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Unita chief Jonas Savimbi in December 1985
03/02/2016 - ANGOLA - FRANCE

Angolan rebel leader Savimbi's family sue Call of Duty makers in French court

The family of the late Angolan rebel leader Jonas Savimbi took the makers of the best-selling video game Call of Duty to court in France on Wednesday, claiming that it libels their father by portraying him as a "babarian".

08/01/2016 - South Sudan

South Sudan: Rebels not satisfied with power-sharing deal, but accept it, says spokesman

Ministerial posts will be shared between the government and rebels, President Salva Kiir announced on Friday.
Pro-Hadi fighters in Taiz, November 2015
11/12/2015 - YEMEN

After civil war in Syria, Yemen is next: NGOs

The rights group Amnesty International says it has uncovered evidence that a Saudi-led coalition targeted schools during its bombing raids in Yemen in violation of international law.
Russian President Vladimir Putin (R) shakes hands with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad during a meeting at the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, October 20, 2015.
21/10/2015 - Russia - Syria

Putin defies West in Middle East with Assad Moscow visit

Syria's embattled President Bashar al-Assad put an end to a four-year travel hiatus on Tuesday when he made a secret visit to Moscow to "thank" Russia's Vladimir Putin for his support in ...
South Sudanese people living in the north of Sudan listen as South Sudan rebel leader Riek Machar talks during a news conference in Khartoum,  September 18, 2015.
28/09/2015 - South Sudan-UK

UK troops to South Sudan raise fresh hopes of an end to conflict

Britain is to send up to 300 troops to South Sudan to try and bring the desperate security situation under control. Fighting continues to spread despite a peace deal being signed last month.
Refugees receiving medical care after arriving at the housing centre in Cergy
21/09/2015 - Report: France - Syria

Syrian refugees agree to stay in France, despite negative reputation

France has agreed to take in 24,000 refugees over the next two years, but few people appear to want to come to France.

The Azraq refugee camp, mostly populated by Syrian refugees, in Jordan.
08/09/2015 - SYRIA – JORDAN – LEBANON

Syrian refugees in Middle East face growing hunger, WFP

The World Food Programme has had to drop a third of Syrian refugees from its relief efforts this year due to lack of funds, it announced on Tuesday.
Omar Omsen, also known as Omar Diaby, was one of the main recruiters of French nationals to the jihadist fight in Syria
09/08/2015 - France-Syria

Notorious ISIS recruiter, Omar Omsen, dies in Syria

Franco-Senegalese jihadist, Omar Diaby, better known as Omar Omsen, has been killed in Syria, French media reported on Sunday.
A compound for Syrian refugees in Lebanon.
09/07/2015 - Syria

Syrian refugee population passes 4 million mark, UN reports

More than 4 million Syrians have now fled their country's civil war with more than a million leaving in the last 10 months, according to a report released by the UN on Thursday.

South Sudanese refugees in northern Uganda
18/06/2015 - International report

South Sudanese refugees in northern Uganda

Since the start of the civil war in South Sudan in 2013, thousands of people have fled to refugee camps in neighboring countries such as Uganda.