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Rappler
Jailed Al-Jazeera journalists all conflict-hardened veteransIMPRISONED. A file photo dated 31 March 2014 shows Australian journalist Peter
Jailed Al-Jazeera journalists all conflict-hardened veterans
Rappler / Posted 19 hours ago
IMPRISONED. A file photo dated 31 March 2014 shows Australian journalist Peter Greste (R), Canadian-Egyptian journalist Mohammed Fahmy (C) and journalist Baher Mahmoud (L) standing in front of the judge's bench during their trial for allegedly... Read more
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York Daily Record
Biographies of the 3 Al-Jazeera English journalistsCAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian court has sentenced three Al-Jazeera English journalis
Biographies of the 3 Al-Jazeera English journalists
York Daily Record / Posted yesterday
CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian court has sentenced three Al-Jazeera English journalists to three years in prison. Peter Greste, Mohammed Fahmy and Baher Mohammed were all arrested in December 2013 on terrorism-related charges in a case widely criticized by... Read more
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Lebanon Daily News
Biographies of the 3 Al-Jazeera English journalistsCAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian court has sentenced three Al-Jazeera English journalis
Biographies of the 3 Al-Jazeera English journalists
Lebanon Daily News / Posted yesterday
CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian court has sentenced three Al-Jazeera English journalists to three years in prison. Peter Greste, Mohammed Fahmy and Baher Mohammed were all arrested in December 2013 on terrorism-related charges in a case widely criticized by... Read more
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Salon.com
Biographies of the 3 Al-Jazeera English journalistsCAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian court has sentenced three Al-Jazeera English journalis
Biographies of the 3 Al-Jazeera English journalists
Salon.com / Posted yesterday
CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian court has sentenced three Al-Jazeera English journalists to three years in prison. Peter Greste, Mohammed Fahmy and Baher Mohammed were all arrested in December 2013 on terrorism-related charges in a case widely criticized by... Read more
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Bennington Banner
Biographies of the 3 Al-Jazeera English journalistsCAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian court has sentenced three Al-Jazeera English journalis
Biographies of the 3 Al-Jazeera English journalists
Bennington Banner / Posted yesterday
CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian court has sentenced three Al-Jazeera English journalists to three years in prison. Peter Greste, Mohammed Fahmy and Baher Mohammed were all arrested in December 2013 on terrorism-related charges in a case widely criticized by... Read more
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Rappler
Yemen army recruits 4,800 southern fighters – officerDRONES AND AL QAEDA. A gunman loyal to the Shiite Houthi movement looks at graf
Yemen army recruits 4,800 southern fighters – officer
Rappler / Posted yesterday
DRONES AND AL QAEDA. A gunman loyal to the Shiite Houthi movement looks at graffiti protesting US drone operations a day after a US drone killed suspected al-Qaeda in the Arabian Penninsula (AQAP) militants, Sana’a, Yemen, 25 October 2014. Yahya... Read more
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New Kerala
Clashes in Central African Republic force thousands to seek refuge at UN peacekeeping base Clashes between rival militias in the past few days have forced several thous
Clashes in Central African Republic force thousands to seek refuge at UN peacekeeping base
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
Clashes between rival militias in the past few days have forced several thousand people to flee their homes in the Central African Republic (CAR) town of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Clashes Force Thousands to Seek Refuge in CARClashes between rival militias in the past few days have forced several thousan
Clashes Force Thousands to Seek Refuge in CAR
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Clashes between rival militias in the past few days have forced several thousand people to flee their homes in the Central African Republic (CAR) town of Bambari and seek shelter at a former cotton factory inside the compound of the United Nations... Read more
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CNN
Tide of death: Migrants' bodies wash ashore in Libya(CNN)They set out full of hope, clutching a few cherished belongings, or the ha
Tide of death: Migrants' bodies wash ashore in Libya
CNN / Posted 2 days ago
(CNN)They set out full of hope, clutching a few cherished belongings, or the hand of a loved one as they stepped onto the overcrowded, barely seaworthy boats they thought would take them to new lives in Europe. But within hours, their journeys... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Clashes in Central African Republic Town of Bambari Displaces ThousandsBangui — Clashes between rival militias in the past few days have forced severa
