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Born out of brutality, South Sudan, the world’s youngest state, drowns in murder, rape and arson

Born out of brutality, South Sudan, the world’s youngest state, drowns in murder, rape and arson

As thousands flee the vicious civil war, families seeking safety in the swamp town of Nyal tell of villagers murdered and their homes burnt to the ground by government forces.

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Battling tokenism: Zimbabwe's female politicians pin hopes on polls

Battling tokenism: Zimbabwe's female politicians pin hopes on polls

Women in Zimbabwe are hoping for a political breakthrough in the forthcoming elections, despite a “hostile atmosphere” and “resistance” from male politicians.

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UNHCR: Forced displacement at record 68.5 million

UNHCR: Forced displacement at record 68.5 million

Wars, violence and persecution uprooted record numbers of men, women and children worldwide last year, making a new global deal on refugees more critical than ever.

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Destination Europe: Homecoming

Destination Europe: Homecoming

IRIN Special Report: What happens when migrants end up back where they started

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U.S. Quits UN Human Rights Council, Saying It’s Anti-Israel

U.S. Quits UN Human Rights Council, Saying It’s Anti-Israel

The Trump administration withdrew from the United Nations Human Rights Council on Tuesday, making good on a pledge to leave a body it accused of hypocrisy and bias against Israel.

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NGOs call for more support for refugees on World Refugee Day

NGOs call for more support for refugees on World Refugee Day

There are more people displaced by conflict, hunger or persecution than ever before, and New Zealanders want to help.

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PNG doctors call for overhaul as hospital shelves run bare

PNG doctors call for overhaul as hospital shelves run bare

In many hospitals and clinics, there's a shortage of pain killers, antiretroviral medicines for those with HIV, and some clinics don't even have enough bandages, let alone surgical equipment.

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As risks rise in Burundi, refuge in Tanzania is no longer secure

As risks rise in Burundi, refuge in Tanzania is no longer secure

Once held up as a model for resettlement, Tanzanian government policy is hardening at just the wrong time.

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Analysis: Analyzing Australia's aid trajectory

Analysis: Analyzing Australia's aid trajectory

Australia’s aid budget of 4.2 billion Australian dollars ($3.12 billion), released on May 8 in Canberra, received a thumbs down from the development sector.

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In Pictures: Israeli forces kill dozens of Palestinians in Gaza 'massacre'

In Pictures: Israeli forces kill dozens of Palestinians in Gaza 'massacre'

Highest Palestinian death toll in a day since rallies dubbed the Great March of Return began at the fence with Israel.

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