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The UN mission can't keep the peace in Juba's civil war runs along ethnic lines
The UN mission can't keep the peace in Juba's civil war runs along ethnic lines
Since fighting began in December 2013, civilian casualties have been a consistent feature of the South Sudanese civil war. A peace agreement signed...
Syrian refugees say 'I do' to Turks
Syrian refugees say 'I do' to Turks
Sundays usually mean brisk business for Turkish hairdressers. In Reyhanli on the Syrian border, a small shop is bustling with excited future brides...
[Video]Syria: Armed groups send children into battle
[Video]Syria: Armed groups send children into battle
Human Rights Watch has revealed how armed groups in Syria have used children as young as 15 to fight in battles, which violates international law.
Syria evacuates citizens from besieged Homs
Syria evacuates citizens from besieged Homs
Syria evacuated three busloads of civilians from a besieged area of Homs on Friday, the first stage of a planned three-day humanitarian ceasefire...
Hundreds evacuated from Syrian capital
Hundreds evacuated from Syrian capital
In a rare moment of co-ordination between the government and rebel forces in Syria, aid agencies have evacuated...
South Sudan ceasefire agreement in jeopardy
South Sudan ceasefire agreement in jeopardy
The government and rebels in South Sudan traded accusations on Saturday of breaking a ceasefire deal supposed to calm violence that has...
South Sudan: Government and rebels agree to ceasefire
South Sudan: Government and rebels agree to ceasefire
South Sudan's government and rebels signed a ceasefire on Thursday...
[Slideshow]South Sudan on the brink of civil war
[Slideshow]South Sudan on the brink of civil war
While official estimates say 1 000 people have died in South Sudan in the surge of violence in the last month, rights groups say it could be 10 times that.
South Sudan peace talks stall again
South Sudan peace talks stall again
South Sudanese rebels rejected a government plan this week to end a dispute over detainees and unblock peace talks aimed at halting violence that...
Mozambique's Renamo: A short history
Mozambique's Renamo: A short history
Renamo, which this week declared Mozambique's hard-won 1992 peace deal over, was formed in 1976 as an anti-Communist rebel group backed by...
Past shackles Liberia's girl soldiers
Past shackles Liberia's girl soldiers
Mary Goll is asleep in a white plastic chair. Around her, in the modest bar by the sea that she owns, the sandy ground is flecked with cigarette...
[Slideshow]Deconstructing Mogadishu
[Slideshow]Deconstructing Mogadishu
A new photo exhibition in Nairobi showcases images of Somalia's capital, Mogadishu, before the pirates, bullet-ridden buildings and two decades of civil war.

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