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U.N. World Refugee Day report highlights growing South Sudan refugee crisis International,News

The United Nations Refugee Agency released a report to mark world refugee day today, suggesting the international community should brace itself for South Sudan to become the next Syria.

According to the report, more than 1.8 million people are currently displaced in South Sudan and of those who fled, two-thirds were children under the age of five.

UN suspends aid convoys following Syria airstrike International,News,Uncategorized

By Caitlin Patrick   The UN humanitarian aid agency has suspended all convoys following airstrikes on aid trucks that killed at least 12 truck drivers and Red Crescent workers in Syria, Monday night. The UN called the attacks “sickening, savage and apparently deliberate,” in a statement Tuesday. “The humanitarians delivering life-saving aid were heroes. Those

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