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Syria Conflict: Women 'Sexually Exploited in Return for Aid'

Last edited 28th February 2018

Women in Syria have been sexually exploited by men delivering aid on behalf of the UN and international charities, the BBC has learned.

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Syria War: Shelling and Strikes Despite Eastern Ghouta 'Pause'

Last edited 27th February 2018

Fighting continued in the rebel-held Eastern Ghouta area of Syria during the first daily five-hour "pause" ordered by the government's ally Russia.

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US to Impose 'Largest Ever' N Korea Sanctions

Last edited 26th February 2018

The United States is imposing a fresh set of sanctions on North Korea - the "largest ever", President Trump says.

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Christianity's 'Holiest Site' Closed in Protest

Last edited 26th February 2018

Christian leaders in Jerusalem have taken the rare step of shutting the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in protest against a new Israeli tax policy and a proposed property law.

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Young Survivors Push for US Gun Reform

Last edited 21st February 2018

Survivors of a Florida school shooting that left 17 people dead have marched to the state capitol to press lawmakers to take more action on gun control.

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Syria War: '250 Killed' in Eastern Ghouta Bombardment

Last edited 20th February 2018

Let us keep Syria in our prayers.

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California Judge Sides with Baker in 'Gay Cake' Row

Last edited 7th February 2018

A California baker can refuse service to same-sex couples over her religious objections and right to free speech, a Superior Court judge has ruled.

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Kabul Mourns 100 Dead After Ambulance Bomb

Last edited 28th January 2018

More than 100 people are now known to have been killed in a suicide bombing on Saturday in Kabul. Attackers drove an ambulance past a police checkpoint to get to a crowded street in a district full of government buildings and embassies.

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Indigenous Catholic Leader Backs the Change the Date Campaign

Last edited 24th January 2018

“I know it’s a day of celebration for some, but for Aboriginal people it’s a day of mourning,” Murri Ministry co-ordinator Ravina Waldren said.

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Afghanistan Attack: Save the Children Suspends Programmes

Last edited 24th January 2018

The UK charity Save the Children has temporarily suspended its programmes in Afghanistan after an attack on its offices in the city of Jalalabad.

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