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Saving Syrian culture under siege

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In the past year, the Islamic State (ISIL) has swept through the region, destroying hundreds-year-old antiquities and prompting looting at battle sites. Continue reading

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5,000 refugees stranded in Bay of Bengal

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Thousands of people who fled persecution and poverty in Myanmar are stranded at sea in Southeast Asia because neighboring countries won’t let them land. Continue reading

local villagers walk amid debris at a devastated area following Saturday's earthquake, at Asslang village, in Gorkha

What’s next for Nepal’s earthquake recovery?

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Nepal is struggling to recover after a 7.8-magnitude earthquake left thousands dead and wiped out much of the country’s roads, bridges and buildings. Continue reading

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Nepal devastated by deadly earthquake

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At least 3,700 people are dead and 6,500 injured after a 7.8-magnitude earthquake struck Nepal on Saturday. Continue reading

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Shipwreck kills 900 migrants fleeing to Europe

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Hundreds of people are feared dead after a migrant boat capsized while traveling from North Africa to Europe. Continue reading

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