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Children attending classes in Syria.

Children attending classes in Syria. A new report from aid agency Save the Children says as many as a quarter million children are at risk from Syria's civil war.

Syrian children at risk from civil war

10/03/2016 09:05

A new report from humanitarian aid agency Save the Children says more than a quarter million in besieged areas of Syria are at daily risk from the ongoing civil war.

South Sudan President Salva Kiir signs peace deal in the country's capital Juba

South Sudan President Salva Kiir signs peace deal in the country's capital Juba

Caritas South Sudan reacts to peace deal signing

27/08/2015 12:43

The Director of Caritas in South Sudan Gabriel Yai reacts to the President’s signing of a peace deal aimed at ending a 20-month civil war. 

Member of a local militia in CAR

Member of a local militia in CAR

European logging companies help fund war in CAR

16/07/2015 18:04

According to a report just released by an international campaign group, European businesses making lucrative deals with local militias in Central African Republic are actually helping to fund the war there.

Ukrainian servicemen in armoured vehicles in the Donetsk region of eastern Ukraine

Ukrainian servicemen in armoured vehicles in the Donetsk region of eastern Ukraine

Fighting flares up in eastern Ukraine

16/07/2015 12:29

Ukraine has reported some of the strongest attacks by Russian backed separatists rebels since the signing of a peace deal in February, with at least eight government soldiers killed since Tuesday, while rebels claimed to have suffered three casualties on their side.

 

Ukranian soldiers on patrol near Artemivsk, in Eastern Ukraine.

Ukranian soldiers on patrol near Artemivsk, in Eastern Ukraine.

Ukraine's President warns of full-scale invasion

04/06/2015 17:58

After fierce fighting which killed at least 24 people within the 24 hours, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has warned of “a full-scale invasion" by Russia.

Sri Lankan Tamils take part in a ceremony at Mullaivaukkal on the outskirts of Jaffna on May 18, 2015, in commemoration of those who died six years ag

Sri Lankan Tamils take part in a ceremony at Mullaivaukkal on the outskirts of Jaffna on May 18, 2015, in commemoration of those who died six years ago in battles between Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) fighters and government troops at the end of the three decades old separatist conflict.

Victory Day observed as Remembrance Day in Sri Lanka

21/05/2015 10:21

The new Sri Lankan government observed May 19, which was marked as the Victory Day for the last five years, as a 'Remembrance Day' to commemorate all who died in the war.

 

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko in Kiev.

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko in Kiev.

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Russian attentions

20/05/2015 17:20

During an interview with the BBC, the Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said his nation is now in a "real war" with Russia and warns that Ukrainians should prepare for an all-out Russian offensive.

A photo of a boy lies amid debris of collapsed buildings after shelling in Aleppo, Syria

A photo of a boy lies amid debris of collapsed buildings after shelling in Aleppo, Syria

Caritas in devastated Aleppo: pray for peace in Syria

08/05/2015 12:24

Aleppo, once Syria’s commercial capital, has been on the front lines of the conflict.  We speak to Caritas Aleppo about the dramatic situation for residents fleeing the shelling and doing what they can to stay alive... 

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