Survivors of Libya floods grapple with trauma

Torrential rains from Storm Daniel on 10 September burst two dams upstream from the coastal city of Derna. According to news reports, the floods inundated as much as a quarter of the city. Thousands were killed, with many dead bodies still reportedly under the rubble or lost at sea, according to search teams.   In…

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Armenia-Azerbaijan: UN calls for ‘credible and durable’ end to fighting in flashpoint region

Miroslav Jenča told ambassadors that Azerbaijan had announced, in their words, “local counter-terrorism activities in the Karabakh economic region” two days ago, in response to the tragic deaths of two civilians and four police officers in incidents that allegedly involved landmines placed by the Armenian military. He noted that Azerbaijan had notified the Russian peacekeeping…

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At UN, Salva Kiir calls for support to help restore peace, ease humanitarian crisis in neighboring Sudan

“I am appealing to the international community to avail resources to help refugees and displaced persons who crossed into South Sudan,” Mr. Kiir told world leaders attending the UN General Assembly’s annual debate.  He added: “While the world is dealing with multiple crisis, we call for a provision of sustained support to these displaced persons…

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