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  1. News - World - UKRAINE

    Kiev accuses Russia of ‘invasion’ as aid trucks cross border into Ukraine

    Posted Aug 22nd 2014, 04:42pm by AFP

    ... lay with Moscow, after Russia warned “against any attempts to disrupt a totally humanitarian mission.” “The responsibility for any possible consequences of provocations against the humanitarian convoy lie completely with those who are ready to continue to sacrifice human lives for their ambitions and geopolitical plans,” the Russian foreign ministry said in a statement. Russia ...

  2. Comment - Letters

    Lift blockade on Gaza to facilitate urgently needed reconstruction

    Posted Aug 22nd 2014, 04:30am by LETTERS

    ... rigorously, they certainly exist. Like other humanitarian organisations, MSF has examined its role in such a situation. By easing the human and social consequences of the blockade, even slightly, ... the extension of the confinement and the recurring cycle of violence resulting from it, the question continues to arise. In any event, the Gaza Strip has been devastated. While humanitarian aid ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    China must stop its arms sales to war-torn South Sudan

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 11:49am by JEHANNE HENRY

    ... by both sides in Bor, and the towns of Bentiu and Malakal, all of which have changed hands many times. Throughout, the two sides have completely ignored international humanitarian law, ...

  4. News - Asia - SECURITY

    Malaysia foils Islamic State-inspired plot to bomb pubs, discos and Carlsberg brewery

    Posted Aug 19th 2014, 11:49pm by AFP

    ... typically under the pretext of "humanitarian work", Ayob Khan said. "From interrogating them, they talk about [Islamic State] ideology, including the killing of innocent people ...

  5. News - Asia - SRI LANKA

    Sri Lanka blocks UN war crime investigators from entering country

    Posted Aug 19th 2014, 10:32pm by AFP

    ... the military's "adherence to or neglect... of laws of armed conflict and international humanitarian law". The commission is the latest investigation initiated by Colombo. Experts and activists ...

  6. Comment - Letters

    More lives saved with bottom-up approach to disaster relief

    Posted Aug 19th 2014, 05:17am by LETTERS

    ... to the enhancement of community disaster preparedness, in Hong Kong and beyond. For example, the Collaborating Centre for Oxford University and Chinese University for Disaster and Medical Humanitarian Response (CCOUC) recently developed a free online course on disaster and medical humanitarian response (http://phpidccouc.conted.ox.ac.uk). Since its launch in mid-June, 749 students have enrolled, ...

  7. News - World - UKRAINE

    Missile attack on buses fleeing violence in east Ukraine kills dozens of civilians

    Posted Aug 19th 2014, 01:25am by Reuters

    ... need to regroup our forces to defend our territory and continue offensive actions by the army." Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said all issues around a humanitarian convoy sent ... or a political solution. Russia says it would like a ceasefire to allow aid to get to people trapped by the fighting. A 280-truck convoy sent by Russia and carrying tonnes of humanitarian aid has been ...

  8. News - Asia - KOREAN PENINSULA

    Pope Francis ends South Korean visit with message of peace

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 09:38pm by Reuters

    ... humanitarian assistance to those in need, and for an ever greater recognition that all Koreans are brothers and sisters, members of one family, one people," the pope said. Near the conclusion ...

  9. News - World - IRAQ

    Kurdish forces recapture key Iraqi dam as US, Britain step up support

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 05:54pm by AFP

    ... Michael Fallon, in comments published Monday, said Britain’s Iraq involvement now goes beyond a humanitarian mission and is set to last for months. “We and other countries in Europe are determined ...

  10. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA: ANALYSIS

    North Korean outreach to Southeast Asia part of regional balancing act

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 06:42am by KRISTINE KWOK

    ... of humanitarian aid and investment. But bilateral ties appear to have become strained, especially after Pyongyang's third nuclear test in February 2013. Beijing's wariness grew ...




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