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Refugees’ Frustration Drives Renewed Western Sahara Conflict

Generations of young Sahrawis have grown up in Algeria’s remote desert refugee camps largely forgotten by the outside world and now see no prospect of an independent homeland in Western Sahara except through a new war their leaders say has already beg…

Thousands Flee Rebel Violence in Central African Republic

Monique Moukidje fled her home in Central African Republic’s town of Bangassou in January when rebels attacked with heavy weapons, the fighting killing more than a dozen people.“I ran away because the bullets have no eyes,” the 34-year-old said sittin…

In 1st Day on Job, New WTO Chief Pushes for Fisheries Deal

The new head of the World Trade Organization threw her support behind long-fruitless efforts among member countries to agree on fisheries subsidies that could reduce overfishing, calling the efforts a top priority as she took office on Monday. Director…