War casualties

FILE - In this Saturday, Sept. 29, 2018, file photo, a cargo ship is docked at the port, in Hodeida, Yemen. Yemeni officials said Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2018 that the Saudi-led coalition has sent reinforcements to Yemen’s west coast ahead of a fresh assault on the rebel-held port city of Hodeida.(AP Photo/Hani Mohammed, File)
October 25, 2018 - 7:25 am
SANAA, Yemen (AP) — A Saudi-led coalition airstrike at a fruit-and-vegetable market near Yemen's flashpoint Red Sea port of Hodeida killed at least 21 civilians, including children, the U.N. humanitarian aid agency said Thursday. Wednesday's attack came amid mounting fears of a fresh coalition...
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In this Oct. 24, 2018 photo publicly provided by the Museum of the former Nazi German death camp of Auschwitz Birkenau is seen the wood-and-ivory baton of Franciszek Nierychlo, Auschwitz prisoner and controversial organizer and first conductor of the inmates' orchestra, in Oswiecim, Poland. The band was ironically designed by the Nazis as a diversion for the cruelly-treated prisoners, but it also helped protect its musicians. The baton was recently obtained by the museum from a private person. (Museum of the former Nazi German death camp of Auschwitz Birkenau/Marcin Inglot via AP)
October 24, 2018 - 11:42 am
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The Auschwitz museum has obtained a new relic from the death camp that Nazi Germany operated during World War II: the baton of the inmate orchestra's conductor. The 32-centimeter (13-inch) wood-and-ivory baton with a plaque reading "F. Nierychlo 1940 (A)" was obtained from a...
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In this photo taken Friday, Oct 5, 2018, Congolese Soldiers patrol in an area civilians were killed by The Allied Democratic Forces rebels in Beni, Eastern Congo. Congo’ military said Sunday Oct. 21, 2018, that rebels attacked an Ebola treatment centre in Beni, leaving over a dozen civilians dead and abducted about a dozen children, which could force crucial virus containment efforts to be suspended in the area. (AP Photo/Al-hadji Kudra Maliro)
October 22, 2018 - 2:28 pm
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Health teams responding to Congo's latest Ebola outbreak are attacked three or four times a week on average, a level of violence unseen in the country's nine previous outbreaks of the deadly virus, the health ministry said Monday. The coordinator of the outbreak response, Dr...
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In this photo taken Friday, Oct 5, 2018, family members and onlookers mourn over the bodies of civilian killed by The Allied Democratic Forces rebels in Beni, Eastern Congo. Congo’ military said Sunday Oct. 21, 2018, that rebels attacked an Ebola treatment centre in Beni, leaving over a dozen civilians dead and abducted about a dozen children, which could force crucial virus containment efforts to be suspended in the area. (AP Photo/Al-hadji Kudra Maliro)
October 21, 2018 - 11:48 am
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Congolese rebels killed 15 civilians and abducted a dozen children in an attack at the center of the latest deadly Ebola outbreak, Congo's military said Sunday, as the violence again forced the suspension of crucial virus containment efforts. "It will be very hard to stop the...
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Afghan women line up to cast their votes, outside a polling station during the Parliamentary election at a polling station in Kabul, Afghanistan, Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018. Tens of thousands of Afghan forces fanned out across the country as voting began Saturday in the elections that followed a campaign marred by relentless violence. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)
October 21, 2018 - 7:31 am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Latest on Afghanistan's parliamentary elections, which were extended into a second day after technical issues led to hours of delays at voting stations (all times local): 7 p.m. The Independent Elections Commission chairman has announced the end of two days of...
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In this Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018, photo, an employee of Independent Elections Commission, left, prepares a ballot paper for a young female voter before casting her vote at a polling station in Faizabad, center of northern Badakhshan province, Afghanistan’s parliamentary elections entered a second day on Sunday, Oct. 21, 2018, following violence and chaos that caused delays and interruptions on the first day of polling. (AP Photo/Omer Abrar)
October 21, 2018 - 5:39 am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan's parliamentary elections entered a second day after delays caused by violence and technical issues, as a roadside bomb killed nearly a dozen civilians on Sunday, including several children. Independent Elections Commission Chairman Abdul Badi Sayat said more...
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Afghan police stand guard at a checkpoint ahead of parliamentary elections scheduled for Oct. 20, at the Independent Election Commission compound in Kabul, Afghanistan, Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)
October 17, 2018 - 5:15 am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A Taliban bombing in Afghanistan's southern Helmand province killed a candidate running in the parliamentary elections this weekend, a provincial official said, as attacks elsewhere in the country killed six policemen and two soldiers. The attacks came as the Taliban...
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October 13, 2018 - 3:04 am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Latest on developments in Afghanistan (all times local): 2:30 p.m. An Afghan official says at least 13 people including civilians and security forces have been killed in a bombing at an election rally in northeastern Afghanistan. Khalil Aser, spokesman for the...
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Anna Neistat, Amnesty International's senior director of global research, speaks during a press conference in Beirut, Lebanon, Friday, Oct. 12, 2018. The US-led Coalition's ongoing failure to admit to and adequately investigate civilian deaths in Raqqa is "a slap in the face for survivors" trying to rebuild their lives and their city a year after the offensive to oust the armed group calling itself Islamic State group, the international rights group Amnesty International said Friday. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)
October 12, 2018 - 6:29 am
BEIRUT (AP) — The U.S.-led coalition's failure to adequately acknowledge and investigate civilian deaths in the Syrian city of Raqqa is "a slap in the face for survivors" trying to rebuild their lives a year after the offensive to oust the Islamic State group, a prominent rights group said Friday...
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FILE - In this Sunday, Jan 12, 2014 file photo, a South Sudanese government soldier chants in celebration after government forces on Friday retook from rebel forces the provincial capital of Bentiu, in Unity State, South Sudan. South Sudan's civil war has caused nearly 400,000 "excess deaths" since fighting erupted in late 2013, a new report by the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine said Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2018. (AP Photo/Mackenzie Knowles-Coursin, File)
September 26, 2018 - 5:26 am
JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — South Sudan's civil war has caused nearly 400,000 "excess deaths" since fighting erupted in late 2013, a new report funded by the U.S. State Department said Wednesday after years of uncertainty. The report by the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine estimates...
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