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9 HOURS AGO - Yahoo! News

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Tears, chants as rebel child soldiers are freed in South Sudan

By Katy Migiro GUMURUK, South Sudan (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The teenage rebel soldiers watched as their comrades handed over their assault rifles and stripped off their oversized khaki uniforms with the red, black and green South Sudan flag emblazoned on the right shoulder. Almost 150 boys, aged between 11 and 17, were demobilized in Gumuruk, eastern South Sudan, on ...

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U.N. secures pledge to free 3,000 South Sudan child soldiers

The United Nations has secured a pledge for the release of about 3,000 child soldiers in South Sudan, in what it called "one of the largest ever demobilisations of children". The children, aged between 11 and 17, were recruited by the South Sudan Democratic Army (SSDA) Cobra Faction, led by David Yau Yau, and some had been fighting for almost ...

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18 HOURS AGO - Yahoo! News

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U.N. agency says runs out of money to repair Gaza war-damaged homes

By Nidal al-Mughrabi GAZA (Reuters) - The main U.N. aid agency in the Gaza Strip said on Tuesday a lack of international funding had forced it to suspend payments to tens of thousands of Palestinians for repairs to homes damaged in last summer's war. "People are literally sleeping amongst the rubble, children have died of hypothermia," Robert Turner, Gaza director ...

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23 HOURS AGO - Yahoo! News

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In first conviction, Egyptian doctor jailed for FGM death of teenage girl

A doctor in Egypt was jailed on Monday for two years after the death of a 13-year-old girl on whom he performed genital mutilation (FGM), the first conviction since the practice was outlawed in 2008, the prosecutor said. The doctor and the girl's father were acquitted by a lower court in November 2014 in a ruling that brought criticism from ...

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JAN 25, 2015 - Yahoo! News

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Ebola waning, but WHO must respond better next time, Chan says

By Stephanie Nebehay GENEVA (Reuters) - Ebola is declining but there is no room for complacency and the World Health Organization (WHO) must respond faster to future emergencies, its director-general told member states held talks on Sunday on the WHO's delay in facing the deadly epidemic. The special session in Geneva was called by member states seeking reforms amid strong ...

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