The attacks came as Syria's air force and Russian jets intensified their bombardment of Idlib
BEIRUT, April 25 (Reuters) - Syrian or Russian air strikes killed more than a dozen people and severely damaged a hospital in and around a town in rebel-held Idlib province on Tuesday, local medical workers and a monitoring group said.
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Parts of the war-ravaged country are suffering famine
JUBA, April 25 (Reuters) - South Sudan has secured $106 million from the World Bank and the African Development Bank, in part to pay for food imports as millions face starvation and to fund the construction of a road to trade partner Kenya, its finance minister said.
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Myanmar's march to democracy, beginning in 2011, uncorked long-suppressed ethnic and religious tensions between Rakhine's Buddhists and the Rohingya
By Antoni Slodkowski, Wa Lone, Simon Lewis and Krishna N. Das
BALUKHALI CAMP, Bangladesh, April 25 (Reuters) - When army helicopters fired on Rahim's village in northwest Myanmar one day last November, the Rohingya schoolteacher told his pregnant wife to take their three young daughters and leave. He stayed behind with his 72-year-old mother.
At least 173,000 people, mostly Syrians, landed in Greece in 2016
ATHENS, April 24 (Reuters) - At least 16 people, including two children, drowned after an inflatable boat carrying refugees and migrants sank off Greece's Lesbos island, authorities said on Monday.
They are believed to be the first confirmed deaths in Greek waters this year of migrants or refugees making the short but dangerous crossing from Turkey on overcrowded rubber dinghies.
"We left because of darkness, hunger, and death. There are bullets and air strikes. We were injured, our children were injured"
By Ahmed Aboulenein
MOSUL, Iraq, April 23 (Reuters) - Heavy two-way traffic of carts carrying children, clothes, and the elderly crowded the main Baghdad-Mosul road on Sunday as hundreds of Iraqis fled heavy fighting or made their way back to areas seized back from Islamic State.