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Swissinfo
Swiss aid official upbeat after humanitarian summit May 25, 2016 - 16:39 While there was disappointment that leaders of the world’
Swiss aid official upbeat after humanitarian summit
Swissinfo / Posted 2 days ago
May 25, 2016 - 16:39 While there was disappointment that leaders of the world’s wealthiest nations failed to attend a key humanitarian summit in Turkey, top Swiss official Manuel Bessler said there... Read more
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The New Statesman
Obama's Hiroshima visit is a wake up call on the risks of nuclear weaponsin Japan, are still overshadowed by these two watershed events in the history o
Obama's Hiroshima visit is a wake up call on the risks of nuclear weapons
The New Statesman / Posted 2 days ago
in Japan, are still overshadowed by these two watershed events in the history of modern warfare. After the detonations, Red Cross staff struggled in unimaginable conditions to relieve the suffering caused by the atomic blasts. With hospitals... Read more
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The New Statesman
The New Statesman Cover | The Brexit odd squadin Japan, are still overshadowed by these two watershed events in the history o
The New Statesman Cover | The Brexit odd squad
The New Statesman / Posted 2 days ago
in Japan, are still overshadowed by these two watershed events in the history of modern warfare. After the detonations, Red Cross staff struggled in unimaginable conditions to relieve the suffering caused by the atomic blasts. With hospitals... Read more
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ABC News
Seeking Shelter Amid War and Violence, Refugees Flee Their Homesa Turkish border city grappling with a population of Syrian refugees larger tha
Seeking Shelter Amid War and Violence, Refugees Flee Their Homes
ABC News / Posted 2 days ago
a Turkish border city grappling with a population of Syrian refugees larger than its own, has high hopes for the first-ever World Humanitarian Summit slated for May 23-24, 2016 in Istanbul. A Syrian refugee girl stands outside tents at a refugee... Read more
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EuroNews
UN chief Ban voices his disappointment as first World Humanitarian Summit closesTurkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and UN chief Ban Ki-moon have closed th
UN chief Ban voices his disappointment as first World Humanitarian Summit closes
EuroNews / Posted 2 days ago
Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and UN chief Ban Ki-moon have closed the first World Humanitarian Summit, voicing disappointment there were not more high-profile leaders present. More than 50 heads of state and government attended the... Read more
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EuroNews
World Humanitarian Summit calls for shift of emphasis from response to prevention of refugee crisisTurkey has been much of the focus of the refugee crisis and now at the first Wo
World Humanitarian Summit calls for shift of emphasis from response to prevention of refugee crisis
EuroNews / Posted 2 days ago
Turkey has been much of the focus of the refugee crisis and now at the first World Humanitarian Summit the two day programme is hoping the talking and discussion will lead to priority action to meet certain needs of the crisis. Humanitarian funding... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
UN laments absence of G-7 from key humanitarian summitISTANBUL, Turkey (AP) - U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Tuesday criticize
UN laments absence of G-7 from key humanitarian summit
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 2 days ago
ISTANBUL, Turkey (AP) - U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Tuesday criticized the leaders of the world's wealthiest countries for failing to attend a pivotal humanitarian summit in Turkey which culminated with a long list of commitments and... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
UN laments absence of G-7 from key humanitarian summitISTANBUL, Turkey (AP) - U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Tuesday criticize
UN laments absence of G-7 from key humanitarian summit
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 2 days ago
ISTANBUL, Turkey (AP) - U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Tuesday criticized the leaders of the world's wealthiest countries for failing to attend a pivotal humanitarian summit in Turkey which culminated with a long list of commitments and... Read more
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Salon.com
UN laments absence of G-7 from key humanitarian summitISTANBUL, Turkey (AP) — U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Tuesday criticize
UN laments absence of G-7 from key humanitarian summit
Salon.com / Posted 2 days ago
ISTANBUL, Turkey (AP) — U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Tuesday criticized the leaders of the world’s wealthiest countries for failing to attend a pivotal humanitarian summit in Turkey which culminated with a long list of commitments and... Read more
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ABC News
UN Laments Absence of G-7 From Key Humanitarian SummitU.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Tuesday criticized the leaders of the wor
UN Laments Absence of G-7 From Key Humanitarian Summit
ABC News / Posted 2 days ago
U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Tuesday criticized the leaders of the world's wealthiest countries for failing to attend a pivotal humanitarian summit in Turkey which culminated with a long list of commitments and question marks over their... Read more
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DW
El Nino wreaks havoc in Africa |the east of the continent is experiencing massive floods. Epidemics of cholera,
El Nino wreaks havoc in Africa |
DW / Posted 2 days ago
the east of the continent is experiencing massive floods. Epidemics of cholera, malaria, measles and scabies follow. The UN World Food Program has raised the alarm: more than 20 million people in East Africa, and 14 million in the southern part of... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
States, aid agencies agree to cut costs, free up money for people in crisesof administering aid by around US$1 billion a year, and ensure more of that mon
States, aid agencies agree to cut costs, free up money for people in crises
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 3 days ago
of administering aid by around US$1 billion a year, and ensure more of that money goes to help people in crisis. At the World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul on Monday (May 23), 21 donor countries and 16 aid organizations - which include several... Read more
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Swissinfo
Are the 'rules of war' in crisis?be protected in war zones, in a resolution that draws attention to the rise in
Are the 'rules of war' in crisis?
Swissinfo / Posted 4 days ago
be protected in war zones, in a resolution that draws attention to the rise in attacks on medical workers in conflicts worldwide. So, are the "rules of war" in a crisis? Helen Durham, international law and policy director at the Swiss-run... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Shettima in Turkey Over Communities' Reconstructionthe Nigerian government on reconstruction of communities ravaged by Boko Haram
Shettima in Turkey Over Communities' Reconstruction
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
the Nigerian government on reconstruction of communities ravaged by Boko Haram insurgents. The destroyed communities cut across 27 local government areas and the state requires about $6 billion to reconstruct them, according to a Post Insurgency... Read more
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Aljazeera
World Humanitarian Summit and TurkeyThere are two important reasons for convening the first ever World Humanitarian
World Humanitarian Summit and Turkey
Aljazeera / Posted 4 days ago
There are two important reasons for convening the first ever World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul on May 23 and 24. The first is the need to revise and improve the structure of humanitarian aid within the framework of the United Nations. Put... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UN Aid Summit Urged to Invest More in Avoiding Costly Disastersmakes good economic sense to take risks into account," one expert says Governm
UN Aid Summit Urged to Invest More in Avoiding Costly Disasters
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
makes good economic sense to take risks into account," one expert says Governments and aid agencies gathering at the first World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul next week should agree to invest more in preventing disasters, to cut the rising bill... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Louh Calls On International Community for Greater Cooperation to Fight Transnational Terrorismfight the transnational terrorism, "combat its causes" and "dry up its financin
Louh Calls On International Community for Greater Cooperation to Fight Transnational Terrorism
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
fight the transnational terrorism, "combat its causes" and "dry up its financing sources." Speaking on the occasion of the World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day, Louh called on the international community for "greater cooperation" to "combat the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
UN aid summit urged to invest more in avoiding costly disastersBARCELONA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Governments and aid agencies gathering
UN aid summit urged to invest more in avoiding costly disasters
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 8 days ago
BARCELONA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Governments and aid agencies gathering at the first World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul next week should agree to invest more in preventing disasters, to cut the rising bill for helping people hit by crises,... Read more
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Rappler
Angola yellow fever outbreak could spark 'global crisis' – Red Crossyellow fever outbreak in Angola, which has already spread the disease as far as
Angola yellow fever outbreak could spark 'global crisis' – Red Cross
Rappler / Posted 8 days ago
yellow fever outbreak in Angola, which has already spread the disease as far as China, risks sparking a global crisis, the Red Cross warned on Thursday, May 19. The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) urged... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Activists: Airstrike in central Syria kills at least 12video posted by activists online showed several bodies, including those of thre
Activists: Airstrike in central Syria kills at least 12
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 8 days ago
video posted by activists online showed several bodies, including those of three children, placed on the floor and covered with a sheet. The video appeared genuine and corresponded to other Associated Press reporting of the events The... Read more
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Romford Recorder
Struck by a wave of patriotismbut the people of Havering rose to the occasion with four days of celebration i
Struck by a wave of patriotism
Romford Recorder / Posted 9 days ago
but the people of Havering rose to the occasion with four days of celebration in honour of England s patron saint. A red and white tsunami of patriotism swept through Romford Market Place on Saturday for the ST GEORGE'S Day may not be a... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Competing crises could push African drought down humanitarian summit agendaAmid a cacophony of conflicting demands and desperate needs at next week’s unpr
Competing crises could push African drought down humanitarian summit agenda
The Globe and Mail / Posted 9 days ago
Amid a cacophony of conflicting demands and desperate needs at next week’s unprecedented World Humanitarian Summit, there are growing fears that the meeting will neglect the “silent disasters” in regions such as Africa’s worsening drought... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Red Cross Secretary General Visits Hunger-Stricken ZimbabweMudzi — The El Nino-induced drought has left around 28 million people across so
Red Cross Secretary General Visits Hunger-Stricken Zimbabwe
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
Mudzi — The El Nino-induced drought has left around 28 million people across southern Africa in need of food aid. Elhadj As Sy has been assessing the drought's impact in the region. In the Mudzi district on Zimbabwe's border with Mozambique, about... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Uganda Receives Doses of Yellow Fever Vaccinethrough the International Coordination Group on vaccines. The group comprises o
Uganda Receives Doses of Yellow Fever Vaccine
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
through the International Coordination Group on vaccines. The group comprises of United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), World Health Organization (WHO), Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), and the International Federation of Red Cross and Red... Read more
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DW
Red Cross Secretary General visits hunger-stricken Zimbabwe |Zimbabwe's border with Mozambique – about 250km (155 miles) east of Harare, loc
Red Cross Secretary General visits hunger-stricken Zimbabwe |
DW / Posted 11 days ago
Zimbabwe's border with Mozambique – about 250km (155 miles) east of Harare, local women are singing songs in praise of the Red Cross. They're celebrating the arrival of Elhadj As Sy, the Secretary General of the International Federation of Red... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Give More Service to Humanity GRCS Disaster Coordinator Urges InstitutionsThe Disaster Management Coordinator of The Gambia Red Cross Society (GRCS) has
Give More Service to Humanity GRCS Disaster Coordinator Urges Institutions
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
The Disaster Management Coordinator of The Gambia Red Cross Society (GRCS) has called on institutions and individuals to join forces in the services of humanity. Buba Darbo said this on Wednesday as the Gambia Red Cross Society (GRCS joined the rest... Read more
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Aljazeera
Syria civil war: Aid convoy for besieged Daraya blockedThe convoy - organised by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC),
Syria civil war: Aid convoy for besieged Daraya blocked
Aljazeera / Posted 14 days ago
The convoy - organised by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), the United Nations and the Syrian Arab Red Crescent - was prevented on Thursday from reaching the city. Shortly afterwards, regime shelling killed a father and son waiting... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Humanitarian aid convoys blocked by Syrian Governmentreport External Link: Daraya residents desperate for food supplies. Syrian Pr
Humanitarian aid convoys blocked by Syrian Government
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 14 days ago
report External Link: Daraya residents desperate for food supplies. Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's Government is feared to be using nutrition as a weapon of war after a United Nations aid convoy due to arrive in a besieged Damascus... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Aid convoy to Syria's besieged Daraya refused entryDAMASCUS - An aid convoy was refused entry to Syria's Daraya Thursday, the Red
Aid convoy to Syria's besieged Daraya refused entry
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 14 days ago
DAMASCUS - An aid convoy was refused entry to Syria's Daraya Thursday, the Red Cross said, dashing hopes for the first such delivery since regime forces began a siege of the rebel-held town in 2012. Opposition forces (R) escort a convoy of aid... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Aid convoy to Syria's besieged Daraya refused entryDAMASCUS: An aid convoy was refused entry to Syria's Daraya on Thursday (May 12
Aid convoy to Syria's besieged Daraya refused entry
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 14 days ago
DAMASCUS: An aid convoy was refused entry to Syria's Daraya on Thursday (May 12), the Red Cross said, dashing hopes for the first such delivery since regime forces began a siege of the rebel-held town in 2012. A truce in Syria's battleground city... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Al-Qaida, hard-line rebels seize Alawite village in SyriaDAMASCUS, Syria (AP) � Al-Qaida fighters and other ultraconservative Sunni insu
Al-Qaida, hard-line rebels seize Alawite village in Syria
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 14 days ago
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) � Al-Qaida fighters and other ultraconservative Sunni insurgents seized a predominantly Alawite village in central Syria on Thursday, sparking fears of sectarian violence as families from the village were reported missing by... Read more
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The Columbian
Al-Qaida, hard-line rebels seize Alawite village in SyriaDAMASCUS, Syria — Al-Qaida fighters and other ultraconservative Sunni insurgent
Al-Qaida, hard-line rebels seize Alawite village in Syria
The Columbian / Posted 14 days ago
DAMASCUS, Syria — Al-Qaida fighters and other ultraconservative Sunni insurgents seized a predominantly Alawite village in central Syria on Thursday, sparking fears of sectarian violence as families from the village were reported missing by... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Al-Qaida, hard-line rebels seize Alawite village in SyriaDAMASCUS, Syria (AP) - Al-Qaida fighters and other ultraconservative Sunni insu
Al-Qaida, hard-line rebels seize Alawite village in Syria
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 14 days ago
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) - Al-Qaida fighters and other ultraconservative Sunni insurgents seized a predominantly Alawite village in central Syria on Thursday, sparking fears of sectarian violence as families from the village were reported missing by... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Syria's al-Qaida branch seizes central Alawite villageDAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Al-Qaida fighters and other ultraconservative Sunni insu
Syria's al-Qaida branch seizes central Alawite village
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 14 days ago
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Al-Qaida fighters and other ultraconservative Sunni insurgents seized a predominantly Alawite village in central Syria on Thursday, sparking fears of sectarian violence as families from the village were reported missing by... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Qaida, hard-line rebels seize Alawite village in SyriaDAMASCUS, Syria (AP) - Al-Qaida fighters and other ultraconservative Sunni insu
Qaida, hard-line rebels seize Alawite village in Syria
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 14 days ago
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) - Al-Qaida fighters and other ultraconservative Sunni insurgents seized a predominantly Alawite village in central Syria on Thursday, sparking fears of sectarian violence as families from the village were reported missing by... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Al-Qaida, hard-line rebels seize Alawite village in SyriaDAMASCUS, Syria (AP) - Al-Qaida fighters and other ultraconservative Sunni insu
Al-Qaida, hard-line rebels seize Alawite village in Syria
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 15 days ago
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) - Al-Qaida fighters and other ultraconservative Sunni insurgents seized a predominantly Alawite village in central Syria on Thursday, sparking fears of sectarian violence as families from the village were reported missing by... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Qaida, hard-line rebels seize Alawite village in SyriaDAMASCUS, Syria (AP) - Al-Qaida fighters and other ultraconservative Sunni insu
Qaida, hard-line rebels seize Alawite village in Syria
Hawaii News Now / Posted 15 days ago
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) - Al-Qaida fighters and other ultraconservative Sunni insurgents seized a predominantly Alawite village in central Syria on Thursday, sparking fears of sectarian violence as families from the village were reported missing by... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Al-Qaida, hard-line rebels seize Alawite village in SyriaDAMASCUS, Syria (AP) - Al-Qaida fighters and other ultraconservative Sunni insu
Al-Qaida, hard-line rebels seize Alawite village in Syria
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 15 days ago
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) - Al-Qaida fighters and other ultraconservative Sunni insurgents seized a predominantly Alawite village in central Syria on Thursday, sparking fears of sectarian violence as families from the village were reported missing by... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Al-Qaida, hard-line rebels seize Alawite village in SyriaDAMASCUS, Syria (AP) - Al-Qaida fighters and other ultraconservative Sunni insu
Al-Qaida, hard-line rebels seize Alawite village in Syria
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 15 days ago
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) - Al-Qaida fighters and other ultraconservative Sunni insurgents seized a predominantly Alawite village in central Syria on Thursday, sparking fears of sectarian violence as families from the village were reported missing by... Read more
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Rappler
Truce ends in Syria's Aleppo as aid heads for besieged townSyria, on May 4, 2016. File photo by Karam al-Masri/AFP ALEPPO, Syria – The tr
Truce ends in Syria's Aleppo as aid heads for besieged town
Rappler / Posted 15 days ago
Syria, on May 4, 2016. File photo by Karam al-Masri/AFP ALEPPO, Syria – The truce in Syria's battleground city Aleppo expired Thursday, May 12, with no new last-minute extension, as a besieged town near the capital prepared to receive its first... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
'Many families missing' after Syrian al Qaida branch seizes Alawite villagesectarian violence as activists say many families from the village are missing.
'Many families missing' after Syrian al Qaida branch seizes Alawite village
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 15 days ago
sectarian violence as activists say many families from the village are missing. The development came as the International Red Cross was expected to deliver the first aid in almost four years to a cut-off Damascus suburb besieged by government... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Syria's al-Qaida branch seizes central Alawite villagesectarian violence as activists say many families from the village are missing.
Syria's al-Qaida branch seizes central Alawite village
Hawaii News Now / Posted 15 days ago
sectarian violence as activists say many families from the village are missing. The development came as the International Red Cross was expected to deliver the first aid in almost four years to a cut-off Damascus suburb besieged by government... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Syria's al-Qaida branch seizes central Alawite villagesectarian violence as activists say many families from the village are missing.
Syria's al-Qaida branch seizes central Alawite village
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 15 days ago
sectarian violence as activists say many families from the village are missing. The development came as the International Red Cross was expected to deliver the first aid in almost four years to a cut-off Damascus suburb besieged by government... Read more
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CTV News
Ottawa announces almost $5M in funding towards global Zika fightadults. Zika has become rampant in South and Central America, parts of Mexico
Ottawa announces almost $5M in funding towards global Zika fight
CTV News / Posted 15 days ago
adults. Zika has become rampant in South and Central America, parts of Mexico and the Caribbean. More than 60 countries worldwide have been affected by the virus. To date, 68 Canadians have tested positive for the virus, most of them travellers... Read more
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Irish Examiner
'Many families missing' after militants seize village of Syrian President's Alawite sectsectarian violence as activists say many families from the village are missing.
'Many families missing' after militants seize village of Syrian President's Alawite sect
Irish Examiner / Posted 15 days ago
sectarian violence as activists say many families from the village are missing. The development came as the International Red Cross was expected to deliver the first aid in almost four years to a cut-off Damascus suburb besieged by government... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Syria's al-Qaida branch seizes central Alawite villagesectarian violence as activists say many families from the village are missing.
Syria's al-Qaida branch seizes central Alawite village
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 15 days ago
sectarian violence as activists say many families from the village are missing. The development came as the International Red Cross was expected to deliver the first aid in almost four years to a cut-off Damascus suburb besieged by government... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Syria's al-Qaida branch seizes central Alawite villagesectarian violence as activists say many families from the village are missing.
Syria's al-Qaida branch seizes central Alawite village
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 15 days ago
sectarian violence as activists say many families from the village are missing. The development came as the International Red Cross was expected to deliver the first aid in almost four years to a cut-off Damascus suburb besieged by government... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Syria's al-Qaida branch seizes central Alawite villagesectarian violence as activists say many families from the village are missing.
Syria's al-Qaida branch seizes central Alawite village
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 15 days ago
sectarian violence as activists say many families from the village are missing. The development came as the International Red Cross was expected to deliver the first aid in almost four years to a cut-off Damascus suburb besieged by government... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Syria's al-Qaida branch seizes central Alawite villagesectarian violence as activists say many families from the village are missing.
Syria's al-Qaida branch seizes central Alawite village
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 15 days ago
sectarian violence as activists say many families from the village are missing. The development came as the International Red Cross was expected to deliver the first aid in almost four years to a cut-off Damascus suburb besieged by government... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Syria's al-Qaida branch seizes central Alawite villagesectarian violence as activists say many families from the village are missing.
Syria's al-Qaida branch seizes central Alawite village
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 15 days ago
sectarian violence as activists say many families from the village are missing. The development came as the International Red Cross was expected to deliver the first aid in almost four years to a cut-off Damascus suburb besieged by government... Read more
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