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No food, #NotATarget, and what next in Zimbabwe: The Cheat Sheet

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Aid workers at risk on World Humanitarian Day

We mark World Humanitarian Day with a selection of articles about the risks faced by aid workers

Briefing: Inside Kenya’s troubled elections

Kenya is gripped again by electoral turmoil, but is trying to work it out

A war without end: Neighbours carry the burden of South Sudan’s fleeing millions

A million refugees have fled into Uganda to escape South Sudan’s civil war. Can they ever return home?

Muslim “profiling” under martial law in the Philippines

Rights groups warn of the growing potential for abuses of civilians as President Duterte extends martial law until the end of the year

Trash economics: surviving Venezuela’s downfall

Beyond the political protests, Caracas has become a city marked by dysfunction, crime, and extreme poverty

Cathedral becomes refuge of last resort for South Sudan’s displaced

The largest church in South Sudan has thrown open its doors, but those fleeing war need food as well as a safe place to sleep

New order on the border: Can foreign aid get past Syria’s jihadis?

After jihadis seized northwestern Syria, foreign donors are reconsidering their aid strategies

“Recovery lending” helps disaster-stricken African farmers get back on track

When disaster strikes, credit can be impossible for African farmers to get. Is “recovery lending” the solution?

Kenyan elections, the Yemen conflict and how to buy a posh passport: The Cheat Sheet

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Young guns: Cameroon's Boko Haram problem

Jobless youth have been an easy target for Boko Haram. Now young people are organising to resist recruitment

Black flags over Idlib: The jihadi power grab in northwestern Syria

Syria’s largest opposition-held region is now in extremist hands. It could get worse still.

The battle over the future of US food aid

Can US food aid help shipping companies, farmers, defeat terrorism AND feed the hungry?

Pakistan’s new NGO tax will hurt those most at risk, say humanitarians

Is Pakistan’s NGO tax move a valid step in a war on waste or the latest phase of an intensifying crackdown on civil society?

South Sudan: Time for humanitarians to get tough

Is aid actually fueling the conflict in South Sudan?

Kagame coronation, saving the sea, and an internet crackdown: The Cheat Sheet

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Mind the gap: Why Zimbabwean researchers need to work with farmers

A key response to the droughts bedeviling Zimbabwe’s farmers is within reach. Why isn’t it being grasped?

Fighting violent extremism – humanitarians beware

Governments are increasingly keen to embrace a countering violent extremism strategy, but humanitarians should be wary 

The dangerous fiction of Darfur’s peace

If the international community wants Darfur in the headlines again, it’s going the right way about it

Occupied labour: The treadmill of Palestinian work in Israel

Palestinians are forced to work in Israel to get a better pay cheque – but at what cost?

Somalia’s impossible fight against cholera

Cholera is hard enough to fight in a functioning state ­– try Somalia

Briefing: The conflict in Kasai, DRC

How a local dispute spiralled out of control in the south of the Congo.

Unwelcome stranger: An African asylum seeker in Israel

Watch the story of Anwar, a Sudanese anti-government activist who fled Darfur and sought safe haven in Israel

Unwelcome stranger: An African asylum seeker in Israel

This short documentary tells the story of Anwar, a Sudanese anti-government activist who fled his home in Darfur in 2003. As many as 300,000 people have fallen victim there to government-led ethnic cleansing and violence by rebel groups. Anwar survived and eventually sought haven in Israel, but it's ...

Tensions between China and India, elections in Kenya, talks on Libya, and more: The Cheat Sheet

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The Eritrean children who cross borders and deserts alone

Meet three Eritrean children trying to reach Europe. Stranded in Cairo, they must decide whether to risk the next leg of the journey north

IRIN invests in audience engagement

In the next few months, IRIN will be ramping up its investment in audience engagement to maximise the impact of our work and further our mission.

International action needed over Burundi now

Burundi may not be generating headlines these days but the crisis endures and mediation is needed now more than ever

The refugee scandal unfolding in Uganda

Uganda was supposed to set the gold standard for hosting refugees. Without adequate funds, it will become a cautionary tale

The Iraqi siege you’ve never heard of

Mosul has been liberated. When will it be Hawija’s turn?

Martinets, migrants, and militants: The drawn-out saga of Libya and the ICC

The ICC promised to make Libya a priority in 2017. Is it making any headway?

Kenya’s nail-biter election could turn on the price of a bag of maize

Kenya’s nail-biter election could turn on the price of a bag of maize

From the future of aid to viral videos: The Cheat Sheet

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