Conflict in eastern Congo forces thousands of schools to close
15 April 2023 | 5:05 pm
Thomas Tumusifu Buregeya wishes he were studying for his final school exams. Instead, he scrapes a living doing odd jobs in a displaced people's camp in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo after a wave of rebel violence upended his life yet again.
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Greek coastguard vessels were dispatched to rescue tourists and residents trapped on the holiday island of Rhodes, where a wildfire has been raging for several days.
India's opposition has accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government of choosing silence and killing the spirit of India in violence-hit Manipur, a state governed by his party.
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German schools have yet to find an effective way to maintain education standards as classrooms become increasingly diverse, according to researcher Axel Plünnecke from the German Economic Institute.
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Schools in France told dozens of girls in abayas to go home on the first day of the school year, a minister says. The government argues the garments go against secularism rules.
Nine years of war in Yemen have displaced millions of people. As negotiations drag on in Saudi Arabia between the Houthi rebels and the internationally recognised government, the humanitarian situation in Yemen remains dire. Only 30 percent of required aid is currently being provided, according to the UN. In Marib, a city that serves as a refuge for millions of Yemenis, some live in extreme poverty, while others just manage to scrape by. Our team on the ground reports.
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