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Monday 11 June 2012
The Government’s “dangerous” and “short-sighted” cuts to home-based care for the elderly is a “false economy” which has put lives at risk and cost the NHS billions of pounds, a new study claims.
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.
Friday 04 May 2012
Robbers angered by a crowd burning one of their colleagues alive attacked a cattle market in north east Nigeria, killing at least 34 people in the latest violence fanning across the bloodied region, witnesses and an official said.
Friday 04 May 2012
At least 34 people were killed yesterday after a failed cattle raid in a northeast Nigeria market sparked a retaliatory attack by robbers angry that one of their colleagues had been burnt alive by herders.
Tuesday 01 May 2012
Red Cross appeals to Pakistan media not to broadcast Taliban film of Khalil Dale's death
Monday 30 April 2012
A suicide bomber targeted a convoy carrying a senior police official in Nigeria today, killing at least 10 people, rescue officials said.
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”.
Wednesday 04 April 2012
President welcomes 10 captives, but says Farc rebels must make more concessions
Monday 05 March 2012
Assad regime faces growing calls for an end to the crisis as civilians continue to suffer
Saturday 03 March 2012
Troops are shelling several districts in the rebellious central Syrian city of Homs where the government is keeping a Red Cross convoy blocked from reaching thousands stranded in the area, activists have said.
Friday 02 March 2012
Syrian authorities have blocked an aid convoy carrying emergency supplies from entering the Baba Amr district in the city of Homs, the International Committee of the Red Cross says.
Thursday 01 March 2012
Land Rover has produced the millionth Discovery at its plant at Solihull in the British Midlands. The milestone car is being sent on an expedition to Beijing with the purpose of highlighting the Discovery's strong off-road performance and the importance of the Chinese market for the company's future.
Monday 27 February 2012
The wife of the British photographer injured in a rocket strike in Homs has said her husband refused to leave with the Syrian Red Crescent (SRC) ambulances because he was advised they could not be trusted.
Sunday 26 February 2012
Europe looks to new diplomatic and economic sanctions on Syria
Saturday 25 February 2012
The Red Cross has begun evacuating wounded women and children from Homs after three weeks of intense shelling by government forces.
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