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Scoop.co.nz
UN Diphtheria Vaccination Campaign for Rohingya Childrenthe World Health Organization (WHO) and GAVI, the Vaccine Alliance.Recent data
Scoop.co.nz / Posted an hour ago
the World Health Organization (WHO) and GAVI, the Vaccine Alliance.Recent data from WHO and Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) shows 722 probable diphtheria cases, including nine deaths, in the camps and makeshift settlements, between 12 November... Read more
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New York Daily News
Suspected Saudi-led airstrikes kill 15 in YemenThe impoverished country is also grappling with a cholera epidemic. Doctors Wi
New York Daily News / Posted 7 hours ago
The impoverished country is also grappling with a cholera epidemic. Doctors Without Borders, known by the French acronym MSF, said Tuesday the war and the blockade contributed to a suspected diphtheria outbreak. The group said over 300 suspected... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Children Illegally Detained Under Bosasa's Watch At Lindela As Healthcare Crumblesthe country's migrant repatriation centre, Lindela, reports by medical humanita
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 hours ago
the country's migrant repatriation centre, Lindela, reports by medical humanitarian organisation Doctors Without Borders (MSF) reveal. The accusations come on the heels of allegations of bloody beatings and suspicious deaths at the Krugersdorp... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Health Policies Must Focus On Needs of Individualswhich the world has committed to reach by 2030 as part of the Sustainable Devel
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 hours ago
which the world has committed to reach by 2030 as part of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Dr Mercedes Tatay, MSF's International Medical Secretary, will attend the forum and provide a critical reality check based on Médecins Sans... Read more
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The Temasek Review
ComCare: 0m (no increase) in economic downturn, rising unemployment? « Letters « TR EMERITUSIt states that “In the Ministry of Social and Family Development’s (MSF’s) last
The Temasek Review / Posted 16 hours ago
It states that “In the Ministry of Social and Family Development’s (MSF’s) last financial year, which ended in March, figures show 28,409 households were on the same scheme, down 4 per cent from the 29,511 households the year before. In its last... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Yemen blockade leads to Diptheria outbreak, 28 deaths reportedthreat to public health in Yemen, as a suspected diphtheria outbreak takes hold
Irish Examiner / Posted 23 hours ago
threat to public health in Yemen, as a suspected diphtheria outbreak takes hold, the aid agency Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) have warned. The charity have revealed that by December 4, 318 suspected cases of diphtheria and 28 deaths had been... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
MSF Ends Its Intervention in Response to the Marburg Fever Outbreakhave declared the end of the Marburg fever outbreak that has affected the easte
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
have declared the end of the Marburg fever outbreak that has affected the eastern part of the country since October. MSF provided support to local authorities, in particular in case management capacity and epidemic surveillance. MSF, the... Read more
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The Temasek Review
More Concrete Measures Needed To Protect Vulnerable Singaporeans « Letters « TR EMERITUSof mental illness can be hired by IMH, with funds provided by the Health Minist
The Temasek Review / Posted yesterday
of mental illness can be hired by IMH, with funds provided by the Health Ministry. Collaborations (a)Tie ups between HDB, MSF and MPs/Mayors 3) Whenever a registered flat owner takes in a tenant, it is compulsory that the HDB is informed.... Read more
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Aljazeera
Army's rape of Rohingya women sweeping, methodical: APare stunned at the sheer volume of rapes, and suspect only a fraction of women
Aljazeera / Posted 2 days ago
are stunned at the sheer volume of rapes, and suspect only a fraction of women have come forward. Doctors Without Borders (MSF) volunteers have treated 113 sexual violence survivors since August, a third of them under 18. The youngest was... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Burning plastic, adult nappies and a mental-health crisis: Camps on Greece's Aegean islands at breaking pointpolicy shift I’m afraid the islands will be sacrificed. I’m very pessimistic,”
Daily Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
