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  • 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
    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.

    02:15Mar 6, 2017

  • 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
  • US steps up air campaign against al-Qaeda in Yemen

    The US military is carrying out an intense air campaign in southern Yemen, apparently targeting al-Qaeda fighters in three governorates - Abyan, al-Bayda and Shabwa.

    US steps up air campaign against al-Qaeda in Yemen
  • Tracing Syria's forced disappearances

    Tens of thousands of people have been forcibly disappeared since the outbreak of the war in Syria six years ago. Most have been taken from the streets by government security agents.

    Tracing Syria's forced disappearances
  • UNRWA calls for end to Ain el-Hilweh refugee camp violence

    The United Nations Relieve and Works Agency, or UNRWA, has strongly condemned violence in the Ain el-Hilweh Palestinian refugee camp in Lebanon.

    UNRWA calls for end to Ain el-Hilweh refugee camp violence
  • Refugees in Libya: 'Smugglers have lost all humanity'

    The United Nations Children's Fund, UNICEF, says refugee women and children suffer routine sexual violence and abuse as they try to travel across the Mediterranean to Europe.

    Refugees in Libya: 'Smugglers have lost all humanity'
    Refugees in Libya: 'Smugglers have lost all humanity'

    The United Nations Children's Fund, UNICEF, says refugee women and children suffer routine sexual violence and abuse as they try to travel across the Mediterranean to Europe.

    02:52Mar 1, 2017

  • Analysis: What has led to rampant refugee child abuse in Libya?

    The United Nations Children's Fund, UNICEF, says refugee women and children suffer routine sexual violence and abuse as they try to travel across the Mediterranean to Europe.

    Analysis: What has led to rampant refugee child abuse in Libya?
  • Philippines: Rights groups tackle human trafficking

    Rights groups in the Philippines are pushing for better support for victims of human trafficking. They say victims are often treated as criminals, and cases can remain tied up in the courts for years.

    Philippines: Rights groups tackle human trafficking
  • US sanctuary schools: Districts defy immigration official

    Immigrant families across the US are afraid of the crackdown by President Trump's administration, some are keeping their children home. Some school districts are declaring themselves sanctuaries that refuse to cooperate with immigration officials.

    US sanctuary schools: Districts defy immigration official
  • High-level US-Egypt meeting lifts hopes of jailed activist’s family

    Egypt’s foreign minister is scheduled to meet his US counterpart, on Monday. As Egypt moves to strengthen ties with the US administration, the family of an American-Egyptian activist is hoping he will call for her release from an Egyptian prison.

    High-level US-Egypt meeting lifts hopes of jailed activist’s family
  • Palestinian refugees face discrimination in Lebanon

    Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas has arrived in Beirut for talks with his Lebanese counterpart, Michel Aoun. Discussions are expected to focus on the plight of Palestinian refugees in Lebanon.

    Palestinian refugees face discrimination in Lebanon