U.N. says half of Syria's population will need aid by end of 2013
GENEVA (Reuters) - The United Nations expects 10.25 Syrians, half the population, will need humanitarian aid by the end of 2013 at a cost of more than $5 billion, U.N. humanitarian agencies said in an updated Syria response plan published on Friday.
The new forecasts include more than a doubling of the refugee population over the next six months.
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Nelson Mandela: 1918 - 2013
Reuters looks at the life and times of Nelson Mandela, an icon of peace and reconciliation who came to embody the struggle for justice around the world. Video