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All refugee team competes in 2016 Olympic Games

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The first-ever Refugee Olympic Team competed in Rio de Janeiro during the 2016 Summer Olympic Games. Continue reading

Two-week Syrian ceasefire begins Friday

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A two-week ceasefire has been accepted by fighting parties in Syria and will take effect Friday night in the nation where a four-and-a-half-year civil war has cost more than 250,000 lives and displaced millions. Continue reading

World leaders debate strategies to defeat ISIS

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A meeting of world leaders at the United Nations on Tuesday discussed methods of stemming the spread of violent extremism in the Middle East. Continue reading

Obama calls for international response to Ebola

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President Obama told world leaders at the United National General Assembly that the international community is “not moving fast enough” to contain the Ebola epidemic. Continue reading

Rich Nigeria Can’t Feed Itself

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Nigeria’s 140 million people face starvation because of high prices and the lack of food and water. According to the United Nations, a third of…read more

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