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Red Cross suspends Afghanistan operations after 6 aid workers killed

MAZAR-I-SHARIF, Afghanistan, Feb 8 (Reuters) - The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) suspended operations in Afghanistan on Wednesday after gunmen killed six employees helping deliver emergency relief to a remote northern region hit by heavy snow storms. Show More Summary

6 Red Cross staff killed in Afghanistan, 2 others missing in attack blamed on Islamic State loyalists

Six Afghan staff members of the International Committee of the Red Cross were shot and killed and two others abducted in northern Afghanistan on Wednesday, officials said. The killings took place as the Red Cross convoy was distributing livestock in a remote district of Jowzjan province, in an...

Red Cross Says 6 Of Its Workers Were Killed By Unknown Assailants In Afghanistan

2 weeks agoNews : The Two-Way

The staffers were on their way to deliver livestock materials when they were attacked in the province of Jawzan. The International Committee of the Red Cross says it doesn't know who is responsible.

Gunmen in northern Afghanistan kill 6 Red Cross staff

Gunmen killed six employees of the International Committee of the Red Cross in northern Afghanistan on Wednesday, the aid group said, adding that two other staffers were missing. The eight-person team was delivering livestock materials near the northern town of Shibirghan, capital of Jowzjan province,...

Islamic State suspected of killing six Afghan Red Cross workers: officials

MAZAR-I-SHARIF, Afghanistan (Reuters) - Islamic State gunmen were suspected of killing at least six Afghan employees of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) on Wednesday as they carried supplies to areas in the north of the country hit by deadly snow storms, government officials said.

Red Cross staffer freed after Afghanistan kidnapping, organization says

The International Committee of the Red Cross said the staffer was snatched on Dec. 19th in the northern province of Kunduz

Spanish aid worker freed in Afghanistan: Red Cross

KABUL (Reuters) - A Spanish employee of the International Committee of the Red Cross has been released less than a month after he was kidnapped by gunmen in northern Afghanistan, the aid group said on Sunday.

Over 4,000 Fighters Flee Aleppo Overnight; Thousands Of Syrians Still Await Evacuation

2 months agoNews : Huffington Post

GENEVA (Reuters) - More than 4,000 fighters were evacuated overnight from east Aleppo to opposition-held areas, under an agreement between the warring sides overseen by the International Committee of the Red Cross and Syrian Arab Red...Show More Summary

Aleppo hospitals evacuated, last Syrian rebels moving out

2 months agoNews : USAToday: News

"The last hospital in Eastern #Aleppo is now empty," the International Committee of the Red Cross said on Twitter.        

Britain, Argentina agree on identifying Falklands war dead

Britain and Argentina have signed an agreement to exhume and identify 123 Argentine soldiers buried on the Falkland Islands following mediation by the International Committee of the Red Cross, the British government said. Graves at the...Show More Summary

FALKLANDS WAR FALLOUT: Britain and Argentina have agreed to “a deal to identify 123 Argentine soldie…

FALKLANDS WAR FALLOUT: Britain and Argentina have agreed to “a deal to identify 123 Argentine soldiers buried on the Falkland Islands. The International Committee of the Red Cross has been negotiating an agreement on taking DNA samples from the remains of men who died in the 1982 conflict. The graves in the Argentine memorial cemetery, […]

ICRC says total of 25,000 evacuated from Aleppo

GENEVA (Reuters) - Some 25,000 people have been evacuated from the rebel-held enclave of Aleppo since Thursday, including 15,000 on Monday and 10,000 last Thursday, the International Committee of the Red Cross said on Tuesday.

Interview with Pawel Krzysiek

2 months agoNews : World News Blog

Matt Frei speaks to Pawel Krzysiek who is working with the International Committee of the Red Cross in Aleppo, helping to evacuate civilians.

Aleppo: hopes raised that evacuation could soon resume

Thousands are still stranded after evacuation halted on Friday, with some sleeping out in freezing temperatures The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) hopes to resume the evacuation of civilians and wounded people from the...Show More Summary

Syria: ambulances on the move as Aleppo evacuation operation begins

International Committee of the Red Cross confirms start of operation to transfer wounded from besieged districts Ambulances have begun moving towards east Aleppo, the first step in a long-awaited evacuation of the wounded in the besieged districts of the city. Show More Summary

20,000 flee eastern Aleppo in 48 hours: ICRC

Up to 20,000 people have fled a Syrian government offensive in rebel-held eastern Aleppo in the last 48 hours, the International Committee of the Red Cross said Tuesday. A spokeswoman for the Geneva-based ICRC, Krista Armstrong, told...Show More Summary

Intense fighting traps Yemenis in Taiz, bodies in streets: ICRC

GENEVA (Reuters) - Civilians in the southwestern Yemeni city of Taiz are trapped by intense fighting, with dead bodies lying in the streets and 200 people wounded in the past three days, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said on Tuesday.

Advance On Mosul Continues As Aid Groups Brace For Civilian Casualties

4 months agoNews : The Two-Way

"ISIS, I think, probably wants a humanitarian catastrophe in Mosul," retired Col. Peter Mansoor tells NPR. The International Committee of the Red Cross says it's prepared to assist 270,000 people.

Colombia's ELN rebels release civilian hostage: Red Cross

Colombia's second-largest rebel force, the leftist National Liberation Army (ELN), on Thursday released a civilian captive to the International Committee of the Red Cross, the humanitarian organization said. "A civilian who was in the hands of the National Liberation Army (ELN) was handed over today to the ICRC," it said in a statement. Show More Summary

Red Cross Delivers Huge Humanitarian Aid Convoy to 33,500 People in Syria

International Committee of the Red Cross in Syria said that an international aid convoy of 19 trucks delivered humanitarian assistance to at least 33,500 people in Syria on Monday.

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