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International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement

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  • Red Cross says U.S. coalition must uphold rules of war in Syria strikes

    GENEVA (Reuters) - The United States and its allies must comply with the rules of war in carrying out air strikes on Islamist targets in Iraq and Syria, a senior official of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said on Tuesday. The...
  • Make Syrian civilian protection priority, world leaders told

    LONDON (Reuters) - The protection of Syrian civilians must be a global priority in any further intervention in the Middle East, a coalition of 40 human rights and aid agencies said on Tuesday. Ahead of the United Nations General Assembly meeting in New...
  • Second Russian aid convoy arrives in Ukrainian city of Luhansk: agencies

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - More than half the vehicles of a Russian humanitarian aid convoy have arrived in the eastern Ukrainian city of Luhansk, Russian media reported on Saturday. News agency RIA Novosti said that 100 lorries arrived on Saturday morning, with...
  • Tempers flare as mass flood evacuations begin in Kashmir

    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Floods that have killed 450 people in India and Pakistan began to recede on Wednesday giving rescue teams a chance to evacuate thousands of villagers stranded by the heaviest rainfall in 50 years in the heavily militarized and...
  • Floods kill at 400 in Kashmir area of India, Pakistan

    Floods kill at 400 in Kashmir area of India, Pakistan
    The death toll from the heaviest rain to fall on Kashmir in 50 years rose to more than 400 on Tuesday, with thousands still trapped on rooftops and residents criticizing Indian and Pakistani authorities for not doing enough to help them. On the Indian...
  • Silence surrounds Colombia's 92,000 disappeared: ICRC

    BOGOTA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - More than 92,000 Colombians have disappeared during 50 years of war and at the hands of drug gangs, and the government needs to step up efforts to find missing people, the Red Cross said. Every day nine people are...
  • Russian aid trucks pass into Ukraine without Kiev consent, Red Cross escort

    KIEV (Reuters) - Russian aid trucks have crossed the Ukraine-Russia border without permission from Kiev and without the previously agreed escort from the International Committee of the Red Cross, Interfax Ukraine cited a Ukrainian government source as...
  • ICRC says not escorting Russian aid convoy into Ukraine

    KIEV (Reuters) - The International Committee of the Red Cross said on Friday security concerns have prevented it from accompanying a convoy of Russian aid trucks that have crossed the border into Ukraine. "The Russian aid convoy is moving into Ukraine,...
  • U.S. to Russia: Pull convoy from Ukraine or face sanctions

    U.S. to Russia: Pull convoy from Ukraine or face sanctions
    The United States demanded Moscow remove an aid convoy it sent into rebel-held eastern Ukraine without permission on Friday, accusing Russia of a flagrant violation of the sovereignty of its former Soviet neighbor and threatening more sanctions. Moscow,...
  • Kiev accuses Russia of 'invasion' as aid convoy crosses border

    MOSCOW (dpa) A huge Russian aid convoy entered Ukraine without an escort from the Red Cross on Friday, provoking talk of an "invasion" in Kiev. Some 100 lorries had crossed the border by 2 p.m. (1000 GMT), Russian state television reported. The...
  • Kiev, Western allies condemn entrance of Russian convoy into Ukraine

    Russia on Friday defied international warnings against its 280-truck convoy barging into eastern Ukraine without the Kiev government’s consent, drawing widespread condemnation for its intrusion into the territory of its strife-torn neighbor....