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Over 80 Killed In Syria Aerial Bombings
Oil barrels filled with explosives were used to kill 83 people in a regime air attack. Read more...
Report: Syrian Children Targeted By Snipers
11,000 children killed, with 7 in 10 child deaths caused by explosive weapons, but many also die from executions, sniper fire and torture. Read more...
UN High Commissioner for Refugees António Guterres said Syria had become "a disgraceful humanitarian calamity with suffering and displacement unparalleled in recent history." He added that "the only solace is the humanity shown by the neigh Read more...
Goodwill ambassador for refugees says sexual violence is used as a weapon of war but perpetrators go unpunished. Read more...
Watch: Into The Fire is a film with a difference. Besides being a hard hitting documentary which shows the plight of refugees and migrants amidst a collapsing Greek economy, it's also an experiment in new film production and distribution techniques. Read more...

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Angelina Jolie travels to the Nzulo camp in eastern Congo to highlight the use of rape as a weapon of war and to raise awareness of the issue on an international level. Read more...
Actress Angelina Jolie is in Iraq meeting with leaders about the plight of an estimated 50,000 refugees who fled to escape the violence in Syria in her role as a special envoy for the U.N.'s refugee agency. Read more...
Watch Sudanese Seek Shelter in Swampy Refugee Camp on PBS. See more from PBS NewsHour. This video, from the PBS Blog "The Rundown," describes the plight of thousands of Sudanese refugees who fled violence in Blue Nile State only to face Read more...
May 11, 1975 - Evacuations And Takeovers.
May 11, 1975 - news for the week ending. Final evacuation from Cambodia. South Vietnamese refugees still pouring out of the country. Senator McGovern visits Cuba. OAS talks of lifting Cuban sanctions by Summer. Last two Marines killed in Vietnam still in Saigon. Laos faces Communist takeover. Egypt moves to clear Suez Canal of wrecked ships from 1976 War. Read more...
" . . . And Lest We All Forget" - December 7, 1941
(Sixty-nine years ago on this day, the world became a different place) The event is fading from view because the participants are slowly fading away themselves. The world has changed in infinite ways since it was December 7, 1941. War is Read more...