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South Sudan government recruited child soldiers, UN says

South Sudan government recruited child soldiers, UN says

Aug 19, – The document says a senior politician appointed by President Salva Kiir led the recruitment of an entire village of boys using intimidation. Some were as young as 12 years old. It was not clear how many children were involved. South Sudan’s government has recruited child soldiers in the past week to prepare […]

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As Syrian refugee influx swells, so does backlash

As Syrian refugee influx swells, so does backlash

Oct 09. – The signs have since come down amid a campaign by human rights activists who rallied in Beirut this summer and hung a banner from a bridge in the capital saying: “Excuse us for the behavior of those who are racist among us.” Last year, as Syrian refugees were pouring in, signs started […]

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Gunmen kill 15 Libyan soldiers

Gunmen kill 15 Libyan soldiers

Oct 05,  –  Gunmen attacked a Libyan military post southeast of the capital Tripoli early Saturday, killing 15 soldiers, an official and Libya’s state news agency said. The attackers rode vehicles topped with machineguns, the military official said. The highway between the towns of Tarhuna and Bani Walid, on which the post was located, was […]

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