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Task Force Warns of Deepening Global Crises

A group of U.N. experts tasked with forecasting the next disasters likely to require billions of dollars in humanitarian aid has warned of deepening crises in global hot spots from Burundi to Afghanistan over the next six months. The biannual "Alert, Early Warning and Readiness Report" said Libya could fall apart, Burundi could see another coup, Islamist militants would gain territory in Afghanistan and Mali, and Ethiopia would not have enough food to cope with its...

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