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Red Cross warns collapse of humanitarian services in Gaza

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014, 05:50

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) Monday warned of a collapse of humanitarian services in the Gaza Strip due to eight years of Israeli blockade.

Japan, N Korea discuss return of remains of Japanese war dead

Last Updated: Monday, March 03, 2014, 20:44

Japanese and North Korean Red Cross officials met in China for the first time since 2012 to work out modalities for the return of the remains of Japanese nationals who died in North Korea during World War II.

Japan mission leaves for talks with North Korea

Last Updated: Sunday, March 02, 2014, 18:02

Japanese government and Red Cross officials left on Sunday for talks in China with their North Korean counterparts in a rare meeting that might help improve frosty relations.

Japan Red Cross says plans talks for return of remains from North Korea

Last Updated: Thursday, February 27, 2014, 18:26

Officials from the Japanese and North Korean affiliates of the Red Cross will hold talks next week on the return of the remains of Japanese nationals from North Korea, a Japanese Red Cross official said on Thursday.

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.

13 bodies in Central African Republic mass grave

Last Updated: Monday, February 17, 2014, 21:36

Red Cross officials in Central African Republic say they`ve retrieved 13 bodies from a mass grave found in the capital last week.

Red Cross chief alarmed by chaotic Homs evacuation

Last Updated: Saturday, February 15, 2014, 22:58

Red Cross chief Peter Maurer voiced alarm Saturday over the chaos surrounding the evacuation from the besieged Syrian city of Homs, urging the warring sides to respect basic humanitarian law.

Colombian officials: At least 15 trapped in mine

Last Updated: Saturday, February 15, 2014, 03:17

Colombian officials say at least 15 people are trapped in a gold mine collapse in southwestern Colombia.

Death toll in Burundi`s torrential rains rises to 77: Red Cross

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 11, 2014, 20:50

Torrential rains and landslides have left at least 77 people dead and about 12,000 displaced in Burundi, the Burundi Red Cross said on Tuesday.

Jihadists claim to have kidnapped Red Cross team in Mali

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 11, 2014, 12:12

A leading Islamist militant group has kidnapped a team of Red Cross workers in northern Mali who had been reported missing, an official from the jihadist group said on Tuesday.

Red Cross warns over Boko Haram fall-out in Nigeria

Last Updated: Thursday, February 06, 2014, 17:29

Tens of thousands of people in Nigeria are missing out on vital services because of conflict, with the areas where Boko Haram operates worst affected, the Red Cross said on Thursday.

Khartoum suspends Red Cross activities in Sudan

Last Updated: Sunday, February 02, 2014, 01:24

The International Committee of the Red Cross has been notified by the Sudanese authorities for suspending its activities in Sudan, a source said.