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Red Cross: Cyclone Idai survivors face 'ticking bomb' of disease
Red Cross: Cyclone Idai survivors face 'ticking bomb' of disease
A powerful cyclone that pummelled southern African countries earlier this month has left survivors facing "a ticking bomb" of looming disease...
Red Cross chief meets Assad over Syrians' plight
Red Cross chief meets Assad over Syrians' plight
Maurer, president of the International Committee of the Red Cross, during the 45-minute meeting urged respect for international humanitarian law and...
Red tape delays UN relief to Horn of Africa
Red tape delays UN relief to Horn of Africa
The United Nation's World Food Programme readied aircraft with food aid bound for the Somali capital Mogadishu amid intensifying relief efforts for...
The city where you 'wait to die'
The city where you 'wait to die'
Forces loyal to Muammar Gaddafi could retake Misrata within days unless Nato steps up its military intervention to assist the besieged rebels,...
Rights group appeals for release of Sri Lankan civilians
Rights group appeals for release of Sri Lankan civilians
Human Rights Watch called on Thursday on the Sri Lankan government and the Tamil Tiger rebels to allow tens of thousands of civilians trapped in...
Sri Lanka urges rebels to let civilians flee war zone
Sri Lanka urges rebels to let civilians flee war zone
Sri Lanka's president urged the Tamil Tiger rebels on Friday to allow about 250 000 civilians trapped in the northern war zone to flee to...
Hundreds of civilians killed, says Sri Lankan official
Hundreds of civilians killed, says Sri Lankan official
A Sri Lankan health official says recent artillery shelling and heavy fighting in the north has killed more than 300 civilians and wounded at least...
Red Cross ramps up Somalia aid efforts
Red Cross ramps up Somalia aid efforts
The international Red Cross said on Wednesday it plans to distribute food and relief aid to half-a-million Somalis in the coming weeks amid...
Ethiopia's Ogaden rebels warn of 'African genocide'
Ethiopia's Ogaden rebels warn of 'African genocide'
Ethiopian rebels on Thursday urged the world to bring an end to an army crackdown in the restive Ogaden region, warning that another "African...

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