The effects of civil war in Yemen are devastating. At least 1.7 million people are suffering from malnutrition. According to the UN children's fund, nearly 1,400 children have been killed, hundreds more injured and many schools closed.
Peace talks underway in Sweden are the latest attempt to put an end to the war in Yemen through negotiations. That in itself shows how hardened the sides have become — at the expense of all of the people in the middle.
Years of conflict in the Central African Republic mean most children there are threatened with war, disease and hunger and are in dire need of help, the UN children's agency said. And things are only getting worse.
A "window" has opened for a deal to end hostilities in Yemen, Britain's Foreign Office has said. The conflict has killed at least 10,000 people and has become a "living hell" for children suffering from malnutrition.
A technical loophole allowed the Yemenis to enter South Korean territory visa-free, but their arrival was met with a strong anti-immigrant backlash. South Korea has some of the toughest refugee laws in the world.
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