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  1. News - World - IRAN

    Iran lobbies HSBC to clear humanitarian transactions

    Posted Jun 24th 2014, 09:45pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in London and Ankara Bank has blocked transfers for humanitarian goods, over worries about breaching sanctions Tehran lobbies HSBC to allow trade financing Iran is lobbying to get HSBC to process humanitarian trade transactions that Europe's biggest bank has frozen because of concerns about breaching international sanctions. French bank BNP Paribas is facing a fine ...

  2. News - World - UKRAINE

    Russia delivering humanitarian aid to Ukraine without Kiev’s consent

    Posted Jun 17th 2014, 09:44pm by Reuters

    ... to neighbour, but not to Syria Russia says more than 100,000 people have fled across its border to escape violence in eastern Ukraine and has signalled that it has been delivering humanitarian ... 9.3 million people need help- Russian ambassador Vitaly Churkin said on Monday Moscow had found "ways and means" to get humanitarian help into neighbouring Ukraine. "There ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Humanitarian stories relating to Cambodia and Pakistan too good to be true

    Posted Jun 06th 2014, 05:27am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com Humanitarian stories too good to be true Memoirs are not to be trusted. They are best read as fiction until proven otherwise. Some made-up stories designed to glorify the author or amuse readers are harmless enough. But others are not so innocent. For many years, Somaly Mam was the global icon against sexual slavery and underage prostitution in Asia, ...

  4. News - World - SOMALIA

    Charities appeal for US$822 million as Somalia faces humanitarian crisis

    Posted May 09th 2014, 01:33am by GDN

    ... The Guardian 50,000 children 'at death's door' in Somalia Failing rains, severe malnourishment, enduring conflict and poor sanitation have left Somalia facing a humanitarian ... Oxfam and Save the Children- have united to highlight the perilous state of the country and make an urgent appeal for the US$822 million shortfall in humanitarian funding. Somalia has received ...

  5. News - World - TECHNOLOGY

    Chuck Hagel given a look at Atlas, Darpa’s humanitarian robot

    Posted Apr 23rd 2014, 08:41pm by AFP

    ... Real-life terminator a humanitarian warrior US Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel got a first-hand look at a life-size robot that resembles Hollywood's Terminator, the latest experiment by the Pentagon's hi-tech researchers. But unlike the movie version, the hulking Atlas was designed not as a warrior but as a humanitarian machine that would rescue victims in the rubble of a natural ...

  6. News - World

    UN Security Council urges immediate access to Syria for desperately needed humanitarian aid

    Posted Oct 02nd 2013, 10:59pm by AP

    ... UNITED NATIONS (AP) — UN Security Council urges immediate access to Syria for desperately needed humanitarian aid. ...

  7. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    UN warns of 'humanitarian crisis' in Philippines city of Zamboanga

    Posted Sep 27th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Manila 'Humanitarian crisis' in Zamboanga Aid workers warned yesterday of a worsening humanitarian crisis in a major Philippine city wracked by more than ... with violence," the United Nations Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator in the Philippines, Luiza Carvalho, said in a statement. "We are particularly concerned for the most vulnerable, especially ...

  8. News - World - CINEMA

    Angelina Jolie to receive humanitarian award from Oscars academy

    Posted Sep 07th 2013, 04:05am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Los Angeles Jolie to receive award for humanitarian work The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is to give a prestigious humanitarian award to Hollywood ... Oscar in 2000 for her role in Girl, Interrupted, has been an "impassioned advocate for humanitarian causes, traveling widely to promote organisations and social justice efforts", ...

  9. News - World - SYRIA

    UN says Syria conflict a humanitarian catastrophe

    Posted Apr 19th 2013, 09:24am by Reuters at the United Nations

    ... in Syria’s two-year-old war that has sparked a humanitarian catastrophe, the United Nations said on Thursday. The bleak assessment by top UN humanitarian officials motivated the Security Council, ... for by Australia, and Amos pleaded for the 15 council members to “take the action necessary to end this brutal conflict.” “The situation in Syria is a humanitarian catastrophe with ordinary people paying ...

  10. News - World - SYRIA

    4 million may need humanitarian aid in Syria

    Posted Nov 09th 2012, 02:30pm by Associated Press

    ... Associated Press at the United Nations The United Nations is warning that the number of people inside Syria needing humanitarian aid could rise sharply from 2.5 million now to 4 million by early next year if the civil war grinds on at its current deadly pace. John Ging, operations director for the UN humanitarian office, said the UN is also projecting that a failure to end ...




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