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Kathmandu, Nepal, 7 May 2010 – The humanitarian community calls on all parties to allow humanitarian work to continue unobstructed. For the past seven days the indefinite strike called by the UCPN-M has brought operations in all parts of the country virtually to a halt, including humanitarian operations. The UN and its humanitarian partners are deeply concerned about the prolonged general strike and its humanitarian impact on some of the most vulnerable communities in the country. The crisis has already directly affected food assistance and emergency seed distribution, and has hampered access to emergency medical services. (more…)

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By CNN

BAGHDAD, Iraq (CNN) — A female suicide bomber killed 16 people and wounded 40 Sunday when she detonated her explosives in a crowded area of central Baquba, police there said.

A woman reacts as she views the scene of a Sunday suicide bombing in Baquba.

A woman reacts as she views the scene of a Sunday suicide bombing in Baquba.


Police, women and children were among the casualties, according to the Diyala Military Operations command. (more…)

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