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  • Unfinished war in Sri Lanka threatens paradise regained

    JAFFNA Sri Lanka (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - In the fishing village of Oori, two mothers await news of their young daughters who were taken to a care home three months ago after their alleged rape by members of the Sri Lankan navy.
  • South Sudan sexual violence 'rampant,' two-year-old raped: U.N.

    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Rape and other forms of sexual violence by all sides in South Sudan's civil war have become so widespread that a 2-year-old child was among the victims, the U.N. special representative on sexual violence in armed conflict said...

    Sweden searching for mysterious underwater vessel in its waters

    Swedish Royal Navy vessels searched for an underwater intruder in the island-studded waters east of Stockholm on Monday after three sightings of a suspicious vessel and media reports of a Russian-language distress signal four days ago. The response to a...

    British war brides faced own battles during 1940s

    British war brides faced own battles during 1940s
    America's attitudes toward immigration have always been complicated. Influenced by world events, the U.S. embraces some immigrants and demonizes others, and it can be difficult to understand the logic. Take the story of 70,000 would-be immigrants from...

    Libya parliament allies with renegade general, struggles to assert authority

    Libya parliament allies with renegade general, struggles to assert authority
    BENGHAZI Libya (Reuters) - Libya's beleaguered elected parliament has declared a formal alliance with a renegade former general, as it struggles to assert some authority in a country many fear is sliding into outright civil war. Three years after the...