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    More migrants take sea route to Spain than Italy this year: UN

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 01:17am on July 18, 2018

    The number of migrants arriving in Spain by boat is surging, the UN said Tuesday, and it has now surpassed Italy as the top destination...

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    Myanmar arrests dozens of returning Rohingya: UN

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 11:36pm on July 04, 2018

    Myanmar has detained dozens of Rohingya refugees who have tried to return home, the UN human rights chief said Wednesday, questioning the sincerity of the...

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    Record 68.5m people displaced worldwide: UN

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 01:33pm on June 19, 2018

    A record 68.5 million people have been forced flee their homes due to war, violence and persecution, notably in places like Myanmar and Syria, the...

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    Number of civil conflicts doubles since 2001: ICRC

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 12:26am on June 19, 2018

    The number of civil conflicts worldwide has more than doubled since the start of the century, posing new challenges for curbing atrocities, the International Committee...

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    920,000 displaced in Syria in 2018: UN

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 12:05am on June 12, 2018

    More than 920,000 people were displaced inside Syria during the first four months of 2018, the highest level in the seven-year conflict, the United Nations...

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    46 migrants drown, 16 missing off Yemen shore: UN

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva, Switzerland | Updated at 02:18am on June 07, 2018

    Forty-six migrants drowned and 16 remained missing after their boat capsized off the shore of Yemen in the early hours of Wednesday morning, the United...

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    FIFA files criminal complaint against ticket firm

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 11:40pm on June 05, 2018

    FIFA on Tuesday said it had filed a criminal complaint against the controversial secondary ticketing firm Viagogo, warning fans that World Cup tickets bought through...

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    UN votes to send war crimes probe to Gaza

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 12:12am on May 19, 2018

    The UN Human Rights Council voted Friday to send a team of international war crimes investigators to probe the deadly shootings of Gaza protesters by...

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    Nine out of 10 people breathing polluted air: WHO

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 12:19am on May 03, 2018

    More than 90 per cent of the global population is breathing in high levels of pollutants, the World Health Organisation said Wednesday, blaming poor air...

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    Threat of nuclear weapons use growing: UN

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 12:03am on April 24, 2018

    A top UN official on Monday denounced growing rhetoric claiming that nuclear arms are necessary and warned that the risk of such weapons being used...