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Yemen Conflict: Over a thousand child casualties so far – UNICEF

Over a thousand child casualties so far – UNICEF

An average of eight children are being killed or maimed every day in Yemen as a direct result of the conflict gripping the country, according to a report released by UNICEF. Yemen: Childhood Under Threat says that nearly 400 children have been killed and over 600 others injured since the violence escalated some four months ago. Disrupted health services, increased …

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2 British police arrested over refugee death

2 British police arrested over refugee death

Two British police officers have been arrested for failing in their duty to protect a disabled Iranian refugee before he was murdered by a misguided vigilante. PC Kevin Duffy, 52, and Andrew Passmore, 56, were found guilty of misconduct in connection with the death of Bijan Ebrahimi in Bristol in 2013 while two other officers, PCs Leanne Winter, 38 and …

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At least 42 refugees drown, including 17 children

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Two boats carrying Syrian refugees capsized off the coast of two Greek Islands on Friday morning, AlKhaleej.com has reported. According to a Greek coastguard official, at least 42 refugees, including 17 children, drowned in the incident; 70 others were rescued. A full search-and-rescue operation was underway on Friday, as it was feared that there were others still missing. Fishing boats …

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Forty percent of Germans say Merkel should resign over refugee policy: poll

Forty percent of Germans say Merkel should resign over refugee policy: poll

Forty percent of Germans want Chancellor Angela Merkel to resign over her refugee policy, a poll showed on Friday, in a sign of rising dissatisfaction with her welcoming stance towards people fleeing conflict and economic hardship in the Middle East and Africa. Merkel, who enjoyed record high popularity ratings early last year, has grown increasingly isolated in recent months as …

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UK final push for curbing migrants welfare

UK final push for curbing migrants welfare

British Prime Minister David Cameron has made a final push to seal a deal on curbing welfare benefits for migrants as part of his larger plan to prevent Britain becoming the first country to leave the EU. The push was made during Cameron meeting with European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker in Brussels to discuss a “migration brake” that would meet …

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Israeli forces killed 178 Palestinians in 2015: Health Ministry

Israeli forces killed 178 Palestinians in 2015: Health Ministry

Israeli forces killed at least 178 Palestinians and injured 16,200 others in 2015, the Palestinian Health Ministry says. According to a report released by the ministry on Wednesday, at least 145 of the killings happened during the recent wave of tensions triggered by Israel’s imposition of restrictions on the entry of Palestinian worshipers into the al-Aqsa Mosque compound in East al-Quds (Jerusalem) in August.

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