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  • Nigeria declared Ebola-free, holds lessons for others

    ABUJA/LAGOS (Reuters) - Nigeria was declared free of the deadly Ebola virus on Monday after a determined doctor and thousands of officials and volunteers helped end an outbreak still ravaging other parts of West Africa and threatening the United States and Spain.
  • Red Cross delivers first medical aid in a year to Palestinians in Syria

    GENEVA (Reuters) - The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said on Thursday it had delivered its first medical supplies in a year to Palestinian refugees living in a camp in the Damascus suburb of Yarmouk in Syria. Around 20,000 people are...

    Russia says Swiss aid worker was killed by mortar fire from Ukraine-held area

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia said on Friday the mortar fire that killed a Swiss worker from the International Committee of the Red Cross in Donetsk in eastern Ukraine was fired from territory controlled by Ukrainian government forces. "Kiev did not want...

    Swiss Red Cross worker killed by shell in Ukraine's Donetsk

    DONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) - A Swiss Red Cross worker was killed by a shell that landed near the international organization's office in Ukraine's separatist-held city of Donetsk on Thursday. Both the pro-Russian separatists and the Ukrainian government...

    Ukraine ceasefire must be observed, Russia's Lavrov tells Kerry

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov told U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Friday it was essential that both Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian separatists fully observed a ceasefire in eastern Ukraine clinched nearly a month ago....