The militant stronghold has since September been protected from a massive regime offensive by a buffer zone deal inked by Damascus ally Russia and rebel backer Turkey.
Water levels on the Paraguay River are rising at a rate of 4-5 centimeters (1.5-2 inches) every day and is only 46 cm (18 in) below a "disaster" level, according to official data from the Department of Meteorology and Hydrology (DMH).
The plight of the displaced people is incomprehensible. It is distressing that the daily tragedy of internal displacement continues for millions of people around the globe. A recent report by the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC) of the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) had indicated that a record 41.3 million
Children hold a special place in any society. They are to be protected. All children have the right to live free from violence, which harms their physical and mental growth. None of us grow up to be man or woman without passing through that beautiful, carefree phase called childhood. Unfortunately, 2018
With the UN refugee agency indicating that a record 71 million people have now been displaced worldwide by war, persecution and other violence, the world community cannot anymore afford to turn a blind eye to the crucial issue. Collective and effective global measures to tackle the root causes of displacements