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April 2, 2011

COTABATO CITY, Philippines. Muslim rebels clashed Sunday with pro-government militias in the southern Filipino province of Maguindanao and conflicting reports said as many as 8 people were killed in the fighting.

The army confirmed the clashes, but would not say if there were casualties in the violence. There was a clash alright, but we cannot give any details as far as casualties are concerned. We are still getting all the facts here, Major Marlowe Patria, a spokesman for the 6th Infantry Division, told the Mindanao Examiner.

He said the fighting occurred in the town of Mangudadatu late in the afternoon and that troops had been sent to the area to contain the violence. Both sides have been fighting over control of lands in the town. (more…)

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UN; Date: 05 Apr 2011

UN Women Executive Director Ms. Michelle Bachelet has raised concerns over insecurity facing Somali women and girls in refugee camps in Kenya. (more…)

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March 30, 2011

Transitional Justice Coordination Group (TJCG) is planning to unite war victims in Afghanistan to seek their rights and with a vision for eternal peace in the country.

A conference was held by the Transitional Justice Coordination Group in Kabul on Wednesday focused on human rights situation, war victims’ rights, introduction of war victims’ international movements and their pivotal role in peace in their countries.

“They should be united so that nobody could ever divide them based on lingual and ethnic issues,” Yunus Akhtar, a member of TJCG, said. (more…)

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March 27, 2011

TRIPOLI, March 27 (Xinhua) — The ongoing air strikes launched by major Western powers have not only destroyed much of Libya’s air defense systems and military facilities but also increased the risk of civilian casualties. (more…)

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March 26, 2011

MIRANSHAH, Pakistan (AFP) – Pakistan will pay compensation to the families of 39 people who died in a US drone strike on a northwestern tribal area bordering Afghanistan, an official said Saturday. (more…)

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By: Rajiv Chandrasekaran

March 24, 2011

A prominent Pentagon task force that has sought to help Afghanistan exploit its mineral wealth and expand private-sector employment is being gutted by resignations and will be forced to scale back significantly because of a congressional demand that its operations be folded into the U.S. Agency for International Development. (more…)

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March 24, 2011

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A NATO helicopter gunship inadvertently killed two civilians while attacking suspected insurgents in the eastern province of Khost, NATO announced Thursday. (more…)

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