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23 Sep 2017 description

Thousands of people have been killed and more than one million forced to flee homes in eastern DRC since the start of an insurrection nearly a year ago

LUSAKA, Sept 23 (Reuters) - Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) government forces have been killing civilians in an insurgency-hit region, prompting the latest influx of refugees into northern Zambia, a senior U.N. official said, citing accounts of asylum seekers.

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22 Sep 2017 description

by Reuters
Friday, 22 September 2017 13:09 GMT

LUSAKA, Sept 22 (Reuters) - Zambia fears a looming humanitarian crisis after more than 6,000 refugees fleeing turmoil in neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) entered its territory in one month, the presidency said on Friday.

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22 Sep 2017 description

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Friday, 22 September 2017 13:40 GMT

(Updates death toll, recasts, adds context)

ANKARA, Sept 22 (Reuters) - Fifteen people drowned when a fishing boat carrying migrants sank off the Turkish coast in the Marmara Sea on Friday and up to 15 more were missing, Turkey's coast guard said.

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22 Sep 2017 description

by Reuters
Friday, 22 September 2017 16:08 GMT

(Adds Syrian military source)

BEIRUT, Sept 22 (Reuters) - Hundreds of civilians left a besieged Islamic State enclave in central Syria after the Syrian government and Islamic State reached an evacuation deal, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Friday.

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22 Sep 2017 description

by Reuters
Friday, 22 September 2017 14:28 GMT

Authorities warn tourists and residents to avoid camping or hiking within a 9 km (6 mile) radius of the crater

  • Volcano on Bali island at highest alert level

  • Nearly 10,000 residents evacuated

  • Airport, tourist sites operating normally

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