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3 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun
China's foreign minister pressed his South Sudan counterpart over renewed violence in the oil-rich state, demanding an immediate ceasefire and political dialogue in the country which is heavily reliant on Chinese investment.
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4 hrs ago | Al Jazeera
The number of aid workers killed, kidnapped and seriously wounded has reached record numbers, according to new figures published on the United Nations' World Humanitarian Day.
8 hrs ago | Times Herald
The world faces the greatest humanitarian crises in United Nations history, and nations aren't coming together to solve the problems, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki Moon warned Tuesday.
11 hrs ago | WireNews+Co
We pay tribute today to the world's humanitarians those unsung heroes who, despite the risks, work to save lives on the front lines of conflict and help victims of natural disasters pick up the pieces and rebuild their communities.
15 hrs ago | SciDev.Net
For World Humanitarian Day today, we speak to Bayard Roberts, director of the European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, United Kingdom, and a member of the school's Centre for Global Mental Health.
19 hrs ago | AlertNet
Ethiopia has overtaken Kenya to become the largest refugee-hosting country in Africa, sheltering 629,718 refugees as of the end of July, the latest date for which we have figures.
20 hrs ago | GPB.org
A picture taken with a smart phone shows Syrian refugees queuing at one of the many UNHCR registration centers in Lebanon.
Washington, DC - With as many as 1.5 million people displaced by conflict and a worsening humanitarian situation, South Sudan's former Vice President Riek Machar has turned down President Salva Kiir's latest peace offer to incorporate the rebel leader into a transitional unity government prior to elections set for next year.
The Central Bank will set up at least three additional supervisory colleges by end of this year as Kenyan lenders dash to establish cross-border operations.
Peter Bothi is a storekeeper with the CARE South Sudan team in Bentiu. He is in charge of maintaining the inventory records of the stocks from the clinic and office that were once in Bentiu town but which are now currently being occupied by soldiers and where a number of CARE vehicles were stolen and the offices looted in March.
Last week, I was scared of getting stuck. Not in traffic, not in the officea S - a Sbut in Bentiu.
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August 18, 2014 Targeted killings are on the rise across Rumbek, the capital of South Sudan's Lakes state, with seven people losing their lives since Sunday.
As major emergencies around the globe increase in scale, complexity and frequency, WHO is calling for an end to the targeting of health workers in conflicts and other humanitarian crises, which represent a breach of the fundamental right to health.
Security forces in war-torn South Sudan have shut one of the country's main independent radio stations and arrested its news editor after it broadcast rebel views, the station said on Monday.
A journalist has been detained and a Catholic radio station has been shut down in South Sudan on grounds of "national security", local media reports.
August 18, 2014 A high level delegation of the opposition faction of the Sudan Peoples' Liberation Movement has arrived in the Ugandan capital, Kampala, for talks with the Ugandan top leadership on the fate of Uganda army deployed in South Sudan.
Updated: Tue Aug 19, 2014 09:37 pm
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