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Three more humanitarian workers killed in Syria, with civilian death toll ‘rising every day’

An attack in the south of Syria’s restive Idlib province that led to the deaths of a paramedic, an ambulance driver and a rescue worker, were added to the grim total on T...

Three more humanitarian workers killed in Syria, with civilian death toll ‘rising every day’

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Civilian death toll mounts as Syrian offensive widens Air strikes have killed more than two dozen civilians including 11 children in rebel-held northwestern Syria in the last two days in an escalation of a Russian-backed offensive, a war monitor and loca...
14:48, 08/17/2019

Syria: ‘Deplorable’ violence in Idlib against civilians, humanitarian workers must ‘stop immediately’: UN Coordinator Acts of violence against civilians, humanitarian workers and civilian infrastructure in Idlib are “deplorable”, the United Nations Regional Humanitarian Coordinator for the Syria Crisis said on Friday...
15:24, 07/27/2019

Death toll rises to 11 in Sudan as protesters demand civilian rule Sudanese activists said on Monday that at least 11 people were killed in clashes with security forces during mass demonstrations demanding a transition to civilian rule....
21:36, 07/01/2019

Syria: ‘Deplorable’ violence in Idlib against civilians, humanitarian workers must ‘stop immediately’, says senior UN envoy  Acts of violence against civilians, humanitarian workers and civilian infrastructure in Idlib are “deplorable”, the United Nations Regional Humanitarian Coordinator for the Syria Crisis said on Friday...
18:12, 06/21/2019

2 ambulance workers killed in strikes on Syria rebel enclave BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian rescuers say at least two ambulance workers and several other civilians, including children, have been killed in government airstrikes in the last rebel stronghold in the country&...
15:36, 06/20/2019

Rising death toll, police video and 'hundreds' saved: The aftermath of the El Paso, Dayton shootings President Donald Trump's remarks, victim updates and more news Monday on the El Paso and Dayton shootings.        ...
06:24, 08/06/2019

UN aid chief fears northwest Syria 'humanitarian nightmare' The U.N. humanitarian chief says his worst fears that a full-scale military onslaught in northwestern Syria would "unleash a humanitarian nightmare unlike any we have seen" in Syria are now coming tru...
01:24, 05/18/2019

UN aid chief fears northwest Syria ‘humanitarian nightmare’ UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. humanitarian chief says his worst fears that a full-scale military onslaught in northwestern Syria would “unleash a humanitarian nightmare unlike any we have seen&...
21:36, 05/17/2019

U.N. to investigate attacks on humanitarian sites in northwest Syria The United Nations will investigate attacks on U.N.-supported facilities and other humanitarian sites in northwest Syria, Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Thursday, two days after two-third...
19:24, 08/01/2019

Rights group says Syria co-opting humanitarian efforts BEIRUT (AP) — A leading international rights group says in a new report that the Syrian government is co-opting humanitarian aid and reconstruction assistance and sometimes using it to “entrench...
10:36, 06/28/2019

US woman in Syria pleads with Trump to stop civilian deaths An American woman in Syria has released a video appealing to US President Donald Trump to take action against the Syrian regime, after an airstrike Monday in the rebel-held northwestern province of Id...
19:00, 07/22/2019

Humanitarian conditions in northwest Syria at ‘crisis point’: aid groups Some 70 aid groups called for an immediate end to the fighting. They said that the violence has displaced an estimated 180,000 people in the last two weeks alone....
04:48, 05/18/2019

UN quietly plans to move all humanitarian aid operations for Syria to Damascus As the Syrian war enters its eighth year, a chorus of criticism has erupted over leaked plans for the United Nations to shift all its aid operations to the capital Damascus, with many claiming that su...
21:48, 05/03/2019

Syria: Humanitarian disaster in Idlib ‘unfolding before our eyes’ says top UN relief official Unabating violence, destruction and a downward sprial in overall conditions for the desperate people trapped in north-western Syria’s Idlib were in the spotlight as the United Nations Emergency Relief...
01:36, 06/19/2019

US troops, civilian defense workers get political reminder Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan is reminding civilian Defense Department employees and service members not to engage in political activity while on the job....
00:00, 06/12/2019

Grave concern over escalating humanitarian crisis, casualties, displacement across northwest Syria: UN The UN has said it is “gravely concerned” over reports of a worsening humanitarian situation facing civilians across northwest Syria, with rising casualties, and “waves of displacement” due to intensi...
22:36, 05/02/2019

As Syria conflict enters ninth year, humanitarian crisis ‘far from over’, Security Council hears Eight years ago this month, the Syria conflict began, leading to a humanitarian crisis that remains “far from over”, the UN Security Council heard on Wednesday. 11.7 million need humanitarian assistan...
18:24, 04/28/2019

Syria’s Idlib ‘on the brink’ of a nightmare urge humanitarian chiefs, launching global solidarity campaign The heads of 11 global humanitarian organizations warned on Thursday that the embattled rebel-held province of Idlib in Syria, stands on the brink of disaster, with three million civilian lives at ris...
19:36, 06/27/2019

Syria’s Idlib ‘on the brink’ of a nightmare, humanitarian chiefs warn, launching global solidarity campaign The heads of 11 global humanitarian organizations warned on Thursday that the embattled rebel-held province of Idlib in Syria, stands on the brink of disaster, with three million civilian lives at ris...
15:24, 07/27/2019

Risk grows of ‘catastrophic humanitarian fallout’ in Syria’s Idlib, where 3 million are trapped: top UN officials urge unity in Security Council The UN’s Political and Humanitarian Affairs chiefs on Friday called on the Security Council to unite in support of an immediate de-escalation of fighting around Syria’s Idlib province, and work toward...
19:48, 05/17/2019

Thursday’s Daily Brief: impact of bad working conditions, Syria and Libya humanitarian news, human rights in Bahrain, families reunified in South Sudan Thursday’s top news includes: A new report on the dangerous impact of stressful working conditions; the need to decongest Al Hol camp in Syria; a US$2 million allocation from the UN’s emergency fund t...
18:24, 04/28/2019

Police: 4 combatants, 1 civilian killed in Kashmir fighting SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Three rebels, an army soldier and a civilian were killed early Thursday during a gunbattle in disputed Kashmir that triggered anti-India protests and clashes, officials and resi...
08:48, 05/16/2019

Halt Afghan civilian casualties, U.N. says after report of 11 killed by government The United Nations said on Wednesday it was gravely concerned about reports indicating 11 civilians had been killed in an Afghan security force operation in an eastern province near the border with Pa...
11:50, 08/14/2019

Tens of thousands demand civilian rule in Sudan, at least seven killed Huge crowds marched on Sudan's defense ministry on Sunday demanding the ruling military hand over power to civilians, and the authorities said at least seven people were killed and scores injured in p...
00:24, 07/01/2019

Thursday’s Daily Brief: Climate emergency, call to support breastfeeding, rising political heat and new investigation board for Syria Today, our main stories include: UN chief’s warning on climate and global politics; UNICEF’s call to bolster breastfeeding and new Board of Inquiry in Syria...
22:36, 08/01/2019

| Ebola death toll to pass 1 000 - UN The current Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo has killed nearly 1 000 people, the UN said, warning the "intense" spread of the virus was set to persist....
09:24, 05/04/2019

Death toll from China quakes rises to 11 The death toll from two strong earthquakes in China rose to 11 on Tuesday, with 122 people injured, state media said, adding that rescuers pulled some survivors from rubble in a part of the country th...
03:48, 06/18/2019

Death toll from China earthquakes rises to 11 The death toll from two strong earthquakes in China rose to 11 on Tuesday, with 122 people injured, state media said, adding that rescuers pulled some survivors from rubble in a part of the country th...
06:00, 06/18/2019

El Paso shooting death toll rises to 22 The death toll from the Saturday mass shooting at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas, increased to 22 on Monday after news that two victims died in a local hospital....
19:12, 08/05/2019

Sri Lanka revises death toll from attacks down by 100 Sri Lankan officials revised the death toll from Easter Sunday bombings down by about 100 on Thursday, blaming the difficulty in identifying body parts at bomb scenes for the earlier inaccurate number...
09:51, 04/29/2019

| UN calls for Libya ceasefire as death toll climbs to 1 000 The UN Security Council has called for a ceasefire in Libya as the death toll from a three-month offensive on Tripoli reached 1 000, including scores killed in an air strike that hit a detention centr...
17:12, 07/06/2019

Cambodia: Death toll from building collapse in rises to 24 The death toll from a collapsed building continues to rise as rescuers dig through rubble. The disaster has highlighted lax building and labor standards amid a Chinese-funded construction boom....
06:24, 06/24/2019

Cambodia: Death toll from building collapse rises to 24 The death toll from a collapsed building continues to rise as rescuers dig through rubble. The disaster has highlighted lax building and labor standards amid a Chinese-funded construction boom....
08:12, 06/24/2019

Death toll in Virginia gas station explosion rises to 3 BUENA VISTA, Va. (AP) — Authorities say three sets of remains have been discovered at Virginia gas station where an explosion occurred. Virginia State Police said in a news release Saturday that the n...
02:24, 05/12/2019

The Latest: Sudan protesters increase death toll to 108 Sudanese protest organizers are reporting seven more deaths in the country’s political turmoil, raising the death toll to 108 since security forces attacked a sit-in outside military headquarters in K...
01:00, 06/06/2019

Christchurch Mosque Shooting Death Toll Rises to 51 (WELLINGTON, New Zealand) — A Turkish man wounded in the Christchurch mosque shootings seven weeks ago died late Thursday in Christchurch Hospital, raising the death toll to 51, authorities in N...
20:36, 05/03/2019

Death toll in capsized Philippine ferries climbs to 31 The death toll from the capsize of three Philippine ferries in bad weather rose to 31 on Sunday as rescuers found more bodies, a coast guard official said....
15:12, 08/04/2019

European heatwave eases up as death toll hits 7 Most of the fires that had broken out Spain in recent days were stabilized, but firefighters were struggling to control a blaze in the central provinces of Toledo and Madrid that had burned more than ...
09:12, 07/01/2019

Death toll from storms lashing central U.S. rises to seven The latest in a line of destructive storms pounding the central United States killed at least three people as tornadoes raked across Missouri while heavy rain flooded rivers in Oklahoma, authorities s...
04:24, 05/24/2019

Death toll from building collapse in Cambodia rises to 24 SIHANOUKVILLE, Cambodia (AP) — The death toll in a building collapse in Cambodia has risen to 24 and rescuers are continuing to search the rubble for more trapped workers. The unfinished, seven-story ...
05:48, 06/24/2019

The Latest: Death toll in Venezuela rises to 5 as boy dies CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The Latest on the political crisis in Venezuela (all times local): 10:55 a.m. Human rights groups say a 15-year-old boy is the latest casualty in Venezuela’s ongoing un...
17:00, 05/03/2019

Death toll in Mozambique after Cyclone Kenneth jumps to 38 The number of people killed after Cyclone Kenneth slammed into Mozambique has jumped from five to 38, the country's disaster management institute said on Monday....
14:36, 04/29/2019

The Latest: Mozambique death toll jumps to 38 after cyclone The Latest on Cyclone Kenneth in Mozambique (all times local): 2 p.m. Mozambique's government says the death toll from last week's Cyclone Kenneth has jumped to 38 as flooding continues....
15:12, 04/29/2019

Sudanese protesters: Death toll in military crackdown at 60 Organizers of the pro-democracy protests in Sudan say the death toll across the country since the violent dispersal of their sit-in in Khartoum earlier this week has increased to 60....
10:12, 06/05/2019

Congo Ebola death toll to hit 1,000, new vaccine planned: WHO Congo's Ebola epidemic is expected to continue spreading though the country's east, where it has killed 1,000 since August and sparked mistrust and frequent attacks on medical centers, the World Healt...
19:36, 05/03/2019

Death toll in Sri Lanka Easter attacks lowered by more than 100 The Sri Lankan Health Ministry on Thursday revised the death toll of Easter Sunday's deadly terror attacks, lowering the number of those killed to 253....
18:12, 04/28/2019

| Death toll jumps to 38 after Mozambique's latest cyclone The death toll from Cyclone Kenneth in northern Mozambique jumped to 38, the government announced, as flooding and pounding rains hampered efforts to deliver aid to badly hit communities several days ...
21:48, 04/29/2019

