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News in Brief 09 February 2016 (AM) – Geneva

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Food aid disrupted amid upsurge in fighting in Aleppo A surge in violence in the Syrian city of Aleppo has forced some 30,000 people from their homes, affecting aid deliveries to people in…

9 Feb 2016 / Listen /

Fears over escalation of inter-communal violence in eastern DRC

Soldiers from DRC governmental forces on patrol during joint operations against FDLR
Photo: MONUSCO/Sylvain Liechti

At least 21 people were killed and 40 others wounded over the past weekend following an escalation in inter-communal…

8 Feb 2016 / Listen /

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Rise in people escaping fighting in Jebel Marra region of Sudan Displacement in Sudan's Jebel Marra region has reached…

8 Feb 2016 / Listen /

News in Brief 08 February 2016 (AM)

Haitians voted in the second round of the senatorial and parliamentary elections and the first round for their new president, in Haiti's capital Port au Prince on 25 October 2015. Photo: UN/MINUSTAH/Logan Abassi

UN chief welcomes Haiti accord, encourages further dialogue Political leaders in Haiti are being urged by the UN Secretary-General…

8 Feb 2016 / Listen /
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