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The reach of the United Nations and other aid agencies remains underwhelming.

Outrage over Syria's worsening humanitarian crisis

Friday 28 August 2015 06:00

Almost five million people in hard to reach areas in Syria do not have access to predictable humanitarian aid.

Outrage over Syria's worsening humanitarian crisis

Friday 28 August 2015 06:00

Almost five million people in hard to reach areas in Syria do not have access to predictable humanitarian aid.

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US oil prices rise more than 4.5% as equities rally

Thursday 27 August 2015 16:14

Oil prices jumped more than 4.5% on Thursday after a rally in equity markets and an unexpected fall in United States.

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Attack in Ramadi kills two senior Iraqi commanders

Thursday 27 August 2015 12:37

Two senior Iraqi military commanders were killed on Thursday in a car bomb attack north of Ramadi, the capital of Anbar province where pro-government forces are battling Islamic State.

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Gunman in Virginia TV shooting had history of workplace issues

Thursday 27 August 2015 07:15

The gunman in the shooting deaths of two television journalists in Virginia on Wednesday was a veteran anchorman with a history of workplace grievances.

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US gunman kills himself after on-air shooting

Thursday 27 August 2015 05:41

Local law enforcement has confirmed that the alleged shooter who killed two Virginia, United States journalists during a live television broadcast, has died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

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Two US journos killed on live TV: hunt on for suspect

Wednesday 26 August 2015 20:29

Police in the US state of Virginia are hunting a disgruntled former employee of a local TV station who shot and killed a journalist and her cameraman during a live news interview earlier on Wednesday.

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Libya's land phone line system breaks down after cables were damaged

Wednesday 26 August 2015 14:24

Libya's landline phone system broke down in much of the country after unknown people damaged submarine cables in an area held by Islamic State.

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South Korea willing to discuss North's demand to lift sanctions

Wednesday 26 August 2015 06:40

South Korea is willing to discuss North Korea's demand for an end to sanctions imposed over a 2010 naval attack, the South said on Wednesday.

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S Sudan president set to sign peace deal

Tuesday 25 August 2015 20:44

The United Nations top official in South Sudan has confirmed expectations that the country’s President, Salva Kiir, will sign a peace deal on Wednesday.

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300 million people in Africa don't have access to clean water

Tuesday 25 August 2015 18:32

Financing water and sanitation infrastructure in Africa has come under sharp focus at the World Water Week in Sweden.

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