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Congo to begin Ebola vaccinations on Monday

Congo to begin Ebola vaccinations on Monday

Published 20/05/2018

MBANDAKA, Democratic Republic of Congo (Reuters) - Health workers in Democratic Republic of Congo will begin a vaccination campaign on Monday aimed at containing an [more…]

WHO says 19 dead, 39 infected so far in Congo Ebola outbreak

WHO says 19 dead, 39 infected so far in Congo Ebola outbreak

Published 14/05/2018

GENEVA (Reuters) - Democratic Republic of Congo reported 39 suspected, probable or confirmed cases of Ebola between April 4 and May 13, including 19 deaths, [more…]

WHO gets approval to use Ebola vaccine in Democratic Republic of Congo

WHO gets approval to use Ebola vaccine in Democratic Republic of Congo

Published 14/05/2018

GENEVA (Reuters) - The World Health Organization has been given the go-ahead by officials in the Democratic Republic of Congo to import and use an [more…]

Migrants in caravan at U.S. border bide time ahead of crossing

Migrants in caravan at U.S. border bide time ahead of crossing

Published 27/04/2018

TIJUANA, Mexico (Reuters) - Central American migrants from a caravan through Mexico languished in shelters in the border city of Tijuana on Thursday, waiting for [more…]

Syria’s Douma faces catastrophe, says council, as assault grinds on

Syria’s Douma faces catastrophe, says council, as assault grinds on

Published 12/03/2018

FILE PHOTO: A boy is seen in the besieged town of Douma, Eastern Ghouta, in Damascus, Syria March 8, 2018. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh/File PhotoAMMAN/BEIRUT (Reuters) - [more…]

Syrian Observatory: one third of Syria’s Ghouta enclave taken by…

Syrian Observatory: one third of Syria’s Ghouta enclave taken by…

Published 05/03/2018

A handicapped man rides a bicycle past damaged buildings in the besieged town of Douma in eastern Ghouta in Damascus, Syria, March 1, 2018. REUTERS/Bassam [more…]

Syrian government removes trauma kits, surgical items from Ghouta…

Syrian government removes trauma kits, surgical items from Ghouta…

Published 05/03/2018

GENEVA (Reuters) - Syrian government officials removed trauma kits and surgical supplies from trucks that are part of an inter-agency convoy heading into the besieged [more…]

Senate rejects immigration bills, leaves Dreamers in limbo

Senate rejects immigration bills, leaves Dreamers in limbo

Published 16/02/2018

The U.S. Senate rejected a series of bills to protect "Dreamer" immigrants on Thursday, leaving in limbo the future of 1.8 million young adults brought to the United States illegally as children. [more…]

Exclusive: U.S. to impose arms embargo on South Sudan to end conflict

Exclusive: U.S. to impose arms embargo on South Sudan to end conflict

Published 02/02/2018

South Sudan's President Salva Kiir attends the 28th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the Heads of State and the Government of the African Union [more…]

Angelina Jolie urges NATO to tackle sexual violence in war

Angelina Jolie urges NATO to tackle sexual violence in war

Published 01/02/2018

UNHCR Special Envoy actor Angelina Jolie takes part in a news conference at the NATO headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, January 31, 2018. REUTERS/Yves HermanBRUSSELS (Reuters) [more…]