Death toll from floods in south Asia rises to more than 100 More than four million displaced in India, Nepal and Bangladesh, with Assam and Bihar among the worst-hit regionsFloods have forced more than four million people from their homes across India, Nepal a...
03:36, 07/16/2019

Death toll rises to 11 in Lahore shrine blast The death toll rose to 11 Thursday as another police officer died of injuries sustained the day before during the suicide bombing out front of Lahore's famous Data Darbar shrine....
11:24, 05/09/2019

Death toll rises to 60 following Sudanese crackdown on protesters The death toll rose to 60 Tuesday following Sudanese troops having used live fire the day before to break up months-long protests for civil rule in the country's capital, according to opposition force...
07:24, 06/05/2019

Death Toll In Pakistan Train Collision Rises To 23 The death toll from a train collision in central Pakistan rose to 23 on Friday after several people succumbed to their injuries overnight, officials said....
12:48, 07/12/2019

Death toll in Somalia hotel attack rises to 26 At least 26 people were killed and a further 56 injured in Friday's terror attack at a hotel in Kismayo, Somalia, Jubaland state president Ahmed Madobe said Saturday morning....
14:24, 07/13/2019

Death toll in UK hospital listeria outbreak rises to six Another person has died in a listeria outbreak caused by eating contaminated food in hospital, bringing the total number of deaths to six, Public Health England said on Thursday....
15:48, 08/01/2019

Death Toll Rises to More Than 1,000 in Ebola Outbreak in Congo (KINSHASA, Congo) — More than 1,000 people have died from an Ebola outbreak in eastern Congo that started in August, the country’s health minister said Friday, as attacks on treatment cent...
08:36, 05/04/2019

Death toll in Indian encephalitis outbreak rises to 152 PATNA, India (AP) — Authorities say 152 children have now died in an encephalitis outbreak this month in India’s eastern state of Bihar. India’s Supreme Court on Monday directed the centra...
14:36, 06/24/2019

Death Toll in New Zealand Mosque Attacks Rises to 51 Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern of New Zealand said that the man, a Turkish national, had been in an intensive care unit in a Christchurch hospital since the shooting seven weeks ago....
01:48, 05/03/2019

New Zealand Mosque Attack Death Toll Rises to 51 A Turkish man wounded during a white supremacist attack on two New Zealand mosques in March has died, bringing the death toll from the country’s worst peacetime mass shooting to 51....
06:00, 05/03/2019

Death toll rises in Alaskan floatplane mid-air collision The death toll in the midair collision between two floatplanes carrying tourists from a cruise ship in Alaska rose to five — and one person remains unaccounted for, according to reports. A total...
21:00, 05/14/2019

| Indian cyclone death toll rises, anger grows The death toll from a major cyclone that hit eastern India and Bangladesh in early May rose to 77 as anger grew over millions of people still without power and water....
11:24, 05/13/2019

Death toll from violence in Sudan rises to 61: health ministry The official death toll in Sudan from violence that erupted on Monday has risen to 61, the director general of the Health Ministry said on Thursday, up from a previous toll of 46....
13:12, 06/06/2019

Monsoon floods wreak havoc on India, death toll up Parts of southern and western India have been hit hard by heavy torrential rain. The resulting floods and landslides have claimed many lives and forced hundreds of thousands of people to take shelter ...
21:14, 08/11/2019

The Latest: Tenn. police increase death toll at 2 homes to 6 The Latest on the deaths of multiple victims at two homes in rural Tennessee (all times local): 1:30 p.m. Authorities say the death toll at two homes in rural Tennessee has now reached six....
21:36, 04/28/2019

Death toll in Sudan violence rises to 60, doctors' group says The number of people killed since security forces stormed a protest camp outside Sudan's Defence Ministry in central Khartoum two days ago has risen significantly to 60, a doctors group linked to the ...
06:36, 06/05/2019

| Hungary tourist boat disaster death toll reaches 11 Hungarian police have confirmed the discovery of two more South Korean victims of a sightseeing vessel which sank in Budapest last week, raising the toll to eleven tourists killed with 17 still missin...
01:48, 06/05/2019

'Incompetent climbers' drive Everest death toll, top mountaineer says Stepping over long-dead bodies of frozen climbers as he sought to reach the summit of Everest was something for which Nick Hollis was mentally prepared. But even this seasoned mountaineer could not ha...
13:12, 06/06/2019

Hungary: Death toll from Danube boat collision reaches 9 Divers have recovered the bodies of two more victims from the tour boat that capsized and sank in the Danube River after a collision with a river cruise ship...
00:00, 06/04/2019

Two Texas shooting victims die in hospital, raising death toll to 22 The death toll rose to 22 people on Monday in a mass shooting at a Walmart store in El Paso, increasing with two deaths in a hospital days after a spate of shooting sprees, El Paso Police said on Twit...
20:00, 08/05/2019

The Latest: El Paso victim dies, raising death toll to 22 A man leaves flowers near the scene of a mass shooting at a shopping complex Sunday, Aug. 4, 2019, in El Paso, Texas. (AP Photo/John Locher) EL PASO, Texas (AP) — The Latest on a mass shooting in El P...
19:12, 08/05/2019

The Latest: El Paso victim dies, raising death toll to 21 A man leaves flowers near the scene of a mass shooting at a shopping complex Sunday, Aug. 4, 2019, in El Paso, Texas. (AP Photo/John Locher) EL PASO, Texas (AP) — The Latest on a mass shooting in El P...
18:48, 08/05/2019

| Tanzania fuel tanker blast: Death toll stands at 60 At least 62 people died and about 70 others injured in Tanzania on Saturday when a crashed tanker exploded while a crowd was trying to siphon off fuel, the police said....
18:12, 08/10/2019

Mali’s government sharply lowers massacre death toll to 35 BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — Authorities have lowered the death toll from a massacre in central Mali that has prompted fears of retaliation. Mali’s government now says 35 people died, not 95, citing the ...
18:12, 06/12/2019

The Latest: Tenn. police increase death toll at 2 homes to 7 The Latest on the deaths of multiple victims at two homes in rural Tennessee (all times local): 1:30 p.m. Authorities say the death toll at two homes in rural Tennessee has now reached six....
00:12, 04/29/2019

| Second patient dies of Ebola in Uganda, as death toll climbs in DRC Uganda has recorded its second Ebola fatality since the virus spread from neighbouring DRC, where officials said a 10-month-old epidemic has now killed more than 1 400 people....
22:12, 06/13/2019

China flood death toll hits 61, 350,000 evacuated: ministry As many as 61 people have been killed and 356,000 evacuated from their homes as heavy rain and floods swept through large parts of southern and central China this week, Chinese rescue authorities said...
03:48, 06/14/2019

Sudan's government is minimizing the death toll in the Khartoum attack Two state agencies have a different, smaller, number of protesters killed than an independent panel’s countDeath tolls can be hard to calculate. Violence, whether it’s natural or manmade, can create c...
10:36, 06/16/2019

Death toll rises to 15 in Danube tour boat crash BUDAPEST, Hungary — Hungarian police say two more bodies have been recovered from the Danube River tour boat crash, raising the death toll to 15, with 13 of the 33 South Koreans on board and the two H...
11:36, 06/06/2019

Death toll in Nepal floods rises to 55, thousands displaced The death toll in Nepal from flash floods and landslides in the past three days rose to 55 on Sunday, with dozens missing and injured, the government said....
21:00, 07/14/2019

Death toll in fiery Russian plane crash climbs to 41 The death toll in the fiery crash-landing of a Russian plane climbed to 41 on Sunday evening, with some passengers still unaccounted for, authorities and local reports said. Video footage showed the A...
00:36, 05/06/2019

Monsoon flooding death toll climbs to 164 in South Asia The death toll in monsoon flooding in South Asia has climbed past 160 as millions of people and animals continue to face the brunt in three countries...
17:48, 07/20/2019

Clashes Between Israel and Gaza Intensify as Death Toll Rises Three Israelis were killed, the first civilians to die in clashes with Gaza since the 2014 war. Gaza health officials say 15 Palestinians have been killed since Friday....
21:12, 05/05/2019

Flooding starts in Mozambique after cyclone, death toll rises to five Mozambican officials on Saturday urged those living near two rivers in the country's north to move to higher ground, as Cyclone Kenneth dumped heavy rains and caused some flooding....
18:36, 04/28/2019

Congo Ebola death toll nears 1,000, new vaccine planned: WHO The World Health Organization said on Friday it feared continued "intense transmission" of Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo, where deaths from a nine-month-old epidemic stood at 994 and...
17:00, 05/03/2019

Death toll from India, Nepal, Bangladesh floods jumps to over 300 The death toll from severe flooding in parts of India, Nepal and Bangladesh rose to more than 300 on Monday, even as heavy rains are starting to ebb and water levels started to recede in some of the w...
13:48, 07/22/2019

Monsoon flooding death toll rises to 152 in South Asia GAUHATI, India — Officials say the death toll has risen to 152 in monsoon flooding in South Asia as millions of people and animals continue to face the brunt in three countries. At least 90 people hav...
11:48, 07/20/2019

Death toll in migrant ship disaster off Tunisia rises to 72 The death toll from a ship packed with migrants that sank off the Tunisian coast last week has risen to 72, the Tunisian Red Crescent said on Friday....
15:36, 07/12/2019

Congo Ebola death toll nears 1,000, expected to spread: WHO The World Health Organization said on Friday it feared continued "intense transmission" of Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo, where deaths from a nine-month-old epidemic is 994 and expec...
15:36, 05/03/2019

Georgia man dies in Dominican Republic, bringing US death toll to at least 10 A Georgia man died in the Dominican Republic in March, adding to the list of U.S. tourists who have died in the Caribbean destination this year.       ...
00:12, 07/17/2019

4 Amarnath Pilgrims Die, Death Toll In This Year's Yatra Reaches 30 Four Amarnath pilgrims have died over the past 24 hours en route the holy cave shrine in south Kashmir Himalayas, taking the death toll in this year's pilgrimage to 30, officials said on Wednesday....
13:48, 07/24/2019

Assam Floods Death Toll Rises To 75, More Than 34 Lakh Affected Following the death of six more people in Assam floods in a day, the death toll in the state has risen to 75. According to officials, flood waters have inundated 20 of 33 districts in the state,......
18:24, 07/24/2019

Egypt raises death toll to 7 in Sinai attack claimed by IS CAIRO (AP) — Egypt has raised the death toll from the previous night’s attack in a restive northern part of Sinai, saying seven policemen were killed, including an officer. A local affiliate of ...
14:36, 06/26/2019

Afghanistan: Death toll rises after attack on VP candidate's office A suicide attack on the office of an Afghan vice presidential candidate has killed at least 20 people in Kabul. It comes despite intensifying international efforts to bring peace to the war-ravaged co...
02:12, 07/30/2019

Death toll rises in eastern India in encephalitis outbreak PATNA, India (AP) — Indian authorities say six more children have died in an encephalitis outbreak in eastern Bihar state, bringing the death toll to 112 children this month. A government health bulle...
12:48, 06/19/2019

| Sudan protest death toll hits 90: doctors committee Ninety protesters have been killed in protest-related violence across Sudan since demonstrations against ousted president Omar al-Bashir erupted in December, a doctors' committee says....
23:00, 05/06/2019

Typhoon Lekima Death Toll Rose To 49 In China, 21 Still Missing The death toll from Typhoon Lekima rose to 49 on Tuesday and 21 were still missing after the monster storm wreaked havoc on China's eastern coast, causing huge damage with strong gales and torrential....
10:48, 08/13/2019

Death toll rises at Glencore mine in Congo after collapse The number of artisanal miners killed by a landslide at a copper and cobalt mine run by Glencore in Congo rose to 43 on Friday and officials said the army would deploy at the mine as the search for mo...
15:12, 06/28/2019

Death toll in attack at Afghan political office rises to 20 The death toll from an attack against the office of the Afghan president's running mate and a former chief of the intelligence service in Kabul has climbed to at least 20 people, an official said Mond...
10:36, 07/29/2019

