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69 Egypt Islamists get life terms for torching church

Apr 30, 2015 - 12:16 AM

The court also sentenced two minors to 10 years in jail in the same case A life term in Egypt amounts to 25 years in jail

Tens of thousands flee Myanmar conflict as aid curbed

Feb 18, 2015 - 9:53 PM

There is no official civilian death toll

War, hunger darken South Sudan's 3rd anniversary

Jul 09, 2014 - 6:56 PM

UPDATED The young nation – born 2011 – is divided by ethnic atrocities and on the brink of famine

HOPE: GONE? In this file photo, South Sudanese hold their national flag one day ahead of the celebrations for South Sudan's Independence, in Juba, South Sudan, on 08 July 2011. Giorgos Moutafis/EPA

UN proposes 12,000-strong force for Central African Republic

Mar 04, 2014 - 8:43 AM

UN Secretary General Ban specifies that the peacekeeping mission should focus in the initial stage on the protection of civilians as part of a military surge

DISCUSSING C.A.R. In this file photo, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon addresses the Security Council meeting on the situation in the Central African Republic, 20 February 2014 at the United Nations, New York. Eskinder Debebe/UN Photo

South Sudan says contact lost with key town

Feb 20, 2014 - 12:18 PM

The rebels have said they now control the northeastern town after launching an assault on Tuesday

South Sudan government, rebels in Ethiopia for ceasefire talks

Jan 02, 2014 - 7:34 AM

President Salva Kiir has described the war as senseless but has ruled out power sharing with the rebels

Fighting rages in South Sudan as UN moves to boost force

Dec 25, 2013 - 6:32 PM

UPDATED This is meant to counter a major break of violence in troubled South Sudan

Up to 23 dead in Xinjiang clash - reports

Aug 29, 2013 - 2:25 PM

Chinese media and government websites have largely only carried reports about the death of one policeman