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27 Apr 2015 description

Police in Burundi have fired tear gas at activists protesting against President Pierre Nkurunziza's decision to run for a third term in office.

The security forces have also stopped private radio stations from doing live broadcasts about the demonstrations.

Thousands have defied a ban on protests to take to the streets of the capital Bujumbura for a second day.

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27 Apr 2015 description

By Rani Singh

The number of dead in the Nepal earthquake continues to rise.

But how can authorities be sure about the precise number, or even know where to search for victims among the Nepalese population, when there are tens of thousands of undocumented refugees?

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23 Apr 2015 description

By y Paul Adams

In the grounds of an imposing 19th Century villa, perched on a Sicilian hilltop, some 50 West African boys lounge in the sun, kick a ball about, and wait.
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16 Apr 2015 description

In the space of a week, at least 750 migrants are feared to have died crossing the Mediterranean Sea.

Many thousands of others have risked their lives this year, fleeing conflict and instability in Africa and the Middle East, in small, often decrepit vessels in an attempt to reach European territories.

31 Mar 2015 description

Las intensas lluvias que afectan a varias provincias de Ecuador deja hasta ahora al menos 17 muertos, de acuerdo al último informe de la Secretaría de Gestión de Riesgos (SGR).

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