Syria: At least seven children killed in yet another airstrike According to the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF), at least seven children were killed in an airstrike against displaced civilians on Saturday on the village of Mhambel, in the outskirts of Idlib, in north...
02:12, 07/08/2019

Bangladesh floods worsen after breach, death toll nears 100 in India One of Bangladesh's main rivers breached an embankment, flooding a northern district and forcing thousands from their homes, an official said on Thursday, as the toll from monsoon rains in neighboring...
14:36, 07/18/2019

Death toll in Brazil prison massacre rises to 57 with over a dozen decapitated A bloody clash between two prison gangs on Monday left at least 57 inmates dead with 16 of them decapitated, authorities in the state of Para said, the latest deadly clash as Brazil's government strug...
01:48, 07/30/2019

Final death toll in boat migrant accident off Tunisia rises to 82 The number of bodies recovered by Tunisia after a ship packed with migrants sank off its coast last week has risen to 82, in one of the worst disasters in recent years, the Tunisian Red Crescent said ...
00:48, 07/14/2019

Big Death Toll Feared in Kabul Bombing as Taliban Continue Talks With U.S. Insurgents said they were responsible for a large blast outside a security facility in the Afghan capital as they negotiated in Qatar with American diplomats....
12:24, 08/07/2019

Sudan crisis: U.S. appoints envoy head as death toll climbs to 129 The United States appointed the head of a special envoy to Sudan Wednesday as opposition forces report dozens of people have been raped and over 120 people have been killed following last week's milit...
06:36, 06/13/2019

Death toll in Nepal rains rises to 47, dozens missing, injured The death toll in Nepal from flash floods and landslides in the past three days rose to 47 on Sunday, with dozens missing and injured, the government said....
15:48, 07/14/2019

Turkish Man Injured In Christchurch Attacks Dies; Death Toll 51: Minister A Turkish citizen who was wounded during the attacks at two mosques in New Zealand's Christchurch on March 15 has died, Turkey's foreign minister said on Thursday, raising the death toll from the......
18:36, 05/02/2019

UPDATE 1-Congo Ebola death toll nears 1,000, new vaccine planned -WHO The World Health Organization said on Friday it feared continued "intense transmission" of Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo, where deaths from a nine-month-old epidemic stood at 994 and...
18:00, 05/03/2019

Hungary: Death toll rises to 15 in Danube tour boat crash Hungarian police say two more bodies have been recovered from the Danube River tour boat accident, raising the death toll to 15, with 13 of the 33 South Koreans on board and the two Hungarian crew mem...
10:00, 06/06/2019

Nepal Floods Death Toll Reaches 67, Rainfall To Continue: Officials The death toll from the monsoon floods and landslides in Nepal has increased to 67, while 32 people were reported missing and over 40 others injured, officials said on Monday....
15:00, 07/16/2019

Oklahoma: likely tornado wreaks havoc as storms death toll reaches nine Week of storms and flooding across southern plains statesMotel near Oklahoma City destroyed in ‘traumatic event’A likely tornado destroyed a motel, swept through a mobile home park and caused signific...
14:12, 05/26/2019

Death toll in migrant ship disaster off Tunisia coast rises to 58 The death toll from a ship packed with migrants that sank off the Tunisian coast last weekend has risen to 58 after Tunisia recovered 38 bodies on Thursday, the Tunisian Red Crescent said....
20:00, 07/11/2019

| Death toll in Boko Haram funeral attack rises to 65 - Nigeria An attack this weekend by Boko Haram fighters on a funeral in the northeastern state of Borno in Nigeria has left 65 people dead, almost three times the initial toll, a local official said....
23:00, 07/29/2019

Death toll in Illinois plant explosion raised to 3 as another body found Search and recovery personnel found the body of another worker Sunday in the rubble of a northern Illinois silicone factory that exploded and burst into flames two days earlier, bringing the death tol...
05:00, 05/06/2019

El Paso shooting death toll rises to 21 as victim succumbs to injuries The Texas rampage was followed just 13 hours later by another mass shooting in the Oregon district of Dayton, Oh. The death toll between the two events is now 30 people....
18:24, 08/05/2019

India heat wave: Experts urge more can be done as death toll rises Numerous cities need to modify heat protection schemes as India seeks to protect its homeless population. Temperatures have soared above 50 degrees Celsius (122 Fahrenheit)....
11:24, 06/14/2019

UK's pollution death toll higher than Ireland, France and Spain The UK has a higher death rate from toxic air than many European neighbours including Ireland, France and Spain, the World Health Organisation revealed today....
16:12, 06/27/2019

More than 600 rockets fired at Israel from Gaza in less than 24 hours, death toll rises The death toll continues to rise Sunday on both sides of the Israel-Gaza border in one of the most intense flare-ups of violence in the region in years, shattering a month-long lull in attacks....
21:24, 05/05/2019

India heatwave: rain brings respite for some but death toll rises Soaring temperatures hit most of country with mercury topping 50C in some partsWeekend showers provided a much-needed but partial respite to parts of India sweltering in a brutal heatwave.In Bihar, ho...
14:36, 06/17/2019

UPDATE 4-Death toll rises to 21 in Texas mass shooting at Walmart The death toll rose to 21 people on Monday in a mass shooting at a Walmart store in El Paso, one of two weekend shooting sprees that prompted U.S. President Donald Trump to condemn white supremacy....
18:48, 08/05/2019

Hungary: Death toll in Danube River boat crash rises to 27 Hungarian police say a South Korean woman recovered from the Danube River has been identified as the 27th fatality of the May 29 crash between a tour boat and a cruise ship...
12:00, 07/06/2019

Confirmed death toll in Danube River boat crash rises to 24 BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungarian police say four more victims from the tour boat that sank two weeks ago after colliding on the Danube River with a cruise ship have been identified, raising the deat...
16:12, 06/12/2019

El Paso shooting death toll rises to 22 as victims succumb to injuries The Texas rampage was followed just 13 hours later by another mass shooting in the Oregon district of Dayton, Oh. The death toll between the two events is now 30 people....
19:36, 08/05/2019

Child dies after being left in a hot car, pushing national death toll to 19 this year The young toddler who died today in Indiana is the 19th child to die in a hot car in the United States this year, according to NoHeatStroke.Org.        ...
02:36, 07/10/2019

Cyclone Fani’s death toll rises as storm hovers over Bangladesh Cyclone Fani’s death toll is rising as the storm hovers over the coast of southwestern Bangladesh. At least 12 people in eastern India were killed when the giant storm slammed into the state of Odisha...
19:00, 05/04/2019

Death toll rises to 22 as El Paso struggles to recover from mass shooting Residents of El Paso, Texas, tried to settle in to their new reality as victims' families struggled with losses after a mass shooting at a Walmart.        ...
06:24, 08/06/2019

Death toll in Danube River tour boat collision rises to 20 Hungarian police say the body of another South Korean tourist has been recovered following the May 29 accident in which a sightseeing boat sank in seconds after colliding with a cruise ship on the Dan...
10:24, 06/09/2019

Rain grounds Mozambique aid flights as cyclone death toll hits 38 Rains grounded aid flights in northern Mozambique for a second day on Monday, hampering efforts to reach survivors of Cyclone Kenneth as the death toll there jumped to 38....
15:24, 04/29/2019

Death toll in accident at Russian military test site rises Five killed in explosion and pharmacies run out of iodine after reports of higher radiationRussia’s state nuclear agency Rosatom confirmed on Friday night that five of its staff members were killed in...
06:00, 08/10/2019

Russian nuclear agency ups death toll in missile test explosion The Defense Ministry initially released a lower death toll for the accident on Thursday. Details remain sparse, and it is unclear whether or not radiation was released as a result of the explosion....
23:24, 08/10/2019

| Cyclone Fani death toll rises as anger grows against government The death toll from a major cyclone that hit eastern India and Bangladesh in early May has risen to 77 as anger grew over millions of people still without power and water....
06:24, 05/14/2019

Death toll from Indian floods reaches 147, hundreds of thousands evacuated The death toll from floods in the Indian states of Karnataka, Kerala and Maharashtra rose to 147, state authorities said on Sunday, as rescue teams raced to evacuate people and waters submerged parts ...
17:49, 08/11/2019

Death toll from India floods rises to 95, hundreds of thousands evacuated The death toll from floods in India's states of Karnataka, Kerala and Maharashtra rose to 95, official figures showed on Saturday, as heavy rain and landslides forced hundreds of thousands to evacuate...
12:00, 08/10/2019

International shipping industry under the microscope as whale death toll grows There have been eight deaths reported since early June, and examinations of five of the carcasses showed three of them had injuries consistent with ship strikes - a leading cause of death for these ra...
02:12, 07/30/2019

Costa Rica tainted alcohol death toll rises to 25; what you need to know about spotting it The Costa Rican Ministry of Health says 25 people have died from drinking tainted alcohol. Learn how to identify and avoid it when traveling.       ...
00:24, 08/20/2019

India issues new flood alert as monsoon death toll reaches 244 Kerala residents warned of heavy rain after 1.2 million people evacuated in four statesIndia has issued a fresh flood alert for parts of the southern state of Kerala as the nationwide death toll from ...
14:12, 08/14/2019

Mount Everest death toll increases to 11 after Chris Kulish dies The death toll for this year's climbing season on Mount Everest rose to 11 on Monday after a Colorado attorney died while descending from the tallest peak in the world, Nepalese tourism officials said...
06:00, 05/28/2019

Indian floods see death toll reach 147, hundreds of thousands evacuated Heavy rain and landslides forced hundreds of thousands of people to take shelter in relief camps, while train services were cancelled in several flood-hit areas....
23:36, 08/12/2019

Activists Say at Least 16 Were Killed in an Airstrike in Northwest Syria (BEIRUT) — An airstrike struck a busy market in a rebel-held town in northwestern Syria on Monday, killing at least 16 people, according to opposition activists and a war monitoring group. The a...
12:48, 07/22/2019

Turkey says air strike hit Syria convoy, killed three Turkey said a Syrian government air strike on a Turkish military convoy in northwest Syria killed three civilians and wounded 12 on Monday as Syrian troops advanced on rebels in a key town....
00:00, 08/20/2019

Five killed in Israeli airstrikes on T4 air base in Syria Israeli jets and helicopters struck back against military targets in Syria, killing at least five soldiers while destroying an ammunition depot and causing damage to buildings and equipment at the T4 ...
19:12, 06/03/2019

Costa Rica: Tainted alcohol death toll rises to 20; 41 people affected overall The number of victims poisoned by tainted liquor in Costa Rica has risen to 20 but none were American tourists, says the country's Ministry of Health.       ...
16:36, 07/24/2019

Costa Rica: Tainted alcohol death toll rises to 25; 59 people affected overall The number of victims poisoned by tainted liquor in Costa Rica has risen to 25 but none were American tourists, says the country's Ministry of Health.       ...
17:12, 08/19/2019

Death toll climbs to 8, hundreds injured in Indonesian post-election riots The death toll rose to eight following days of rioting in the Indonesian capital as police and supporters of a failed presidential candidate clashed, authorities said....
09:36, 05/24/2019

Turk hurt in Christchurch attacks dies, New Zealand death toll at 51: minister A Turkish citizen who was wounded during deadly attacks at two mosques in the New Zealand city of Christchurch on March 15 has died, Turkey's foreign minister said on Thursday, raising the death toll ...
18:12, 05/02/2019

Budapest tour-boat crash: Death toll in Danube tragedy climbs to 27 Hungarian police say a South Korean woman recovered from the Danube River has been identified as the 27th fatality of the May 29 boat and cruise crash.       ...
02:48, 07/07/2019

Sudan military chief offers talks as violence death toll hits 60 Sudan's military ruler offered to resume talks with opposition groups without conditions on Wednesday, in an apparent olive branch two days after security forces mounted a deadly raid on a protest cam...
16:48, 06/05/2019

New Zealand mosque attack death toll rises to 51 after Turkish man dies in hospital A Turkish citizen who was wounded during deadly attacks at two mosques in New Zealand on March 15 has died, Turkish and New Zealand officials said on Thursday, lifting the death toll from the shooting...
22:36, 05/02/2019

