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‘No restraint’

International | The rising human toll of Turkey’s invasion in Syria
by Mindy Belz
Posted 10/14/19, 01:47 pm

SYRIA: More than 200,000 civilians have fled Turkey’s invasion of northeast Syria, and at least 40 civilians have died—and Turkey-backed militias appear to be committing war crimes as they advance.

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Afghans wary of more carnage

International | The Taliban promises more attacks after peace talks with the United States break down
by Onize Ohikere
Posted 9/17/19, 04:12 pm

A week set aside to remember the victims of Afghanistan’s 18-year civil war opened with bad news: Peace talks between the United States and the Taliban failed. On Sept. 7, President Donald Trump announced that all chances of a deal with the Taliban were “dead” following multiple attacks that killed one U.S. soldier and many civilians.

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Africa on the brink of Ebola disaster

International | Transmission in the Congolese border city of Goma worries health officials 
by Onize Ohikere
Posted 8/06/19, 02:54 pm

Health officials in the Democratic Republic of Congo last week confirmed the active transmission of the Ebola virus in the densely populated city of Goma, increasing fears of a widespread, international outbreak.

Last week, one man died from the disease after traveling to Goma through northeastern Ituri, an area affected by the yearlong Ebola epidemic. His wife and 1-year-old daughter have now tested positive for the disease and are receiving treatment.

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