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BBC News
Colombia Farc rebels hand over child soldiersFarc, has handed over a first group of child soldiers as part of a peace accord
Colombia Farc rebels hand over child soldiers
BBC News / Posted 3 days ago
Farc, has handed over a first group of child soldiers as part of a peace accord signed with the government last month. The International Red Cross said the eight children would be given mental and physical examinations before being taken to... Read more
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Aljazeera
Call for emergency UN meet amid regime assault in SyriaAleppo, which killed 21 people. The US blames Russia, but Moscow has denied its
Call for emergency UN meet amid regime assault in Syria
Aljazeera / Posted 3 days ago
Aleppo, which killed 21 people. The US blames Russia, but Moscow has denied its involvement. However, 36 trucks from the international Red Cross entered al-Waer, a district in central Homs province. This week, hundreds of rebels and their... Read more
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Aljazeera
Aleppo residents plead for help as Syrian army advanceskilled 20 people. The US blames Russia for the attack, but Moscow has rejected
Aleppo residents plead for help as Syrian army advances
Aljazeera / Posted 4 days ago
killed 20 people. The US blames Russia for the attack, but Moscow has rejected the allegation. While 36 trucks from the international Red Cross entered al-Waer, in the central city of Homs, Jens Laerke, spokesman for the Office for the... Read more
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PhysOrg
Climate change intensifies night-time storms over Lake Victorialake in Africa. The lake is also a notoriously dangerous place for the 200,000
Climate change intensifies night-time storms over Lake Victoria
PhysOrg / Posted 5 days ago
lake in Africa. The lake is also a notoriously dangerous place for the 200,000 people who go fishing there at night. The International Red Cross estimates that between 3,000 and 5,000 fishermen per year lose their lives in violent storms on the... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Attack on humanitarian convoy is attack on humanityDuring the past six years, 54 staff and volunteers of SARC have lost their live
Attack on humanitarian convoy is attack on humanity
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 8 days ago
During the past six years, 54 staff and volunteers of SARC have lost their lives whilst carrying out their duties.The International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement repeats its demand that all parties to the conflict adhere to the rules of... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
'Blood on their hands': UN head slams Syria and allies over convoy attackconvoy was not struck from the air at all but caught fire because of some incid
'Blood on their hands': UN head slams Syria and allies over convoy attack
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 8 days ago
convoy was not struck from the air at all but caught fire because of some incident on the ground. The local partner of the International Red Cross, the Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) says its local director and around 20 civilians were... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
A desperate sea dash for a better lifeMOAS experts from the UK, US and Malta do the rescuing. People from Italy, New
A desperate sea dash for a better life
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 10 days ago
MOAS experts from the UK, US and Malta do the rescuing. People from Italy, New Zealand, Romania and Switzerland in the international Red Cross or IFRC take care of survivors on board, with medical checks and first aid, water, food and thermal... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
A desperate sea dash for a better lifeMOAS experts from the UK, US and Malta do the rescuing. People from Italy, New
A desperate sea dash for a better life
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 10 days ago
MOAS experts from the UK, US and Malta do the rescuing. People from Italy, New Zealand, Romania and Switzerland in the international Red Cross or IFRC take care of survivors on board, with medical checks and first aid, water, food and thermal... Read more
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The Christian Post
Hundreds of Christians Demonstrate Wearing Sackcloths to Seek God's Forgiveness for War-Torn South Sudanpeople have taken refuge in churches and much is being done to offer them assis
Hundreds of Christians Demonstrate Wearing Sackcloths to Seek God's Forgiveness for War-Torn South Sudan
The Christian Post / Posted 16 days ago
people have taken refuge in churches and much is being done to offer them assistance, despite a thousand difficulties. The International Red Cross has managed to send their teams in the two main hospitals," church sources said in July, when a... Read more
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DW
Devastating floods pound North Korea, killing scores, leaving thousands homeless |people urgently need help, according to the agency. OCHA said a group of aid a
Devastating floods pound North Korea, killing scores, leaving thousands homeless |
DW / Posted 16 days ago
people urgently need help, according to the agency. OCHA said a group of aid agencies, including the UN agencies, the international Red Cross, North's Red Cross and other international NGOs, have visited parts of the flood-stricken region last... Read more
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Rappler
North Korea flood death toll rises to 133 with 395 missing – UNand at least 140,000 people urgently need help, it said. OCHA said a group mad
North Korea flood death toll rises to 133 with 395 missing – UN
Rappler / Posted 16 days ago
and at least 140,000 people urgently need help, it said. OCHA said a group made up of UN agencies, international NGOs, the international Red Cross and the North's Red Cross had visited parts of the flood-stricken region last week to assess... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
We are still suffering from the events of that day ... 9/11: An Afghan perspective9/11 attacks and the changes they brought to his life. I was nine when I lost
We are still suffering from the events of that day ... 9/11: An Afghan perspective
Mail & Guardian / Posted 16 days ago
9/11 attacks and the changes they brought to his life. I was nine when I lost my father in 1994. He was a driver for the International Red Cross hospital in Kabul and the sole breadwinner of the family. He was killed in a rocket attack on the... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
North Korean workers rush to repair flood damagesand at least 140,000 people urgently need help, it said. OCHA said a group mad
North Korean workers rush to repair flood damages
Daily Telegraph / Posted 16 days ago
and at least 140,000 people urgently need help, it said. OCHA said a group made up of UN agencies, international NGOs, the international Red Cross and the North's Red Cross had visited parts of the flood-stricken region last week to assess... Read more
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dna
North Korea flood death toll rises to 133 with 395 missing: United Nationsand at least 140,000 people urgently need help, it said. OCHA said a group made
North Korea flood death toll rises to 133 with 395 missing: United Nations
dna / Posted 16 days ago
and at least 140,000 people urgently need help, it said. OCHA said a group made up of UN agencies, international NGOs, the international Red Cross and the North's Red Cross had visited parts of the flood-stricken region last week to assess... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
North Korea flood death toll rises to 133, 395 still missing: UN reportand at least 140,000 people urgently need help, it said. OCHA said a group mad
North Korea flood death toll rises to 133, 395 still missing: UN report
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 16 days ago
and at least 140,000 people urgently need help, it said. OCHA said a group made up of UN agencies, international NGOs, the international Red Cross and the North’s Red Cross had visited parts of the flood-stricken region last week to assess... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
North Korea flood death toll rises to 133, almost 400 missingat least 140,000 people urgently needed help, it said. OCHA said a group made
North Korea flood death toll rises to 133, almost 400 missing
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 16 days ago
at least 140,000 people urgently needed help, it said. OCHA said a group made up of UN agencies, international NGOs, the international Red Cross and the North's Red Cross had visited parts of the flood-stricken region last week to assess... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Scores dead and missing in wake of severe flooding in North Koreaand at least 140,000 people urgently need help, it said. OCHA said a group mad
Scores dead and missing in wake of severe flooding in North Korea
The Borneo Post / Posted 16 days ago
and at least 140,000 people urgently need help, it said. OCHA said a group made up of UN agencies, international NGOs, the international Red Cross and the North’s Red Cross had visited parts of the flood-stricken region last week to assess... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
North Korea flood death toll rises to 133 with 395 missing: UNand at least 140,000 people urgently need help, it said. OCHA said a group mad
North Korea flood death toll rises to 133 with 395 missing: UN
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 16 days ago
and at least 140,000 people urgently need help, it said. OCHA said a group made up of UN agencies, international NGOs, the international Red Cross and the North's Red Cross had visited parts of the flood-stricken region last week to assess... Read more
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iafrica.com
N.Korea flood death toll risesand at least 140,000 people urgently need help, it said. OCHA said a group mad
N.Korea flood death toll rises
iafrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
and at least 140,000 people urgently need help, it said. OCHA said a group made up of UN agencies, international NGOs, the international Red Cross and the North's Red Cross had visited parts of the flood-stricken region last week to assess... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
N. Korea flood death toll rises to 133 with 395 missing: UNand at least 140,000 people urgently need help, it said. OCHA said a group mad
N. Korea flood death toll rises to 133 with 395 missing: UN
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 16 days ago
and at least 140,000 people urgently need help, it said. OCHA said a group made up of UN agencies, international NGOs, the international Red Cross and the North's Red Cross had visited parts of the flood-stricken region last week to assess... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
At least 130 dead in N Korea floods, hundreds missingneed help, it said. Vulnerable to natural disasters OCHA said a group made up
At least 130 dead in N Korea floods, hundreds missing
News 24 South Africa / Posted 16 days ago
need help, it said. Vulnerable to natural disasters OCHA said a group made up of UN agencies, international NGOs, the international Red Cross and the North's Red Cross had visited parts of the flood-stricken region last week to assess... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
North Korea flood death toll rises to 133 with 395 missingand at least 140,000 people urgently need help, it said. OCHA said a group mad
North Korea flood death toll rises to 133 with 395 missing
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 16 days ago
and at least 140,000 people urgently need help, it said. OCHA said a group made up of UN agencies, international NGOs, the international Red Cross and the North's Red Cross had visited parts of the flood-stricken region last week to assess... Read more
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Inquirier.net
North Korea flood death toll rises to 133 with 395 missing—UNand at least 140,000 people urgently need help, it said. OCHA said a group mad
North Korea flood death toll rises to 133 with 395 missing—UN
Inquirier.net / Posted 17 days ago
and at least 140,000 people urgently need help, it said. OCHA said a group made up of UN agencies, international NGOs, the international Red Cross and the North’s Red Cross had visited parts of the flood-stricken region last week to assess... Read more
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Aljazeera
I remember the day ... 9/11: An Afghan perspective9/11 attacks and the changes they brought to his life. I was nine when I lost
I remember the day ... 9/11: An Afghan perspective
Aljazeera / Posted 17 days ago
9/11 attacks and the changes they brought to his life. I was nine when I lost my father in 1994. He was a driver for the International Red Cross hospital in Kabul and the sole breadwinner of the family. He was killed in a rocket attack on the... Read more
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Daily Journal
Bill Graham: Holocaust refugee to super-producersent on a children’s transport to France, where it was believed he’d be safer.
Bill Graham: Holocaust refugee to super-producer
Daily Journal / Posted 21 days ago
sent on a children’s transport to France, where it was believed he’d be safer. After the Nazis conquered Paris in 1940, the International Red Cross spirited Graham and other Jewish children to the United States. Arriving in September 1941, the... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Moral Idiocy in the Halls of Powerof Palestinian territories, Russia's military activity in Chechnya, and various
Moral Idiocy in the Halls of Power
Op-Ed News / Posted 22 days ago
of Palestinian territories, Russia's military activity in Chechnya, and various conflicts in Africa and Asia. The International Red Cross, which oversees observance of the accords, has not been able to do much more than shine lights on the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Miss Goodwill Ambassador Pageant Audition Set to Commence in Port Harcourtand other Diseases and Green Earth and Peace Advocacy. The pageant queens will
Miss Goodwill Ambassador Pageant Audition Set to Commence in Port Harcourt
AllAfrica.com / Posted 26 days ago
and other Diseases and Green Earth and Peace Advocacy. The pageant queens will also partner with some already established international and national humanitarian organisations and agencies such as United Nations, Rotary international, Red Cross... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
US asks Turkey to focus on fight against ISEuphrates, in accordance with U.S. assurances given to the Turks, and Cook said
US asks Turkey to focus on fight against IS
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 30 days ago
Euphrates, in accordance with U.S. assurances given to the Turks, and Cook said this pullback has "largely occurred." The International Red Cross says 19 trucks carrying aid have entered a hard-to-reach area north of the central Syrian city of... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
US asks Turkey to focus on fight against ISEuphrates, in accordance with U.S. assurances given to the Turks, and Cook said
US asks Turkey to focus on fight against IS
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 30 days ago
Euphrates, in accordance with U.S. assurances given to the Turks, and Cook said this pullback has "largely occurred." The International Red Cross says 19 trucks carrying aid have entered a hard-to-reach area north of the central Syrian city of... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
US asks Turkey to focus on fight against ISEuphrates, in accordance with U.S. assurances given to the Turks, and Cook said
US asks Turkey to focus on fight against IS
Hawaii News Now / Posted 30 days ago
Euphrates, in accordance with U.S. assurances given to the Turks, and Cook said this pullback has "largely occurred." The International Red Cross says 19 trucks carrying aid have entered a hard-to-reach area north of the central Syrian city of... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
US asks Turkey to focus on fight against ISEuphrates, in accordance with U.S. assurances given to the Turks, and Cook said
US asks Turkey to focus on fight against IS
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 30 days ago
Euphrates, in accordance with U.S. assurances given to the Turks, and Cook said this pullback has "largely occurred." The International Red Cross says 19 trucks carrying aid have entered a hard-to-reach area north of the central Syrian city of... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Turkey: Rockets fired from Syria wounded 5 kidsEuphrates, in accordance with U.S. assurances given to the Turks, and Cook said
Turkey: Rockets fired from Syria wounded 5 kids
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 30 days ago
Euphrates, in accordance with U.S. assurances given to the Turks, and Cook said this pullback has "largely occurred." The International Red Cross says 19 trucks carrying aid have entered a hard-to-reach area north of the central Syrian city of... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Turkey: Rockets fired from Syria wounded 5 kidsEuphrates, in accordance with U.S. assurances given to the Turks, and Cook said
Turkey: Rockets fired from Syria wounded 5 kids
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 30 days ago
Euphrates, in accordance with U.S. assurances given to the Turks, and Cook said this pullback has "largely occurred." The International Red Cross says 19 trucks carrying aid have entered a hard-to-reach area north of the central Syrian city of... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Turkey: Rockets fired from Syria wounded 5 kidsEuphrates, in accordance with U.S. assurances given to the Turks, and Cook said
Turkey: Rockets fired from Syria wounded 5 kids
Hawaii News Now / Posted 30 days ago
Euphrates, in accordance with U.S. assurances given to the Turks, and Cook said this pullback has "largely occurred." The International Red Cross says 19 trucks carrying aid have entered a hard-to-reach area north of the central Syrian city of... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Turkey: Rockets fired from Syria wounded 5 kidsEuphrates, in accordance with U.S. assurances given to the Turks, and Cook said
Turkey: Rockets fired from Syria wounded 5 kids
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 30 days ago
Euphrates, in accordance with U.S. assurances given to the Turks, and Cook said this pullback has "largely occurred." The International Red Cross says 19 trucks carrying aid have entered a hard-to-reach area north of the central Syrian city of... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Erdogan says Turkey to press on Syria operationEuphrates, in accordance with U.S. assurances given to the Turks, and Cook said
Erdogan says Turkey to press on Syria operation
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 30 days ago
Euphrates, in accordance with U.S. assurances given to the Turks, and Cook said this pullback has "largely occurred." The International Red Cross says 19 trucks carrying aid have entered a hard-to-reach area north of the central Syrian city of... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Erdogan says Turkey to press on Syria operationEuphrates, in accordance with U.S. assurances given to the Turks, and Cook said
Erdogan says Turkey to press on Syria operation
Hawaii News Now / Posted 30 days ago
Euphrates, in accordance with U.S. assurances given to the Turks, and Cook said this pullback has "largely occurred." The International Red Cross says 19 trucks carrying aid have entered a hard-to-reach area north of the central Syrian city of... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Erdogan says Turkey to press on Syria operationEuphrates, in accordance with U.S. assurances given to the Turks, and Cook said
Erdogan says Turkey to press on Syria operation
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 30 days ago
Euphrates, in accordance with U.S. assurances given to the Turks, and Cook said this pullback has "largely occurred." The International Red Cross says 19 trucks carrying aid have entered a hard-to-reach area north of the central Syrian city of... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Syria condemns Turkish 'massacres' in the northEuphrates, in accordance with U.S. assurances given to the Turks, and Cook said
Syria condemns Turkish 'massacres' in the north
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 30 days ago
Euphrates, in accordance with U.S. assurances given to the Turks, and Cook said this pullback has "largely occurred." The International Red Cross says 19 trucks carrying aid have entered a hard-to-reach area north of the central Syrian city of... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Syria condemns Turkish 'massacres' in the northEuphrates, in accordance with U.S. assurances given to the Turks, and Cook said
Syria condemns Turkish 'massacres' in the north
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 30 days ago
Euphrates, in accordance with U.S. assurances given to the Turks, and Cook said this pullback has "largely occurred." The International Red Cross says 19 trucks carrying aid have entered a hard-to-reach area north of the central Syrian city of... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
US calls on Turkey, Syria Kurds to halt clashesEuphrates, in accordance with U.S. assurances given to the Turks, and Cook said
US calls on Turkey, Syria Kurds to halt clashes
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 30 days ago
Euphrates, in accordance with U.S. assurances given to the Turks, and Cook said this pullback has "largely occurred." The International Red Cross says 19 trucks carrying aid have entered a hard-to-reach area north of the central Syrian city of... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
US calls on Turkey, Syria Kurds to halt clashesEuphrates, in accordance with U.S. assurances given to the Turks, and Cook said
US calls on Turkey, Syria Kurds to halt clashes
Hawaii News Now / Posted 30 days ago
Euphrates, in accordance with U.S. assurances given to the Turks, and Cook said this pullback has "largely occurred." The International Red Cross says 19 trucks carrying aid have entered a hard-to-reach area north of the central Syrian city of... Read more
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Daily Herald
US calls on Turkey, Syria Kurds to halt clashesEuphrates, in accordance with U.S. assurances given to the Turks, and Cook said
US calls on Turkey, Syria Kurds to halt clashes
Daily Herald / Posted 30 days ago
Euphrates, in accordance with U.S. assurances given to the Turks, and Cook said this pullback has "largely occurred." The International Red Cross says 19 trucks carrying aid have entered a hard-to-reach area north of the central Syrian city of... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Red Cross brings aid to inaccessible Syria areaNews | 08/29/16 06:57 AM BEIRUT (AP) -- The Latest on the developments in the
Red Cross brings aid to inaccessible Syria area
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 30 days ago
News | 08/29/16 06:57 AM BEIRUT (AP) -- The Latest on the developments in the Syrian civil war (all times local): The International Red Cross says 19 trucks carrying aid have entered a hard-to-reach area north of the central Syrian city of... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Red Cross brings aid to inaccessible Syria areaBEIRUT (AP) - The Latest on the developments in the Syrian civil war (all times
Red Cross brings aid to inaccessible Syria area
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 30 days ago
BEIRUT (AP) - The Latest on the developments in the Syrian civil war (all times local): The International Red Cross says 19 trucks carrying aid have entered a hard-to-reach area north of the central Syrian city of Homs. The International Committee... Read more
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asianage
LTTE's Prabhakaran to be reported as 'missing' 7 years after his deathredress to tens of thousands reported missing in the country due to various con
LTTE's Prabhakaran to be reported as 'missing' 7 years after his death
asianage / Posted 30 days ago
redress to tens of thousands reported missing in the country due to various conflicts both in the south and the north. The International Red Cross (ICRC) had last month announced results from its survey which said that over 16,000 people remain... Read more
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The Hindu
Prabhakaran’s name may be reported to Office of Missing Personsredress to tens of thousands reported missing in the country due to various con
Prabhakaran’s name may be reported to Office of Missing Persons
The Hindu / Posted 30 days ago
redress to tens of thousands reported missing in the country due to various conflicts both in the south and the north. The International Red Cross (ICRC) had last month announced results from its survey which said that over 16,000 people remain... Read more
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WGN TV Chicago
Bomb hits wake for children in Syria, at least 16 deadbombardment, the SOHR reported. Bombings and four years of warfare have reduce
Bomb hits wake for children in Syria, at least 16 dead
WGN TV Chicago / Posted a month ago
bombardment, the SOHR reported. Bombings and four years of warfare have reduced large sections of Aleppo to rubble. The International Red Cross has said the city is on the brink of a humanitarian crisis. Aleppo has strategic importance as the... Read more
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KQ2 St. Joseph
Syria barrel bomb attack: At least 16 killed at wakebombardment, the SOHR reported. Bombings and four years of warfare have reduce
Syria barrel bomb attack: At least 16 killed at wake
KQ2 St. Joseph / Posted a month ago
bombardment, the SOHR reported. Bombings and four years of warfare have reduced large sections of Aleppo to rubble. The International Red Cross has said the city is on the brink of a humanitarian crisis. Aleppo has strategic importance as the... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
Syria barrel bomb attack: At least 16 killed at wake in Aleppobombardment, the SOHR reported. Bombings and four years of warfare have reduce
Syria barrel bomb attack: At least 16 killed at wake in Aleppo
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted a month ago
bombardment, the SOHR reported. Bombings and four years of warfare have reduced large sections of Aleppo to rubble. The International Red Cross has said the city is on the brink of a humanitarian crisis. Aleppo has strategic importance as the... Read more
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