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Niger expands emergency across region where aid workers were killed

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Niger’s government has extended a state of emergency to the entire region that surrounds the capital Niamey and suspended access to the giraffe reserve...

France helps hunt for killers of aid workers in Niger

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Soldiers from France and Niger combed a giraffe reserve and surrounding areas on Monday for signs of the gunmen who killed six French aid...

Nigerian aid worker hub targeted – UN

Islamist militants attacked a facility housing aid groups in north-east Nigeria at the weekend in what the UN warned is an escalation in violence...

Aid workers killed in Ethiopia

Unidentified attackers killed aid workers returning from a refugee camp in western Ethiopia, their aid group and a UN organisation said. The attack was...

Ten aid workers missing in South Sudan: U.N. official

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Ten aid workers have gone missing in South Sudan's Yei town in unclear circumstances, a U.N. official said on Thursday, the latest...

Justice elusive for slain aid workers on front lines of crises

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It was a massacre that shocked the world's humanitarian community. Seventeen aid workers were killed outside their office in Sri Lanka's northeast -...

Attacks on aid workers in Somalia almost double in 2015, kill...

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Atacks on aid workers delivering supplies in Somalia almost doubled in 2015 and the number killed jumped to 17 from 10 the...

Fourteen kidnapped aid workers released in eastern DR Congo

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Fourteen aid workers kidnapped two days ago by unidentified assailants in the eastern Rutshuru region of Democratic Republic of Congo have been...

“I wasn’t always a broken person”: aid workers describe fieldwork

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Globally, one third fewer aid workers were killed, wounded or kidnapped in 2014 than the all-time high of 460 in 2013, because...

Red Cross Ebola teams in Guinea attacked 10 times a month

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Red Cross teams in Ebola-hit Guinea have been attacked on average 10 times a month over the past year, the charity said...

Aid workers in conflict zones no longer immune, now targeted

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Humanitarian groups in conflict zones need to reconsider how they protect aid workers now that insurgents no longer provide immunity for relief...

Attacks on aid workers worldwide hit worst levels on record

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The number of attacks on aid workers soared last year to the highest level on record, with Afghanistan the most dangerous country...

Two aid workers killed in roadside explosion in Mali

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Two Malian humanitarian workers employed by the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) were killed when their vehicle struck an improvised explosive device near...

Somali aid worker quizzed on Westerner kidnappings

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A Somali aid worker seized by gunmen along with two Westerners in northern Somalia was being questioned by police about the kidnappings,...

Western aid workers kidnapped in Somalia: agency

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Gunmen kidnapped an American, a Dane and a Somali working for a Danish group which clears landmines in northern Somalia the second...

Spanish, Italian aid workers abducted in Algeria

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Sahrawi authorities are searching for the kidnappers of two Spanish aid workers and an Italian who were abducted from a refugee camp...

Three aid workers abducted in Sudan’s Darfur

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Armed men abducted three aid workers, two Sudanese and one expatriate, in Sudan's western Darfur region, a United Nations spokesperson says. "We have...

Spanish and French hostages well: Al Qaeda web

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Al Qaeda's wing in North Africa said three Spanish hostages and a Frenchman they are holding were in good health and being...

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