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28 Aug 2015 description
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OXFORD, 28 August 2015 (IRIN) - On Thursday, Austrian police opened the back of a truck abandoned on the side of a motorway to find the bodies of 71 migrants. They had suffocated after paying smugglers to transport them across the border from neighbouring Hungary. The bodies were so decomposed it took a day to determine the number of dead.

28 Aug 2015 description
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Abidjan, 28 août 2015 (IRIN) - Équipé d’une houe, Arouna*, 12 ans, travaille dans un champ de cacao du sud-ouest de la Côte d’Ivoire. Il est torse nu et ses côtes sont visibles sous sa peau foncée.

« Chaque jour, je dois me lever très tôt pour que mon petit frère de 10 ans et moi soyons les premiers dans le champ pour défricher [la terre] », a-t-il dit à IRIN.

27 Aug 2015 description
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DAKAR, 27 August 2015 (IRIN) - For the first time in more than a year, no one in either Sierra Leone or Liberia is being treated for Ebola, raising hopes that after more than 11,000 deaths and 28,000 infections throughout West Africa, the epidemic could finally be winding down.

But 18 months after the World Health Organization (WHO) formally announced the beginning of the Ebola outbreak in March 2014, the last thing the region needs is another false dawn. Three months ago, Liberia was declared free of the virus only for new cases to emerge.

27 Aug 2015 description
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By Tom Westcott

UBARI, 27 August 2015 (IRIN) - Civilians in the oasis town of Ubari in southern Libya are trapped in a conflict that has cut them off from the outside world. Supplies and aid are almost non-existent, the hospital barely functions and the wounded often die of their injuries before they can get the assistance they need.

27 Aug 2015 description
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BELGRADE, 27 août 2015 (IRIN) - La biométrie, pour ceux qui n’ont pas passé les dix dernières années à jurer devant le système de contrôle automatisé des passeports à l’aéroport d’Heathrow, est l’utilisation des caractéristiques biologiques des personnes pour leur identification. La plus connue est l’empreinte digitale, mais le balayage informatisé des yeux et du visage est utilisé dans un nombre croissant de contextes.

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