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UN Urges Calm After Deadly Attack in Disputed Abyei Border Area Between Sudan and South Sudan

GENEVA – The United Nations is condemning the deadly attack on a village in the disputed oil-rich area of Abyei between Sudan and South Sudan Wednesday. It is calling for calm in the wake of the attack by armed gunmen, …

UN Urges Calm After Deadly Attack in Disputed Abyei Border Area Between Sudan and South Sudan

GENEVA – The United Nations is condemning the deadly attack on a village in the disputed oil-rich area of Abyei between Sudan and South Sudan Wednesday. It is calling for calm in the wake of the attack by armed gunmen, …

Burkina Faso to ‘Lightly’ Arm Citizens After Terrorists Kill 36

Burkina Faso’s Parliament voted Tuesday to provide local volunteers with “light weapons” after a terrorist attack on two villages left 32 civilians dead.

No one has claimed responsibility for Monday’s attack that the government blames on a “terrorist group.”

“These …

Burkina Faso to ‘Lightly’ Arm Citizens After Terrorists Kill 36

Burkina Faso’s Parliament voted Tuesday to provide local volunteers with “light weapons” after a terrorist attack on two villages left 32 civilians dead.

No one has claimed responsibility for Monday’s attack that the government blames on a “terrorist group.”

“These …

Cash transfer schemes reduce the chances of adolescent girls and young women contracting HIV

Efforts aimed at redressing gender inequalities and socioeconomic inequities can mitigate factors that fuel the HIV epidemic.

In a study in Eswatini, cash transfers aimed at keeping adolescent girls and young women in school and giving them greater financial independence …