policy shift I’m afraid the islands will be sacrificed. I’m very pessimistic,” said Ms Danika, the project coordinator from MSF. “Lesbos has become the Nauru of Europe,” she said, referring to the tiny South Pacific island to which Australia... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Madina, the young Afghan girl who will never see Londonregional authorities "that people are still in danger (in) the Balkans," said A
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 4 days ago
regional authorities "that people are still in danger (in) the Balkans," said Andrea Contenta of Doctors Without Borders (MSF) in Serbia. "The practice of pushing people back at EU borders continues to endanger people's lives," he told AFP. This... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
S$130m in ComCare support given to needy households in FY2016S$130 million to about 83,000 beneficiaries in the last financial year, said th
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 5 days ago
S$130 million to about 83,000 beneficiaries in the last financial year, said the Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF) on Friday (Dec 8). This is comparable to what was given out in FY2015. In general, the number of beneficiary... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
'This is not a life' - migrants stranded on Greek islandthe process takes months and stranded asylum-seekers grow desperate and frustra
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 6 days ago
the process takes months and stranded asylum-seekers grow desperate and frustrated, said charity Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF). "People need to get off the island as soon as possible," said Aria Danika, MSF's field coordinator in Lesbos. Turkish... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Saving Lives from AIDS in West & Central Africa Demands Delivering Differentlythe disease. In an era of freely available lifesaving anti-retroviral therapy
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
the disease. In an era of freely available lifesaving anti-retroviral therapy and ‘test and treat all’ my colleagues at MSF still see too many people are dying of AIDS. In WCA, by the end of 2016, only 42% of people living with HIV had access... Read more
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New York Daily News
Yemen rebels disperse protests demanding slain leader's bodycoalition backing the internationally recognized government. Doctors Without B
New York Daily News / Posted 7 days ago
coalition backing the internationally recognized government. Doctors Without Borders, known by the French acronym MSF, said Wednesday the week-long clashes paralyzed Sanaa and left many wounded without "safe access to medical... Read more
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International Business Times
Rohingya rape survivors' harrowing stories of abuse at the hands of the Myanmar military. days they walked, surviving by drinking water from the paddy fields. They took
International Business Times / Posted 7 days ago
days they walked, surviving by drinking water from the paddy fields. They took a boat into Bangladesh and she went to the MSF clinic, where she spent 18 days recovering. Her husband found her there, and when she was discharged they moved into a... Read more
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Aljazeera
The tragic death of a six-year-old refugee in Serbiaactivists say the border area is unlit, meaning the family was walking in the d
Aljazeera / Posted 7 days ago
activists say the border area is unlit, meaning the family was walking in the dark. According to Doctors Without Borders (MSF), seven people including three children have died on the Croatia-Serbia border in 2017 on the train line between Tovarnik... Read more
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Missoulian
Montana State Fund's new management feeWhere I take issue with MSF is in their approach to premium costs and lack of b
Missoulian / Posted 7 days ago
Where I take issue with MSF is in their approach to premium costs and lack of benefits for injured workers. MSF has been picking the pockets of business owners by overcharging Montana businesses every year while they build a surplus of capital... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'In Batangafo, People Are Afraid for Their Lives. It's the Only Thing They Have Left'seeking refuge since the crisis began in 2013-2014. Many have found refuge in t
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
seeking refuge since the crisis began in 2013-2014. Many have found refuge in the compound of the hospital supported by MSF. "I'm tired of running. As long as I can hear the crackle of gunfire I will stay in the hospital." Esther is 30 years... Read more
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Fortune
The 'Silence Breakers' Are Time's 2017 Person of the Year. Here's a Look Back at the Past 10 Winners.Africa and eventually reached the shores of Europe. Therefore, the 2014 honor w
Fortune / Posted 7 days ago
