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Editors’ picks: Why you need to read these 2018 stories–Report

•Why they matter in 2019 Editor's note: These top 10 most popular stories are those you clicked on most in 2018, but the IRIN team also had their own favourites. Over the past 12 months, IRIN reporters spanned out across the globe to examine under-reported crises,long-running conflicts, extremism, sudden disasters, slow-burning emergencies, and the humanitarian consequences of migration. Here are

World, Nigeria failed to protect children in conflict in 2018–UNICEF

•Violent conflict affects almost 500,000 Nigerian children, education of 3.5m •Widespread violations against children in conflict continue in shocking year-on-year trend Senator Iroegbu  The UNICEF said that the countries and governments across the world including Nigeria, have failed to protect children in conflicts, puting at risk the education of 3.5 million

Counter-terrorism as a collective war

Emmanuel Onwubiko   Nigeria has assumed the notorious position of the third most impacted terrorism afflicted sovereign nation globally just after Afghanistan and Pakistan. In its report: “Changing patterns in terrorism and the threat to business” Control Risks, the specialist global risk consultancy, finds that the number of incidents rose from 317 in

Boko Haram, ‘Fulani Extremists’ carnage keeps Nigeria in top-three global terror list

•2017 terror deaths on the decline globally  •Al-Shabaab overtakes Boko Haram as deadliest terrorists group in Africa •Far-right terrorism on the rise in the West •Download the full GTI 2018 report and interactive map here: Global-Terrorism-Index-2018-1   Senator Iroegbu   Nigeria has once again emerged the third most terrorised country in the world for the fourth consecutive

Why using foreign contracts helps prolong wars

•Farming Out Work to Non-U.S. Employees Fosters Corruption, Hampers Logistical Oversight, and Keeps the American Public Disengaged Noah Coburn   First it was sacks of rice. Then frozen chicken. Later, even a television. The goods were wrapped tightly in plastic bags and thrown in with the other trash in a truck. “It was simple,”

ICC is illegitimate, already dead to us – U.S

Threatens to Arrest ICC Judges Over War Crimes Probe   United States long-running reluctant relationship with the International Criminal Court ICC came to a crashing halt on Monday as decades of U.S. suspicions about the tribunal and its global jurisdiction spilled into open hostility, amid threats of sanctions if it investigates

ISIL leader, 10 others killed in air strikes in Afghanistan

The leader of ISIL in Afghanistan Abu Saad Erhabi has been  killed in  air strikes along with 10 other members in eastern Nangarhar province,  Saturday night, the National Directorate of Security stated on Sunday. Erhabi is the fourth head of the armed group to die since it emerged in the country in early

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