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Red Cross on ICC exit: Justice, negotiations and peace are not mutually exclusive
Red Cross on ICC exit: Justice, negotiations and peace are not mutually exclusive
On Friday, shortly after news broke of SA’s attempt to withdraw from the ICC, the president of the International Committee of the Red Cross...
Torture claims surface amid Syrian violence
Torture claims surface amid Syrian violence
Gunfire was heard on Sunday in several neighbourhoods of Damascus, and protesters came out onto the streets and blocked roads to protest government...
Kidnapped British Red Cross doctor found dead, beheaded
Kidnapped British Red Cross doctor found dead, beheaded
The beheaded body of a kidnapped British doctor working for the International Committee of the Red Cross was found dumped by the roadside on Sunday...
Benin's AU meeting begins with security threat talks
Benin's AU meeting begins with security threat talks
African leaders on Saturday began talks on insecurity in the Sahel region, where fresh violence in Mali has sparked what rights groups say is the...
Red Cross banned from al-Shabaab controlled areas in Somalia
Red Cross banned from al-Shabaab controlled areas in Somalia
Hundreds of thousands of Somalis could be deprived of critical food aid after Islamist rebels banned the International Committee of the Red Cross...
Medical emergency fears as Libyan exodus continues
Medical emergency fears as Libyan exodus continues
Streams of civilians fled Muammar Gaddafi's besieged home town of Sirte on Sunday while the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) warned...
Yemen's Saleh calls for early elections
Yemen's Saleh calls for early elections
Yemeni President Abdullah Ali Saleh called for early elections on Sunday in his first speech since returning to Yemen but his latest peace formula...
Red Cross: 2,5-million people affected by Pakistan floods
Red Cross: 2,5-million people affected by Pakistan floods
Fears were growing on Monday for up to 2,5-million people affected by Pakistan's worst floods in 80 years amid outbreaks of disease after monsoon...
Red cross steps up aid to desperate Zim prisons
Red cross steps up aid to desperate Zim prisons
Zimbabwe's prisons, long infamous for being dirty, disease-ridden and in desperate states, will get a much-needed injection of help from the...
Thousands cross lagoon to flee Sri Lanka fighting
Thousands cross lagoon to flee Sri Lanka fighting
Thousands of Sri Lankans under fire waded across a lagoon to escape the island's war zone, where the military has surrounded Tamil Tiger rebels for...
Zim's prisons: Death no matter what
Zim's prisons: Death no matter what
Zimbabwe's prisons have long been notorious for being dirty, disease-ridden places of despair, where opponents of President Robert Mugabe languish...
Philippines prepares rescue as rebel deadline passes
Philippines prepares rescue as rebel deadline passes
The Philippines imposed a state of emergency on Tuesday on a remote southern island and troops prepared for a possible rescue of three Red Cross...

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