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The Morning Call
Former Allentown residents are starving in Madaya, Syriain those areas in exchange for humanitarian assistance. Forty-four trucks opera
Former Allentown residents are starving in Madaya, Syria
The Morning Call / Posted 10 hours ago
in those areas in exchange for humanitarian assistance. Forty-four trucks operated by the International Committee of the Red Cross, the Syrian Red Crescent, the United Nations and World Food Programme left from Damascus to enter Madaya, where... Read more
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DW
EU braces for more refugees as tens of thousands sit at Turkish border |surrounded inside Aleppo, previously Syria's largest city and once a major rebe
EU braces for more refugees as tens of thousands sit at Turkish border |
DW / Posted 22 hours ago
surrounded inside Aleppo, previously Syria's largest city and once a major rebel stronghold Turkey's Oncupinar border crossing remained closed on Saturday, leaving thousands of Syrians waiting in cold, rainy weather. Luxembourg Foreign... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Hopes for Geneva IIIthe main parties to the crisis would be on hand. Of course, such preludes do no
Hopes for Geneva III
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted yesterday
the main parties to the crisis would be on hand. Of course, such preludes do not necessarily guarantee a smooth and unhampered path to a solution. The Geneva III Conference has taken about a month of preparation for the powers concerned to ensure... Read more
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Rappler
Economic effect of Syrian war at $35B – World BankWAR. A handout photo dated late February 3, 2016 and made available February 4,
Economic effect of Syrian war at $35B – World Bank
Rappler / Posted 2 days ago
WAR. A handout photo dated late February 3, 2016 and made available February 4, 2016 by International Committee of the Red Cross, ICRC, showing a severely ill child being evacuated by ambulance by Syrian Arab Red Crescent first aiders from the... Read more
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FOX News
UN raises billions for Syria relief, and critics ask if it is helping Assadstrategy against its opponents, who are also beset by the scourge of ISIS. Fru
UN raises billions for Syria relief, and critics ask if it is helping Assad
FOX News / Posted 2 days ago
strategy against its opponents, who are also beset by the scourge of ISIS. Frustrated aid workers, academics and beleaguered Syrians are pointing to the U.N.’s long-standing, cooperative ties with the regime of President Bashar Al-Assad in... Read more
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NBC News
Children Starving in Syrian Town of Moadamiyeh Living on Lies — And Little Elselie. "Daddy is out right now getting ice cream," they lie. "Daddy will be home
Children Starving in Syrian Town of Moadamiyeh Living on Lies — And Little Else
NBC News / Posted 2 days ago
lie. "Daddy is out right now getting ice cream," they lie. "Daddy will be home soon." The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and the Syrian Arab Red Crescent this week were finally able to bring some food to the Syrian town of... Read more
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FOX News
UN raises billions for Syria relief, and critics ask if it is helping Assadstrategy against its opponents, who are also beset by the scourge of ISIS. Fru
UN raises billions for Syria relief, and critics ask if it is helping Assad
FOX News / Posted 2 days ago
strategy against its opponents, who are also beset by the scourge of ISIS. Frustrated aid workers, academics and beleaguered Syrians are pointing to the U.N.’s long-standing, cooperative ties with the regime of President Bashar Al-Assad in... Read more
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Wired News
The Inside Story of an Aid Worker’s Secret Weapon: The TarpOne of the more unusual shopping catalogs you might read is the Red Cross Emerg
The Inside Story of an Aid Worker’s Secret Weapon: The Tarp
Wired News / Posted 3 days ago
One of the more unusual shopping catalogs you might read is the Red Cross Emergency Items Catalogue. In its three volumes you’ll find a list of all the equipment a humanitarian agency could ever need: coolers to keep a cold chain intact, compact food... Read more
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The Manila Times
Zika can be transmitted sexuallymosquitoes. That is a troubling prospect for the United States, Canada and Eur
Zika can be transmitted sexually
The Manila Times / Posted 3 days ago
mosquitoes. That is a troubling prospect for the United States, Canada and Europe, where Zika had so far only appeared in travelers returning from affected areas. “The patient was infected with the virus after having sexual contact with an... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Sexually transmitted Zika case confirmed in USmosquitoes. That is a troubling prospect for the United States, Canada and Eur
Sexually transmitted Zika case confirmed in US
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 4 days ago
mosquitoes. That is a troubling prospect for the United States, Canada and Europe, where Zika had so far only appeared in travellers returning from affected areas. "The patient was infected with the virus after having sexual contact with... Read more
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Inquirier.net
As Zika spreads, Texas reports sexually transmitted casemosquitoes. That is a troubling prospect for the United States, Canada and Eur
As Zika spreads, Texas reports sexually transmitted case
Inquirier.net / Posted 4 days ago
mosquitoes. That is a troubling prospect for the United States, Canada and Europe, where Zika had so far only appeared in travelers returning from affected areas. “Dallas County Health and Human Services has received confirmation from the... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
As Zika spreads, Texas reports sexually transmitted casemosquitoes. That is a troubling prospect for the United States, Canada and Eur
As Zika spreads, Texas reports sexually transmitted case
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 4 days ago
mosquitoes. That is a troubling prospect for the United States, Canada and Europe, where Zika had so far only appeared in travelers returning from affected areas. "Dallas County Health and Human Services has received confirmation from the... Read more
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New Kerala
UN relief agencies amplify calls for access to besieged civiliansSyria getting under way today as scheduled, UN relief agencies and their partne
UN relief agencies amplify calls for access to besieged civilians
New Kerala / Posted 8 days ago
Syria getting under way today as scheduled, UN relief agencies and their partners are reiterating their appeal for unhindered access by relief workers to more than four million desperate people spread across 18 besieged areas in the war-torn... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Humanitarian Relief Must Change - Here's Howconflicts, like the ones in Syria or Yemen. They are people suffering from chro
Humanitarian Relief Must Change - Here's How
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
conflicts, like the ones in Syria or Yemen. They are people suffering from chronic hunger and malnutrition in communities across the Sahel. They are people struggling to put their lives back together in the aftermath of natural disasters in Nepal's... Read more
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Philly.com
Hard labor: the case for testing drugs on pregnant womenseverely malformed arms and legs. Their mothers, he reported, had been taking a
Hard labor: the case for testing drugs on pregnant women
Philly.com / Posted 9 days ago
severely malformed arms and legs. Their mothers, he reported, had been taking a new drug called Distaval. Its active ingredient? Thalidomide. Over the next few months, other doctors published similar observations. It soon became clear that... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Horrors of the Holocaust remembered by pupilsTHE horrors of the Holocaust have been remembered by pupils from across Glasgow
Horrors of the Holocaust remembered by pupils
EveningTimes Online / Posted 11 days ago
THE horrors of the Holocaust have been remembered by pupils from across Glasgow and beyond. In the run up to Holocaust Memorial Day, youngsters in the city have been taking part in events to honour those who have died in genocides. Their efforts... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Natural Disasters - Groups Develop Web-Based Tool On Sustainable Assessmentby the devastating consequences of natural disasters and their impacts on lives
Natural Disasters - Groups Develop Web-Based Tool On Sustainable Assessment
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
by the devastating consequences of natural disasters and their impacts on lives, the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, IFRC, (a member of the UN- Habitat-coordinated Global Network on Sustainable Housing)... Read more
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Daily Examiner
AUSTRALIA DAY HONOURS: The full honours listDay 2016 Honours List. The Australia Day 2016 Honours List recognises a divers
AUSTRALIA DAY HONOURS: The full honours list
Daily Examiner / Posted 12 days ago
Day 2016 Honours List. The Australia Day 2016 Honours List recognises a diverse range of contributions and service across all fields, including professional endeavours, community service, Defence and Emergency Services personnel. The... Read more
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Northern Star
AUSTRALIA DAY HONOURS: The full honours listDay 2016 Honours List. The Australia Day 2016 Honours List recognises a divers
AUSTRALIA DAY HONOURS: The full honours list
Northern Star / Posted 12 days ago
Day 2016 Honours List. The Australia Day 2016 Honours List recognises a diverse range of contributions and service across all fields, including professional endeavours, community service, Defence and Emergency Services personnel. The... Read more
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The Daily Mercury
AUSTRALIA DAY HONOURS: The full honours listDay 2016 Honours List. The Australia Day 2016 Honours List recognises a divers
AUSTRALIA DAY HONOURS: The full honours list
The Daily Mercury / Posted 12 days ago
Day 2016 Honours List. The Australia Day 2016 Honours List recognises a diverse range of contributions and service across all fields, including professional endeavours, community service, Defence and Emergency Services personnel. The... Read more
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Toowoomba Chronicle
AUSTRALIA DAY HONOURS: The full honours listDay 2016 Honours List. The Australia Day 2016 Honours List recognises a divers
AUSTRALIA DAY HONOURS: The full honours list
Toowoomba Chronicle / Posted 12 days ago
Day 2016 Honours List. The Australia Day 2016 Honours List recognises a diverse range of contributions and service across all fields, including professional endeavours, community service, Defence and Emergency Services personnel. The... Read more
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Queensland Times
AUSTRALIA DAY HONOURS: The full honours listDay 2016 Honours List. The Australia Day 2016 Honours List recognises a divers
AUSTRALIA DAY HONOURS: The full honours list
Queensland Times / Posted 12 days ago
Day 2016 Honours List. The Australia Day 2016 Honours List recognises a diverse range of contributions and service across all fields, including professional endeavours, community service, Defence and Emergency Services personnel. The... Read more
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The Morning Bulletin
AUSTRALIA DAY HONOURS: The full honours listDay 2016 Honours List. The Australia Day 2016 Honours List recognises a divers
AUSTRALIA DAY HONOURS: The full honours list
The Morning Bulletin / Posted 12 days ago
Day 2016 Honours List. The Australia Day 2016 Honours List recognises a diverse range of contributions and service across all fields, including professional endeavours, community service, Defence and Emergency Services personnel. The... Read more
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News Mail
AUSTRALIA DAY HONOURS: The full honours listDay 2016 Honours List. The Australia Day 2016 Honours List recognises a divers
AUSTRALIA DAY HONOURS: The full honours list
News Mail / Posted 12 days ago
Day 2016 Honours List. The Australia Day 2016 Honours List recognises a diverse range of contributions and service across all fields, including professional endeavours, community service, Defence and Emergency Services personnel. The... Read more
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New Kerala
China hands over quake relief goods to Pakistanbatch of humanitarian aid worth 10 million yuan ($1.6 million) shortly after th
China hands over quake relief goods to Pakistan
New Kerala / Posted 12 days ago
batch of humanitarian aid worth 10 million yuan ($1.6 million) shortly after the earthquake that killed 280 people and injured 1,770 others. The first batch included 300 tents, 20,000 blankets and 60 electricity generators. China was the first... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Stamford
Stamford's Starwood Hotels Donates $30,000 To Red Cross Refugee Effortshotel and leisure company is doing its bit to respond to the European refugee c
Stamford's Starwood Hotels Donates $30,000 To Red Cross Refugee Efforts
The Daily Voice - Stamford / Posted 13 days ago
hotel and leisure company is doing its bit to respond to the European refugee crisis. The Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Foundation, Inc. said recently that it has continued its global support of the Red Cross with a $30,000... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Bociurkiw: Aid workers' mental health crisisdue to regional insecurity or political deadlock. Professional aid workers, of
Bociurkiw: Aid workers' mental health crisis
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 16 days ago
due to regional insecurity or political deadlock. Professional aid workers, of which there are about 450,000 around the world, are often expected to stay in difficult and complex field environments for months at a time with no break. The... Read more
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Unicef
An appeal to end the suffering in Syriain Syria More than 120 humanitarian organizations and United Nations agencies
An appeal to end the suffering in Syria
Unicef / Posted 17 days ago
in Syria More than 120 humanitarian organizations and United Nations agencies issued a joint appeal today urging the world to raise their voices and call for an end to the Syria crisis and to the suffering endured by millions of civilians.... Read more
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New Kerala
'Sharply deteriorating conditions' in besieged areas of Syria, UN agencies reportconditions" in the besieged western side of Deir-Ez-Zor city in Syria, while th
'Sharply deteriorating conditions' in besieged areas of Syria, UN agencies report
New Kerala / Posted 19 days ago
conditions" in the besieged western side of Deir-Ez-Zor city in Syria, while the top UN relief official stressed that the world body continues to act "impartially, neutrally and independently" to reach people in need throughout the country.... Read more
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Gulf News
The UN knew for months that Madaya was starvingSyrian town of Madaya, as they assess the health situation of residents of the
The UN knew for months that Madaya was starving
Gulf News / Posted 21 days ago
Syrian town of Madaya, as they assess the health situation of residents of the famine-stricken town. Relief agencies entered Madaya with a convoy on January 14 to deliver desperately needed humanitarian assistance, in the second such operation... Read more
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Irish Examiner
32 children starved to death in Syriarelief workers reported 32 deaths of starvation in the past month. A mobile cl
32 children starved to death in Syria
Irish Examiner / Posted 22 days ago
relief workers reported 32 deaths of starvation in the past month. A mobile clinic and medical team of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent was on its way to Madaya after the government approved an urgent request, and a vaccination campaign is planned... Read more
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Herald Sun
32 starvation deaths in Syrian town: UNlocal relief workers report 32 deaths of starvation in the past month. A mobil
32 starvation deaths in Syrian town: UN
Herald Sun / Posted 22 days ago
local relief workers report 32 deaths of starvation in the past month. A mobile clinic and medical team of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent is on its way to Madaya after the government approved an urgent request, and a vaccination campaign is planned... Read more
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Weekly Times
32 starvation deaths in Syrian town: UNlocal relief workers report 32 deaths of starvation in the past month. A MOBIL
32 starvation deaths in Syrian town: UN
Weekly Times / Posted 22 days ago
local relief workers report 32 deaths of starvation in the past month. A MOBILE clinic and medical team of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent is on its way to Madaya after the government approved an urgent request, and a vaccination campaign is planned... Read more
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News.com.au
32 starvation deaths in Syrian town: UNlocal relief workers report 32 deaths of starvation in the past month. A mobil
32 starvation deaths in Syrian town: UN
News.com.au / Posted 22 days ago
local relief workers report 32 deaths of starvation in the past month. A mobile clinic and medical team of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent is on its way to Madaya after the government approved an urgent request, and a vaccination campaign is planned... Read more
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Perth Now
32 starvation deaths in Syrian town: UNlocal relief workers report 32 deaths of starvation in the past month. A mobil
32 starvation deaths in Syrian town: UN
Perth Now / Posted 22 days ago
local relief workers report 32 deaths of starvation in the past month. A mobile clinic and medical team of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent is on its way to Madaya after the government approved an urgent request, and a vaccination campaign is planned... Read more
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Adelaide Now
32 starvation deaths in Syrian town: UNlocal relief workers report 32 deaths of starvation in the past month. A mobil
32 starvation deaths in Syrian town: UN
Adelaide Now / Posted 22 days ago
local relief workers report 32 deaths of starvation in the past month. A mobile clinic and medical team of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent is on its way to Madaya after the government approved an urgent request, and a vaccination campaign is planned... Read more
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The Courier Mail
32 starvation deaths in Syrian town: UNlocal relief workers report 32 deaths of starvation in the past month. A mobil
32 starvation deaths in Syrian town: UN
The Courier Mail / Posted 22 days ago
local relief workers report 32 deaths of starvation in the past month. A mobile clinic and medical team of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent is on its way to Madaya after the government approved an urgent request, and a vaccination campaign is planned... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Severe malnutrition confirmed in Syria's Madaya, 32 deaths reported in monthrelief workers reported 32 deaths of starvation in the past month. A mobile cl
Severe malnutrition confirmed in Syria's Madaya, 32 deaths reported in month
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 22 days ago
relief workers reported 32 deaths of starvation in the past month. A mobile clinic and medical team of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent was on its way to Madaya after the government approved an urgent request, and a vaccination campaign is planned... Read more
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FOX 12 Oregon
Correction: Syria storybesieged communities By ZEINA KARAM Associated Press BEIRUT (AP) - Trucks ca
Correction: Syria story
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 22 days ago
besieged communities By ZEINA KARAM Associated Press BEIRUT (AP) - Trucks carrying humanitarian aid on Thursday entered a rebel-held town besieged by government troops for the second time this week, following reports of starvation, grave... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Severe malnutrition confirmed in Syria’s Madaya, 32 deaths reported in month Published: 15 January 2016 10:29 PM A Red Crescent aid convoy enters Madaya,
Severe malnutrition confirmed in Syria’s Madaya, 32 deaths reported in month
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 22 days ago
Published: 15 January 2016 10:29 PM A Red Crescent aid convoy enters Madaya, Syria. Aid supplies on Thursday reached the besieged Syrian town and two trapped villages for... Read more
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Swissinfo
Severe malnutrition confirmed in Syria's Madaya, 32 deaths reported in month - U.N.relief workers reported 32 deaths of starvation in the past month. A mobile cl
Severe malnutrition confirmed in Syria's Madaya, 32 deaths reported in month - U.N.
Swissinfo / Posted 22 days ago
relief workers reported 32 deaths of starvation in the past month. A mobile clinic and medical team of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent was on its way to Madaya after the government approved an urgent request, and a vaccination campaign is planned... Read more
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Channel 4 News
Madaya: medics on way to besieged Syrian townSyrian government, whose troops are besieging Madaya with their Hezbollah allie
Madaya: medics on way to besieged Syrian town
Channel 4 News / Posted 22 days ago
Syrian government, whose troops are besieging Madaya with their Hezbollah allies, has given permission for the Syrian Arab Red Crescent to enter the town with a mobile clinic and carry out vaccinations. Next week, the United Nations hopes to send... Read more
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FOX 12 Oregon
UN chief says deliberate starvation in Syria is a war crimeBEIRUT (AP) - Trucks carrying humanitarian aid on Thursday entered a rebel-held
UN chief says deliberate starvation in Syria is a war crime
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 23 days ago
BEIRUT (AP) - Trucks carrying humanitarian aid on Thursday entered a rebel-held town besieged by government troops for the second time this week, following reports of starvation, grave deprivation and illness among trapped residents which the U.N.... Read more
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Calcutta News
UN chief slams Syria warning parties as more aid arrives for besieged townsThursday slammed Syria's warring parties for using starvation as a weapon of wa
UN chief slams Syria warning parties as more aid arrives for besieged towns
Calcutta News / Posted 23 days ago
Thursday slammed Syria's warring parties for using starvation as a weapon of war, even as a second wave of aid convoys entered the besieged Syrian cities of Madaya, al-Fouaa and Kefraya on Thursday evening. Speaking after briefing the UN General... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
New aid convoy enters besieged Syrian townMADAYA, Syria: A convoy carrying food and other desperately needed aid entered
New aid convoy enters besieged Syrian town
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 23 days ago
MADAYA, Syria: A convoy carrying food and other desperately needed aid entered Syria's besieged Madaya on Thursday (Jan 14), as UN chief Ban Ki-moon warned that using starvation as a weapon was a war crime. At the United Nations in New York, Western... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
UN chief says deliberate starvation in Syria is a war crimeBEIRUT (AP) — Trucks carrying humanitarian aid on Thursday entered a rebel-held
UN chief says deliberate starvation in Syria is a war crime
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 23 days ago
BEIRUT (AP) — Trucks carrying humanitarian aid on Thursday entered a rebel-held town besieged by government troops for the second time this week, following reports of starvation, grave deprivation and illness among trapped residents which the U.N.... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Exploring the Mythology of NGO Creationwas quickly arrested. At trial, she was found guilty - but the prosecuting coun
Exploring the Mythology of NGO Creation
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 days ago
was quickly arrested. At trial, she was found guilty - but the prosecuting council was so impressed with her that he offered to pay her fine of five pounds. That money became the first ever donation to Save the Children. Founded in 1919, Save... Read more
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Boston Herald
UN chief says deliberate starvation in Syria is a war crimeBEIRUT — Trucks carrying humanitarian aid on Thursday entered a rebel-held town
UN chief says deliberate starvation in Syria is a war crime
Boston Herald / Posted 23 days ago
BEIRUT — Trucks carrying humanitarian aid on Thursday entered a rebel-held town besieged by government troops for the second time this week, following reports of starvation, grave deprivation and illness among trapped residents which the U.N. chief... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
New aid convoy enters besieged Syrian townMADAYA (SYRIA) - A convoy carrying desperately needed food and medicine entered
New aid convoy enters besieged Syrian town
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 23 days ago
MADAYA (SYRIA) - A convoy carrying desperately needed food and medicine entered the hunger-stricken Syrian town of Madaya on Thursday, the second delivery of aid this week after months of government siege. A Syrian flag flutters on a barricade... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Second aid convoy reaches rebel-held Syrian town of Madayacommunities in Syria in an effort to alleviate civilian suffering in cut-off ar
Second aid convoy reaches rebel-held Syrian town of Madaya
Irish Examiner / Posted 23 days ago
communities in Syria in an effort to alleviate civilian suffering in cut-off areas. A convoy of 44 trucks from the UN World Food Programme, International Committee for the Red Cross and the Syrian Red Crescent has arrived in the rebel-held... Read more
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