Sudan: Death toll climbs to 100 as bodies pulled from Nile after military crackdown Two days after the Sudanese military led a violent crackdown on protesters in the country's capital, over 100 people have been reported dead and 500 injured, the opposition said Wednesday....
09:00, 06/06/2019

Dengue death toll rises in Malaysia, number of cases close to double Malaysia saw a rise in deaths caused by dengue to 113 by August 3, compared to 70 cases in the same period last year, the health ministry said on Saturday....
18:36, 08/10/2019

Death toll from Texas shooting rampage rises to 22, Trump to visit El Paso Two more victims of a shooting rampage at a Walmart store in El Paso, Texas, died of their wounds on Monday, police said, raising the death toll to 22 in the massacre as U.S. President Donald Trump pl...
08:24, 08/06/2019

British climber dies on Everest as death toll of climbers in Nepal reaches 18 A British climber too weak to descend from Mount Everest died on Saturday, officials said, the eighth climber to die on the world’s tallest mountain and the 18th in Nepal's Himalayas during the curren...
13:00, 05/25/2019

Sudan opposition rejects army's offer of talks, death toll hits 108 Sudan's military rulers offered to resume talks with opposition groups on Wednesday, two days after security forces mounted a deadly raid on a protest camp, but the opposition rejected the invitation....
03:00, 06/06/2019

Ebola death toll in Congo to pass 1,000, World Health Organization warns Women and children fare worst as efforts to contain outbreak are undermined by health centre attacks and local mistrustThe number of people killed by the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of t...
18:36, 05/03/2019

Danube River tour boat crash death toll rises to 15; another 15 still missing Hungarian police say two more bodies have been recovered from the Danube River tour boat crash, raising the death toll to 15.        ...
14:48, 06/06/2019

Mount Everest death toll rise not solely due to overcrowding, Nepal official says A recent spike in deaths atop the tallest mountain in the world doesn't solely have to do with recent overcrowding but includes a myriad of other factors, a top official in Nepal said Sunday....
20:48, 05/27/2019

Death toll rises to 44 as typhoon Lekima wreaks havoc in eastern China The death toll from typhoon Lekima in eastern China rose to 44 people on Monday morning, according to official data, as the storm continued up the coast, racking up billions of dollars in economic los...
02:24, 08/13/2019

Death toll from typhoon in eastern China rises to 32 as storm moves north The death toll from a typhoon in eastern China rose to 32 on Sunday, with 16 people missing, state broadcaster CCTV reported, as the country braced for more travel disruptions as the storm moved furth...
17:49, 08/11/2019

Death toll from acute encephalitis in east Indian town rises to 129 children At least 129 children have now died of Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) in the town of Muzaffarpur in the eastern Indian state of Bihar since an outbreak earlier this month, a medical official said o...
19:12, 06/23/2019

Death toll in hotel attack in Somalia's Kismayo jumps to 26: regional president Islamist gunmen killed 26 people, including Kenyans, Americans, a Briton and Tanzanians, when they stormed a hotel in Somalia's southern port city of Kismayo, a regional state president said on Saturd...
13:00, 07/13/2019

Death toll in hotel attack in Somalia's Kismayu jumps to 26: regional president The death toll from the attack on a hotel in Somalia's port city of Kismayu has risen to 26, with Kenyans, Americans, a Briton and Tanzanians among the dead, Jubbaland region's president said on Satur...
11:00, 07/13/2019

Sudan opposition rejects army's offer of talks, death toll hits 101 Sudan's military rulers offered to resume talks with opposition groups on Wednesday, two days after security forces mounted a deadly raid on a protest camp, but the opposition rejected the invitation....
21:12, 06/05/2019

Budapest tour-boat crash: Death toll in Danube tragedy climbs to 19 The bodies of a South Korean tourist and a Hungarian crew member were found Thursday, bringing the death toll of the fatal May 29 Danube crash to 19.        ...
20:48, 06/07/2019

Israel says strikes Syria, Damascus says soldier killed Israel's military said it attacked a Syrian anti-aircraft position that fired on one of its warplanes on Monday, and Syrian state media reported that a soldier had been killed in what it called an "Is...
23:36, 05/27/2019

| Almost 950 killed in a month of northwest Syria violence - monitor A spike in violence in and around a jihadist bastion in northwest Syria has killed 948 people in a month, almost a third of them civilians, a war monitor said....
02:48, 06/01/2019

Syria TV says 6 killed in insurgent attack on displaced camp Syria state TV says six people were killed when insurgents lobbed missiles into a government-controlled displaced people's camp in the country's northwest....
23:00, 05/14/2019

Turkey: 1 soldier killed, 3 wounded in YPG attack in Syria Turkish officials say a soldier has been killed and three others were wounded in an attack by Syrian Kurdish militants in a Turkish-controlled region in northern Syria....
15:48, 04/30/2019

Dozens killed and injured by new attacks in western Yemen, UN coordinator condemns ‘outrageous’ toll Reports from Yemen’s Hajjah Governorate indicate that scores of civilians have been killed following attacks on residential areas over the past two days. Medical sources suggest that at least 22 have ...
18:24, 04/28/2019

Mass civil disobedience campaign shuts down Sudanese capital as death toll rises The streets of the Sudanese capital were mostly deserted Sunday, the first day of the country's Islamic working week, amid a mass general strike called by opposition groups....
16:48, 06/10/2019

Indian police file case against three over coaching center fire, death toll rises to 20 Indian police said on Saturday they had filed a culpable homicide case against three people as the death toll from a building fire in India’s Gujarat state rose to 20, with students attending coaching...
13:00, 05/25/2019

Coast Guard says death toll rises to 6 after sightseeing planes collided in midair in Alaska ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Coast Guard says death toll rises to 6 after sightseeing planes collided in midair in Alaska....
09:48, 05/15/2019

New Zealand mosque attack death toll rises to 51 as victim dies from injuries in hospital A man who has been in intensive care since he was gunned down in the mosque terror attacks in New Zealand has died bringing the death toll from the tragedy to 51....
09:12, 05/03/2019

Trump blames 'violent' video games as El Paso death toll rises to 21 – live Trump says mental illness ‘pulls the trigger, not the gun’Top Democrat: Trump’s response ‘reminds me of 1930s Germany’Sign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 5.11pm BST Nancy Pelosi and ...
18:24, 08/05/2019

China chides Mike Pompeo after he calls on them to reveal Tiananmen Square death toll China admonished comments made by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo about the 30th anniversary of the bloody crackdown on the Tiananmen Square protest, saying Tuesday the top U.S. diplomat spoke "out of ...
18:36, 06/04/2019

Colombian army denies pushing officers to hike rebel, criminal death toll Colombia's army on Monday denied putting pressure on high-ranking officers to sharply increase the number of rebels and gang members killed or captured in military operations across the Andean nation....
21:12, 05/20/2019

Costa Rica Confirms 2 More Suspected Alcohol Poisoning Deaths, Raising Death Toll to 25 Costa Rica’s Ministry of Health has confirmed two new deaths due to suspected methanol poisoning, raising the number of people believed to have recently died consuming tainted alcohol in the Cen...
02:48, 08/20/2019

Death Toll From Sudan Protest Crackdown Rises as at Least 40 Bodies Are Pulled From Nile River (KHARTOUM, Sudan) — At least 40 bodies were pulled from the Nile River in the Sudanese capital Khartoum, organizers of pro-democracy protests said Wednesday, bringing the death toll since the vi...
17:36, 06/05/2019

More than dozen civilians killed by airstrikes in Syria's Idlib over two days Idlib, one of the last Syrian rebels' strongholds, has been targeted by Syria government war planes in the heaviest strikes since the latest offensive began April 30, including at least a dozen civili...
00:00, 05/28/2019

More than a dozen civilians killed by airstrikes in Syria's Idlib over two days Idlib, one of the last Syrian rebel strongholds, has been targeted by Syria government war planes in the heaviest strikes since the latest offensive began April 30, causing at least a dozen civilian d...
06:00, 05/28/2019

7 kids of Nordic IS couple killed in Syria return to Sweden COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The grandfather of seven children of a Swedish-Norwegian couple that had joined the Islamic State group and were killed in Syria says they have returned to Sweden. The grand...
15:12, 05/15/2019

Syria's famous goalkeeper-turned-rebel Sarout killed Clashes near Syria's rebel Idlib enclave have claimed the life of a famed goalkeeper who became a rebel fighter. Abdelbaset Sarout first sang protest songs in 2011, as President Bashar Assad began his...
20:00, 06/08/2019

Turkish soldier killed by YPG in northern Syria: defense ministry One Turkish soldier was killed and another wounded in the mainly Kurdish-controlled northern Syrian region of Tel Rifaat on Saturday, during an attack by the Kurdish YPG militia, the defense ministry ...
15:24, 05/04/2019

At least 544 civilians killed in Russian-led assault in Syria, rights groups say Syrian Network for Human Rights says two-month offensive has left 130 children deadAt least 544 civilians have been killed and over 2,000 people injured since a Russian-led assault on the last rebel b...
07:24, 07/07/2019

Ten killed in Israeli airstrikes in Syria in reply to rocket attack Israel launches airstrikes in response to rocket fire targeting Golan HeightsIsrael has carried out airstrikes in Syria in response to rare rocket fire from the neighbouring country. A war monitor rep...
15:36, 06/02/2019

Turkish soldier killed in attack in Syria’s rebel province ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey’s defense ministry says a Turkish soldier was killed in an artillery strike by Syrian government forces in northwestern Idlib province, the country’s last rebel stro...
09:36, 06/28/2019

UN standing with Zimbabwe, Malawi, Mozambique as Southern Africa death toll from deadly cyclone mounts The UN chief has expressed his sadness at the loss of life and displacement across Zimbabwe, as a result of the deadly Tropical Cyclone Idai, which has pounded Southern Africa in recent days, leaving ...
20:12, 04/28/2019

Danube River crash was cruise-ship captain's second accident of 2019; death toll up to 17 Only seven people, all from the 33-member tourist group, are known to have survived the May 29 catastrophe in Budapest.        ...
23:48, 06/06/2019

Budapest tour-boat crash: Cruise-ship captain released on bail; death toll up to 25 Meanwhile, the body of another South Korean tourist was recovered from the Danube, raising the death toll in the May 29 boat collision crash up to 25.       ...
15:00, 06/13/2019

Search continues for 4-year-old swept away in flooded creek; death toll from severe weather climbs to 9 _____ A search is underway for a 4-year-old boy in Indiana who was swept away by strong currents in a flooded creek. Meanwhile, in Missouri, the bodies of a man and a woman were discovered Friday in a...
06:36, 05/26/2019

Suicide car bomb targets hotel in Somali port city, death toll may be high: police A car bomb went off on Friday at a hotel in Somalia's port city of Kismayu where local elders and lawmakers had been discussing an upcoming regional election and was followed by gunfire, police said, ...
20:12, 07/12/2019

Inherent Resolve: 1,300 civilians accidentally killed in Syria, Iraq since 2014 U.S.-led fighting in Iraq and Syria have inadvertently killed more than 1,300 civilians over the last five years, U.S. military officials said Friday....
03:36, 06/01/2019

'Pragmatically ruthless': Russia's improbable claim it has killed no civilians in Syria Despite carrying out tens of thousands of airstrikes in Syria, the Russian government will not acknowledge a single civilian casualty, a claim which human rights groups reject as Moscow's forces assau...
05:24, 05/31/2019

Amnesty International: U.S.-backed alliance killed 1,600 Syria civilians in former IS stronghold Amnesty International and a British nonprofit said in a new study Thursday the U.S.-backed military coalition in Syria killed more than 1,600 civilians in the onetime terror stronghold of Raqqa during...
18:48, 04/28/2019

Neil deGrasse Tyson criticised for response to mass shootings comparing gun massacre deaths to death toll from flu US celebrity astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson has apologised for a tweet in which he compared the number of people killed in gun massacres with that of people killed by flu....
20:00, 08/05/2019

