A coalition of West African nations is closing off the borders of Mali to protest a recent military coup that ousted President Amadou Toumani Toure. How could that affect the landlocked country?
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Humanitarian groups warn that about 6 million North Koreans face severe food shortages but international donors say they want better oversight before giving more, alleging that most aid is diverted by the regime.
By John M. Glionna and Richard Simon, Los Angeles Times
July 7, 2011, 3:14 p.m.
February 21, 2011 | 2:18 pm
The Egyptian military has set up refugee camps near its border with Libya, an Egyptian state news agency reported Monday.
Egyptian military officials have also set up two mobile hospitals at the Salum border crossing to assist Egyptians fleeing the protests in Libya, according Egypt's state-run news website EgyNews.
The powerful earthquake in southeastern Iran also damages 1,800 homes.
Nearly 300,000 have fled war-torn Somalia, leaving behind livelihoods and lost loved ones for the grim, overcrowded refugee camps of Kenya.