Clashes in Central African Republic Town of Bambari Displaces Thousands
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Bangui — Clashes between rival militias in the past few days have forced several thousand people to flee their homes in the Central African Republic town of Bambari. The situation began to ease on Thursday but UNHCR staff say Bambari remains very... Read more
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Daily News
ICRC calls for more efforts to document fate of missingGovernments and civil society must do more to document the fate and whereabouts
ICRC calls for more efforts to document fate of missing
Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
Governments and civil society must do more to document the fate and whereabouts of people who disappear in conflicts or other circumstances and give stronger support to the families left behind, the International Committee of the Red Cross... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The Case of Hissène Habré Before the Extraordinary African Chambers in SenegalOn July 20, 2015, the former dictator of Chad, Hissène Habré, will stand trial
The Case of Hissène Habré Before the Extraordinary African Chambers in Senegal
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
On July 20, 2015, the former dictator of Chad, Hissène Habré, will stand trial on charges of crimes against humanity, torture and war crimes before the Extraordinary African Chambers in the Senegal court system. The chambers were inaugurated by... Read more
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Swissinfo
Geneva to host Arms Trade Treaty secretariatIt is only permitted to use a hyperlink to specific SWI swissinfo.ch content on
Geneva to host Arms Trade Treaty secretariat
Swissinfo / Posted 3 days ago
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Scoop.co.nz
Exhibition to Mark International Day of the DisappearedThursday, 27 August 2015, 7:56 pmPress Release: NZ Red CrossRed Cross Almost an
Exhibition to Mark International Day of the Disappeared
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 3 days ago
Thursday, 27 August 2015, 7:56 pmPress Release: NZ Red CrossRed Cross Almost an entire generation has passed since the wars in former... Read more
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Rappler
Al-Qaeda blows up Yemen army HQ in stronghold cityFile photo by Ahmad Al-Basha/AFP ADEN, Yemen – Al-Qaeda militants on Wednesday
Al-Qaeda blows up Yemen army HQ in stronghold city
Rappler / Posted 3 days ago
File photo by Ahmad Al-Basha/AFP ADEN, Yemen – Al-Qaeda militants on Wednesday, August 26, blew up an army headquarters and set up checkpoints in the jihadist network's southeastern stronghold of Mukalla, officials in Hadramawt province said. The... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
35 Aid Organizations and 150,000 People Launch Public Call to End Gaza BlockadeMore than 150,000 people from around the world have today joined 35 aid, faith,
35 Aid Organizations and 150,000 People Launch Public Call to End Gaza Blockade
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
More than 150,000 people from around the world have today joined 35 aid, faith, development and human rights organizations in backing an unprecedented joint call urging world leaders to press the Israeli government to lift the blockade on Gaza and... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
UN Central African Republic head promises disciplineBANGUI, Central African Republic (AP) - The United Nations' acting special repr
UN Central African Republic head promises discipline
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 3 days ago
BANGUI, Central African Republic (AP) - The United Nations' acting special representative for Central African Republic has said there is zero-tolerance for sexual exploitation and abuse by peacekeepers, calling on civilian and military personnel to... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
UN Central African Republic head promises disciplineBANGUI, Central African Republic (AP) - The United Nations' acting special repr
UN Central African Republic head promises discipline
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 3 days ago
BANGUI, Central African Republic (AP) - The United Nations' acting special representative for Central African Republic has said there is zero-tolerance for sexual exploitation and abuse by peacekeepers, calling on civilian and military personnel to... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
UN Central African Republic head promises disciplineBANGUI, Central African Republic (AP) - The United Nations' acting special repr
UN Central African Republic head promises discipline
Hawaii News Now / Posted 3 days ago
BANGUI, Central African Republic (AP) - The United Nations' acting special representative for Central African Republic has said there is zero-tolerance for sexual exploitation and abuse by peacekeepers, calling on civilian and military personnel to... Read more
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FOX 6 News Birmingham
UN Central African Republic head promises disciplineBANGUI, Central African Republic (AP) - The United Nations' acting special repr
