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  • Analysis

    Who are Iraq's militias?

    13 July 2016
    Twice the numerical force of the country’s actual army, Iraq’s militias are many, complex, and often misunderstood. Get up to speed.
  • News

    Turkish hospitality dates back centuries

    31 March 2015
    Thanks to its prominent role in accepting Syrians fleeing conflict, Turkey has recently overtaken Pakistan as the country hosting the largest number of refugees in...
  • Analysis

    Killing us softly

    27 March 2015
    A recent public outcry in China, sparked by a damning documentary about air pollution, was based on well-founded fear: Of the 100 million people who...
  • News

    Scale of cyclone Pam disaster staggering

    16 March 2015
    The scale of Vanuatu’s cyclone disaster is matched only by the complexity of the required humanitarian response, according to both the government and aid workers...
  • News

    Vanuatu reeling from cyclone Pam

    14 March 2015
    The closure of the main airport in Vanuatu is hampering the humanitarian response to cyclone Pam, which tore through the Pacific island archipelago yesterday, causing...