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Improvised Landmines and Explosive Remnants of War Killing, Maiming More Civilians, Monitoring Group Finds

This year’s edition of the Landmine Monitor finds civilian casualties are rising because of the new use of improvised landmines by rebel groups in conflict areas and from explosive remnants of war.Despite several setbacks, authors of the Landmine Moni…

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Amnesty International: Scores Killed in Tigray?

A new report Thursday from Amnesty International said scores of civilians were killed in the Tigray region of Ethiopia earlier this week.“We have confirmed the massacre of a very large number of civilians who appear to have been day laborers, in no way…

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Rwandan Genocide Suspect Pleads Not Guilty at First Court Appearance

A Rwandan war crimes suspect charged with helping to orchestrate the country’s 1994 genocide and arming militias, was granted not guilty pleas during his first court appearance at the Hague Wednesday. Félicien Kabuga, who arrived at court in a wheelcha…

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Baby Dies After Rescue From Sinking Migrant Boat in Mediterranean

A 6-month-old baby is one of six migrants who died after the boat they were traveling in deflated and sank in the Mediterranean Sea, the Spanish rescue charity Proactiva Open Arms said Thursday.The baby, named Joseph, was from Guinea and was making the…

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