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National Catholic Reporter
Medecins Sans Frontieres slams major UN powers over hospital attackspersonnel ... as well as hospitals and other medical facilities in armed confli
Medecins Sans Frontieres slams major UN powers over hospital attacks
National Catholic Reporter / Posted 8 hours ago
personnel ... as well as hospitals and other medical facilities in armed conflict." Peter Maurer, president of the International Committee of the Red Cross, described the U.N. resolution as "a momentous step in the international community's... Read more
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National Catholic Reporter
Medecins Sans Frontieres slams major UN powers over hosptial attackspersonnel ... as well as hospitals and other medical facilities in armed confli
Medecins Sans Frontieres slams major UN powers over hosptial attacks
National Catholic Reporter / Posted 10 hours ago
personnel ... as well as hospitals and other medical facilities in armed conflict." Peter Maurer, president of the International Committee of the Red Cross, described the U.N. resolution as "a momentous step in the international community's... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Security Council Demands Protection for Hospitals and Health Workers in Conflict Zonesand disaster-hit regions providing health care to people in dire need. Mr. Ban
Security Council Demands Protection for Hospitals and Health Workers in Conflict Zones
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 hours ago
and disaster-hit regions providing health care to people in dire need. Mr. Ban told Peter Maurer, the President of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), and Dr. Joanne Liu, the International President of Médecins Sans Frontières... Read more
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Ekklesia
UN demands protection for hospitals in conflict zonesand disaster-hit regions providing health care to people in dire need. Mr. Ban
UN demands protection for hospitals in conflict zones
Ekklesia / Posted 16 hours ago
and disaster-hit regions providing health care to people in dire need. Mr. Ban told Peter Maurer, the President of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), and Dr. Joanne Liu, the International President of Médecins Sans Frontières... Read more
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International Business Times
UN calls for end to attacks on hospitals and health care workers in war zones law for protection of hospitals, this resolution will demand compliance. The s
UN calls for end to attacks on hospitals and health care workers in war zones
International Business Times / Posted 16 hours ago
law for protection of hospitals, this resolution will demand compliance. The session was also attended by the International Committee of the Red Cross President, Peter Muarera, and Dr Joanne Liu, International President of Medecins San... Read more
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CTV News
UN demands protection for hospitals in conflictAfghanistan, Iraq, Yemen, South Sudan, Central African Republic and other confl
UN demands protection for hospitals in conflict
CTV News / Posted 18 hours ago
Afghanistan, Iraq, Yemen, South Sudan, Central African Republic and other conflict areas. Peter Maurer, president of the International Committee of the Red Cross, said an ICRC study found that within three years, 2,400 attacks against patients,... Read more
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express
Furious US official fires grave warning to Bashar al-Assad over breaking Syrian ceasefireto live." Reports state that on Thursday, April 28, bombs destroyed a hospital
Furious US official fires grave warning to Bashar al-Assad over breaking Syrian ceasefire
express / Posted 19 hours ago
to live." Reports state that on Thursday, April 28, bombs destroyed a hospital backed by Médecins Sans Frontières and the International Committee of the Red Cross, killing the city’s last remaining paediatrician and 26 other people, including... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Hissène Habré Before the Extraordinary African Chambersa release," he said. A court-appointed handwriting expert confirmed that it wa
Hissène Habré Before the Extraordinary African Chambers
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 hours ago
a release," he said. A court-appointed handwriting expert confirmed that it was Habré who responded to a request by the International Committee of the Red Cross for the hospitalization of certain prisoners of war by writing "From now on, no... Read more
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New Kerala
Security Council demands protection for hospitals and health workers in conflict zones - newkerala.com #58562zones and disaster-hit regions providing health care to people in dire need. Ba
Security Council demands protection for hospitals and health workers in conflict zones - newkerala.com #58562
New Kerala / Posted 21 hours ago
zones and disaster-hit regions providing health care to people in dire need. Ban told Peter Maurer, the President of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), and Dr. Joanne Liu, the International President of Mdecins Sans Frontires... Read more
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The Columbian
U.N.: Attacking hospitals still war crimeAfghanistan, Iraq, Yemen, South Sudan, Central African Republic and other confl
