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Air strike in Gaza

Afghan worker (credit Jolyon Leslie/Aga Khan Trust for Culture)


Republican/Nationalist graffiti, New Lodge Road, New Lodge, Belfast.

Reconstruction of a school in Iraq

Prince Hassan, El Brahimi & Professor Sultan Barakat, WANA 2010

Počitelj, Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Heavily bombed by Croatian forces during the 1993 Bosnian War. Most of the town's Bosniak population was either killed or removed to concentration camps in one of the war's most brutal instances of ethnic cleansing.

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York Welcomes World Humanitarian Leaders

Posted on Friday 18 July 2014

Senior humanitarian practitioners from around the world are gathering in York to discuss international conflicts and reflect on peace transition.


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