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Central African fighters defy order to stand down

Central African fighters defy order to stand down

Dec 08, Bangui, Central African Republic – Aid officials reported Sunday that the fighters had abducted at least nine wounded men from a hospital in Bangui last week and then killed them, all part of the spasm of violence that has engulfed the capital. Mostly Muslim fighters who control Central African Republic patrolled neighborhoods across […]

December 8, 2013 | By | Reply More
Relief efforts in the Philippines gather steam, a week after Typhoon Haiyan hit

Relief efforts in the Philippines gather steam, a week after Typhoon Haiyan hit

Nov, 16 – Efforts to deliver aid to parts of the Philippines hardest hit by Typhoon Haiyan a week ago are picking up steam. However the international aid effort remains patchy, with many of the victims still waiting for help. The Philippines’ interior secretary, Mar Roxas, said on Friday, that trucks carrying emergency supplies had […]

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Guatemala bus crash leaves 43 dead, dozens injured

Guatemala bus crash leaves 43 dead, dozens injured

Sep 10, – At least 43 people have been killed and dozens injured after a bus plunged off a steep cliff in western Guatemala. Survivors told local media the bus had been overcrowded. Guatemalan President Otto Perez declared three days of mourning on Monday after at least 43 people were killed in one of the […]

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