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Duterte cites Hitler, wants to kill millions of addicts

Duterte wants to kill addictsPhilippine President Rodrigo Duterte has appeared to compare himself with Adolf Hitler, saying he would be "happy to slaughter" millions of drug addicts just like Nazi Germany killed three million Jews.

"Hitler massacred three million Jews ... there's three million drug addicts. There are. I'd be happy to slaughter them," Duterte said early on Friday on his arrival in Davao City after a visit to Vietnam.


'Massive crisis' as 1.5m expected to flee Iraq's Mosul

osul refugee crisisIn a stifling hot office with more flies than oxygen, Rzgar Abed does not hesitate when asked about the biggest challenge in managing the camp for Iraq's internally displaced people (IDPs).

"Space ... we're at 31,000 and that is our capacity. Thirty-one thousand," said Abed, who works for the Barzani Charity Foundation.

It oversees a number of camps, populated by 1.4 million Iraqi IDPs fleeing fighters belonging to the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) group in the Kurdish region.


Two Aleppo hospitals bombed out of service in 'catastrophic' airstrikes

Hospitals bombed in AleppoThe two largest hospitals in besieged eastern Aleppo have been put out of service in airstrikes overnight and on Wednesday morning, the latest in a devastating week-long bombing campaign that has claimed hundreds of lives.

The M2 and M10 hospitals, codenames used by local doctors to obscure the locations of the facilities, were hit at about 4am and then again at around 10am in what one health official described as a bombing campaign that was “catastrophic and unprecedented in modern history”.


We were forced to work at Western-run mine, say migrants who fled Eritrea

Eritrea mineBemnet Negash never got to say a proper goodbye to his family. In February 2006, government officials arrived at his school in the highlands of Eritrea and put him and his classmates on a bus to a military training camp. He was 20 years old, and still at school because a childhood illness had interrupted his education.

Bemnet’s father heard what was happening and rushed to the school. “He tried to pass to me my medication and some money through a window of the bus on which I was being taken away, but it was not possible,” said Bemnet in an affidavit filed with a Canadian court last year.


US slams Russia over 'barbarism' in Syria

US blames Russia for Syrian barbarismThe United States called Russia's action in Syria "barbarism" while Moscow's UN envoy said ending the war "is almost an impossible task now" as government forces relentlessly bombed the besieged city of Aleppo.

The United Nations Security Council met on Sunday at the request of the United States, Britain and France to discuss the escalation of fighting in Aleppo following the announcement on Thursday of an offensive by the Syrian army to retake the embattled northern city.


Australian refugee camp reports detail harrowing accounts of sexual abuse and self-harm

Nauru camp horrorsChild and adult refugees held on Nauru under Australia’s offshore detention regime are continuing to report allegations of sexual abuse and engage in self-harm, new leaked documents reveal.

The new incident reports, seen by the Guardian, include a harrowing account of the alleged rape of a refugee, who refused to report the encounter to Nauruan police. The reports also tell of children stubbing out cigarettes on their arms, trying to jump off buildings and attempting suicide by other means.


President Barack Obama plans 30% increase in refugees admitted to U.S.

Obama to increase number of refugees admitted to USPresident Barack Obama's administration plans to increase the number of worldwide refugees accepted into the United States next year to at least 110,000 -- a nearly 30 percent jump from those welcomed in 2016.

Secretary of State John Kerry briefed Congress on Tuesday about the White House decision. Obama's plan for the 2017 fiscal year, beginning Oct. 1, would accept 110,000 refugees fleeing persecution and conflict throughout the world -- a nearly 60 percent increase over the 2015 fiscal year.


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