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Fighting At UN Compound Sheltering Refugees In South Sudan Leaves 18 Dead

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Gunmen opened fire on the UN base in Malakai where civilians had been sheltering. JUSTIN LYNCH VIA GETTY IMAGES
Two workers from Doctors Without Borders are among the dead.

JUBA (Feb. 20, 2016) — Fighting at a United Nations compound sheltering people fleeing conflict in South Sudan has killed 18 people, including two Medicins Sans Frontieres workers, the international medical aid group said.

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US-led strikes kill 15 civilians in northeast Syria

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The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says the latest civilian casualties came after two days of civilian deaths in US-led strikes in Hasakeh

BEIRUT, Lebanon (Feb. 19, 2016) — Strikes by a US-led coalition against the Islamic State group (IS, formerly known as ISIS or the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq) killed at least 15 civilians, including 3 Continue reading US-led strikes kill 15 civilians in northeast Syria