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Afghan civilian casualties soar to record high, UN says

Afghan civilian casualties soar to record high, UN says

Civilian casualties in Afghanistan soared to a record high in the first half of 2016, the UN said on Monday, with children in particular paying a heavy price for growing insecurity as the conflict escalates.

Afghan civilian casualties top 11,000 to hit record in 2015

Afghan civilian casualties top 11,000 to hit record in 2015

The number of civilians killed or wounded in Afghanistan last year was the highest recorded since 2009, the UN said yesterday, with children paying a particularly heavy price.

Afghan civilian casualties top 11,000 to hit record in 2015: UN

Afghan civilian casualties top 11,000 to hit record in 2015: UN

The number of civilians killed or wounded in Afghanistan last year was the highest recorded since 2009, the UN said Sunday, with children paying a particularly heavy price.

'Major fire' at Paris' famed Ritz hotel, no casualties

'Major fire' at Paris' famed Ritz hotel, no casualties

A major fire broke out at the landmark Paris Ritz hotel, which is closed for renovations, the fire service said Tuesday.