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    Refugees

    Refugees Flee Central African Republic, a Crisis the World Neglects

    An unlikely alliance of rebels is laying siege to the capital, displacing about 200,000 people, after a disrupted election. Here is an explanation of a humanitarian crisis that gets scant attention.

    Refugees Come Under Fire as Old Foes Fight in Concert in Ethiopia

    Forces from neighboring Eritrea have joined the war in northern Ethiopia, and have rampaged through refugee camps committing human rights violations, officials and witnesses say.

    Refugees Who Assisted the U.S. Military Find the Door to America Slammed Shut

    President Trump has reduced the flow of refugees into the country to a trickle, and even Iraqis and Afghans who risked their lives for American service members have been cut off.
    All countries
    113,052,564
    Total confirmed cases
    Updated on February 24, 2021 11:20 pm
    Italy
    2,848,564
    Total confirmed cases
    Updated on February 24, 2021 11:20 pm
    Spain
    3,170,644
    Total confirmed cases
    Updated on February 24, 2021 11:20 pm
    Iran
    1,598,875
    Total confirmed cases
    Updated on February 24, 2021 11:20 pm
    Germany
    2,416,029
    Total confirmed cases
    Updated on February 24, 2021 11:20 pm

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    A Top Democrat Warns Against a Hasty Withdrawal of U.S. Troops From Afghanistan

    Senator Jack Reed said he favored seeking an extension of the May 1 deadline for withdrawing troops that President Donald Trump and the Taliban...

    Italian Cliffside Cemetery, and Its Coffins, Carried Away by a Landslide

    Scuba divers are working to retrieve coffins from the sea, but many more are buried under the debris of the landslide.

    Memoir by Amos Oz’s Daughter Divides Family and Shocks Israel

    “He told me I was filth,” Galia Oz writes in her book, “Something Disguised as Love,” among other accusations of physical and emotional abuse....

    To Build Loyalty to China, Hong Kong Rewrites History

    Through new lesson plans and expensive publishing projects, the government hopes to teach future generations a curated lesson about Hong Kong’s past.

    Italy Mourns an Ambassador and His Bodyguard, Killed in Congo

    The killings, reminiscent of an Italian student’s murder in Egypt a few years prior, sparked deep emotions and outrage in Italy, which has been...