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  1. News - World - IRAQ

    Time running out for Iraqis besieged by jihadists as UN warns of ‘potential genocide’

    Posted Aug 13th 2014, 05:52pm by AFP

    ... the scope of the humanitarian crisis. A US defence official said the temporary additional personnel would also develop humanitarian assistance options beyond the current airdrop effort in support ... “other contributing states”. And Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott confirmed Wednesday his country would join humanitarian airdrops in Iraq, and did not rule out the possibility of greater ...

  2. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Israeli army asks residents to leave Gaza City as attacks resume

    Posted Jul 29th 2014, 09:36pm by AFP

    ... and unconditional humanitarian ceasefire and demanded that Israel and Hamas end the violence "in the name of humanity". The UN chief accused Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Hamas ... an "immediate and unconditional humanitarian ceasefire" to permit the urgent delivery of aid, in a non-binding statement which elicited disappointment from the Palestinian envoy. The UN statement ...

  3. News - China - MARITIME DISPUTES

    China welcomes Vietnam’s move to compensate riot victims

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 04:33pm

    ... by Chinese workers”. Hong cited Vietnam as saying that Chinese workers who were victims would receive “some form of humanitarian compensation”, adding that Hanoi would send missions to China ...

  4. News - China - MARITIME DISPUTES

    Vietnam sends senior official to China to build bridges after oil rig stand-off

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 03:21pm by Teddy Ng, KRISTINE KWOK

    ... with Chinese leaders on ways to stop tensions flaring up again, the Vietnam News Agency reported. Binh said Vietnam would give humanitarian support to Chinese workers affected by the riots, ...

  5. News - Asia - MANILA BUS TRAGEDY

    Turmoil with HK quiets down as Filipinos mark Manila bus tragedy's anniversary

    Posted Aug 23rd 2014, 08:13pm by Lana Lam

    ... the demands of the survivors and their families. The threat came just as the Philippines was hit by a super typhoon, triggering calls for a delay on humanitarian grounds. But in January this year, ...

  6. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Eid brings lull in Gaza fighting as UN Security Council calls for Gaza ceasefire

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 06:05pm by AFP

    ... during the night to demand an "immediate, unconditional humanitarian ceasefire", in a call echoed hours later by the UN Security Council. As diplomatic efforts intensified to broker ... for both sides to accept an "immediate and unconditional humanitarian ceasefire" to permit the urgent delivery of aid, in a non-binding statement which elicited disappointment from ...

  7. News - World - ISLAMIC STATE

    Obama vows to expand airstrikes on Islamic State into Syria, but won't send combat troops

    Posted Sep 11th 2014, 07:35am by MCT

    ... I hope." US forces have been back in Iraq for more than a month, staging more than 150 air strikes, delivering humanitarian aid and advising Iraqi forces on reversing the stunning advances ...

  8. News - World - UKRAINE

    West criticises UN draft resolution tabled by Russia calling for Ukraine ceasefire

    Posted Jun 03rd 2014, 10:47am by Agence France-Presse at the United Nations

    ... Agence France-Presse at the United Nations US describes Russia's draft UN resolution calling for an humanitarian corridor as "hypocritical" as western delegates contrast it with Moscow's blocking of similar resolutions on Syria A Russian draft resolution calling for an immediate ceasefire in Ukraine and a humanitarian corridor met with criticism from the West and cool ...

  9. News - World - DEFENCE

    Canberra defends posting of US marines to Australia under newly signed deal

    Posted Aug 12th 2014, 09:11pm by AFP

    ... the US is carrying out air strikes and humanitarian aid to combat jihadist Islamic State (IS) fighters, although Canberra has offered support for humanitarian efforts. Speaking yesterday ...

  10. News - World - UKRAINE

    Russian aid convoy heads for eastern Ukraine, but Kiev says it will deny it entry

    Posted Aug 12th 2014, 05:13pm by AP

    ... the organisation had reached a general agreement about delivery of humanitarian aid to the region, he had "no information about the content" of the trucks and did not know where they were headed. Ukrainian presidential aide Valery Chaly said that any attempt to take humanitarian goods into Ukraine without proper authorisation would be viewed as an attack on the country. French President ...




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