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U.N. Security Council members view graphic photos of Syria dead

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – Members of the United Nations Security Council on Tuesday viewed graphic pictures taken in Syria by a former military police photographer that showed what appeared to be evidence of brutal torture, including eye gougings, strangulation and long-term starvation.

The informal council meeting was organized by France to give the 15 member states a chance to see some of the 55,000 photographs that former war crimes prosecutors have described as “clear evidence” of systematic torture and mass killings in Syria’s three-year-long civil war.

Apr 15, 2014
Apr 15, 2014
Apr 15, 2014
Apr 15, 2014

EU aid chief says race against rain to stop famine in South Sudan

UNITED NATIONS, April 15 (Reuters) – Humanitarian aid groups
are in a “race against the rain to prevent famine” in
impoverished South Sudan where violence has displaced more than
one million people in the past four months, European Union aid
chief Kristalina Georgieva said.

The conflict in the world’s youngest country erupted in
December between troops backing President Salva Kiir and
soldiers loyal to his sacked vice president, Riek Machar.
Thousands of people have been killed.

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      "I am a Reuters correspondent at the United Nations in New York. I have also covered general news for Reuters in the United States, Afghanistan, Australia, South East Asia and the Pacific. Before joining Reuters more than a decade ago, I had a two year stint at The Scotsman newspaper in Edinburgh, Scotland and began my career at The Border Mail newspaper in Albury/Wodonga in Australia."
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