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United Nations: 68.5 million people displaced in 2017

One person was displaced every two seconds in 2017, the newest UN refugee agency figures show. New displacements came from crises in Myanmar, Democratic Republic of the Congo and Syria,

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World Cup 2018: Senegal and Japan fans praised for cleaning up stadium after match

‘Senegal pulled off a historic victory. But instead of partying in the minutes after the end of the game, they tasked themselves with cleaning up their section before leaving. #Respect’

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Nigerian refugees in Germany among top job finders

Nigerian asylum seekers in Germany seem to find it easier than other African refugees to integrate into the labor market, a survey found. The latest monthly report on the integration

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Terrorism diverts resources from ‘much-needed’ development to ‘costly’ security, warns UN envoy for Central Africa

The scourge of terrorism and violent extremism continues to affect all of Central Africa and divert government resources from much-needed development programmes to costly security operations, a senior United Nations

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Mali: Presidential elections critical to consolidate democracy, says UN peacekeeping chief

Though the past 12 months had been the most encouraging in terms of advancing the peace process in Mali, security challenges still pose a dangerous threat, with civilians and security