UN Central African Republic head promises discipline
FOX 6 News Birmingham / Posted 3 days ago
BANGUI, Central African Republic (AP) - The United Nations' acting special representative for Central African Republic has said there is zero-tolerance for sexual exploitation and abuse by peacekeepers, calling on civilian and military personnel to... Read more
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Swissinfo
Police stage attack exercise at Palais des NationsIt is only permitted to use a hyperlink to specific SWI swissinfo.ch content on
Police stage attack exercise at Palais des Nations
Swissinfo / Posted 4 days ago
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The Globe and Mail
Red Cross halts work in Yemeni city of Aden after gunmen raid officeThe International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said on Tuesday it had temp
Red Cross halts work in Yemeni city of Aden after gunmen raid office
The Globe and Mail / Posted 4 days ago
The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said on Tuesday it had temporarily suspended its activities in the southern Yemeni port city of Aden after its office was raided by unidentified gunmen a day earlier. Aden is largely lawless since... Read more
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iol.co.za
Red Cross stops work in AdenREUTERSHouthi followers demonstrate against the Saudi-led air strikes in Yemen'
Red Cross stops work in Aden
iol.co.za / Posted 4 days ago
REUTERSHouthi followers demonstrate against the Saudi-led air strikes in Yemen's capital Sana'a. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah Aden, Yemen - The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said on Tuesday it had temporarily suspended its activities in... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Red Cross suspends activity in AdenBuildings at the Jabal al-Hadid military camp burn as smoke rises in Aden, Yeme
Red Cross suspends activity in Aden
News 24 South Africa / Posted 4 days ago
Buildings at the Jabal al-Hadid military camp burn as smoke rises in Aden, Yemen. (Yassir Hassan, AP) Aden - The International Committee of the Red Cross said on Tuesday it had suspended its operations in Yemen's war-ravaged second city of Aden... Read more
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Lebanon Daily News
Red Cross pulls foreign staff from Yemen office after attackGENEVA (AP) — The International Red Cross says it has withdrawn its 14 foreign
Red Cross pulls foreign staff from Yemen office after attack
Lebanon Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
GENEVA (AP) — The International Red Cross says it has withdrawn its 14 foreign staffers from its office in Aden, Yemen, following an attack by unknown gunmen who held employees at gunpoint and made off with cash, cars and equipment. The Geneva-based... Read more
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Bennington Banner
Red Cross pulls foreign staff from Yemen office after attackGENEVA (AP) — The International Red Cross says it has withdrawn its 14 foreign
Red Cross pulls foreign staff from Yemen office after attack
Bennington Banner / Posted 4 days ago
GENEVA (AP) — The International Red Cross says it has withdrawn its 14 foreign staffers from its office in Aden, Yemen, following an attack by unknown gunmen who held employees at gunpoint and made off with cash, cars and equipment. The Geneva-based... Read more
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The Evening Sun
Red Cross pulls foreign staff from Yemen office after attackGENEVA (AP) — The International Red Cross says it has withdrawn its 14 foreign
Red Cross pulls foreign staff from Yemen office after attack
The Evening Sun / Posted 4 days ago
GENEVA (AP) — The International Red Cross says it has withdrawn its 14 foreign staffers from its office in Aden, Yemen, following an attack by unknown gunmen who held employees at gunpoint and made off with cash, cars and equipment. The Geneva-based... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Gunmen storm ICRC office in Yemeni city of AdenGENEVA: Unidentified gunmen raided the office of the International Committee of
Gunmen storm ICRC office in Yemeni city of Aden
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 days ago
GENEVA: Unidentified gunmen raided the office of the International Committee of the Red Cross in the Yemeni port city of Aden on Monday, holding staff at gunpoint and stealing cars, cash and equipment, a spokeswoman said on Tuesday. The aid agency... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
Gunmen storm ICRC office in Yemeni city of AdenGENEVA Unidentified gunmen raided the office of the International Committee of
Gunmen storm ICRC office in Yemeni city of Aden
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 4 days ago
GENEVA Unidentified gunmen raided the office of the International Committee of the Red Cross in the Yemeni port city of Aden on Monday, holding staff at gunpoint and stealing cars, cash and equipment, a spokeswoman said on Tuesday. The aid agency... Read more
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The Star
Gunmen storm ICRC office in Yemeni city of AdenGENEVA (Reuters) - Unidentified gunmen raided the office of the International C
Gunmen storm ICRC office in Yemeni city of Aden
The Star / Posted 4 days ago
GENEVA (Reuters) - Unidentified gunmen raided the office of the International Committee of the Red Cross in the Yemeni port city of Aden on Monday, holding staff at gunpoint and stealing cars, cash and equipment, a spokeswoman said on Tuesday. The... Read more
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Swissinfo
Gunmen storm ICRC office in Yemeni city of AdenGENEVA (Reuters) - Unidentified gunmen raided the office of the International C
Gunmen storm ICRC office in Yemeni city of Aden
Swissinfo / Posted 4 days ago
GENEVA (Reuters) - Unidentified gunmen raided the office of the International Committee of the Red Cross in the Yemeni port city of Aden on Monday, holding staff at gunpoint and stealing cars, cash and equipment, a spokeswoman said on Tuesday. The... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
U.S. boosts support role in Saudi-led airstrikes on YemenA Saudi-led military offensive against Houthi rebels in Yemen has scored major
U.S. boosts support role in Saudi-led airstrikes on Yemen
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 6 days ago
A Saudi-led military offensive against Houthi rebels in Yemen has scored major gains this month, including recapturing the strategic port of Aden and the country's largest air base, after the Pentagon more than doubled the number of American advisors... Read more
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Swissinfo
Concerns raised over scope of Arms Trade TreatyIt is only permitted to use a hyperlink to specific SWI swissinfo.ch content on
Concerns raised over scope of Arms Trade Treaty
Swissinfo / Posted 7 days ago
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The New Age
Red Cross workers hurt in Central African Republic clashesTwo Red Cross workers were injured in sectarian clashes in the Central African
Red Cross workers hurt in Central African Republic clashes
The New Age / Posted 7 days ago
Two Red Cross workers were injured in sectarian clashes in the Central African Republic that have left at least 10 people dead, the aid group said Saturday. The violence in the central region of Bambari broke out following the death of a young... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Fighting, air raids kill dozens in Yemen's Taez: Red CrossSANAA: Dozens of people, mostly civilians, have been killed in fighting and air
Fighting, air raids kill dozens in Yemen's Taez: Red Cross
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 7 days ago
SANAA: Dozens of people, mostly civilians, have been killed in fighting and air strikes by a Saudi-led coalition in Yemen's rebel-held third city Taez, seen as the gateway to recapturing the capital. Backed by the coalition, loyalists of exiled... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Dozens die in Yemen fighting, air strikesDOZENS of people, mostly civilians, have been killed in fighting and air strike
Dozens die in Yemen fighting, air strikes
The Courier Mail / Posted 7 days ago
DOZENS of people, mostly civilians, have been killed in fighting and air strikes by a Saudi-led coalition in Yemen's third city Taez. THE International Committee of the Red Cross said the Friday violence between Iran-backed rebels and pro-government... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
New Hope On the Nuclear Horizon?By Noel Stott, Senior Research Fellow, Transnational Threats and International
New Hope On the Nuclear Horizon?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
By Noel Stott, Senior Research Fellow, Transnational Threats and International Crime Division, Iss Pretoria To describe 2015 as an interesting year in the quest for a nuclear weapon-free world would be an understatement. In May, states parties to... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Dozens die in Yemen fightingDozens of people, mostly civilians, have been killed in fighting and air strike
Dozens die in Yemen fighting
Sky News Australia / Posted 7 days ago
Dozens of people, mostly civilians, have been killed in fighting and air strikes by a Saudi-led coalition in Yemen's third city Taez. The International Committee of the Red Cross said the Friday violence between Iran-backed rebels and pro-government... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Dozens die in fighting, air strikes in Yemen’s Taez Published: 22 August 2015 6:42 PM A man walks on the rubble of houses destro
Dozens die in fighting, air strikes in Yemen’s Taez
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 8 days ago
Published: 22 August 2015 6:42 PM A man walks on the rubble of houses destroyed by Saudi-led air strikes in Yemen's central city of Taez. – Reuters pic, August 22, 2015. Dozens of people, mostly... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UN Agency Helps Country Upgrade Response to Boats in Distress of Its CoastFollowing a spate of deadly shipwrecks of the coast of Libya, the UN refugee ag
UN Agency Helps Country Upgrade Response to Boats in Distress of Its Coast
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
Following a spate of deadly shipwrecks of the coast of Libya, the UN refugee agency has announced that it has set up a forum to improve the country's response to boats in distress its waters by streamlining information sharing and coordination with... Read more
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New Kerala
Libya: UN agency helps country upgrade response to boats in distress of its coast Following a spate of deadly shipwrecks of the coast of Libya, the UN refugee
Libya: UN agency helps country upgrade response to boats in distress of its coast
New Kerala / Posted 10 days ago
Following a spate of deadly shipwrecks of the coast of Libya, the UN refugee agency has announced that it has set up a forum to improve the country's response to boats... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Volunteer hospitals a lifeline in Afghan warKabul - At 02:00, Italian medic Luca Radaelli peeked out of the white gate of t
Volunteer hospitals a lifeline in Afghan war
News 24 South Africa / Posted 10 days ago
Kabul - At 02:00, Italian medic Luca Radaelli peeked out of the white gate of the Emergency Hospital, a trauma centre for civilian war victims in Kabul. "I am extremely busy. It's a real mess inside," he said, and vanished back inside the compound,... Read more
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Connecticut Post
AP interview: Red Cross chief decries Yemen violenceThe president of the International Committee of the Red Cross, Peter Maurer, ge
AP interview: Red Cross chief decries Yemen violence
Connecticut Post / Posted 10 days ago
The president of the International Committee of the Red Cross, Peter Maurer, gestures during an interview with The Associated Press at the organization's headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, on Wednesday Aug. 19, 2015. ( AP Photo/Frank Jordans)... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Floods cause acute water shortage in hundreds of Myanmar villagesTorrential rains since late June triggered floods and landslides across central
Floods cause acute water shortage in hundreds of Myanmar villages
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 10 days ago
Torrential rains since late June triggered floods and landslides across central and western Myanmar, killing more than 100 people and affecting 1.3 million, according to the U.N. Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs. In four hard-hit... Read more
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Lebanon Daily News
AP interview: Red Cross chief decries Yemen violenceThe president of the International Committee of the Red Cross, Peter Maurer, ge
AP interview: Red Cross chief decries Yemen violence
Lebanon Daily News / Posted 11 days ago
The president of the International Committee of the Red Cross, Peter Maurer, gestures during an interview with The Associated Press at the organization's headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, on Wednesday Aug. 19, 2015. ( AP Photo/Frank... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
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AP interview: Red Cross chief decries Yemen violence
Houston Chronicle / Posted 11 days ago
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The Malaysian Insider
Floods cause acute water shortage in Burmese villages Published: 19 August 2015 7:13 PM A boy moves his boat in a flooded village
Floods cause acute water shortage in Burmese villages
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 11 days ago
Published: 19 August 2015 7:13 PM A boy moves his boat in a flooded village in Irrawaddy Delta, Myanmar. Authorities are racing to clean contaminated water sources in flood-hit parts of Myanmar,... Read more
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Bennington Banner
AP interview: Red Cross chief decries Yemen violenceThe president of the International Committee of the Red Cross, Peter Maurer, ge
AP interview: Red Cross chief decries Yemen violence
Bennington Banner / Posted 11 days ago
The president of the International Committee of the Red Cross, Peter Maurer, gestures during an interview with The Associated Press at the organization's headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, on Wednesday Aug. 19, 2015. ( AP Photo/Frank... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
SPLM-N Rebels Rescue 5-Old Girl in Blue Nile StateBlue Nile — The Sudan People's Liberation Movement-North (SPLM-N) handed a girl
SPLM-N Rebels Rescue 5-Old Girl in Blue Nile State
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
Blue Nile — The Sudan People's Liberation Movement-North (SPLM-N) handed a girl (5) found in the bush near Wad Abuk in Blue Nile state to the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) on Saturday. Early that month fighting erupted in the area... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
On World Humanitarian Day, a New Idea to Protect Aid WorkersIstanbul — Around 7am on an August morning in 2006, the doors of Action Against
On World Humanitarian Day, a New Idea to Protect Aid Workers
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
Istanbul — Around 7am on an August morning in 2006, the doors of Action Against Hunger's compound in Sri Lanka swung open. Startled, the 17 aid workers were lined up against a wall. If they protested that they were providing assistance to all sides,... Read more
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