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Charlotte Alfred is a World Reporter at The Huffington Post

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Libya Is Saving Migrants At Sea Only To Trap Them In Dire Conditions On Land

(0) Comments | Posted May 27, 2016 | 4:56 PM

Libyan forces intercepted over 2,000 migrants trying to flee by boat this week, as European leaders offered the country’s fragile new administration more help to turn back migrant boats.

Among them were four boats crammed with 500 people headed to Europe, including three children and...

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Dramatic Photos Capture The Chaos In France As Strikes Escalate

(0) Comments | Posted May 25, 2016 | 12:09 PM

Images of striking workers clashing with police in northern France on Wednesday dramatically capture how much the conflict over controversial labor reforms in the country has escalated.

French police deployed water cannons to disperse protesters blockading a fuel depot in Douchy-les-Mines at dawn on Wednesday,...

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Egypt Releases First Images Of Recovered EgyptAir Plane Debris

(0) Comments | Posted May 21, 2016 | 10:36 AM

The Egyptian military on Saturday released images of the debris it has found from EgyptAir Flight MS804 that crashed into Mediterranean Sea. 

The recovered items include some of the belongings of the 66 passengers and crew from a dozen countries who were on board when the jet went...

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3 Important Things To Know About The Missing EgyptAir Flight

(0) Comments | Posted May 19, 2016 | 3:32 PM

An EgyptAir plane carrying 66 people from Paris to Cairo crashed into the Mediterranean Sea early Thursday. The cause of the crash is not yet known.

EgyptAir said search teams have discovered some of the wreckage of Flight MS804, but...

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La imagen de la brutalidad policial que ha conmocionado a Kenia

(0) Comments | Posted May 18, 2016 | 7:01 AM

Advertencia: Este artículo contiene imágenes que pueden herir la sensibilidad de los lectores.

Las fotografías de agentes de la Policía keniana golpeando continuamente y dando patadas a un manifestante inconsciente tumbado en el suelo de las calles de Nairobi han escandalizado a la población y han lanzado un debate sobre...

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The Uncertain Fate Of The Man In The Police Brutality Image That Shocked Kenya

(0) Comments | Posted May 17, 2016 | 4:28 PM

Images of police officers repeatedly kicking and beating a protester as he lies unresponsive on the ground have shocked Kenyans and sparked a debate over police brutality in the country.

Baton-wielding police crushed Monday’s protest by opposition supporters...

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ボコ・ハラムになぜ人々は参加するのか? 元メンバーの語った手口とは

(0) Comments | Posted May 14, 2016 | 10:03 AM


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Why Kenya Announced An Unrealistic But Alarming Plan To Rid The Country Of Refugees

(0) Comments | Posted May 13, 2016 | 5:53 PM

When Kenya threatened last Friday to shut down the largest refugee camp in the world and rid the country of over half a million refugees, many people initially questioned whether it was serious.

The practicalities just didn’t make sense. Over...

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British Queen And Prime Minister’s Hot Mic Gaffes Are Undiplomatic But Revealing

(0) Comments | Posted May 11, 2016 | 5:47 PM

British Prime Minister David Cameron and Queen Elizabeth II were both caught on camera this week making unguarded and unflattering comments about other nations.

Cameron was overheard on Tuesday telling the Queen that the leaders headed to Britain...

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Una noche en el mar con los pescadores de Gaza (FOTOS)

(0) Comments | Posted May 11, 2016 | 10:05 AM

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3 de abril. El pescador palestino Mohammed Abu Owda se prepara para levantar las redes de pescar con las palancas del barco. El fotógrafo Jehad Seftawi le acompaña a él y a su hermano Raed durante la travesía en el barco de su padre.

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Australia's Hidden, Deadly Migrant Crisis

(0) Comments | Posted May 6, 2016 | 4:42 PM

Every week, we bring you one overlooked aspect of stories that made news in recent days. Did you notice the media forgot all about another story’s basic facts? Tweet @TheWorldPost or let us know on our Facebook page.

As migrants...

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A Night At Sea With The Fishermen Of Gaza

(0) Comments | Posted May 5, 2016 | 3:15 PM

When Israel's navy last month expanded the area where Palestinians are allowed to sail off the coast of the Gaza Strip, fishermen hoped for the catch of the decade.

Photographer Jehad Seftawi accompanied some of them on April 3...

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People Are Starving In An Iraqi City Surrounded By U.S.-Backed Forces

(0) Comments | Posted April 28, 2016 | 5:01 PM

Every week, we bring you one overlooked aspect of the stories that made news in recent days. You noticed the media forgot all about another story’s basic facts? Tweet @TheWorldPost or let us know on our Facebook page.

People are...

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A Major Breakthrough Brings The World's Youngest Nation Closer To Peace

(0) Comments | Posted April 26, 2016 | 2:44 PM

South Sudan's leaders took the first tangible step toward peace in two and a half years on Tuesday, raising hopes the young country's nightmarish civil war could finally end.

Opposition leader Riek Machar landed in the capital Juba on Tuesday and was sworn in as vice president,...

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Yemeni Street Artist Covers The Ruins Of War In Color And Memories

(0) Comments | Posted April 21, 2016 | 4:05 PM

On the first day of Saudi Arabia’s intervention into Yemen’s civil war in March of last year, warplanes bombed a residential compound on the outskirts of the capital Sanaa, killing dozens of people inside.

A Yemeni human rights organization said a coalition led by...

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Hundreds Drown One Year After The Deadliest Shipwreck Of The Refugee Crisis

(0) Comments | Posted April 20, 2016 | 4:27 PM

On the anniversary of one of the deadliest migrant shipwrecks in the Mediterranean Sea, hundreds of people are reported to have drowned trying to reach Europe.

Survivors of this week's shipwreck, who were rescued by a cargo ship on Saturday in the sea between Libya and Italy, said over...

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Why People Join Nigeria's Boko Haram

(0) Comments | Posted April 16, 2016 | 12:17 PM

The catalog of atrocities committed by Nigerian Islamist group Boko Haram is harrowing.

Hundreds, possibly thousands, of women and children have been abducted from their homes. Captives report being gang-raped and forced into sexual slavery. Young girls...

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#BringBackOurGirls Survivor Urges World Not To Give Up On Her Friends

(0) Comments | Posted April 14, 2016 | 3:24 PM

WASHINGTON — Saa’s life has changed beyond recognition in the two years since she escaped the most notorious mass kidnapping by Nigerian militant group Boko Haram.

On Thursday, she marked the second anniversary of the abduction of over 200 of her classmates from Chibok boarding school in...

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The Other Girls Kidnapped By Boko Haram In The 2 Years Since #BringBackOurGirls

(0) Comments | Posted April 13, 2016 | 3:46 PM

Every week, we bring you one overlooked aspect of the stories that made news in recent days. You noticed the media forgot all about another story’s basic facts? Tweet @TheWorldPost or let us know on our Facebook page.

A young...

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10 Must-Reads For Understanding Boko Haram’s War On Women

(0) Comments | Posted April 9, 2016 | 5:05 PM

Two years ago, the Islamist militant group Boko Haram kidnapped nearly 300 girls from a boarding school in northeast Nigeria. The world called out for their return, and the hashtag #BringBackOurGirls went viral.

The girls are still missing, barring the few dozen students who escaped in the...

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