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3 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

China presses South Sudan over renewed violence

China's foreign minister pressed his South Sudan counterpart over renewed violence in the oil-rich state, demanding an immediate ceasefire and political dialogue in the country which is heavily reliant on Chinese investment.

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This Little Kid Is DEVASTATED When His Dad "Steals" His Ear and Nose

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4 hrs ago | Al Jazeera

UN sounds alarm over killings of aid workers

The number of aid workers killed, kidnapped and seriously wounded has reached record numbers, according to new figures published on the United Nations' World Humanitarian Day.

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8 hrs ago | Times Herald

U.N. chief: Unity needed against record swell of crises

The world faces the greatest humanitarian crises in United Nations history, and nations aren't coming together to solve the problems, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki Moon warned Tuesday.

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11 hrs ago | WireNews+Co

World Humanitarian Day

We pay tribute today to the world's humanitarians those unsung heroes who, despite the risks, work to save lives on the front lines of conflict and help victims of natural disasters pick up the pieces and rebuild their communities.

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15 hrs ago | SciDev.Net

Q&A: The impact of war on mental health

For World Humanitarian Day today, we speak to Bayard Roberts, director of the European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, United Kingdom, and a member of the school's Centre for Global Mental Health.

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19 hrs ago | AlertNet

As South Sudan crisis grows, Ethiopia becomes Africa's biggest ...

Ethiopia has overtaken Kenya to become the largest refugee-hosting country in Africa, sheltering 629,718 refugees as of the end of July, the latest date for which we have figures.

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20 hrs ago | GPB.org

World's Aid Agencies Stretched To Their Limits By Simultaneous Crises

A picture taken with a smart phone shows Syrian refugees queuing at one of the many UNHCR registration centers in Lebanon.

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23 hrs ago | RTE.ie

Attacks on aid workers reached peak in 2013

Attacks on aid workers reached a new peak in 2013, with 155 relief staff killed, and danger levels remain high this year, according to figures released today.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

AllAfrica.com

South Sudan: Who's Keeping the War Going?

Washington, DC - With as many as 1.5 million people displaced by conflict and a worsening humanitarian situation, South Sudan's former Vice President Riek Machar has turned down President Salva Kiir's latest peace offer to incorporate the rebel leader into a transitional unity government prior to elections set for next year.

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AllAfrica.com

Kenya: CBK Lines Up Three More Supervisory Colleges

The Central Bank will set up at least three additional supervisory colleges by end of this year as Kenyan lenders dash to establish cross-border operations.

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AllAfrica.com

South Sudan: Bentiu, South Sudan a a a" Peter's Story

Peter Bothi is a storekeeper with the CARE South Sudan team in Bentiu. He is in charge of maintaining the inventory records of the stocks from the clinic and office that were once in Bentiu town but which are now currently being occupied by soldiers and where a number of CARE vehicles were stolen and the offices looted in March.

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AllAfrica.com

South Sudan: Vultures, Mud, Disease and 50,000 Refugees: Two days in Bentiu, South Sudan

Last week, I was scared of getting stuck. Not in traffic, not in the officea S - a Sbut in Bentiu.

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Visiting priest calls for help to stop genocide

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In-depth Africa

Seven people killed in fresh wave of violence in Lakes state

August 18, 2014 Targeted killings are on the rise across Rumbek, the capital of South Sudan's Lakes state, with seven people losing their lives since Sunday.

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Medical News

WHO calls for an end to continued attacks on health workers in conflicts, other humanitarian crises

As major emergencies around the globe increase in scale, complexity and frequency, WHO is calling for an end to the targeting of health workers in conflicts and other humanitarian crises, which represent a breach of the fundamental right to health.

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News24

.com | South Sudan shuts key radio station

Security forces in war-torn South Sudan have shut one of the country's main independent radio stations and arrested its news editor after it broadcast rebel views, the station said on Monday.

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South Sudan Catholic Radio Station Closed, Journalist Detained

A journalist has been detained and a Catholic radio station has been shut down in South Sudan on grounds of "national security", local media reports.

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In-depth Africa

South Sudanese rebels delegation arrives in Kampala

August 18, 2014 A high level delegation of the opposition faction of the Sudan Peoples' Liberation Movement has arrived in the Ugandan capital, Kampala, for talks with the Ugandan top leadership on the fate of Uganda army deployed in South Sudan.

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In-depth Africa

Nuer student coalition in Uganda elects new leaders, calls for unity

August 17, 2014 A coalition of Nuer students in Uganda has elected its new leadership to represent the Naath Universities and Colleges.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

In-depth Africa

Angasana tribe leader detained in Sudan's Blue Nile State

The Humanitarian Affairs Coordinator of Blue Nile State, Hashim Orta, told Radio Dabanga that the leader of the Angasana tribe, Rizig Tawer is among the "innocent citizens who were detained recently".

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