Africa and eventually reached the shores of Europe. Therefore, the 2014 honor went to the U.S. Doctors Without Borders/(MSF), the Christian medical-relief workers of Samaritan’s Purse and others who risked their lives to “answer the call.”Time... Read more
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Business Standard India
RBI monetary policy LIVE: Urjit Patel keeps repo rate unchanged at 6%deployed for new projects 2:39 PM Monetary policy committee feels some recent
Business Standard India / Posted 7 days ago
deployed for new projects 2:39 PM Monetary policy committee feels some recent developments favourable to growth 2:39 PM MSF, Bank Rate remains unchanged at 6.25% 2:39 PM MPC committed to keep CPI close to 4 per cent on durable basis MPC member... Read more
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Business Standard India
Rate sensitive stocks trade weak post RBI policythe reverse repo rate under the liquidity adjustment facility (LAF) remains at
Business Standard India / Posted 7 days ago
the reverse repo rate under the liquidity adjustment facility (LAF) remains at 5.75%, and the marginal standing facility (MSF) rate and the Bank Rate at 6.25%, the RBI said in its fifth bi-monthly monetary policy statement. At 02:43 PM; Nifty PSU... Read more
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Business Standard India
Full text: RBI keeps repo rate unchanged at 6%, growth estimate at 6.7%per cent. Consequently, the reverse repo rate under the LAF remains at 5.75 pe
Business Standard India / Posted 7 days ago
per cent. Consequently, the reverse repo rate under the LAF remains at 5.75 per cent, and the marginal standing facility (MSF) rate and the Bank Rate at 6.25 per cent. The decision of the MPC is consistent with a neutral stance of monetary policy... Read more
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asianage
RBI keeps repo rate unchanged at 6 per centat 6.0 per cent. Consequently, reverse repo rate under the LAF remains at 5.75
asianage / Posted 7 days ago
at 6.0 per cent. Consequently, reverse repo rate under the LAF remains at 5.75 per cent and marginal standing facility (MSF) rate and the Bank Rate at 6.25 per cent. RBI raises inflation forecast to 4.3-4.7 per cent in the third and fourth... Read more
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New York Daily News
UN calls for de-escalation of Yemen violencethe northern province of Hajja, which is under Houthi control, after it came un
New York Daily News / Posted 8 days ago
the northern province of Hajja, which is under Houthi control, after it came under airstrikes on Sunday. Steve Purbrick, MSF's coordinator in Hajja, described the attack as a "deliberate disregard for medical facilities" that endangered the lives... Read more
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Aljazeera
Houthis celebrate as Saleh's son calls for revengeand fuel," Robert Mardini, an ICRC spokesperson, said on Twitter. Humanitarian
Aljazeera / Posted 8 days ago
and fuel," Robert Mardini, an ICRC spokesperson, said on Twitter. Humanitarian aid organisation Doctors Without Borders (MSF) said it had evacuated patients from a hospital in the northern province of Hajja, which is under Houthi control, after... Read more
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Havre Daily News
Perspective lacking on state fund feeperspective that seems to be lacking. This issue is Montana State Fund and the
Havre Daily News / Posted 8 days ago
perspective that seems to be lacking. This issue is Montana State Fund and the decision to authorize a management fee. MSF is familiar to most businesses as it writes the bulk of the workers compensation insurance in Montana. MSF writes these... Read more
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New York Daily News
France sees risks, opportunities in Yemen chaosthe northern province of Hajja, which is under Houthi control, after it came un
New York Daily News / Posted 8 days ago
the northern province of Hajja, which is under Houthi control, after it came under airstrikes on Sunday. Steve Purbrick, MSF's coordinator in Hajja, described the attack as a "deliberate disregard for medical facilities" that endangered the lives... Read more
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New York Daily News
Yemen rebels deny detaining Saleh's sonsthe northern province of Hajja, which is under Houthi control, after it came un
New York Daily News / Posted 8 days ago
the northern province of Hajja, which is under Houthi control, after it came under airstrikes on Sunday. Steve Purbrick, MSF's coordinator in Hajja, described the attack as a "deliberate disregard for medical facilities" that endangered the lives... Read more
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FOX News
ICRC says 234 killed in clashes in Yemen's Sanaathe northern province of Hajja, which is under Houthi control, after it came un
FOX News / Posted 8 days ago
the northern province of Hajja, which is under Houthi control, after it came under airstrikes on Sunday. Steve Purbrick, MSF's coordinator in Hajja, described the attack as a "deliberate disregard for medical facilities" that endangered the lives... Read more
