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News-Medical-Net
Region of the Americas becomes first in world to eradicate measlesThe Region of the Americas is the first in the world to have eliminated measles
Region of the Americas becomes first in world to eradicate measles
News-Medical-Net / Posted yesterday
The Region of the Americas is the first in the world to have eliminated measles, a viral disease that can cause severe health problems, including pneumonia, blindness, brain swelling and even death. This achievement culminates a 22-year effort... Read more
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New Kerala
Amid political jockeying and grandstanding, 'Syria is bleeding,' UN aid chief tells Security Council - newkerala.com #125743He added that last week, even as world leaders discussed Syria at high-level me
Amid political jockeying and grandstanding, 'Syria is bleeding,' UN aid chief tells Security Council - newkerala.com #125743
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
He added that last week, even as world leaders discussed Syria at high-level meetings and during the General Assemblys annual high-level debate, violence intensified in the war-torn middle-eastern country and more civilians and aid workers were... Read more
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EuroNews
UN condemns attacks on Aleppo hospitals as doctors struggle in ever-worse conditionsThe International Committee of the Red Cross reports a dramatic rise in the dea
UN condemns attacks on Aleppo hospitals as doctors struggle in ever-worse conditions
EuroNews / Posted 2 days ago
The International Committee of the Red Cross reports a dramatic rise in the death toll in Aleppo. UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon this week described the destruction in the rebel-held east as worse than a slaughterhouse ‘even a slaughterhouse is... Read more
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Namibia Economist
Fat helpBACK in Syria food was cheap, remembers Maya, as she sits cross-legged in the s
Fat help
Namibia Economist / Posted 2 days ago
BACK in Syria food was cheap, remembers Maya, as she sits cross-legged in the small flat she shares with her husband, their five children and another couple in Amman, Jordan’s capital. When she first arrived here, she had to cut back. But now, with... Read more
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News.com.au
Rescuers: People of Aleppo ‘fear massacre’facing massacre or the kidnapping or the arrest of many of them.” In the eight
Rescuers: People of Aleppo ‘fear massacre’
News.com.au / Posted 3 days ago
facing massacre or the kidnapping or the arrest of many of them.” In the eight days since Bashar al-Assad’s regime declared an end to a US and Russian-brokered ceasefire on September 9, Aleppo has been hit by 1700 air strikes, according to... Read more
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News.com.au
Aussies to be flown out of Vanuatureported. The pilot flew over Erromango and also Tanna, landing his plane on t
Aussies to be flown out of Vanuatu
News.com.au / Posted 3 days ago
reported. The pilot flew over Erromango and also Tanna, landing his plane on the latter island, on Sunday. He told the Red Cross that island residents were worried about access to clean drinking water, that all communications were out, and that... Read more
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News.com.au
Evacuate Aleppo urgently: WHO, Red CrossThe World Health Organisation and the Red Cross have called for dozens of sick
Evacuate Aleppo urgently: WHO, Red Cross
News.com.au / Posted 3 days ago
The World Health Organisation and the Red Cross have called for dozens of sick and wounded people in the embattled Syrian city of Aleppo to be evacuated safely for treatment. The Syrian military, helped by Iranian-backed Shi'ite militias and the... Read more
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The Manila Times
Aleppo battered as Russia slams ‘unacceptable’ rhetoricwhat it called “unacceptable” Western rhetoric after allegations of war crimes.
Aleppo battered as Russia slams ‘unacceptable’ rhetoric
The Manila Times / Posted 4 days ago
what it called “unacceptable” Western rhetoric after allegations of war crimes. A fresh wave of intense air strikes battered Aleppo’s opposition-controlled east, said an AFP correspondent in the city facing its worst violence in years. During an... Read more
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New Kerala
Joint UN-Red Crescent relief convoy reaches besieged cities for first time in five months - newkerala.com #124261NK Middle East, New York, Sept 27 : The United Nations and Syrian Arab Red Cres
Joint UN-Red Crescent relief convoy reaches besieged cities for first time in five months - newkerala.com #124261
New Kerala / Posted 4 days ago
NK Middle East, New York, Sept 27 : The United Nations and Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) have delivered life-saving food aid to 60,000 people under siege in four Syrian towns, their first supplies since April, but extreme concern persists for... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Niger Red Cross Responds to Rift Valley Fever OutbreakThe Red Cross Society of Niger has quickly mobilized 60 volunteers to dissemina
Niger Red Cross Responds to Rift Valley Fever Outbreak
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
The Red Cross Society of Niger has quickly mobilized 60 volunteers to disseminate information and preventive messages in communities affected by an outbreak of Rift Valley fever, a highly infectious viral disease. The first cases emerged in the... Read more
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The Register
Turing, Hauser, Sinclair – haunt computing's Cambridge A-team stamping groundis arguably computing’s first street: the concept was invented by a man working
Turing, Hauser, Sinclair – haunt computing's Cambridge A-team stamping ground
The Register / Posted 5 days ago
is arguably computing’s first street: the concept was invented by a man working in the college behind that gatehouse. The world’s first general purpose stored-program computer was built a few hundred yards away. A company based in one of those... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Aid arrives for besieged SyriansSeventy trucks of humanitarian aid have been delivered to four besieged towns i
Aid arrives for besieged Syrians
Sky News Australia / Posted 5 days ago
Seventy trucks of humanitarian aid have been delivered to four besieged towns in Syria for the first time in almost six months, the Red Cross said. The aid organisation said convoys were delivered to Madaya and Zabdani near Damascus and to the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Aid delivered to four besieged towns in Syria: Red CrossAMMAN: Seventy trucks of humanitarian aid were delivered on Sunday (Sep 25) to
Aid delivered to four besieged towns in Syria: Red Cross
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 5 days ago
AMMAN: Seventy trucks of humanitarian aid were delivered on Sunday (Sep 25) to four besieged towns in Syria for the first time in almost six months, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said. The aid organisation said convoys were... Read more
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Reuters
Aid delivered to four besieged towns in Syria: ICRCAMMAN Seventy trucks of humanitarian aid were delivered on Sunday to four besie
Aid delivered to four besieged towns in Syria: ICRC
Reuters / Posted 5 days ago
AMMAN Seventy trucks of humanitarian aid were delivered on Sunday to four besieged towns in Syria for the first time in almost six months, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said. The aid organisation said convoys were delivered to... Read more
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News.com.au
Aid gets to four besieged Syrian townsSeventy trucks of humanitarian aid have been delivered to four besieged towns i
Aid gets to four besieged Syrian towns
News.com.au / Posted 5 days ago
Seventy trucks of humanitarian aid have been delivered to four besieged towns in Syria for the first time in almost six months, the Red Cross said. The aid organisation said convoys were delivered to Madaya and Zabdani near Damascus and to the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Aid delivered to four besieged towns in Syria - ICRCAMMAN: Seventy trucks of humanitarian aid were delivered on Sunday to four besi
Aid delivered to four besieged towns in Syria - ICRC
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 5 days ago
AMMAN: Seventy trucks of humanitarian aid were delivered on Sunday to four besieged towns in Syria for the first time in almost six months, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said. The aid organisation said convoys were delivered to... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Massacre in Aleppo As Syrian War Escalates After Collapse of Ceasefiremedical supplies were destroyed in an attack on a UN humanitarian convoy close
Massacre in Aleppo As Syrian War Escalates After Collapse of Ceasefire
The Jewish Press / Posted 6 days ago
medical supplies were destroyed in an attack on a UN humanitarian convoy close to Aleppo, Sept. 20, 2016.Photo Credit: ICRC.org An existential battle raged Saturday night between government troops and opposition forces for control over... Read more
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The Manila Times
SKorea rules out flood aid to NKoreaSEOUL: South Korea Friday ruled out giving aid to flood-hit North Korea, saying
SKorea rules out flood aid to NKorea
The Manila Times / Posted 8 days ago
SEOUL: South Korea Friday ruled out giving aid to flood-hit North Korea, saying leader Kim Jong-Un would claim credit for any assistance following what Pyongyang calls the “worst disaster” since World War II. The International Federation of Red... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
S Korea rules out flood aid to N KoreaSeoul - South Korea on Friday ruled out giving aid to flood-hit North Korea, sa
S Korea rules out flood aid to N Korea
News 24 South Africa / Posted 8 days ago
Seoul - South Korea on Friday ruled out giving aid to flood-hit North Korea, saying leader Kim Jong-Un would claim credit for any assistance following what Pyongyang calls the "worst disaster" since World War II. The International Federation of Red... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
S. Korea rules out flood aid to N. KoreaSEOUL - South Korea Friday ruled out giving aid to flood-hit North Korea, sayin
S. Korea rules out flood aid to N. Korea
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 8 days ago
SEOUL - South Korea Friday ruled out giving aid to flood-hit North Korea, saying leader Kim Jong-Un would claim credit for any assistance following what Pyongyang calls the "worst disaster" since World War II. Heavily damaged homes due to the... Read more
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Rappler
South Korea rules out flood aid to North Korea– South Korea Friday, September 23, ruled out giving aid to flood-hit North Kor
South Korea rules out flood aid to North Korea
Rappler / Posted 8 days ago
– South Korea Friday, September 23, ruled out giving aid to flood-hit North Korea, saying leader Kim Jong-Un would claim credit for any assistance following what Pyongyang calls the "worst disaster" since World War II. The International... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Kim Jong-un will take credit for flood aid if given to North: South KoreaSouth Korea ruled out giving aid to flood-hit North Korea on Friday, saying lea
Kim Jong-un will take credit for flood aid if given to North: South Korea
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 8 days ago
South Korea ruled out giving aid to flood-hit North Korea on Friday, saying leader Kim Jong-Un would claim credit for any assistance following what Pyongyang calls the “worst disaster” since World War II. The International Federation of Red Cross... Read more
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iafrica.com
S.Korea: No flood aid for the NorthFile photo of a barbed wire fence on the North/South Korea border. Credit: AFP
S.Korea: No flood aid for the North
iafrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
File photo of a barbed wire fence on the North/South Korea border. Credit: AFP PHOTO South Korea Friday ruled out giving aid to flood-hit North Korea, saying leader Kim Jong-Un would claim credit for any assistance following what Pyongyang calls the... Read more
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Sky News Australia
UN resumes Syria aid delivery after attackJens Laerke said. The UN hopes to send others to besieged areas in Idlib and n
UN resumes Syria aid delivery after attack
Sky News Australia / Posted 8 days ago
Jens Laerke said. The UN hopes to send others to besieged areas in Idlib and near the Lebanese border in coming days. The world body suspended land deliveries after a 31-truck convoy was attacked on Monday night at Urem al-Kubra in western Aleppo.... Read more
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CBC.ca
UN resumes Syria aid delivery after attackoperations in Syria resumed after a 48-hour suspension due to a deadly attack.
UN resumes Syria aid delivery after attack
CBC.ca / Posted 8 days ago
operations in Syria resumed after a 48-hour suspension due to a deadly attack. Residents say a 23-truck convoy has delivered humanitarian assistance to a Damascus suburb of Moadamiyeh. Local media activist Wassim al-Ahmad says the trucks carried... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Syria's military announces new Aleppo operationlives up to its commitments under the cease-fire. He says, quote, "that creakin
Syria's military announces new Aleppo operation
Hawaii News Now / Posted 8 days ago
lives up to its commitments under the cease-fire. He says, quote, "that creaking sound you hear is Russia's international credibility taking an additional hit." 8:20 p.m. Activists say at least 12 people have been killed in fierce bombing on the... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Syria's military announces new Aleppo operationlives up to its commitments under the cease-fire. He says, quote, "that creakin
Syria's military announces new Aleppo operation
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 8 days ago
lives up to its commitments under the cease-fire. He says, quote, "that creaking sound you hear is Russia's international credibility taking an additional hit." 8:20 p.m. Activists say at least 12 people have been killed in fierce bombing on the... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Syria's military announces new Aleppo operationlives up to its commitments under the cease-fire. He says, quote, "that creakin
Syria's military announces new Aleppo operation
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 8 days ago
lives up to its commitments under the cease-fire. He says, quote, "that creaking sound you hear is Russia's international credibility taking an additional hit." 8:20 p.m. Activists say at least 12 people have been killed in fierce bombing on the... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Syria's military announces new Aleppo operationlives up to its commitments under the cease-fire. He says, quote, "that creakin
Syria's military announces new Aleppo operation
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 9 days ago
lives up to its commitments under the cease-fire. He says, quote, "that creaking sound you hear is Russia's international credibility taking an additional hit." 8:20 p.m. Activists say at least 12 people have been killed in fierce bombing on the... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
White House rejects Syrian president's claimslives up to its commitments under the cease-fire. He says, quote, "that creakin
White House rejects Syrian president's claims
Hawaii News Now / Posted 9 days ago
lives up to its commitments under the cease-fire. He says, quote, "that creaking sound you hear is Russia's international credibility taking an additional hit." 8:20 p.m. Activists say at least 12 people have been killed in fierce bombing on the... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
White House rejects Syrian president's claimslives up to its commitments under the cease-fire. He says, quote, "that creakin
White House rejects Syrian president's claims
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 9 days ago
lives up to its commitments under the cease-fire. He says, quote, "that creaking sound you hear is Russia's international credibility taking an additional hit." 8:20 p.m. Activists say at least 12 people have been killed in fierce bombing on the... Read more
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Reuters
U.N. resumes Syria aid delivery after attackJens Laerke said. The U.N hopes to send others to besieged areas in Idlib and n
U.N. resumes Syria aid delivery after attack
Reuters / Posted 9 days ago
Jens Laerke said. The U.N hopes to send others to besieged areas in Idlib and near the Lebanese border in coming days. The world body suspended land deliveries after a 31-truck convoy was attacked on Monday night at Urem al-Kubra in western Aleppo.... Read more
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dna
Climate change could cross key threshold in a decade - scientistsThe planet could pass a key target on world temperature rise in about a decade,
Climate change could cross key threshold in a decade - scientists
dna / Posted 9 days ago
The planet could pass a key target on world temperature rise in about a decade, prompting accelerating loss of glaciers, steep declines in water availability, worsening land conflicts and deepening poverty, scientists said this week. Last December,... Read more
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News.com.au
UN resumes Syria aid delivery after attackJens Laerke said. The UN hopes to send others to besieged areas in Idlib and n
UN resumes Syria aid delivery after attack
News.com.au / Posted 9 days ago
Jens Laerke said. The UN hopes to send others to besieged areas in Idlib and near the Lebanese border in coming days. The world body suspended land deliveries after a 31-truck convoy was attacked on Monday night at Urem al-Kubra in western Aleppo.... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Syria's Aleppo set ablaze ahead of fresh diplomatic efforts17:16 This image provided by the Syrian anti-government group Aleppo 24 news,
Syria's Aleppo set ablaze ahead of fresh diplomatic efforts
News 24 South Africa / Posted 9 days ago
17:16 This image provided by the Syrian anti-government group Aleppo 24 news, shows a vest of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent hanging on a damaged vehicle. (Aleppo 24 news via AP) Aleppo - Huge blazes erupted in Syria's Aleppo as the... Read more
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asianage
United Nations resumes Syria aid delivery after attackUN had suspended land deliveries after aid convoy attack, which Syrian Arab Red
United Nations resumes Syria aid delivery after attack
asianage / Posted 9 days ago
UN had suspended land deliveries after aid convoy attack, which Syrian Arab Red Crescent says killed staff member and around 20 civilians. Geneva: A "clearly marked" United Nations (UN) convoy was due to deliver aid on Thursday to besieged areas... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Climate change could cross key threshold in a decade - scientistsOXFORD, England (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The planet could pass a key targ
Climate change could cross key threshold in a decade - scientists
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 9 days ago
OXFORD, England (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The planet could pass a key target on world temperature rise in about a decade, prompting accelerating loss of glaciers, steep declines in water availability, worsening land conflicts and deepening... Read more
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dna
United Nations resumes Syria aid delivery after attackAleppo, a UN spokesman said. The United Nations suspended land deliveries afte
United Nations resumes Syria aid delivery after attack
dna / Posted 9 days ago
Aleppo, a UN spokesman said. The United Nations suspended land deliveries after the convoy attack, which the Syrian Arab Red Crescent says killed a staff member and around 20 civilians. US officials believe Russian aircraft were responsible for... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Red Cross Suspends Top Officials Over 'Bad News'The Red Cross Society governing body has suspended the Vice President and Actin
Red Cross Suspends Top Officials Over 'Bad News'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
The Red Cross Society governing body has suspended the Vice President and Acting President, Dr Zainab Gama, the Arusha Regional Chairperson, Mr Christopher Nzela, and revoked membership of five others. The five whose membership has been revoked are... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
US Sec. State John Kerry Remarks at the UNSC on Syriaagreement, four times arrived at. Four times, countries have said, “We will do
US Sec. State John Kerry Remarks at the UNSC on Syria
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 9 days ago
agreement, four times arrived at. Four times, countries have said, “We will do this,” and four times, it’s been shredded by independent actors, by spoilers who don’t want a ceasefire.So this is not a precondition. How can people go sit at... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Stand together with our brave humanitarian workersbody of New Zealand’s international aid and disaster relief agencies, is changi
Stand together with our brave humanitarian workers
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 9 days ago
body of New Zealand’s international aid and disaster relief agencies, is changing its social media profile pictures to red today (#redforsyria) and calling on others to show solidarity with humanitarian aid workers killed in the bombing of an... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Destroyed aid convoy in Syria: what we knowAid is strewn across the floor the morning after an aid convoy was hit by a dea
Destroyed aid convoy in Syria: what we know
The Borneo Post / Posted 10 days ago
Aid is strewn across the floor the morning after an aid convoy was hit by a deadly air strike -AFP photo PARIS: Almost 48 hours after a deadly attack on an aid convoy in Syria that killed about 20 civilians, Russia still furiously denies that its... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
US blames Russia for Syria convoy attack; Moscow points to terroristsreached the preliminary conclusion that Russian warplanes bombed an aid convoy
US blames Russia for Syria convoy attack; Moscow points to terrorists
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 10 days ago
reached the preliminary conclusion that Russian warplanes bombed an aid convoy and warehouse belonging to the Syrian Arab Red Crescent, two US officials told CNN. "All the evidence we have points to that conclusion," one of the officials... Read more
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BBC News
Syria aid convoy attack: What we knowcaption The UN called the attack on the convoy "sickening, savage and apparentl
Syria aid convoy attack: What we know
BBC News / Posted 10 days ago
caption The UN called the attack on the convoy "sickening, savage and apparently deliberate" An attack on a Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) warehouse and a United Nations aid convoy in a rebel-held part of northern Syria on Monday killed more... Read more
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Aljazeera
Aleppo civilians lament UN decision to suspend aidteam known as the Syrian Civil Defence, who spoke to Al Jazeera from Aleppo. "M
Aleppo civilians lament UN decision to suspend aid
Aljazeera / Posted 10 days ago
team known as the Syrian Civil Defence, who spoke to Al Jazeera from Aleppo. "My family and I have one week's worth of stored food left, and after that, we will run out." Al-Hajj is just one of 300,000 Syrians who live in Eastern Aleppo, which... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
U.N. suspends Syria aid convoys after 'savage' attackthey were not authorized to comment publicly on the incident. Witnesses descri
U.N. suspends Syria aid convoys after 'savage' attack
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 10 days ago
they were not authorized to comment publicly on the incident. Witnesses described the Monday attack on a Syrian Arab Red Crescent warehouse and convoy in the rebel-held town of Uram al-Kubra in Aleppo province as prolonged and intense, saying... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
U.N. halts aid convoys in Syriaaid agency suspended all convoys in Syria on Tuesday after an attack on aid tru
U.N. halts aid convoys in Syria
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 10 days ago
aid agency suspended all convoys in Syria on Tuesday after an attack on aid trucks. The International Committee of the Red Cross said the attack killed about 20 civilians, mostly truck drivers and Red Crescent workers. The attack pushed... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
White House: Russia responsible whoever carried out Syria aid convoy strikereached the preliminary conclusion that Russian warplanes bombed an aid convoy
White House: Russia responsible whoever carried out Syria aid convoy strike
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted 10 days ago
reached the preliminary conclusion that Russian warplanes bombed an aid convoy and warehouse belonging to the Syrian Arab Red Crescent, two US officials told CNN. “All the evidence we have points to that conclusion,” one of the officials... Read more
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Daily Record
USA officially blames Russia for attack on aid convoy in Syria that killed 20the US officials said there were strong indications that the jet was flown by t
USA officially blames Russia for attack on aid convoy in Syria that killed 20
Daily Record / Posted 10 days ago
the US officials said there were strong indications that the jet was flown by the Russian military. Aid is seen strewn across the floor in the town of Orum al-Kubra on the western outskirts of the northern Syrian city of Aleppo Read... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Aid convoy bombed in Syriasecurity for millions of besieged and hard-to-reach civilians. Witnesses descr
Aid convoy bombed in Syria
Rutland Herald / Posted 10 days ago
security for millions of besieged and hard-to-reach civilians. Witnesses described the Monday attack on a Syrian Arab Red Crescent warehouse and convoy in the rebel-held town of Uram al-Kubra in Aleppo province as prolonged and intense, saying... Read more
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