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Red Cross urges African countries to protect people during armed conflicts

An official of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) on Monday urged African countries to ensure that people are protected during times...
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ICRC urges proper management of corpses in Ethiopia’s disaster response

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) on Monday urged the need to instill a proper management of dead corpse as a key...

Barr. West: Descends heavily on Boko Haram fighters…

The Acting National Coordinator of Atiku Advancement Project, Barr. Soalabo West has decried the killing of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)...
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ICRC condemns deadly shooting of staff in northern Afghanistan

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) condemned an attack on Wednesday in which six of its staff were shot and killed by...
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Ukraine to get US$60 million aid from ICRC in 2017

Ukraine will get the humanitarian aid worth 60 million U.S. dollars from the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) this year, the Ukrainian...
Forces of the UN Peacekeeping mission in Mali receive their blue berets in Bamako. Photo: MINUSMA/Blagoje Grujic

June 30 world news summary at GMT 0030

WASHINGTON -- After the deadly attack at the Ataturk Airport in Istanbul, Turkey, U.S. Central Intelligence Agency Director John Brennan warned in an interview...

ICRC’s Praise is a motivation for the Army

By Charles Ibekwe When someone or an entity begins to offer commendations it is proper to first review antecedents, motives, affiliations and any other variable...

Gaza office of Red Cross closed down

Earlier in the day, dozens demonstrated outside the ICRC office in western Gaza city in solidarity with Mohamed al-Qiq, a Palestinian journalist who has...
Japan

Japan marks 70 years of Hiroshima bombing

Atom bomb survivors, Japanese officials and international diplomats Thursday marked the 70th anniversary of the world's first nuclear bomb attack on the western city...
Yemen

International community calls for pause in fighting as battles continue in Yemen

The Saudi-led coalition forces continued airstrikes on military targets in Yemen's capital of Sanaa on Saturday, as the international community was calling for an...
Yemen

195 deaths has so far been reported for Aden in Yemen

At least 195 have been killed and more than 1,300 wounded since the beginning of fighting in Yemen's Aden in late March, the port...
People flee clashes near the Aden international airport in Aden, Yemen, on March 25, 2015. The Shiite Houthi group took control over Aden international airport after the retreat of tribal militia on Wednesday evening, a security official told Xinhua. (Xinhua)

Yemen turmoil gives Sanaa its worst night ever

A string of explosions rocked the Yemeni capital of Sanaa overnight Saturday as Saudi-led coalition forces intensified air strikes against Houthi targets. ...
South Sudan

Sudan rebels say likely to free 20 army soldiers

Rebels of Sudan People's Liberation Movement (SPLM)/northern sector on Saturday said they are ready to release 20 soldiers of the Sudanese army held by...
Sudan

ICRC says it helps South Sudanese children find relatives

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has said its "snapshot book" is helping South Sudan's children find their beloved ones, from whom...
Armoured personnel carriers in Russia move towards the Ukraine border. Photograph: Shaun Walker

4 Countries Make No Progress On Kiev-Russia Ceasefire

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Monday that a political settlement of the conflict in Ukraine was possible only if the government in Kiev...