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Books of The Times: Review: 'The Morning They Came for Us' Reports on the Hell of Syria Janine di Giovanni describes the horror and terror Syrians have endured in the five years since a government crackdown on protests erupted into a civil war.
New York Times | May 23, 2016 8:51 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Refugee Crisis Is The Largest Since WWII, World Bank President Says World Bank President Jim Yong Kim delivers remarks at the World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul. Renee Montagne talks to him about efforts to support countries hosting millions of Syrian refugees.
NPR.org | May 23, 2016 09:01 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Documenting Torture: Doctors Search For New Ways To Gather Evidence Holding torturers to account requires evidence, the kind that doctors are learning to compile from countries at war, like Syria. But there are many challenges.
NPR.org | May 23, 2016 09:01 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Suicide bomb kills Yemen army recruits At least 40 people have been killed in a suicide bomb attack on army recruits in the southern Yemeni port city of Aden, officials say.
BBC News | May 23, 2016 08:22 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
EgyptAir Debris Photos Released As Crash Investigation Continues The Egyptian military released photos Saturday of debris recovered from the missing EgyptAir plane. New communications from the plane have also emerged.
NPR.org | May 21, 2016 9:18 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
The Delicate Task Of Restoring One Of The World's Oldest Libraries After a four-year restoration, Morocco is poised to reopen the Qarawiyyin Library, founded more than a millennium ago by a pioneering woman and home to some of the earliest works of Islam.
NPR.org | May 21, 2016 9:18 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
PHOTOS: Egyptian Military Releases First Images Of EgyptAir Plane Debris The EgyptAir plane disappeared from radar over the Mediterranean early Thursday. It's still not clear what caused the plane to go down. Multiple reports indicate smoke was detected in the cabin.
NPR.org | May 21, 2016 1:16 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
France Confirms Smoke Onboard Before EgyptAir Flight Crash The investigation into the crash of EgyptAir flight 804 continues. Searchers have found wreckage and officials are seeking a cause.
NPR.org | May 21, 2016 12:29 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
In Austria's Jewish Community, Some Who Fear Muslims Are Drawn To The Far-Right Austria could elect the first head of state from a far right party on Sunday. Because of the party's Nazi ties in the past, this election holds special significance for Austria's Jews.
NPR.org | May 21, 2016 12:29 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Egypt Veers From Track Record By Raising Terrorism As Possible Cause Egyptian authorities have been more willing to admit fears of terrorism in the downing of EgyptAir 804 than Egyptians have been in previous air disasters.
NPR.org | May 21, 2016 12:29 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend