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Economic crisis cuts swathe through Venezuela society
Economic crisis cuts swathe through Venezuela society
On an avenue in Maracaibo, the once-thriving heart of Venezuela's oil industry, the buses no longer run. Instead, people squeeze onto a dinky...
Militants claim kidnap of missing Red Cross team in Mali
Militants claim kidnap of missing Red Cross team in Mali
The Red Cross said on Monday that one of its vehicles carrying five people went missing two days ago in northern Mali between the towns of Gao and...
CAR's new leader orders security crackdown
CAR's new leader orders security crackdown
Central African Republic's new interim leader ordered the deployment of hundreds more troops in the capital Bangui on Monday with instructions...
Red Cross suspends Gerry Elsdon as secretary general
Red Cross suspends Gerry Elsdon as secretary general
The board on Thursday released a statement of "grave importance" stating that "in spite of being repeatedly informed that it would...
Red Cross finds scores of bodies in CAR capital
Red Cross finds scores of bodies in CAR capital
"Since Saturday until today, our volunteers have found 78 bodies that were taken to the morgues  .... We ask the population to come to...
[Slideshow]Unsung hero: Mantshadi Moralo
[Slideshow]Unsung hero: Mantshadi Moralo
This Women's Month, Umuzi Photo Club celebrates Mantshadi Moralo, a programmes manager at Soweto Red Cross, who leads volunteers in her community.
Hopes to end Syrian violence
Hopes to end Syrian violence
At least 24 people were killed in violence across Syria on Sunday, reports said as the visiting Red Cross chief sought access to those detained in...
Sri Lanka death toll unacceptably high, says UN
Sri Lanka death toll unacceptably high, says UN
The United Nations said on Friday that the number of deaths in Sri Lanka's civil war in recent months was "unacceptably high", but declined to give...
Cholera claims 120 lives in Mozambique
Cholera claims 120 lives in Mozambique
At least 120 people have died from cholera throughout Mozambique since January, Ministry of Health spokesperson Leonardo Chavane said on...
Philippines 'ready to resume talks with rebels'
Philippines 'ready to resume talks with rebels'
The Philippines is ready to resume peace talks with the country's largest Muslim rebel group, the government's chief peace negotiator said on...
Red Cross asks for $420-million for development
Red Cross asks for $420-million for development
The international Red Cross is asking for $420-million to help better prepare for floods, earthquakes and disease outbreaks around the world, but...

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