U.N.: Attacking hospitals still war crime
The Columbian / Posted 22 hours ago
Afghanistan, Iraq, Yemen, South Sudan, Central African Republic and other conflict areas. Peter Maurer, president of the International Committee of the Red Cross, said an ICRC study found that within three years, 2,400 attacks against patients,... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
UN demands protection for hospitals in conflictsAfghanistan, Iraq, Yemen, South Sudan, Central African Republic and other confl
UN demands protection for hospitals in conflicts
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 23 hours ago
Afghanistan, Iraq, Yemen, South Sudan, Central African Republic and other conflict areas. Peter Maurer, president of the International Committee of the Red Cross, said an ICRC study found that within three years, 2,400 attacks against patients,... Read more
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News.com.au
UN to meet on Aleppo crisisthat all parties to conflicts protect staff and facilities treating the wounded
UN to meet on Aleppo crisis
News.com.au / Posted yesterday
that all parties to conflicts protect staff and facilities treating the wounded and sick. Peter Maurer, president of the International Committee of the Red Cross, said an ICRC study found that within three years, 2400 attacks against patients,... Read more
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Boston Globe
3 Red Cross employees abducted in eastern CongoKINSHASA, Congo — Three employees of the International Committee of the Red Cro
3 Red Cross employees abducted in eastern Congo
Boston Globe / Posted yesterday
KINSHASA, Congo — Three employees of the International Committee of the Red Cross have been abducted in eastern Congo. The agency’s director of operations, Dominik Stillhart, said Tuesday that it is doing everything it can to bring its staff back... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Rockets hit hospital as Aleppo burnsthat all parties to conflicts protect staff and facilities treating the wounded
Rockets hit hospital as Aleppo burns
Adelaide Now / Posted yesterday
that all parties to conflicts protect staff and facilities treating the wounded and sick. Peter Maurer, president of the International Committee of the Red Cross, said an ICRC study found that within three years, 2400 attacks against patients,... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Rockets hit hospital as Aleppo burnsthat all parties to conflicts protect staff and facilities treating the wounded
Rockets hit hospital as Aleppo burns
The Courier Mail / Posted yesterday
that all parties to conflicts protect staff and facilities treating the wounded and sick. Peter Maurer, president of the International Committee of the Red Cross, said an ICRC study found that within three years, 2400 attacks against patients,... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
UN demands protection for hospitals in conflictsAfghanistan, Iraq, Yemen, South Sudan, Central African Republic and other confl
UN demands protection for hospitals in conflicts
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted yesterday
Afghanistan, Iraq, Yemen, South Sudan, Central African Republic and other conflict areas. Peter Maurer, president of the International Committee of the Red Cross, said an ICRC study found that within three years, 2,400 attacks against patients,... Read more
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BBC News
Assad strategy won't end civil war, says Kerryin war zones. UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said there was no justification
Assad strategy won't end civil war, says Kerry
BBC News / Posted yesterday
in war zones. UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said there was no justification for attacks on medical facilities. The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) warned last week that Aleppo was being "pushed further to the brink of... Read more
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Boston Globe
Security Council condemns attacks on health workers in war zonesinsurgent shelling. There is plenty of blame to go around. In 11 of the world’
Security Council condemns attacks on health workers in war zones
Boston Globe / Posted yesterday
insurgent shelling. There is plenty of blame to go around. In 11 of the world’s war zones, between 2011 and 2014, the International Committee of the Red Cross tallied nearly 2,400 acts of violence against those who were trying to provide... Read more
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Swissinfo
UN resolution aims to protect medical and aid workers“Even wars have limits, because wars without limits are wars without end,” said
UN resolution aims to protect medical and aid workers
Swissinfo / Posted yesterday
“Even wars have limits, because wars without limits are wars without end,” said Peter Maurer, president of the Swiss-run International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), to the Council ambassadors in New York City. "This resolution is an... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
3 Red Cross employees abducted in eastern CongoKINSHASA, Congo (AP) - Three employees of the International Committee of the Re
3 Red Cross employees abducted in eastern Congo
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted yesterday
KINSHASA, Congo (AP) - Three employees of the International Committee of the Red Cross have been abducted in eastern Congo. The organization's Director of Operations Dominik Stillhart said Tuesday on Twitter it is doing everything it can to bring... Read more
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Ventura County Star
UN demands protection for hospitals in conflictsAfghanistan, Iraq, Yemen, South Sudan, Central African Republic and other confl
UN demands protection for hospitals in conflicts
Ventura County Star / Posted yesterday
Afghanistan, Iraq, Yemen, South Sudan, Central African Republic and other conflict areas. Peter Maurer, president of the International Committee of the Red Cross, said an ICRC study found that within three years, 2,400 attacks against patients,... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
3 Red Cross employees abducted in eastern CongoKINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Three employees of the International Committee of the Re
3 Red Cross employees abducted in eastern Congo
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted yesterday
KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Three employees of the International Committee of the Red Cross have been abducted in eastern Congo. The organization's Director of Operations Dominik Stillhart said Tuesday on Twitter it is doing everything it can to bring... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
3 Red Cross employees abducted in eastern CongoKINSHASA, Congo (AP) - Three employees of the International Committee of the Re
3 Red Cross employees abducted in eastern Congo
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted yesterday
KINSHASA, Congo (AP) - Three employees of the International Committee of the Red Cross have been abducted in eastern Congo. The organization's Director of Operations Dominik Stillhart said Tuesday on Twitter it is doing everything it can to bring... Read more
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ABC News
Attacks on Hospitals Are 'War Crimes,' UN Chief Sayspast 12 days. “Even wars have limits, because wars without limits are wars wit
Attacks on Hospitals Are 'War Crimes,' UN Chief Says
ABC News / Posted yesterday
past 12 days. “Even wars have limits, because wars without limits are wars without ends,” Peter Maurer, president of the International Committee of the Red Cross, told the Security Council Tuesday. “Health care personnel and facilities are the... Read more
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The Star
MSF slams major U.N. powers over hospital attackspersonnel ... as well as hospitals and other medical facilities in armed confli
MSF slams major U.N. powers over hospital attacks
The Star / Posted yesterday
personnel ... as well as hospitals and other medical facilities in armed conflict." Peter Maurer, president of the International Committee of the Red Cross, described the U.N. resolution as "a momentous step in the international community's... Read more
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Swissinfo
MSF slams major U.N. powers over hospital attackspersonnel ... as well as hospitals and other medical facilities in armed confli
MSF slams major U.N. powers over hospital attacks
Swissinfo / Posted yesterday
personnel ... as well as hospitals and other medical facilities in armed conflict." Peter Maurer, president of the International Committee of the Red Cross, described the U.N. resolution as "a momentous step in the international community's... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
MSF slams major UN powers over hospital attackspersonnel ... as well as hospitals and other medical facilities in armed confli
MSF slams major UN powers over hospital attacks
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
personnel ... as well as hospitals and other medical facilities in armed conflict." Peter Maurer, president of the International Committee of the Red Cross, described the U.N. resolution as "a momentous step in the international community's... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
UN demands protection for hospitals in conflictsAfghanistan, Iraq, Yemen, South Sudan, Central African Republic and other confl
UN demands protection for hospitals in conflicts
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted yesterday
Afghanistan, Iraq, Yemen, South Sudan, Central African Republic and other conflict areas. Peter Maurer, president of the International Committee of the Red Cross, said an ICRC study found that within three years, 2,400 attacks against patients,... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
UN demands protection for hospitals in conflictsAfghanistan, Iraq, Yemen, South Sudan, Central African Republic and other confl
UN demands protection for hospitals in conflicts
Hawaii News Now / Posted yesterday
Afghanistan, Iraq, Yemen, South Sudan, Central African Republic and other conflict areas. Peter Maurer, president of the International Committee of the Red Cross, said an ICRC study found that within three years, 2,400 attacks against patients,... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
UN demands protection for hospitals in conflictsAfghanistan, Iraq, Yemen, South Sudan, Central African Republic and other confl
UN demands protection for hospitals in conflicts
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted yesterday
Afghanistan, Iraq, Yemen, South Sudan, Central African Republic and other conflict areas. Peter Maurer, president of the International Committee of the Red Cross, said an ICRC study found that within three years, 2,400 attacks against patients,... Read more
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Daily News
Asia Pacific Regional Correctional Managers confab at Hiltonto enhance the productivity of their service, “ he added. The spokesman furthe
Asia Pacific Regional Correctional Managers confab at Hilton
Daily News / Posted yesterday
to enhance the productivity of their service, “ he added. The spokesman further added that the event is sponsored by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC). The inaugural session of the event would be held on May 9 under the... Read more
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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
UN Demands Protection for Hospitals in ConflictsAfghanistan, Iraq, Yemen, South Sudan, Central African Republic and other confl
UN Demands Protection for Hospitals in Conflicts
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted yesterday
Afghanistan, Iraq, Yemen, South Sudan, Central African Republic and other conflict areas. Peter Maurer, president of the International Committee of the Red Cross, said an ICRC study found that within three years, 2,400 attacks against patients,... Read more
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NBC Connecticut
UN Demands Protection for Hospitals in ConflictsAfghanistan, Iraq, Yemen, South Sudan, Central African Republic and other confl
UN Demands Protection for Hospitals in Conflicts
NBC Connecticut / Posted yesterday
Afghanistan, Iraq, Yemen, South Sudan, Central African Republic and other conflict areas. Peter Maurer, president of the International Committee of the Red Cross, said an ICRC study found that within three years, 2,400 attacks against patients,... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
UN Security Council demands protection of hospitals in war zonescity of Kunduz would not face war crimes charges. "Humanity in war is what we
UN Security Council demands protection of hospitals in war zones
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
city of Kunduz would not face war crimes charges. "Humanity in war is what we demand," Peter Maurer, president of the International Committee of the Red Cross, told the council. "Even wars have limits, because wars without limits are wars... Read more
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NBC New York
UN Demands Protection for Hospitals in ConflictsAfghanistan, Iraq, Yemen, South Sudan, Central African Republic and other confl
UN Demands Protection for Hospitals in Conflicts
NBC New York / Posted yesterday
Afghanistan, Iraq, Yemen, South Sudan, Central African Republic and other conflict areas. Peter Maurer, president of the International Committee of the Red Cross, said an ICRC study found that within three years, 2,400 attacks against patients,... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
UN Demands Protection for Hospitals in ConflictsAfghanistan, Iraq, Yemen, South Sudan, Central African Republic and other confl
UN Demands Protection for Hospitals in Conflicts
NBC Los Angeles / Posted yesterday
Afghanistan, Iraq, Yemen, South Sudan, Central African Republic and other conflict areas. Peter Maurer, president of the International Committee of the Red Cross, said an ICRC study found that within three years, 2,400 attacks against patients,... Read more
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NBC Chicago
UN Demands Protection for Hospitals in ConflictsAfghanistan, Iraq, Yemen, South Sudan, Central African Republic and other confl
UN Demands Protection for Hospitals in Conflicts
NBC Chicago / Posted yesterday
Afghanistan, Iraq, Yemen, South Sudan, Central African Republic and other conflict areas. Peter Maurer, president of the International Committee of the Red Cross, said an ICRC study found that within three years, 2,400 attacks against patients,... Read more
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NBC Washington
UN Demands Protection for Hospitals in ConflictsAfghanistan, Iraq, Yemen, South Sudan, Central African Republic and other confl
UN Demands Protection for Hospitals in Conflicts
NBC Washington / Posted yesterday
Afghanistan, Iraq, Yemen, South Sudan, Central African Republic and other conflict areas. Peter Maurer, president of the International Committee of the Red Cross, said an ICRC study found that within three years, 2,400 attacks against patients,... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
UN Demands Protection for Hospitals in ConflictsAfghanistan, Iraq, Yemen, South Sudan, Central African Republic and other confl
UN Demands Protection for Hospitals in Conflicts
NBC Bay Area / Posted yesterday
Afghanistan, Iraq, Yemen, South Sudan, Central African Republic and other conflict areas. Peter Maurer, president of the International Committee of the Red Cross, said an ICRC study found that within three years, 2,400 attacks against patients,... Read more
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NBC San Diego
UN Demands Protection for Hospitals in ConflictsAfghanistan, Iraq, Yemen, South Sudan, Central African Republic and other confl
UN Demands Protection for Hospitals in Conflicts
NBC San Diego / Posted yesterday
Afghanistan, Iraq, Yemen, South Sudan, Central African Republic and other conflict areas. Peter Maurer, president of the International Committee of the Red Cross, said an ICRC study found that within three years, 2,400 attacks against patients,... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Aleppo hospital hit as city faces humanitarian catastropheneighbourhoods. The al-Dabeet attack came days after the government of Bashar
Aleppo hospital hit as city faces humanitarian catastrophe
Guardian Unlimited / Posted yesterday
neighbourhoods. The al-Dabeet attack came days after the government of Bashar al-Assad destroyed a hospital backed by the International Committee of the Red Cross and Médecins sans Frontières in an airstrike, killing the last remaining... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
UN demands protection for hospitals in conflictsAfghanistan, Iraq, Yemen, South Sudan, Central African Republic and other confl
UN demands protection for hospitals in conflicts
WBOC Salisbury / Posted yesterday
Afghanistan, Iraq, Yemen, South Sudan, Central African Republic and other conflict areas. Peter Maurer, president of the International Committee of the Red Cross, said an ICRC study found that within three years, 2,400 attacks against patients,... Read more
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NBC Miami
UN Demands Protection for Hospitals in ConflictsAfghanistan, Iraq, Yemen, South Sudan, Central African Republic and other confl
UN Demands Protection for Hospitals in Conflicts
NBC Miami / Posted yesterday
Afghanistan, Iraq, Yemen, South Sudan, Central African Republic and other conflict areas. Peter Maurer, president of the International Committee of the Red Cross, said an ICRC study found that within three years, 2,400 attacks against patients,... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
UN demands protection for hospitals in conflictsAfghanistan, Iraq, Yemen, South Sudan, Central African Republic and other confl
UN demands protection for hospitals in conflicts
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted yesterday
Afghanistan, Iraq, Yemen, South Sudan, Central African Republic and other conflict areas. Peter Maurer, president of the International Committee of the Red Cross, said an ICRC study found that within three years, 2,400 attacks against patients,... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
UN demands protection for hospitals in conflictsAfghanistan, Iraq, Yemen, South Sudan, Central African Republic and other confl
UN demands protection for hospitals in conflicts
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted yesterday
Afghanistan, Iraq, Yemen, South Sudan, Central African Republic and other conflict areas. Peter Maurer, president of the International Committee of the Red Cross, said an ICRC study found that within three years, 2,400 attacks against patients,... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
UN demands protection for hospitals in conflictsAfghanistan, Iraq, Yemen, South Sudan, Central African Republic and other confl
UN demands protection for hospitals in conflicts
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted yesterday
Afghanistan, Iraq, Yemen, South Sudan, Central African Republic and other conflict areas. Peter Maurer, president of the International Committee of the Red Cross, said an ICRC study found that within three years, 2,400 attacks against patients,... Read more
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ABC News
UN Demands Protection for Hospitals in ConflictsAfghanistan, Iraq, Yemen, South Sudan, Central African Republic and other confl
UN Demands Protection for Hospitals in Conflicts
ABC News / Posted yesterday
Afghanistan, Iraq, Yemen, South Sudan, Central African Republic and other conflict areas. Peter Maurer, president of the International Committee of the Red Cross, said an ICRC study found that within three years, 2,400 attacks against patients,... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Bowe Bergdahl Fast Factsit has engaged in talks with the Taliban to free Bergdahl. June 6, 2013 - Berg
Bowe Bergdahl Fast Facts
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 2 days ago
it has engaged in talks with the Taliban to free Bergdahl. June 6, 2013 - Bergdahl's family announces that "through the International Committee of the Red Cross, we recently received a letter we're confident was written to us by our... Read more
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Daily Mail
The final moments of Aleppo's last paediatrician caught on CCTVSyria, shortly after the attack. 'Where is the outrage among those with the pow
The final moments of Aleppo's last paediatrician caught on CCTV
Daily Mail / Posted 2 days ago
Syria, shortly after the attack. 'Where is the outrage among those with the power and obligation to stop this carnage?' International Committee of the Red Cross spokesman Ewan Watson said: 'It is unacceptable, any attack on hospitals is a war... Read more
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KX TV North Dakota
Police surround Syrian prison following riotingbasis. Kerry also spoke of "several proposals" on the table but added, "We are
Police surround Syrian prison following rioting
KX TV North Dakota / Posted 2 days ago
basis. Kerry also spoke of "several proposals" on the table but added, "We are not there yet." A spokesperson for the International Committee of the Red Cross says a humanitarian convoy has delivered aid to 12,000 families trapped in a... Read more
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