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by Nita Bhalla | @nitabhalla | Thomson Reuters Foundation Friday, 11 January 2019 14:55 GMT

Accommodation in Nairobi, where LGBT+ refugees were forced to flee after attacks at a camp, was criticised as unsanitary and crowded

By Nita Bhalla

NAIROBI, Jan 11 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - LGBT+ refugees in Kenya on Friday accused the United Nations of failing to provide adequate shelter and protection after they were forced to flee attacks at a refugee camp and relocated to an abandoned school on the outskirts of the capital, Nairobi.

01 Jan 2019 description

An army patrol carried out the largest migrant rescue mission for many months, while another 49 migrants remained blocked at sea after both Malta and Italy refused to accept them

VALLETTA, Dec 31 (Reuters) - Malta's armed forces saved 180 migrants in two rescue operations in the Mediterranean on Monday, less than 24 hours after picking up another group of 69.

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01 Jan 2019 description

Mali has been in turmoil since Tuareg rebels and loosely allied Islamists took over its north in 2012

BAMAKO, Jan 1 (Reuters) - Armed men killed 37 Fulani civilians on Tuesday in central Mali, where ethnic violence cost hundreds of lives last year, the government said.

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03 Dec 2018 description

by Reuters
Sunday, 2 December 2018 13:03 GMT

Some 1.2 million suspected cholera cases have been reported in Yemen since 2017, with 2,515 deaths

SANAA, Dec 2 (Reuters) - Authorities in the Houthi-held Yemeni capital Sanaa are sterilizing water supplies at wells, distribution networks and houses to help stem the world's worst outbreak of cholera.

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10 Nov 2018 description

by Reuters
Friday, 9 November 2018 19:57 GMT

  • Gulf state to donate $90 million over six months

  • Israel: Qatar standing in for Hamas rival Abbas

  • Palestinian killed, Israeli greenhouse torched (Adds violence in paragraph 11)

By Nidal al-Mughrabi

GAZA, Nov 9 (Reuters) - A $15 million Qatari cash infusion was paid out to impoverished Palestinian civil servants in the Gaza Strip on Friday, offering Hamas a potential domestic reprieve though Israel said the money would not go to the dominant Islamist group.