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FOX News
ICRC says 234 killed in clashes in Yemen's Sanaathe northern province of Hajja, which is under Houthi control, after it came un
FOX News / Posted 8 days ago
the northern province of Hajja, which is under Houthi control, after it came under airstrikes on Sunday. Steve Purbrick, MSF's coordinator in Hajja, described the attack as a "deliberate disregard for medical facilities" that endangered the lives... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
East Anglia’s own Dragons’ Den invests more than £2m in two yearsmed-tech firm Iceni Diagnostics is also set to receive funding in the coming we
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 8 days ago
med-tech firm Iceni Diagnostics is also set to receive funding in the coming weeks. Hethel-based cleantech company MSF Technologies, which develops energy generation and storage systems, has used its funding to bolster its team by 60 as it... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Govt Urged to Protect Inmates- food, clothing and toiletries - must continue to be met, especially after the
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
- food, clothing and toiletries - must continue to be met, especially after the departure of Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF). MSF organisation's head of mission, Mrs Abi Kebra Belaye, said this yesterday during the handover ceremony of MSF... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Delivering Differently to Reach People Living With HIV in West and Central AfricaCôte d'Ivoire. Being at the heart of West and Central Africa, there is no bette
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
Côte d'Ivoire. Being at the heart of West and Central Africa, there is no better place for me and my medical colleagues at MSF to call out some of the main reasons preventing millions of people in the region from getting lifesaving HIV treatment.... Read more
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Gulf News
Victory Team sign off in styleMohammad Al Mutaiwe’i, vice-chairman of Victory Team, Ahmad Ebrahim, vice-chair
Gulf News / Posted 11 days ago
Mohammad Al Mutaiwe’i, vice-chairman of Victory Team, Ahmad Ebrahim, vice-chairman of UAE Marine Sports Federation (UAE MSF) and Race Director Hazem Al Qamzi at the presentation of trophies after the race.The championship, previously called the... Read more
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Austin Daily Herald
Those interested in adult volleyball need to sign up by Dec. 8for those grades seventh through 12th on the following dates and times: 6-8 p.m
Austin Daily Herald / Posted 11 days ago
for those grades seventh through 12th on the following dates and times: 6-8 p.m., Dec 20; 10 a.m. to noon, Dec 27, 28. MSF volleyball teams, U11-U18 sign up to play in the March MSF tournament to be held in Austin on March 17 and 18. Practice... Read more
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BBC News
Syrian army 'agrees to East Ghouta truce'suspended non-emergency services between 15 and 18 November out of fear of expo
BBC News / Posted 12 days ago
suspended non-emergency services between 15 and 18 November out of fear of exposing medics and patients to danger. MSF said most facilities were in urgent need of fresh medical supplies, and warned that patients' lives would be at stake if... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Delivering HIV Treatment to Conflict Areasare different. Mobile and same day testing and treatment, provided by Médecins
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
are different. Mobile and same day testing and treatment, provided by Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF), is improving the lives of people coping with HIV. "In the past, there was very little treatment for people living with... Read more
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EuroNews
Asylum seekers’ hell in a Greek ‘hotspot’to end their lives due to the extreme distress and emotional pain they experien
EuroNews / Posted 13 days ago
to end their lives due to the extreme distress and emotional pain they experience. In October, Medecins Sans Frotieres (MSF) reported that between June and September an average of six to seven people per week arrived at their clinic on Lesbos... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Report Finds Disturbing Gaps in Services for Sexual Violence Survivors in South Africaaccording to a new report released today by the international medical humanitar
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
according to a new report released today by the international medical humanitarian organisation Doctors Without Borders (MSF). An additional 7% of designated facilities reported they do not have the capacity to see victims, and would refer them... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Better Care for Sexual Violence Survivorsnever access care. The following are some of the testimonies from victims of se