‘Break the cycle’ of disaster-response-recovery, urges top UN official, as death toll mounts from Cyclone Idai The destruction unleashed by Cyclone Idai on Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe, continues to claim lives and displace thousands, in what the UN’s top disaster risk reduction official called on Monday “t...
18:24, 04/28/2019

Lawmaker wants US Navy ship to be named after female service member killed in Syria The first female Navy service member killed in the battle against the Islamic State deserves the “honor” of having a U.S. Navy ship named after her, Sen. Chuck Schumer said Thursday....
21:24, 06/14/2019

SAS sniper who was first British soldier to die fighting ISIS in Syria was killed by friendly fire An SAS sniper who was the first British soldier to die fighting Islamic State in Syria was killed by friendly fire and not in a roadside bomb, it was revealed today....
13:00, 07/28/2019

Two Ebola workers killed in eastern Congo Unidentified attackers killed two Ebola health workers in eastern Congo over the weekend, the health ministry said, the latest in a string of assaults that have hampered efforts to stop the deadly spr...
12:24, 07/15/2019

Soldier killed as Syria, Israel exchange fire amid heightened regional tension Israel, in a rare statement acknowledging firing into Syria, said it was responding to an anti-aircraft fire from Syria against one of its combat planes....
22:48, 05/27/2019

Two Ebola health workers killed in eastern Congo Unidentified attackers killed two Ebola health workers in eastern Congo over the weekend, the latest in a string of assaults that have hobbled efforts to contain the second largest ever outbreak of th...
12:24, 07/15/2019

5 Russian nuclear agency workers killed in blast Five employees of Russia's atomic agency have been killed in a blast at a military test site in northern Russia, the state-run Rosatom said Saturday....
12:48, 08/11/2019

United Nations condemns car bomb that killed workers in Benghazi The United Nations Security Council has strongly condemned a car bomb attack in Benghazi, Libya, that killed three staff members and injured dozens of others, including civilians....
17:52, 08/11/2019

5 workers killed in subway tunnel collapse in north China BEIJING (AP) — Authorities say five workers are confirmed dead after the collapse of a subway tunnel under construction in the northeastern Chinese city of Qingdao. The body of the last worker listed ...
12:12, 06/02/2019

Domestic Workers Are Killed in Cyprus, and Authorities Face a Reckoning At least seven women and girls are believed to be victims of a Cyprus serial killer. The case raised questions about the treatment of domestic workers....
01:48, 05/03/2019

3 Killed As Trinamool, BJP Workers Clash In Bengal's 24 North Parganas At least three people - a Trinamool Congress worker and two BJP workers - have died in a clash this evening in West Bengal's 24 North Parganas district, leading to a blame game between the two......
02:12, 06/09/2019

2 more workers indicted in Missouri duck boat disaster that killed 17 Charges were filed Thursday against two more employees of a company that owns a duck boat that sank on a Missouri lake in severe weather last summer, killing 17 people, including nine members of the s...
07:00, 06/21/2019

2 store workers killed in suburban Memphis Walmart shooting Two Walmart employees were killed and two others injured, including a police officer, during a shooting in the Memphis suburb of Southaven, Miss., Tuesday....
21:00, 07/30/2019

Workers killed in Illinois plant blast alerted colleagues before explosion Three men believed to have been trapped in a massive explosion at an Illinois industrial plant warned others to leave the building before the blast, officials believe....
21:12, 05/06/2019

Mamata Banerjee Can't Face Families Of Killed BJP Workers: Dilip Ghosh West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is skipping the oath-taking ceremony of Prime Minister Narendra Modi because she cannot look eye-to-eye with families of BJP workers who were killed in the.....
15:00, 05/30/2019

Death toll from Sudan protest camp rises to more than 30: protest-linked doctors association The number of people killed in the dispersal of a protest camp in the center of the Sudanese capital Khartoum on Monday rose to more than 30, an opposition-linked doctors' committee said....
20:24, 06/03/2019

Death toll rises as Gaza militants fire more than 500 rockets into Israel and Israel responds with airstrikes Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ordered the reinforcement of military units around the Palestinian enclave as rocket fire showed no signs of abating....
17:48, 05/05/2019

Five Russian nuclear agency workers killed in a blast while testing 'jet propulsion system' Five employees of Russia's atomic agency have been killed in a blast at a military test site in northern Russia, the state-run Rosatom said Saturday....
12:48, 08/10/2019

UN chief ‘deeply saddened’ by Ethiopia plane crash which killed 157, including at least 21 UN workers An Ethiopian  Airlines flight crashed shortly after take off from the capital Addis Ababa on Sunday, killing more than 150 people on board. The UN  Secretary-General António Guterres said in a stateme...
18:12, 04/28/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Hunger crisis in DR Congo, Swine Fever in Asia, Venezuela death investigation call, updates on Eritrea and Syria This Tuesday, UN News covers: Growing food crisis in DR Congo; Swine Fever threatens millions of livelihoods in Asia; Human Rights Council told of persistent violations in Eritrea; and the humanitaria...
23:24, 07/02/2019

Three UN workers killed following Benghazi car bomb attack, as Security Council meets in emergency session, honours their ‘ultimate sacrifice’ Secretary-General António Guterres on Saturday condemned a car bomb attack in front of a shopping mall in the Libyan city of Benghazi, which left three UN workers dead, and three others injured, with ...
01:48, 08/11/2019

Didcot power station demolition: Dramatic footage of cooling towers being razed to the ground three years after workers killed on site This is the dramatic moment the remaining towers of disused Didcot power station came crashing down, three years after four workers were killed on the Oxfordshire site....
12:12, 08/18/2019

Prisoner charged in cellmate's death has killed twice before A South Carolina prisoner recently charged with murder in the death of a cellmate last April killed another inmate 17 years ago and was sent away for life for the fatal stabbing of his roommate in 199...
03:24, 05/24/2019

Didcot power station demolition video: Dramatic footage shows cooling towers being razed to ground three years after workers killed on site This is the dramatic moment the remaining towers of disused Didcot power station came crashing down, three years after four workers were killed on the Oxfordshire site....
10:24, 08/19/2019

'A mystery to everybody': City employee who killed 12 used stealth to hunt down co-workers The heavily armed gunman who shot and killed 12 people at a municipal building here was a 15-year employee of the public works department.        ...
05:48, 06/02/2019

Children killed by dad remembered in his death penalty trial COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Prosecutors are calling the teachers who taught some of the children who were killed by their father in their South Carolina home five years ago. Prosecutors are trying to show h...
18:12, 06/07/2019

The Latest: Death sentence for father who killed his 5 kids COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on a death penalty trial for a South Carolina father (all times local): 3:10 p.m. A jury says a South Carolina father should be executed for killing his five children....
22:36, 06/13/2019

South Carolina man who killed his five children sentenced to death A South Carolina jury sentenced a man to death on Thursday after convicting him of murdering his five young children at their mobile home in 2014 before driving their decomposing bodies through severa...
00:48, 06/14/2019

Couple convicted in death of boy killed over spilled cereal WILLOW GROVE, Pa. (AP) — A suburban Philadelphia couple has been convicted of murder in the death of a 4-year-old who was beaten for spilling his breakfast cereal. A jury returned the verdict Thursday...
15:24, 06/21/2019

South Carolina father who killed his five children gets the death penalty Timothy Jones Jr., convicted of killing his five children, ages 1 to 8, reportedly showed no emotion as the verdict was handed out.        ...
00:00, 06/14/2019

Florida man hit, killed by truck weeks before trial in beloved flamingo's death A man who allegedly killed a beloved flamingo at a Florida theme park nearly three years ago was struck and killed by a truck earlier this month, weeks before he was scheduled to go to trial....
08:36, 06/27/2019

Family of Patagonia man killed by officers file wrongful death lawsuit PATAGONIA – Family members of a Patagonia man that was shot and killed by police officers filed a wrongful death lawsuit on Monday. Brent Bowdon was killed in July 2018 during an encounter with ...
18:00, 08/07/2019

Sarah Silverman shares video of pastor wishing for her 'untimely death': 'He is going to get me killed' Comedian Sarah Silverman shared a video in which a pastor wishes for her “untimely death” over a 2005 joke she made about Jesus that she claims was taken out of context. ...
16:24, 08/09/2019

Mother of Danish student suspected killed by jihadists demands death penalty Helle Petersen asks trial in Morocco for ‘just’ penalty after murder of Louisa Vesterager Jespersen in Atlas mountainsThe mother of a Danish student who was beheaded, along with another Scandinavian w...
20:00, 07/11/2019

PC Andrew Harper latest: Tragic policeman killed near Reading was only married four weeks before his death Tributes have poured in for the policeman killed after he was struck by a car while trying to stop burglary suspects near Reading just four weeks after his wedding....
10:00, 08/17/2019

Greek Police Question ‘Main Suspect’ in Death of American Biologist Killed in Crete Greek police say they are questioning the “main suspect” in the killing of American molecular biologist Suzanne Eaton, whose body was discovered on the island of Crete last week. National ...
21:36, 07/15/2019

Hope Barden death: Family of webcam girl unlawfully killed during online sex-related role play criticise adult film trade The family of a webcam girl who was unlawfully killed during online sex-related role play have criticised the "terrible" adult internet film industry....
18:36, 06/26/2019

Tower Hamlets stab victim 'knifed to death after breaking up argument' - as two men are killed in weekend of bloodshed in London Two young men were stabbed to death on a weekend of bloodshed which took the total number of people murdered on the streets of London this year above 50....
14:00, 05/28/2019

Eric Holder, Suspect in the Shooting Death of Nipsey Hussle, Pistol-Whipped a Man an Hour Before Hussle Was Killed, Witnesses Tell Prosecutors Authorities prosecuting the murder case against Eric Holder, the man charged with shooting to death Nipsey Hussle in front of Hussle’s store in South Los Angeles in March, are preparing to paint a por...
05:24, 05/22/2019

UN humanitarian chief says 4.3 million in Cameroon need aid The U.N. humanitarian chief says Cameroon is facing worsening violence and conflict and the number of people needing humanitarian assistance has increased 30 percent from last year to 4.3 million peop...
02:36, 05/14/2019

Iran says 'there will be no war' as US warns of risk to civilian aircraft Zarif: nobody suffering from ‘hallucination’ of taking on IranUS: potential for ‘miscalculation or misidentification’ of planesIran’s foreign minister said on Saturday “there will be no war” with the ...
19:00, 05/18/2019

Thai junta chief vows to 'do his best' as civilian PM Thailand's junta chief General Prayuth Chan-ocha called on Thursday for national unity and thanked members of parliament after they voted him in as a civilian prime minister, five years after he seize...
10:48, 06/06/2019

Attacks on civilian vessels are unacceptable: UK PM spokesman Attacks on civilian vessels like the two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman are completely unacceptable and Britain is ready to assist in any investigation into the incident, a spokesman for Prime Minist...
17:24, 06/13/2019

Cholera, more civilian casualties feared in Libya: WHO A month-old battle for Libya's capital Tripoli risks causing an "exponential" rise in civilian casualties as well as outbreaks of deadly diseases including cholera, the World Health Organization (WHO)...
20:12, 05/08/2019

South Korea to donate $8M in humanitarian aid to North The South Korean government has decided to send $8 million in humanitarian aid to North Korea, days after Pyongyang claimed the country is experiencing extreme drought....
14:48, 05/17/2019

Chris Long, MLS' Fire win Humanitarian awards Retired NFL player Chris Long and the Chicago Fire were among those honored Tuesday at the Sports Humanitarian Awards, which recognize those who use the power of sports to make a positive impact on so...
13:12, 07/10/2019

Defendant takes stand in humanitarian aid trial TUCSON – Scott Warren, a volunteer for the humanitarian aid group No More Deaths, took the stand Thursday in his federal trial. Warren faces three felony charges for harboring and conspiring to ...
03:36, 06/07/2019

Libya conflict: No end in sight to humanitarian crisis Migrants in Tripoli are staging a hunger strike demanding better protection by the UN as the death toll rises to staggering heights. But the conflict in Tripoli shows no sign of slowing....
21:24, 07/09/2019

World Humanitarian Day: Here are 13 real-life heroes you should know In acknowledgment of World Humanitarian Day on Aug. 19, 24/7 Tempo has compiled a list of 13 hero humanitarian workers you should know about.        ...
21:36, 08/19/2019

