Mass Graves


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17 February 2009 – United Nations experts have been sent to the scene of recent fighting between Government forces and armed groups in Sudan’s war-torn Darfur region, where local residents showed them mass graves in which they said they had buried 45 people, while many others were still unaccounted for. (Read More)
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Chad demands removal of Sudanese refugees, or it will move them

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N'DJAMENA, CHAD: Chad's prime minister demanded the international community remove hundreds of thousands of Darfur refugees from the country, ...
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U.N. says 'terrified' refugees flee Sudan's Darfur

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GENEVA: UNHCR says it's scrambling to get aid to thousands of stranded villagers fleeing Sudan's Darfur region to neighboring Chad. (read more)
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Jolie In Iraq For UN Refugee Mission

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BAGHDAD: Angelina Jolie brought her star power to Baghdad Thursday on a mission as a U.N. Goodwill Ambassador to highlight the plight of Iraqi refugees. The actress said there needs to be a more coherent plan...(read more)

Jolie talks exclusively to CNN's Arwa Damon about efforts to deal with displaced Iraqis.
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Water Shortages Are Increasingly Driving Conflicts

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NEW YORK: Many of today's conflicts around the world are being fuelled or exacerbated by water shortages and climate change is only making the situation worse, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon told the General Assembly today. (read more)
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All That Remains of One Kenyan School

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RIFT VALLEY, KENYA: A BBC photo essay of the Fadhili Academy (view images)
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George Clooney Named UN Messenger of Peace

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NEW YORK: George Clooney has been designated by Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon as a United Nations Messenger of Peace, to raise awareness of the world body’s peacekeeping efforts. Mr. Clooney, who will join eight other internationally renowned individuals as...(read more)
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