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This year's neglected migration crises

OXFORD, 21 December 2015 (IRIN) - In 2015, all eyes have been on the Mediterranean and Europe's so-called migration crisis. But people are being displaced in many other corners of the world away from the media's glare. According to the UN’s refugee agency, UNHCR, this year is likely to see worldwide forced displacement exceeding 60 million for the first time. Here are six under-reported migration stories. full report

Fuelled by corruption, South Sudan war enters third year

WASHINGTON, 17 December 2015 (IRIN) - South Sudan is an oil-rich country with fertile soil and a wealth of untapped mineral riches. Pilfering money is easy for those who are so inclined, and the attraction of diverting revenues for personal benefit is a key reason why the young country has been mired in a deadly, destructive two-year conflict. full report

"All places were dangerous": civilian voices from a South Sudan front line

NYAL, 21 October 2015 (IRIN) - Leer county Unity State has been one of the regions in South Sudan hardest hit since conflict broke out again in December 2013. These are the stories of six civilians caught up in some of the more recent fighting. full report

Uganda pullout boosts South Sudan peace prospects

KAMPALA, 14 October 2015 (IRIN) - Uganda’s withdrawal of several thousand troops deployed in South Sudan since December 2013 is likely to increase the chances of peace, but could it prove pivotal? full report

Another peace deal unravels in South Sudan

NYAL, 9 October 2015 (IRIN) - South Sudan's latest peace deal is unravelling as fighting picks up and a new declaration by President Salva Kiir threatens the most delicately struck parts of the agreement. full report

Slideshow: Surviving in the Sudd

KOCH COUNTY, 30 September 2015 (IRIN) - A month after President Salva Kiir and rebel leader Riek Machar signed a peace deal aimed at ending South Sudan's two-year civil war there is still intermittent fighting in some of the nation's most far-flung and violent places. full report

IRIN's Top Picks: Child mortality, counting the dead and Africa on the up

LONDON, 11 September 2015 (IRIN) - Welcome to IRIN's reading list. Every week our global network of specialist correspondents share their top picks of recent must-read research, podcasts, reports, blogs and in-depth articles to help you keep on top of global crises. We also highlight key upcoming conferences, book releases and policy debates. full report

IRIN's Top Picks: Cash in aid, changing faith, and de-development in Gaza

LONDON, 4 September 2015 (IRIN) - Welcome to IRIN's reading list. Every week our global network of specialist correspondents share their top picks of must-read research, podcasts, reports, blogs and in-depth articles to help you keep on top of global crises. We also highlight key upcoming conferences, book releases and policy debates. full report

Is South Sudan’s latest peace accord the real deal?

NAIROBI, 26 August 2015 (IRIN) - After months of foot-dragging and under the threat of United Nations sanctions, South Sudan President Salva Kiir today finally signed a power-sharing agreement aimed at ending the country’s civil war. But will it stick? full report

US food aid: Charity begins at home

LONDON, 30 July 2015 (IRIN) - More than 60 years after the US Food for Peace program was launched, vested interests continue to hinder reforms to allow for more local sourcing of food aid. full report

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