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Sudan aid suspension having `severe` impact: Red Cross

Last Updated: Monday, May 19, 2014, 18:57

Sudan`s three-month suspension of aid work by the international Red Cross is having a "severe" impact as armed conflict worsens in the country, the ICRC said on Monday.

ICRC tries to access detained OSCE inspectors, Ukrainians

Last Updated: Monday, April 28, 2014, 19:13

The Red Cross insisted Monday that all sides in the Ukraine crisis treat detainees "humanely" and told AFP it was trying to access OSCE inspectors and Ukrainian officers being held by pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine.

Syrian government seeks to boost cooperation with Red Cross

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 19, 2014, 07:23

Syrian Minister for Social Affairs said Tuesday that the government is keen to cooperate with the International Committee of the Red Cross ( ICRC), state media reported.

Red Cross says ordered to suspend Sudan work

Last Updated: Saturday, February 01, 2014, 21:26

Sudanese authorities have ordered the Red Cross to suspend its activities, the organisation said Saturday, in the latest restriction to be placed on foreign aid workers in the country.

Some 40 bodies recovered in Central Africa after clashes: ICRC

Last Updated: Friday, December 27, 2013, 03:35

Some 40 bodies have been recovered in the Central African Republic`s capital of Bangui in just one day, following clashes there, the International Committee of the Red Cross said in Geneva on Thursday.

Chhattisgarh govt asks Red Cross to stop work in Bastar

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 18, 2013, 00:30

Chhattisgarh government has directed the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) to suspend all its operations in the Naxalite-affected Bastar region.

Sri Lanka allows ICRC access to LTTE rehabilitation camps

Last Updated: Monday, February 25, 2013, 20:44

Sri Lanka has allowed a team of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) to visit the rehabilitation camps housing ex-LTTE combatants.

`Dead man` returns from Pak jail after 23 years

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 01, 2012, 18:00

Thought to be dead for over two decades, a Bangladeshi man returned home after 23 years, most of which were spent in Pakistani jails.

Colombia`s rebel group releases two pilots

Last Updated: Monday, July 30, 2012, 12:15

The rebel Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) Sunday released two civilian helicopter pilots kidnapped 20 days ago, said the ICRC.

Syria in a state of civil war now: Red Cross

Last Updated: Sunday, July 15, 2012, 19:59

The 17-month long conflict in Syria has finally taken the form of a full-fledged civil war, the Red Cross said.

Red Cross reaches Homs, blocked from worst-hit area

Last Updated: Monday, March 05, 2012, 23:13

The govt was still blocking ICRC access to the Baba Amr, where civilians remain trapped in freezing temperatures.

Red Cross negotiating humanitarian truce in Syria

Last Updated: Monday, February 20, 2012, 22:36

The Red Cross said that it is trying to broker a cease-fire aimed at allowing emergency aid to reach people in Syria.