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
never access care. The following are some of the testimonies from victims of sexual violence from the Kgomotso Care MSF Centre in Rustenburg. Was raped by a male acquaintance on the night of her birthday in September 2016. “We had been... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Crimes against vulnerable people: Apex court asks for power to raise penaltiesas well as bruises all over his body. In April 2012, Airyl was referred to the
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 13 days ago
as well as bruises all over his body. In April 2012, Airyl was referred to the Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF), and was placed in the care of a foster family. Then in July that year, Noraidah's uncle and his wife took him to live... Read more
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Daily Mail
Africans sold as slaves in Libya 'have organs harvested'of which are run by local militias due to the current power vacuum. Last month
Daily Mail / Posted 14 days ago
of which are run by local militias due to the current power vacuum. Last month, the president of Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) called for EU aid to stop, saying Libya's detention of migrants 'must be named for what it is: a thriving enterprise of... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
More help for mentally incapacitated elderly with no family supportnot have the mental capacity to enter (into) contracts or arrange payment.” Th
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 14 days ago
not have the mental capacity to enter (into) contracts or arrange payment.” The Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF) will pilot the initiative with two VWOs, TOUCH Community Services and Ang Mo Kio Family Service Centre Community... Read more
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Irish Examiner
The untold story of baby Amran who became another victim of war after battle for Mosulfrom the Islamic State group the healthcare system remains in a dire situation,
Irish Examiner / Posted 15 days ago
from the Islamic State group the healthcare system remains in a dire situation, accoridng to Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF). According to the aid group most hospitals and clinics were bombed and there is still a severe lack of services,... Read more
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DW
Syrian government agrees to ceasefire as UN peace talks start |UK-based war monitor said there were three deaths and 15 injuries from Tuesday'
DW / Posted 15 days ago
UK-based war monitor said there were three deaths and 15 injuries from Tuesday's shelling. Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) said this week that hundreds of people had been wounded in intense bombing and shelling of Eastern Ghouta in the last... Read more
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Swissinfo
Damascus shelling kills three before truce agreedof people had been wounded in intense bombing and shelling of the Eastern Ghout
Swissinfo / Posted 15 days ago
of people had been wounded in intense bombing and shelling of the Eastern Ghouta in the last two weeks. It said five MSF-supported field hospitals in East Ghouta had treated 576 wounded patients and recorded 69 deaths, with a quarter of the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Precious Little Care for Sexual Violence Survivors in SAcomprehensive care to survivors of sexual violence. This is a key finding in a
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
comprehensive care to survivors of sexual violence. This is a key finding in a new report by Doctors Without Borders (MSF), titled Untreated Violence: Critical gaps in medical and clinical forensic care for survivors of sexual violence in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
This Is Why Some Rapists Will Never Face Justicehas been raped, according to a survey released in 2016 by international humanit
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
has been raped, according to a survey released in 2016 by international humanitarian organisation Doctors Without Borders (MSF). Phiri was gang-raped by three men in her home on May 26 2015. In pain and suffering from shock, she reported her rape... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Damascus shelling eases after Russian truce proposalof people had been wounded in intense bombing and shelling of the Eastern Ghout
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 15 days ago
of people had been wounded in intense bombing and shelling of the Eastern Ghouta in the last two weeks. It said five MSF-supported field hospitals in East Ghouta had treated 576 wounded patients and recorded 69 deaths, with a quarter of the... Read more
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