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  • Argentine forces accused of abusing youth in slums

    Security forces patrolling slums in Argentina have regularly detained and beaten up young people without reason, according to human rights groups.

     Argentine forces accused of abusing youth in slums
    Argentine forces accused of abusing youth in slums

    Security forces patrolling slums in Argentina have regularly detained and beaten up young people without reason, according to human rights groups.

    02:40May 24, 2017

  • Six million Somalis face starvation

    International aid agencies are warning that six million Somalis need urgent help to avoid starvation. Somalia is now facing the most severe drought in living memory; half the population is going hungry.

    Six million Somalis face starvation
  • 'Airwars' tracks civilian casualties in Syria and Iraq

    Abdulwahab Tahhan explains how a non-profit group in London called 'Airwars' tries to track the civilian casualties caused by airstrikes in Syria and Iraq.

    'Airwars' tracks civilian casualties in Syria and Iraq
  • Families fear for Palestinian hunger-striking prisoners' lives

    Families are fearing for the live of Palestinian prisoners who have been on a hunger strike for a month. More than a 1,000 people are taking part in the strike, led by influential prisoner Marwan Barghouti.

    Families fear for Palestinian hunger-striking prisoners' lives
  • Italian gang accused of stealing millions meant for refugees

    A mafia gang in Italy is being accused of profiting from Europe's refugee crisis.

    Italian gang accused of stealing millions meant for refugees
  • US: Syria's Assad using 'crematorium' to hide mass killings

    The US administration has accused the Syrian government of installing a crematorium in a military prison in order to destroy the remains of thousands of murdered detainees, including many political prisoners apprehended during the country's long-runn

    US: Syria's Assad using 'crematorium' to hide mass killings
  • Palestinians mark 69th 'Nakba' anniversary with rallies

    Palestinians commemorated the 69th anniversary of the Nakba, the "day of catastrophe", in which Israel was officially declared a state following the forced removal of more than 750,000 Palestinians from their homes.

    Palestinians mark 69th 'Nakba' anniversary with rallies
    Palestinians mark 69th 'Nakba' anniversary with rallies

    Palestinians commemorated the 69th anniversary of the Nakba, the "day of catastrophe", in which Israel was officially declared a state following the forced removal of more than 750,000 Palestinians from their homes.

    01:56May 16, 2017

  • US: Torch-wielding white supremacists protest Confederate statue’s removal

    Plans to remove a confederate statue in the US state Virginia, seen by many as a symbol of racism, sparked a protest on May 13, in which a group spearheaded by white supremacist Richard Spencer, a leader of the alt-right movement.

    US: Torch-wielding white supremacists protest Confederate statue’s removal
  • Venezuelans obstruct roads in fresh anti-government protests

    Venezuelans in cars and on motorcycles, bikes and horseback have clogged roads in the latest protests in more than a month of nationwide marches against President Nicolas Maduro.

    Venezuelans obstruct roads in fresh anti-government protests
  • UN: Nigeria's humanitarian crisis under constant neglect

    A delegation from the United Nations is visiting camps in northeast Nigeria that are hosting people displaced by Boko Haram violence. More than two million people have been forced from their homes by the armed group.

    UN: Nigeria's humanitarian crisis under constant neglect
  • Ireland: Discovery of baby remains raises questions

    Campaigners in Ireland are warning that the task of identifying the remains of hundreds of babies, believed to be buried in unmarked graves, may take years.

    Ireland: Discovery of baby remains raises questions
  • Slums residents of Argentina’s capital fighting for change

    The sprawling shantytowns in Argentina's capital are seen by outsiders as no-go zones, largely run by drug gangs and other criminal rings. In fact, even emergency services stay away. So residents are doing things for themselves.

    Slums residents of Argentina’s capital fighting for change