Humanitarian assistance to be scaled-up for millions of Venezuelans in need  The United Nations humanitarian wing launched a new Response Plan (HRP) on Wednesday, that aims to help around 2.6 million people in Venezuela through to the end of the year, almost half of whom are y...
07:00, 08/15/2019

UN aid chief says ‘humanitarian disaster’ unfolding in Idlib The U.N. humanitarian chief declared Tuesday that “a humanitarian disaster” is unfolding in Syria’s last rebel-held territory where Bashar Assad’s forces have launched an offensive, ending a cease-fir...
02:24, 06/19/2019

| Sudanese protesters delay naming of civilian government The organisers of the protests that drove Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir from power are delaying their announcement of a transitional civilian government as they hold new negotiations with the rulin...
18:36, 04/28/2019

Mass rallies demand civilian rule in Sudan Marches are taking place in the capital Khartoum and across the country. Organizers said security services stormed their offices without warning ahead of the Sunday's demonstrations....
14:36, 06/30/2019

Sudanese protest military, call for civilian government KHARTOUM, Sudan — Tens of thousands of Sudanese protesters took part in a mass rally Thursday to step up pressure on the military to hand power to civilians following last month’s overthrow of Preside...
23:00, 05/02/2019

Thousands protest in Sudan, demanding civilian rule Tens of thousands of protesters took to the streets of Sudan's capital Khartoum on Sunday in the largest mass demonstration since the deadly crackdown on a pro-democracy sit-in earlier in June....
13:48, 07/01/2019

The Man Who Wrote the Guidebook for Civilian Bomb-Squad Technicians At War talked to Tom Gersbeck, a retired Marine Corps bomb-disposal officer, who recently published the second edition of his book, “Practical Military Ordnance Identification.”...
18:24, 08/16/2019

No Restriction On Civilian Traffic On Jammu-Srinagar Highway From May 27 The Jammu and Kashmir governor's administration on Tuesday withdrew an order restricting movement of civilian traffic on the national highway between Srinagar and Jammu from Monday. ......
08:00, 05/22/2019

Lebanon accuses Israel of threatening civilian infrastructure Lebanon accused Israel on Tuesday of threatening its civilian infrastructure after Israel told the United Nations Security Council that Iran was exploiting the Port of Beirut to smuggle weapons to the...
02:00, 07/24/2019

Proposal to hire civilian first responders concerns TFD union TUCSON — Manpower and resources are at a premium inside the Tucson Fire Department. The city is looking to minimize the high call volume firefighters face. “We are doing this for firefight...
07:12, 05/20/2019

African Union and UN support civilian-led Sudan transition UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The African Union and the United Nations say they are supporting a civilian-led transitional government in Sudan following last month’s overthrow of President Omar al-Bashi...
01:12, 05/07/2019

Sudanese protest group says military 'not serious' about civilian handover Sudan's main protest group said on Tuesday the military does not seem serious about transferring power to civilians after ousting President Omar al-Bashir, as both sides appeared to harden their posit...
23:24, 04/30/2019

Military Shooter Mod Introduces Civilian Deaths And Cover-Ups ArmA 3 is a shooter that prides itself on its authenticity and attention to detail, but as far as the official experience goes that usually only extends to the Xs and Os of the battlefield itself. A n...
07:36, 05/17/2019

Sudan’s protesters accept roadmap for civilian rule Sudan’s protest movement says it has accepted a roadmap for a civilian-led transitional government, after a months-long standoff with military rulers...
20:00, 06/23/2019

Sudan protesters: Roadmap for civilian rule accepted KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan’s protest movement says it has accepted an Ethiopian roadmap for civilian-led transitional government, after a months-long standoff with the country’s military...
18:48, 06/23/2019

| Sudan to launch historic transition to civilian rule Sudan's military rulers and protest leaders on Saturday are scheduled to sign a landmark deal reached after a bloody uprising which is meant to pave the way for civilian rule....
14:00, 08/16/2019

| 'It's humanitarian': The medics helping Hong Kong's protesters In the early days of Hong Kong's protests, Jonathan put out a call on a messaging app seeking fellow medics to aid demonstrators - within a day, 4 000 people had volunteered....
14:24, 08/09/2019

How Hong Kong maids became caught in a ‘humanitarian tsunami’ Migrant workers who become pregnant by their employers face dismissal, homelessness and a swift return home The sun had not yet risen in Hong Kong when Sally*, a domestic worker, was woken and told sh...
12:36, 07/22/2019

GOP offers $4.6B border ‘humanitarian’ plan, 86% for ‘migrant care’ Senate Republicans Wednesday offered up a $4.6 billion package for humanitarian assistance on the U.S.-Mexico border, with the bulk going to improve migrant care and relieve the crisis of a record num...
18:48, 06/19/2019

Senate Panel Approves Humanitarian Aid for Migrant Refugees (WASHINGTON) — A modified version of President Donald Trump’s $4 billion-plus request to care for tens of thousands of migrant refuges massing at the southern border swept through a key Se...
20:12, 06/19/2019

Pope calls for humanitarian corridors to protect migrants Pope Francis said prayers on Sunday for victims of the bombing of a migrant center in Libya last week and called for concerted action to create extensive humanitarian corridors to prevent similar trag...
17:00, 07/07/2019

Dems agree to billions in humanitarian aid for southern border Democratic leaders have agreed to fund a portion of the White House’s emergency funding request to address the surge of migrants at the southern border, according to multiple sources. Top Democrats i...
01:48, 05/17/2019

Trump suggests China tariffs could go toward humanitarian aid, infrastructure President Trump suggested that tariffs on Chinese goods could go toward humanitarian aid and funding a new infrastructure proposal after he more than doubled existing tariffs on $250 billion worth of ...
15:36, 05/10/2019

Israel to allow Tlaib's humanitarian visit to West Bank Israel’s interior ministry on Friday granted a request on humanitarian grounds by Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) to visit her family in the Israeli-occupied West Bank.The announcement came hours after I...
14:24, 08/16/2019

4.3 million in need of aid as violence in Cameroon worsens: UN humanitarian chief Cameroon is facing worsening violence and conflict and the number of people needing humanitarian assistance has increased 30 per cent from last year to 4.3 million people, the U.N. humanitarian chief ...
07:48, 05/14/2019

Don't let my case distract from humanitarian crisis, Sea-Watch captain says A ship's captain being investigated for bringing migrants ashore in defiance of Italian coastguard orders has warned against her case becoming a distraction from the humanitarian crisis in the Mediter...
21:36, 07/10/2019

Aid groups: Migrant humanitarian crisis looming in Bosnia SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Aid groups are warning of a developing humanitarian crisis in Bosnia as more migrants make their way to one of Europe’s poorest and most volatile countries. T...
09:12, 06/13/2019

Phoenix joins US cities eyeing civilian oversight for police PHOENIX (AP) — Dozens of people, mostly African Americans, huddled around tables scattered across a church gymnasium on a recent evening, discussing past run-ins with Phoenix police officers and ways ...
19:36, 08/17/2019

Civilian casualties in Afghanistan surged as US met Taliban to discuss peace Civilian casualties spiked to a two-year high in Afghanistan last month, driven by attacks from "anti-government elements," just as U.S. and Taliban officials met to hammer out a peace agreement....
05:36, 08/06/2019

Sudan Factions Sign Agreement Paving Way for Civilian Rule Military leaders and pro-democracy protesters initialed a constitutional declaration aimed at ending months of bloodshed after the ouster of President Omar Hassan al-Bashir....
15:36, 08/04/2019

United Nations warns of high civilian casualties in Afghanistan Terrorists "deliberately and knowingly targeted" civilians during the holy month of Ramadan resulting in a high number of innocent people killed, the United Nations said Monday....
18:00, 06/10/2019

Sudanese protest group says military council 'not serious' about civilian handover Sudan's main protest group said on Tuesday the ruling Transitional Military Council (TMC) appeared "not serious" about transferring power to civilians....
20:12, 04/30/2019

Afghan official: Taliban explosion kills 2 police, civilian KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan officials say a confrontation with the Taliban in eastern Ghazni province has killed two members of the security forces and a civilian passer-by. The Taliban were driv...
13:36, 05/22/2019

U.N.: Civilian casualties drop in Afghanistan, but air raid deaths continue Civilian casualties are down 27 percent in Afghanistan in the first six months of 2019 compared to the same period last year, the United Nations reported Tuesday....
19:24, 07/30/2019

Tens of thousands protest in Sudan to demand civilian rule At least seven people were killed as tens of thousands protested in Sudan's capital, Khartoum, on Sunday, in the largest mass demonstration since the deadly crackdown on a pro-democracy sit-in earlier...
07:00, 07/01/2019

| Ethiopia proposes civilian-majority ruling body for Sudan Sudanese protest leaders have said that an Ethiopian envoy mediating with the ruling generals has proposed forming a civilian-majority governing body for a political transition in Sudan....
09:00, 06/23/2019

Tens of thousands protest to demand civilian rule in Sudan Tens of thousands of people took to the streets in Khartoum on Sunday demanding the ruling military hand over to civilians, in the largest demonstrations since a deadly security service raid on a prot...
16:48, 06/30/2019

Trump awards highest U.S. civilian honor to Tiger Woods When Tiger Woods won the Masters on April 14, President Donald Trump declared he was going to award him the Presidential Medal of Freedom, and ordered his aides to schedule the event as soon as possib...
02:00, 05/07/2019

Hundreds demonstrate for civilian rule in Sudan's state capitals Hundreds of Sudanese demonstrated in state capitals on Thursday, putting pressure on the ruling military council to cede power to civilians in ongoing tumult since the overthrow of former President Om...
18:24, 06/20/2019

Trump awards Tiger Woods highest civilian award President Donald Trump has awarded golfer Tiger Woods the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation's highest civilian honor. (May 6)        ...
03:48, 05/07/2019

Evidence Links Colombia Army Chief to Civilian Slayings Documents provided to The Associated Press appear to tie the embattled head of Colombia’s army to the alleged cover-up of civilian killings a decade ago....
19:24, 05/25/2019

New evidence links Colombia army chief to civilian slayings BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — New evidence has emerged linking the embattled head of Colombia’s army to the alleged cover-up of civilian killings more than a decade ago. Documents from Colombia’...
17:24, 05/25/2019

Human cost of Yemen war laid bare as civilian deaths near 100,000 Report outlines deadly impact of direct targeting of civilians as researchers call for resolution to conflictAs the court of appeal prepares to rule on the legitimacy of the British government’s conti...
11:36, 06/20/2019

Paying tribute and strengthening the role of #WomenHumanitarians on World Humanitarian Day The work of women humanitarians makes a “huge difference” to the lives of millions of women, men and children in urgent need, the United Nations chief said in his message for World Humanitarian Day....
04:00, 08/19/2019

Germany: 1.8 million people sought humanitarian protection in 2018 Germany's Central Register of Foreigners registered 1.8 million people seeking protection in 2018. Most of those who had protection status came from Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan....
14:12, 07/18/2019

Community leaders call for action aid in border humanitarian crisis TUCSON – With more than 7,000 migrants processed at the Benedictine Monastery since Jan. 1, Catholic Community Service and several community leaders have teamed up together to achieve one goal &...
23:00, 05/03/2019

| WATCH | 'It's humanitarian': The medics helping Hong Kong's protesters In the early days of Hong Kong's protests, Jonathan put out a call on a messaging app seeking fellow medics to aid demonstrators - within a day, 4 000 people had volunteered....
16:00, 08/09/2019

Senate committee OKs $4.6 billion humanitarian aid bill for migrant crisis A Senate panel gave its approval Wednesday to President Trump’s $4.6 billion request for funding to tackle the escalating humanitarian crisis at the southern border -- but only after funding for a wal...
22:24, 06/19/2019

Lara Trump Says Admitting Humanitarian Refugees Was the "Downfall of Germany" Lara Trump, in a recent Fox News appearance, opined that Germany's decision to admit refugees was among "the worst things that ever happened to Germany."...
18:12, 04/28/2019

