a disaster like the earthquake that hit Nepal a month ago this week.

10 Aug 2015 description

En Guatemala la canícula resultó peor de lo que se esperaba. Es el período de más calor de todo el año, que normalmente dura unos 10 días entre junio y julio. Para 2015 se había pronosticado que podría alargarse un poco más. Pero la realidad fue peor. La canícula se ha extendido por varias semanas, y según el gobierno guatemalteco se prolongará hasta casi finalizar agosto.

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07 Aug 2015 description

A 5.6 magnitude earthquake has hit eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, killing two children, Information Minister Lambert Mende has said.

It was also felt in neighbouring Rwanda were authorities reported minor injuries.

The epicentre of the quake was near Lake Tanganyika and Bukavu, the capital of South Kivu province in DR Congo, the Associated Press news agency reports.

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