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Turkey evacuates wounded Palestinians from Gaza

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Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan says his country has started to evacuate wounded people from Gaza to Turkey for treatment.

Posted: August 11th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

UN says 10.8 million Syrians need humanitarian aid

In this Thursday, June 19, 2014 photo, Syrian refugee children stand outside their tent at a Syrian refugee camp in the eastern Lebanese town of Majdal Anjar, Lebanon. For the first time since the World War II era, the number of people forced from their homes worldwide has surged past 50 million, the United Nations refugee agency said on Friday. AP

The humanitarian situation in Syria is worsening and the number of people needing urgent help has reached 10.8 million — almost half of Syria’s population of 22 million, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said Friday.

Posted: June 21st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

UN says running out of food for Central Africa

In this Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013 file photo, Chadians waiting for evacuation flights settle in for the night inside an airport hangar in Bangui, Central African Republic. AP

The United Nations said Monday it was running out of food for a growing number of homeless people in Central African Republic, with spreading unrest hobbling distribution efforts.

Posted: January 21st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Typhoon brings unexpected medical relief to Samar

This photo taken on December 24, 2013 shows Norwegian nurse Janecke Dyvi (R) along with a Filipino volunteer helping traffic accident victim Mario Renos (2nd R) during a physical rehabilitation session at the 1.6 million USD Red Cross tent hospital in Basey town, Western Samar province, central Philippines.  AFP/TED ALJIBE

A devastating typhoon that killed thousands of people in the Philippines has unexpectedly given young traffic accident victim Mario Renos hope that he could one day walk again.

Posted: January 5th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Maranao Muslims offer aid to ‘Yolanda’ survivors

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Lanao del Sur Assemblywoman Samira Gutoc-Tomawis (far left in a shiny fuschia upper garment) sharing stories with her constituents. FACEBOOK PHOTO

Poverty did not deter Maranao Muslims in Marawi City to pitch in for the “piso-piso” fund drive, which was intended to collect as much cash for the benefit of supertyphoon Yolanda victims in Samar and Leyte.

Posted: November 20th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

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