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Palestinians ask Red Cross to intervene in hunger strike

The Palestinian U.N. ambassador is asking the International Committee of the Red Cross to intervene in a hunger strike by Palestinian prisoners pressing for "legitimate rights" which he said are … Click to Continue »

Exclusive: Situation in Syria constitutes international armed conflict - Red Cross

By Stephanie Nebehay GENEVA (Reuters) - The situation in Syria now "amounts to an international armed conflict" after U.S. missile strikes on a Syrian air base, the International Committee of the Red Cross said, expanding both sides' humanitarian obligations to cover any prisoners of war. Show More Summary

More than 20 million people will endure famine in the coming months

This story by James O’Hare was originally published on Global Citizen. The world has three or four months to save millions of people in Somalia and Yemen from starvation, according to the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC). Combined with the food crises in northeast Nigeria and South Sudan, more than 20 million people…

Aid convoys reach four Syrian towns, first time since November

GENEVA (Reuters) - Aid convoys reached four besieged towns in Syria on Tuesday, delivering food and medical supplies to 60,000 people for the first time since November, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and United Nations said.

Colombia atrocities ongoing despite peace deal: report

Thousands of Colombians are still suffering rapes, killings and torture and the country will take decades to recover from civil war despite recent peace accords, the Red Cross said Thursday. The International Committee of the Red Cross...Show More Summary

Red Cross suspends Afghanistan operations after 6 aid workers killed

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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 months 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

4 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

4 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

4 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

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