RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement

A collection of news and information related to International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement published by this site and its partners.

Top International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement Articles

Displaying items 12-22
  • Four kidnapped Red Cross, Red Crescent workers released in Syria

    Four kidnapped Red Cross, Red Crescent workers released in Syria
    BEIRUT -- Three kidnapped International Committee of the Red Cross staff members and a volunteer from the Syrian Arab Red Crescent were released Monday, a day after they were seized in northern Syria, ICRC officials said. Three other Red Cross workers...
  • Syria says civilians evacuated from embattled Damascus suburb

    Syria says civilians evacuated from embattled Damascus suburb
    BEIRUT — Syrian officials said Sunday that authorities working with the Red Crescent had overseen the evacuation of 3,000 women and children from a battleground suburb of Damascus to temporary shelters outside the war zone. The government said the...
  • Ex-U.S. Marine released after being held by Colombian rebels

    BOGOTA, Colombia -- Colombian rebels have freed former U.S. Marine Kevin Scott Sutay after holding him hostage since June, according to the International Committee of the Red Cross, which handled the release. Sutay was backpacking in eastern Guaviare...
  • Brazil exhumes remains of leftist president deposed in 1964 coup

    RIO DE JANEIRO -- Brazil's government exhumed the remains of former President João Goulart on Thursday to investigate whether he may have been murdered by the military dictatorship that deposed him in 1964. Goulart died in exile in Argentina in 1976,...
  • Syrian rebel stronghold pounded by government shelling

    Heavy shelling pounded the besieged Syrian town of Qusair on Monday, killing at least three civilians and injuring several more, as government forces made another attempt to storm the strategic junction, according to opposition activists in and near the...
  • Civilians in greater peril, Red Cross chief in Afghanistan says

     
    The departing head of the International Committee of the Red Cross in Afghanistan warned Monday that the country's civilians live in more peril today than when started his job seven years earlier....
  • reFramed: In conversation with Alessio Romenzi

     
    “reFramed” is a feature showcasing fine art photography and vision-forward photojournalism. It is curated by Los Angeles Times staff photographer Barbara Davidson. twitter@photospice Alessio Romanzi was born in Colle Sant'Angelo, a small...
  • Red Cross 'can't cope' as Syria crisis worsens, chief says

     
    The Red Cross lamented Thursday that the deepening crisis in Syria has barred it from helping many of those in need, even as it steps up its efforts. “We can’t cope with the worsening of the situation,” International Committee of the Red...
  • Force-feeding — Guantanamo's shame

    Force-feeding — Guantanamo's shame
    At least 106 of the 166 prisoners at Guantanamo Bay detention center are reported to be on hunger strike, with 45 currently being force-fed. A recently published report by the Constitution Project's Task Force on Detainee Treatment, to which we...
  • Sources: Obama Authorized Secret Support for Syrian Rebels

    Sources: Obama Authorized Secret Support for Syrian Rebels
    WASHINGTON, DC -- President Barack Obama has signed a covert directive authorizing U.S. support for Syrian rebels battling President Bashar al-Assad's forces, U.S. officials told CNN on Wednesday. The secret order, referred to as an intelligence...
  • Relatives search for Japan quake victims under chaotic conditions

    Relatives search for Japan quake victims under chaotic conditions
    The lists name survivors housed in evacuation centers, long printed lists hanging from bulletin boards in buildings that usually serve as culture halls, junior high schools and city government headquarters. Then there are the makeshift notes, written...