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Jihadists abduct 10 aid workers in Niger

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Armed jihadists abducted 10 humanitarian workers as they were distributing food in a village in southwestern Niger, their NGO said Thursday. The assailants drove into...
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ISIS Prisoners Threaten U.S. Mission in Northeastern Syria

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WASHINGTON — A year after American-backed forces seized the last remnant of territory under Islamic State rule in Syria, some 10,000 captured ISIS fighters in...
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First virus death in South Sudan, alarm over cases in camps

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Getty Images South Sudan on Thursday recorded its first coronavirus death, as aid agencies raise the alarm over a sharp rise in cases that have...
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Pandemic hits aid work in sub-Saharan Africa

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Médecins Sans Frontières Desperately needed aid for millions of people across sub-Saharan Africa is under threat as the deadly coronavirus pandemic sweeps a continent already...
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Medical aid marooned as Africa shuts borders amid coronavirus pandemic

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Medical charity Alima planned to open an emergency operating theatre this week in Burkina Faso, but the project has stalled because the country closed its...