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DR Congo ‘mega-crisis’ worse than Syria

More than 5,500 people fled their homes in the Democratic Republic of Congo every day during the first half of 2017, leading one charity to label the situation in the country a “mega-crisis”. The figures mean that, for the second year in a row, DR Congo is the country worst-affected …

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8 dead in Syria country’s Homs Car bomb blast

An explosives-laden bus blew up Tuesday in a predominantly pro-government neighbourhood of the central Syrian city of Homs that has been repeatedly targeted, killing eight people, a monitor said. The blast rocked a street in the Akrama neighbourhood mostly inhabited by members of the Alawite minority to which President Bashar al-Assad belongs, …

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Russian strikes kill 34 civilians in Syria

Russian air strikes on Sunday killed 34 civilians, among them 15 children, in a village held by the Islamic State group in Syria’s eastern Deir Ezzor province, a monitor said. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the strikes hit the village of Al-Shafah, on the eastern bank of …

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6-Year-Old Boy Assists ISIS Executioner In Beheading Two Prisoners. Graphic Photos

A horrifying new ISIS propaganda video appears to show a six-year-old child assisting in a double beheading. The boy, wearing a black headscarf and camouflaged army gear, delivers a speech to camera while holding out two knives. Executioners then walk past him and each take a knife before beheading their …

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Syria war: ‘At least 68 children among 126 killed’ in bus bombing

At least 68 children were among 126 people killed in Saturday’s bomb attack on buses carrying evacuees from besieged Syrian towns, activists say. A vehicle filled with explosives hit the convoy near Aleppo. The UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitoring group said at least 109 evacuees from government-held towns …

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At least 43 dead as suicide car bombing targets Syrian evacuees

At least 43 people were killed after a suicide car bomb blast hit a transit point where thousands of Syrians were awaiting evacuation from two besieged government-held towns west of Aleppo, a monitoring group reported. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the explosion occurred at Rashidin, and targeted residents …

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