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Thousands Flee Burundi After Coup Attempt

May 15, 2015 0

The United Nations refugee agency reports thousands of Burundians are fleeing the country in the wake of a foiled coup attempt to oust the president, Pierre Nkurunziza.  The UNHCR says refugee numbers in Tanzania, Rwanda, […]

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Airstrikes Continue in Yemen Ahead of Cease-fire

May 11, 2015 0

According to the VOA online news, Warplanes from a Saudi-led coalition continued airstrikes against Houthi rebel targets in Yemen Monday, a day before a humanitarian cease-fire is due to go into effect. The jets bombed […]

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Greece Makes $222 Million Interest Payment to IMF

May 7, 2015 0

Greece made a $222 million interest payment to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Wednesday. But another, much larger payment looms, and it's not clear if Athens will be able to make it. Athens is supposed […]

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