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29 Apr 2016 description
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Once Syria’s most populous city, Aleppo is now a humanitarian disaster zone. As fighting intensifies in several districts and bombs again rain down from the sky, tens of thousands of Syria’s forgotten civilians try to survive on the frontlines, dodging missiles and hiding from snipers.

29 Apr 2016 description
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The new normal in quake-hit Ecuador

By Carolina Loza

More than a week after a powerful earthquake devastated communities along Ecuador’s Pacific coast and claimed more than 650 lives, 29,000 people made homeless by the disaster are still in shelters. Many others are choosing to sleep outside their damaged homes to ward off looters.

28 Apr 2016 description
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Jared Ferrie

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 as well as extremist militants, communist rebels, paramilitaries, clan-based private armies, and networks of organised crime.

23 Apr 2016 description
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By Carolina Loza

Calls for donations have flooded social media since Ecuador’s worst earthquake in decades left a trail of destruction along the country’s Pacific Coast on 16 April.

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21 Apr 2016 description
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By Sebastian Strangio

The United States is set to boost funding for the removal of cluster bombs and other unexploded ordnance in Laos, the fatal legacies of its “secret war” during the 1960s and 1970s.

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