Trump signs humanitarian aid package to bolster migrant care WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has signed a $4.6 billion aid package to help the federal government cope with the surge of Central American immigrants at the U.S.-Mexico border. Many Democra...
00:24, 07/02/2019

U.N. calls for a week-long humanitarian truce in Libyan capital The United Nations called on Sunday for a week-long humanitarian truce in Libya where forces loyal to the eastern-based military commander Khalifa Haftar have been waging an offensive to take control ...
20:24, 05/05/2019

Israel allows U.S. congresswoman’s West Bank visit on humanitarian grounds Tlaib said this would likely be the last chance to see her grandmother and that she would respect any restrictions and “not promote boycotts” during her visit....
15:12, 08/16/2019

Get Involved, Internet: Help Edmonton honor its son with a Nathan Fillion Civilian Pavilion Nathan Fillion, the actor of choice for fans of wry crime-solvers, canceled sci-fi series, and the Uncharted video games, is one of the most recognizable Edmonton, Alberta exports since Tommy Chong, J...
20:00, 06/19/2019

Civilian border militia spokesman indicted for impersonating US officer: prosecutors A Minnesota man who serves as a spokesperson for an armed militia group that patrols the U.S.-Mexico border was indicted on Wednesday for allegedly impersonating a U.S. official. ...
14:36, 06/24/2019

Russia suspected of using civilian ships for intelligence gathering and influence operations Russian civilian ships are being used for intelligence gathering and propaganda operations in support of the Kremlin, a new intelligence report says....
01:36, 08/08/2019

‘Indiscriminate blasts’ in civilian areas ‘must stop’, UN mission in Afghanistan stresses  The “deliberate targeting of educational facilities” during armed conflict is “a war crime”, the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) said on Friday after a bomb detonated near the...
22:48, 07/19/2019

Tens of thousands demand civilian rule in Sudan, soldiers fire in air Thousands of protesters marched toward Sudan's defense ministry on Sunday demanding the ruling military hand over power to civilians, as security forces fired shots into the air....
21:24, 06/30/2019

Hawaii plane crash in which 11 died is worst US civilian accident since 2011 Fiery crash on island of Oahu kills skydivers and instructorsWitness describes ‘insane amount of fire’ after explosionEleven people were killed on Friday when their skydiving plane crashed and burned ...
13:48, 06/23/2019

Video shows teens on e-scooters beat, rob Baltimore civilian employee Surveillance footage captured in Baltimore shows a civilian employee for the city’s police department being attacked and severely beaten by a group of teens — who rode up and robbed him on...
03:36, 07/26/2019

Ex-President Pratibha Patil Conferred Mexico's Highest Civilian Honour Former Indian President of India Pratibha Patil has been conferred the "Orden Mexicana del Aguila Azteca" (Order of the Aztec Eagle) - the highest civilian award of Mexico given to foreigners, on......
10:36, 06/01/2019

Yemen’s Houthi drone targeted civilian facility: Saudi coalition Yemen’s Iran-aligned Houthi movement targeted an arms depot at Najran airport in Saudi Arabia which caused a fire to break out in the facility, the group's Al Masirah TV said on Tuesday....
06:24, 05/21/2019

Sudan: Mass rallies turn deadly in quest for civilian rule There have been reports of sniper fire at mass rallies in Sudan, with at least five people dying. Large crowds took to the streets across the county to demand democratic rule....
00:24, 07/01/2019

Iran-backed Yemeni rebels attack Saudi civilian airport The Saudi-led military coalition threatened a firm response to a Houthi missile attack on an airport, which injured at least 26 people. The attack came just hours before Japanese Premier Shinzo Abe la...
19:00, 06/12/2019

Another sombre milestone for Afghanistan: 2018 saw record civilian deaths – UN report With over 3,800 civilian women, children and men killed in just one year, Afghanistan has hit yet another “deeply disturbing and wholly unacceptable” record, according to a new report issued on Sunday...
18:24, 04/28/2019

Eastern Libyan forces damaged civilian airport in western Libya: U.N. Eastern Libyan forces have seriously damaged with air strikes a civilian airport in western Libya lacking any military use, the United Nations said on Sunday....
02:36, 08/18/2019

Guterres meets Venezuela Foreign Minister, reiterates humanitarian principles United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres met Jorge Arreaza, Foreign Minister of Venezuela on Friday, and reiterated that the UN acts in accordance with the humanitarian principles of neutrali...
21:00, 04/28/2019

Sahel crisis reaching unprecedented levels, warn top UN humanitarian officials Repeated and increasingly sophisticated armed attacks in the Sahel and food shortages linked to last year’s severe drought, have reached unprecedented levels, putting the future of a “whole generation...
21:24, 05/08/2019

UN boosts humanitarian appeal to help tackle Zimbabwe’s ‘worst-ever’ hunger crisis With Zimbabwe now experiencing its “worst-ever hunger crisis”, the UN food relief agency has revised its humanitarian appeal to step up food assistance to people most affected by drought, flooding, an...
19:36, 08/07/2019

AOC warns US 'headed to fascism,' says Trump 'completely engineered' humanitarian crisis After touring a migrant holding facility, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., warned about the direction of the country and blasted House Democrats and President Trump for their actions during the ...
05:00, 07/03/2019

Nipsey Hussle to Be Honored With Posthumous Humanitarian Award at 2019 BET Awards The 2019 BET Awards will honor the late Nipsey Hussle and the work he did for his community over the years. In late March, the 33-year-old Grammy-nominated rapper, née Ermias......
20:24, 06/13/2019

Former Canadian UN worker and renowned humanitarian sentenced in Nepal for raping boys For decades, Peter Dalglish, 62, held a distinguished reputation as one of Canada’s most esteemed and accomplished humanitarians devoted to the wellbeing of poor children. But on Monday, he was senten...
19:12, 07/09/2019

Israel Will Allow Rashida Tlaib to Enter the West Bank on Humanitarian Grounds (JERUSALEM) — Israel’s interior minister said Friday he has received and granted a request by Democratic Rep. Rashida Tlaib to enter the Israeli-occupied West Bank on humanitarian grounds....
15:36, 08/16/2019

Venezuelan refugees now number 3.4 million; humanitarian implications massive, UN warns As the number of refugees and migrants from Venezuela continues to rise – hitting the 3.4 million mark this month – United Nations agencies sounded the alarm on Friday over the humanitarian needs thes...
18:12, 04/28/2019

Trump supports plan for humanitarian food aid to North Korea: Yonhap South Korea said that U.S. President Donald Trump supports the country's plan to provide humanitarian food aid to North Korea, Yonhap reported on Tuesday....
18:24, 05/07/2019

Sheriff Mark Napier discusses humanitarian crisis and border safety TUCSON- Pima County Sheriff Mark Napier is fresh off his trip from Washington D.C. after testifying before a congressional subcommittee about border security on Capitol Hill. “This is a very cri...
23:00, 05/03/2019

Yemen: 11 more ‘terrible, senseless’ civilian deaths reported, following attack in Sana’a - top UN official The United Nations Humanitarian Coordinator in Yemen, Lise Grande, has expressed her outrage at the ‘terrible, senseless deaths’ of 11 civilians in the capital, Sana’a on Sunday, in which scores were ...
18:24, 04/28/2019

Aerospace industry sees big potential for civilian version of plane-chopper hybrid Some 500 years after Leonardo da Vinci envisioned a medieval helicopter, a company that now bears his name wants to revolutionize air travel with the first civilian tilt-rotor aircraft -- an airplane-...
20:36, 05/20/2019

Syrian rebel town Ariha pounded in airstrike, causing civilian casualties A busy, open-air market was targeted in an airstrike, according to monitors. The town of Ariha in Idlib province has been the focus of a Syrian offensive against the last rebel stronghold in the north...
03:00, 07/28/2019

Pranab Mukherjee Receives Bharat Ratna, India's Highest Civilian Award Former President Pranab Mukherjee today received the country's highest civilian award, the Bharat Ratna, from his successor President Ram Nath Kovind. The award ceremony took place at the Rashtrapati....
18:24, 08/08/2019

Tiger Woods receives highest civilian award from Donald Trump – video Donald Trump has awarded golfer Tiger Woods the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation's highest civilian honour. The US president described Woods as a "true legend, an extraordinary athlete who ha...
03:48, 05/07/2019

Libya: Heavy shelling and civilian deaths ‘blatant violation’ of international law - UN envoy  Heavy shelling overnight on Tuesday which hit a densely-populated neighbourhood of Libya’s capital, Tripoli, was condemned “in the strongest terms” by the head of the UN Mission there, after “scores” ...
18:12, 04/28/2019

Theresa May Quoted a Humanitarian in Her Resignation Speech. A Child He Saved From Nazis Says That Was an Insult Toward the end of the speech announcing her resignation on Friday morning, British Prime Minister Theresa May diverted away from Brexit for just a moment, to talk about a man who died in 2015. That ma...
21:12, 05/24/2019

McConnell says he'll bring up 'freestanding' bill to address humanitarian crisis at border: 'What's the objection?' Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on "Fox & Friends" Monday that Democrats have been less helpful than Mexico when it comes to addressing the border crisis. ...
17:48, 06/17/2019

The Marathon Medal: Nipsey Hussle to Be Honored With Humanitarian Award at 2019 BET Awards Along with his business acumen and music, Nipsey Hussle (born Ermias Asghedom) was known for his humanitarian spirit. Locals lovingly called him “Neighborhood Nip.” It’s one of the main reasons why th...
21:00, 06/17/2019

Captain of humanitarian rescue ship arrested after Italian police boat rammed The German captain of a humanitarian rescue ship with 40 asylum-seekers aboard rammed an Italian border police motorboat as she docked at a tiny Mediterranean island Saturday....
16:00, 06/29/2019

'Give People Their Flowers While They're Here': Master P Has Thoughts About Nipsey Hussle's BET Humanitarian Award Along with discussing his upcoming film, I Got The Hook-Up 2, Master P recently appeared on The Breakfast Club to discuss Nipsey Hussle’s posthumous Humanitarian Award presented at the 2019 BET Awards...
00:12, 07/12/2019

Israeli destruction of Palestinian homes in West Bank, ‘not compatible’ with international humanitarian law, UN says Following “with sadness” the Israeli authorities’ destruction of homes in the Palestinian community of Sur Bahir, three top United Nations officials issued a statement on Monday underscoring that the ...
19:12, 07/22/2019

Rashida Tlaib rejects Israel's offer for 'humanitarian' visit to West Bank US congresswoman of Palestinian descent says: ‘visiting my grandmother under these oppressive conditions stands against everything I believe in’US congresswoman Rashida Tlaib has rejected an offer fro...
18:24, 08/16/2019

Ten years on, crisis in Nigeria ‘far from over’; UN and humanitarian partners urge support for millions still affected Ten years after the start of a violent insurgency in north-east Nigeria plunged the country into a humanitarian crisis that is “still far from over”, the United Nations and its aid partners have under...
19:00, 08/01/2019

Some 300,000 Venezuelan children in Colombia need humanitarian assistance; UNICEF looks to boost response funding Without increased support, the health, education and well-being of at least 327,000 children from Venezuela living as migrants and refugees in Colombia will be in jeopardy, the UN Children’s Fund (UNI...
18:48, 04/29/2019

On eve of Gaza border protest anniversary, UN’s top humanitarian official for Palestine calls for calm With a large protest planned on Saturday in Gaza, and border shootings by Israeli security forces which have left nearly 200 Palestinians dead over the past year, the UN’s top humanitarian official in...
18:24, 04/28/2019

‘Massive and protracted’ humanitarian crisis in DR Congo can be ‘beaten back’ if donors step up “Urgent and sustained funding” for a Government-led response to what is now a “massive and protracted” humanitarian crisis across the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is required, said the head ...
20:12, 04/28/2019

Israel grants Rashida Tlaib West Bank visit on humanitarian grounds Israel’s interior minister on Friday said he has granted Rep. Rashida Tlaib’s request to visit her family in the occupied West Bank on humanitarian grounds — a day after she and her colleague Re...
17:36, 08/16/2019

Nearly half of all illegal immigrants nabbed in Mississippi ICE raid released on ‘humanitarian grounds’ Almost half of those arrested in a mass Immigration and Customs Enforcement [ICE] roundup of illegal immigrants in Mississippi on Wednesday have already been released, officials announced Thursday....
02:24, 08/09/2019

