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DEBATE

The Race to Save Lives in Nepal: World Ramps up Efforts to Provide Emergency Aid (part 2)

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DEBATE

The Race to Save Lives in Nepal: World Ramps up Efforts to Provide Emergency Aid (part 1)

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MEDIAWATCH

Nepal earthquake on social media

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TALKING EUROPE

Louis Michel: 'Europe is not guilty' of Africa's failings

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TALKING EUROPE

Italy's Europe minister: 'Bold measures' needed to dismantle human trafficking

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ENCORE!

Music show: Blur, Martin Gore and Moriarty

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FOCUS

France steps up cyber defence in wake of attacks

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BUSINESS DAILY

End of an era as Volkswagen's Piech resigns

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THE OBSERVERS

Police beat kids in Guinea, and militias dynamite homes in Iraq

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Latest update 23/02/2012

Famine and fighting in Somalia

Somalia is suffering its worst drought in over half a century, bringing famine to an already war-torn country. International aid efforts are being hampered by insurgent violence, lawlessness and political instability.

Background
Another famine, another humanitarian band-aid

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Massive drought forces Somalis to flee their homes

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Aid 'too little, too late' for famine victims in Kenya

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Drought: the difficult reality of aid dependency

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The world's biggest refugee camp - and it's too small

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Somalia: war in Mogadishu

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