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Three of Tonga’s smaller islands badly damaged by tsunami
World

Three of Tonga’s smaller islands badly damaged by tsunami

SYDNEY (AP) — Three of Tonga’s smaller islands suffered serious damage from tsunami waves, officials and the Red Cross said…
New soccer league helps Gaza amputees cope with war trauma
Middle East

New soccer league helps Gaza amputees cope with war trauma

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — The players race across the pitch on crutches, jostling for the soccer ball and…
Red Cross warns aid groups not enough to stave off Afghan humanitarian crisis
Middle East

Red Cross warns aid groups not enough to stave off Afghan humanitarian crisis

DUBAI, Oct 22 (Reuters) – The Red Cross on Friday urged the international community to engage with Afghanistan’s new Taliban…
Lithuanian parliament votes to allow mass detention of asylum seekers
World

Lithuanian parliament votes to allow mass detention of asylum seekers

VILNIUS, July 13 (Reuters) – Lithuania’s parliament on Tuesday approved the mass detention of migrants and curbed their right of…
Instability in Ethiopia’s Tigary region prompts evacuation of nine Egyptians
Egypt

Instability in Ethiopia’s Tigary region prompts evacuation of nine Egyptians

Egypt announced on Wednesday the evacuation of nine Egyptians stranded in Ethiopia’s Tigray region, which has witnessed days of fierce…
Red Cross trains thousands of North Koreans to help cope with coronavirus, floods
World

Red Cross trains thousands of North Koreans to help cope with coronavirus, floods

SEOUL (Reuters) – The Red Cross has trained 43,000 North Korean volunteers to help communities, including the locked-down city of…
Saudi coalition kills over 100 prisoners in Yemen: ICRC
Middle East

Saudi coalition kills over 100 prisoners in Yemen: ICRC

Airstrikes by the Saudi-led coalition fighting Houthi rebels in Yemen have killed more than 100 people held at a detention center, the…
DR Congo urges calm after Ebola case in key city
World

DR Congo urges calm after Ebola case in key city

Authorities in Democratic Republic of Congo have appealed for calm after a preacher fell ill with Ebola in the eastern…
Venezuela receives second shipment of Red Cross aid
World

Venezuela receives second shipment of Red Cross aid

Venezuela Monday received a second shipment of Red Cross humanitarian aid, including 24 tonnes of medical supplies and generators provided…
Congo’s Ebola outbreak might be declared global emergency
Health & Fitness

Congo’s Ebola outbreak might be declared global emergency

GENEVA (AP) — A top Red Cross official said Friday he’s “more concerned than I have ever been” about the…
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