‘Great cause of concern’ UN chief tells Security Council on 'bleak' state of civilian protection Marking 20 years since the UN Security Council added the protection of civilians to its agenda, Secretary-General António Guterres told the chamber on Thursday that while safeguards were stronger, “co...
23:00, 05/23/2019

Navy SEAL says Eddie Gallagher thought he was shooting ISIS fighter, not an elderly civilian A Navy SEAL in Iraq with Special Warfare Chief Eddie Gallagher cast doubt on the accusation that Gallagher murdered a civilian in 2017, testifying that the decorated combat veteran thought he was firi...
00:24, 06/28/2019

Sudan protests: Hundreds of thousands demand civilian government; scattered clashes in the capital The first major protests since a vast sit-in was violently dispersed on June 3 rocked Khartoum. Protesters have been demanding a civilian-led government since a transitional military council stepped i...
21:24, 06/30/2019

Sudan military council signs long-awaited civilian power-sharing deal After months of turmoil and violence, military rulers in Sudan signed a deal Wednesday to share power with civilians until elections are held in about three years....
19:12, 07/17/2019

Rep. Tlaib Says She Won’t Visit Grandmother in West Bank After Israel Granted Her Entry on ‘Humanitarian Grounds’ (JERUSALEM) — Israel said Friday it has granted a request by Democratic Rep. Rashida Tlaib to enter the West Bank on humanitarian grounds to visit her relatives, a day after Israel barred her an...
17:12, 08/16/2019

Trump tightens asylum rules, will make immigrants pay fees to seek humanitarian refuge The move is an attempt to address one of the most confounding aspects of the surge of Central American migrants — families seeking safe passage using long-standing protections....
05:48, 04/30/2019

Sudan: UN chief calls for ‘positive momentum’ as civilian rule talks stall between military and opposition The UN Secretary-General has commended the progress made so far between Sudan’s military leaders and opposition forces towards agreeing a timetable for a return to civilian rule, following the overthr...
16:36, 05/16/2019

Guterres pledges UN support to Sudan after military and civilian opposition reach deal on transitional government UN Secretary-General António Guterres on Saturday congratulated the people of Sudan after the military council and civilian opposition alliance agreed earlier in the day on a power-sharing accord....
03:36, 08/20/2019

Richard Gere boards humanitarian ship carrying 121 migrants amid standoff with European countries Richard Gere on Friday boarded a Spanish humanitarian ship that has been stuck in the Mediterranean Sea for more than a week because no European government will welcome the 121 migrants on board....
04:48, 08/10/2019

Libya: UN mobilized to support thousands uprooted by Tripoli clashes, renews call for humanitarian truce Since fighting broke out on the edge of Libya’s capital, Tripoli, earlier this month, over 42,000 people have been displaced and thousands are believed trapped in the city’s southern outskirts. As UN ...
16:24, 04/30/2019

2019 BET Awards: Nipsey Hussle Honored With Posthumous Humanitarian Award and Star-Studded Performance Nipsey Hussle may be gone but he will never, ever be forgotten. Though the rapper, born Ermias Asghedom, was shot and killed in late March outside his South L.A. clothing store, the......
07:24, 06/24/2019

Wars have rules: 5 things the UN humanitarian chief wants countries to tackle so human suffering in conflict can be minimized With the rights and lives of millions of women, children and men uprooted by conflict every year, the UN Security Council held a special meeting on Monday to examine ways to promote and strengthen the...
18:24, 04/28/2019

Venezuela’s needs ‘significant and growing’ UN humanitarian chief warns Security Council, as ‘unparalleled’ exodus continues Over a month after two competing resolutions on Venezuela failed to pass, the UN Security Council met on Wednesday to discuss the “very real humanitarian problem” facing the country, where close to se...
18:12, 04/28/2019

‘Critical test’ for North Korea’s Government as civilian suffering remains rife, warns UN rights expert The human rights situation in Democratic People’s Republic of Korea – DPRK - remains “extremely serious”, and along with international demands for denuclearization, this constitutes a “a critical test...
18:24, 04/28/2019

Sudan: UN chief deplores excessive force used against pro-democracy protesters, calls on military and civilian leaders to ‘stay the course’ in negotiations Security forces in Sudan fired on pro-democracy protesters in the capital Khartoum on Monday, leaving a number of dead and many more injured, prompting the United Nation chief’s condemnation and an ap...
19:12, 06/03/2019

‘Answer the call of Afghans’ to reduce impact of conflict, UN urges all parties amid increase in civilian airstrike deaths The conflict in Afghanistan continues to be devastating for civilians, with the latest United Nations update released on Tuesday showing that the number of civilians killed by aerial operations increa...
09:00, 07/31/2019

Monday’s Daily Brief: World Humanitarian Day, Afghan massacre aftermath, Venezuelans in Brazil, Yemen war update, and reconciliation in Mali Our main stories today: Women celebrated on World Humanitarian Day; Afghanistan bloodshed mars 100 years of independence; Brazil’s ‘exemplary’ response to Venezuelans; UN urges Yemen’s warring parties...
23:36, 08/19/2019

"Godse Killed Gandhi, Pragya Killed His Soul", Says Kailash Satyarthi Nobel Peace Prize laureate Kailash Satyarthi today hit out at BJP leader Pragya Singh Thakur for her comments that Nathuram Godse, who assassinated Mahatma Gandhi, was a "desk bhakt (patriot)". The......
09:00, 05/18/2019

Michael Jackson 'doctor death' Conrad Murray: Where is he now? 10 years after star's death MICHAEL Jackson died of after overdosing on the drugs propofol and benzodiazepine, but where is the doctor found guilty of involuntary manslaughter, Conrad Murray, now?...
11:24, 06/25/2019

| Trump govt to resume death penalty, sets dates for five death-row inmates US Attorney General Bill Barr has announced the federal government will resume implementing capital punishment after a 16 year hiatus and set execution dates for five convicted murderers....
16:12, 07/27/2019

| JUST IN: Trump govt to resume death penalty, sets dates for five death-row inmates US Attorney General Bill Barr has announced the federal government will resume implementing capital punishment after a 16 year hiatus and set execution dates for five convicted murderers....
17:24, 07/25/2019

Megan Lee death: Takeaway boss wins manslaughter conviction appeal over death of schoolgirl with nut allergy A takeaway boss found guilty of the manslaughter of a schoolgirl who suffered an allergic reaction to a meal containing peanut proteins has won an appeal against his conviction....
18:24, 05/16/2019

Inquest held into death of death of Prodigy’s Keith Flint LONDON (AP) — A British coroner says there is not enough evidence to determine whether The Prodigy star Keith Flint took his own life. Flint was found dead at his home in the village of North End, in ...
15:48, 05/08/2019

UK’s Ministry of Defense says Typhoon aircraft safely escorted civilian aircraft to London’s Stansted Airport LONDON (AP) — UK’s Ministry of Defense says Typhoon aircraft safely escorted civilian aircraft to London’s Stansted Airport....
14:24, 06/27/2019

Prosecutor won’t seek death penalty in death of grandmother FLORENCE, Ariz. (AP) – Pinal County prosecutors won’t seek a death sentence for a Maricopa man accused of fatally stabbing his grandmother. County Attorney Kent Volkmer said Wednesday his ...
02:36, 07/07/2019

LAPD chief: homelessness a 'humanitarian crisis' Los Angeles Police Chief Michel Moore said he is working to eliminate thousands of homeless people's old warrants for minor offenses to help get people off the streets. "This is a humanitarian cr...
03:36, 07/12/2019

Alana Cutland death: Brit passenger desperately fought to stop Cambridge University student falling to her death from plane in Madagascar A plane passenger fought a desperate five-minute battle to stop Cambridge University student Alana Cutland falling to her death from a plane in Madagascar, police have said....
11:00, 08/01/2019

Gas prices rising again CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) – The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline fell 3 cents a gallon (3.8 liters) over the past two weeks, to $2.93. Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg of the Lundberg S...
01:36, 05/20/2019

It’s Never Been Easier to Be a C.E.O., and the Pay Keeps Rising Compensation for top bosses grew at double the pace of ordinary workers’ wages, according to our annual analysis. Topping the list: Elon Musk, with a $2.3 billion package....
18:24, 05/24/2019

M6 Toll price to rise by up to 50p in July News 12 Jun, 2019 New pricing structure for Britain’s only privately-funded motorway to rise by 30p for cars and 50p for vans and lorries...
13:12, 06/12/2019

| Massacre toll in Mali revised down to 35 A massacre at a village in central Mali left at least 35 people dead, the authorities say, a final toll much lower than the earlier estimate of 95 killed....
07:00, 06/13/2019

Death penalty possible for man accused of teen’s death LUMBERTON, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina prosecutor says he will seek the death penalty against the man accused in the kidnapping, rape and murder of a teenager last year. News sources report Robeson C...
01:00, 06/07/2019

Use of HIV prevention pill rising among men who have sex with men (Reuters Health) - A growing proportion of American men who have sex with men know they can take a daily pill to avoid infection with HIV and more of them are using it, a U.S. study suggests....
23:24, 07/30/2019

D-Day still takes an emotional toll on vets, 75 years on The night before the D-Day landings, Leonard "Ted" Emmings and his shipmates on a Royal Navy landing craft learned their mission was to ferry 36 Canadian troops to Juno Beach, a stretch of Normandy co...
14:48, 05/30/2019

Protests Take a Toll on Hong Kong's Economy A worsening spiral of violence and demonstrations—Hong Kong’s worst social and political crisis since it returned to Chinese rule in 1997—is denting the city’s economic growth, business sentiment and ...
21:00, 07/31/2019

New tax laws take a toll on home sales in Connecticut CNBC's Diana Olick reports from Greenwich, Connecticut, where those trying to sell their million-dollar homes are taking serious losses as new tax laws slash values....
19:12, 04/28/2019

'Presenteeism' takes toll on menstruating women (Reuters Health) - Women who push themselves to work or study despite menstrual symptoms like painful cramps may be less productive on those days and might benefit from being able to work from home or...
23:24, 07/30/2019

Swifts hit new low as poor weather takes its toll Mass migration back to UK waylaid by stormy conditions and lack of nesting placesThe number of swifts that returned to Britain from their wintering grounds in Africa this spring was the lowest since r...
17:48, 06/20/2019

Tiger says Masters took toll as he crams for Open Tiger Woods says that his win at Augusta National in April exacted a toll, and the state of his game entering The Open at Royal Portrush is not at the same level....
15:24, 07/16/2019

Tony Gum's best photograph: the emotional toll of abortion ‘Women need to be equipped for how gruelling an abortion can be. It does mess with your mind. I was trying to put myself back together again’This image, Sweet Saboteur, was inspired by a painting I di...
09:00, 06/13/2019

Meet the Art World's Rising Stars Young creators are blending traditional techniques with digital savvy, making works that are in demand at auctions and museums—here are five to watch....
03:36, 06/17/2019

Tensions between Venezuela and the US keep rising. Here's how they got to this point Trump-backed Juan Guaido, who declared himself interim president in January, said he was "beginning the final phase of Operation Freedom" and promised to bring an end to Maduro's government....
23:12, 04/30/2019

| The village that keeps rising from the volcanic ashes Four years after the volcano erupted – razing everything in its path in Cape Verde's Cha das Caldeiras valley – the floor tiles of the small, rebuilt inn are warm to the touch....
23:48, 05/03/2019

The rising ROI of investing in woman entrepreneurs Women founders deliver more than 2 times as much per dollar invested than male-owned companies, on an unequal playing field. What happens once we level it?Read More...
17:12, 07/17/2019

U.S. teen suicides rising, especially among boys For nearly a decade, suicide rates have been climbing among U.S. teens, with an especially pronounced increase in boys recently, a new study suggests....
21:36, 06/18/2019

Oil Gains on Geopolitics, Rising U.S. Equities Oil prices rose as geopolitical tensions and rising stock prices on Wall Street offset bearish data showing U.S. oil inventories are at a 20-month high....
21:12, 05/15/2019