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3 Spanish reporters missing in war-torn Aleppo in Syria

...killing foreign journalists and aid workers it holds, starting with American...journalist Steven Sotloff, British aid workers David Haines and Alan Henning, American aid worker Peter Kassig, as well as Japanese...
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Malaria killed more people than usual in Ebola outbreak

...Pagnoni of the World Health Organization said "the collateral damage of epidemics is a known phenomenon" and that aid workers should try to lessen such effects. He said it was possible Ebola could have also caused spikes in malaria cases in...
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US won't threaten to prosecute hostages' families for ransom

...Four Americans have been killed by the Islamic State since last summer: journalists James Foley and Steven Sotloff and aid workers Peter Kassig and Kayla Mueller. After the release of gruesome videos showing the beheadings of some hostages, Obama...
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American citizen killed in Afghan attack

...hotel has both guest rooms for visitors and a residential area for those who live full time in Kabul, including foreign aid workers.No one immediately claimed responsibility for the attack, though the Taliban have attacked guesthouses before in...
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Choppers ferry injured in Nepal

...dirt, but I think we'll have to hold the materials back to try to get them out tomorrow by helicopter," he said.Aid workers who had reached the edges of the epicenter described entire villages reduced to rubble."In some villages, about...
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Death toll tops 4,000 in Nepal

...Nepal's devastating earthquake climbed past 4,000, aid workers and officials in remote, shattered villages near the...the top official for the Gorkha region.World Vision aid worker Matt Darvas arrived in the district in the afternoon...
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UN tally of Ebola deaths passes 10,000, most in West Africa

...people are wary of seeking help or are hiding cases. In both countries there are still regular attacks against Western aid workers and officials are unable to track where the Ebola virus is spreading.TRACKING THE TRANSMISSIONDr. Bruce Aylward...
Today in history

...landmark accord to create a free trade zone of 19 nations by 1993.Ten years ago: In a wrenching videotaped statement, aid worker Margaret Hassan, kidnapped in Baghdad, begged the British government to help save her by withdrawing its troops from...
My Turn: President Obama's plan to arm Syrian rebels is flawed

...our allies. We have seen evidence of this with the recent brutal beheadings of two American journalists and a British aid worker, as well as countless other atrocities in the region.However, the President is wrong when it comes to arming unknown...
Questions and answers about the US Ebola case

...have gotten so much attention for treating four American aid workers who caught Ebola while volunteering in West Africa...survivor were given to one of the recently infected U.S. aid workers.Q: Could there be more travelers with Ebola?A...


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