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Six UN peacekeepers killed in northern Mali

Six UN peacekeepers killed in northern Mali

Burkinabe- Six UN peacekeepers killed in northern Mali. According to the security sources in the UN mission in Mali (Minusma) on Thursday, July 2, in an attack claimed by al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) in the Timbuktu region in northwestern Mali Six UN peacekeepers were killed and and five were injured . Nine other Burkinabé soldiers were also wounded, ...

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The United Nation declares highest-level humanitarian emergency in Yemen

The United Nation declares highest-level humanitarian emergency in Yemen

Wednesday, July 1, the United Nation declares highest-level humanitarian emergency in Yemen, ravaged by a war between Shiite rebels and the government. Only three other countries in the world are placed at this level 3 humanitarian emergency: Iraq, Syria and South Sudan. According to the UN, more than 21.1 million Yemenis now require humanitarian assistance – 80% of the population ...

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