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  • J. Michael Hagopian dies at 97; Armenian American documentary filmmaker

    J. Michael Hagopian dies at 97; Armenian American documentary filmmaker
    J. Michael Hagopian, an educational filmmaker who spent 40 years gathering the testimonies of Armenian genocide survivors to provide evidence of one of the most contentious events in world history, died of natural causes Friday at his home in Thousand Oaks. He was 97.
  • Somalia's famine eases in some areas

     
    Somalia's famine eases in some areas: Somalia's famine has eased in three of six famine-hit regions, but three areas remain in famine and 250,000 are likely to die of starvation according to the United Nations.

    Somali towns warned to expect continuous Kenyan attacks

     
    Kenya's incursion inside Somalia: Residents of 10 towns have reportedly been warned by Kenya’s military to expect to be “under attack continuously” as Kenya moves forward with the intervention into Somalia, according to international...

    Aid can't get through to many Somalia famine victims, expert says

     
    Many Somali famine victims are not getting help. As UNICEF and other aid agencies struggle to upscale their humanitarian operations in southern Somalia, most famine victims are still beyond their reach.

    Somalis fleeing famine killed by Kenyan raid, aid group says

     
    Aid group says Kenya forces attacked camp. Aid group Doctors Without Borders said five Somalis were killed and dozens injured Sunday in an airstrike by Kenyan forces on a displaced persons camp in the southern Somalia town of Jilib.