It wants troops or logistical aid to head off a possible genocidal civil war
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Thursday 01 November 2012
With Sandy blown, the race must go on. But it's certainly not making life as a campaign manager any easier. When Mitt Romney turned a recent event into a disaster relief rally, aides worried that supporters would ruin the photo-op by arriving without supplies to donate.
Wednesday 03 October 2012
A traumatised population has suffered long enough. Countries who have influence in Syria should be doing much more to deliver desperately needed humanitarian aid
Monday 13 August 2012
Ethiopia's missing prime minister has been taking part in diplomatic efforts to resolve the Sudan crisis from his sick bed, according to African Union officials.
Thursday 02 August 2012
A man who disappeared 23 years ago, leading his family to believe he had died, has returned home after being found in a prison in Pakistan.
Monday 30 July 2012
Batman composer Hans Zimmer has recorded a song called "Aurora" to raise money for the victims of the Dark Knight Rises shooting.
Friday 27 July 2012
World leaders tonight called on President Bashar Assad to stop the massacre of civilians in Syria's second city.
Thursday 24 May 2012
Two foreign medical workers and their three Afghan translators have been abducted in a remote part of north-east Afghanistan.
Tuesday 22 May 2012
Khalil Dale was an English aid worker who for decades devoted himself to humanitarian work in some of the world's most dangerous trouble spots before meeting a brutal death in a Pakistan border town. He was abducted by armed men in January; his body was found on 29 April. His killers coldly explained that they had killed him because their demands for a ransom had not been met.
Tuesday 01 May 2012
Red Cross appeals to Pakistan media not to broadcast Taliban film of Khalil Dale's death
Sunday 29 April 2012
The murder of a British aid worker whose body was found dumped in an orchard in Pakistan has been condemned by the Prime Minister as a “shocking and merciless act”.
Thursday 26 April 2012
The first case of someone being brought to Britain to have an organ removed for trafficking has been uncovered, according to a report.
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