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MSF denounces seizure of migrant rescue vessel in Italy

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French medical charity Medecins Sans Frontieres said on Monday an MSF vessel that rescued hundreds of migrants and refugees in the Mediterranean last month...

Central African Republic hospital at risk of attack

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Some 5,000 people seeking refuge in a hospital in Central African Republic (CAR) risk being attacked by armed groups, a medical charity...

Medical aid group MSF suspends work in part of South Sudan...

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Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) said on Tuesday it had suspended activities n the northeast of South Sudan, a day after unidentified armed...

Migrants in Libya detention centre “critical” – MSF

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About 800 migrants in a government-run centre in western Libya are being detained in worsening conditions without sufficient food or water, Doctors...

Central African Republic mass rape allegation

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Militia fighters attacked, kidnapped and raped a large group of women in an isolated area of Central African Republic last month, Medecins...

MSF suspends work in Nigerian town

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Medical charity Medecins Sans Frontieres said it had suspended work in the Nigerian town Rann and evacuated national and international staff after...

MSF suspends Med migrant rescues

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Doctors Without Borders (MSF) said it was suspending migrant rescues in the Mediterranean because it felt threatened by the Libyan coastguard and...

Thousands shelter in hospital after militants burn refugee camp in Central...

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Thousands of people uprooted by violence in Central African Republic are taking refuge in a hospital after armed groups looted and burned...

Italian prosecutors widen investigation to include MSF over migrant rescues

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Italian prosecutors are investigating leading humanitarian organization Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF), a legal source said on Saturday, over its role in rescuing...

Thousands trapped by fighting in South Sudan as aid agencies pull...

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Tens of thousands of South Sudanese have fled their homes and are now trapped under intense sun without food, water or medical...

Central African Republic violence worst in years: MSF

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Violence against civilians in Central African Republic (CAR), including summary executions and mutilations, is reaching levels not seen since the height of...

Cheap, heat-proof rotavirus vaccine a “game changer” for African children

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An inexpensive, heat-proof vaccine could mark a turning point in expanding resistance to the diarrhoea-causing rotavirus infection across sub-Saharan Africa, medical aid...

Nigerian air force kills 52 in refugee camp strike

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Nigeria's air force killed at least 52 people and injured 120 in an air strike on a refugee camp in the country's...

About 100 migrants feared dead in Mediterranean

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Six migrants died and up to 100 more were missing and feared dead after their rubber boat sank in the Mediterranean on...

Libyan navy fires on migrant rescuers – thought they were smugglers

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A Libyan navy boat fired warning shots at a search and rescue vessel operated by Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) earlier this month...

Attacks on humanitarian vehicles in CAR are outrageous – UN

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The interim UN Humanitarian Co-ordinator in the Central African Republic (CAR), Dr Michel Yao strongly condemned an armed attack on a Médecins...

MSF worker killed by gunmen in Central African Republic

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Medical relief charity Medecins sans Frontieres (MSF) has halted operations in part of west Central African Republic after a staff member was...

Medical charity MSF restarts Mediterranean migrant rescues

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The medical relief charity Medecins sans Frontieres has relaunched rescue operations in the Mediterranean Sea, accusing European governments of failing to act...

U.S. says conducted air strike near Afghan hospital, MSF says 19...

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An air strike, probably carried out by U.S.-led coalition forces, killed 19 staff and patients on Saturday, including three children, in a...

Fighting stops aid reaching starving South Sudan children

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Fighting in northern South Sudan is preventing lifesaving aid from reaching thousands of people living in "inhumane conditions", including starving children, the...

Militiamen rape 127 women in east Congo town

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Armed men raped 127 women earlier this month during a raid on a town in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo's South Kivu...

Aid groups worried about renewed South Sudan fighting

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Fighting in South Sudan's oil-producing Upper Nile State in the past two days has killed at least 38 and the toll could...

Medical aid group MSF says pulls out of parts of Sudan

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Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) has pulled out of some conflict-hit parts of Sudan due to a lack of cooperation from authorities, the...

MSF calls for military medics to help tackle West Africa Ebola

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World leaders must immediately deploy civilian and military medical teams to fight the world's biggest outbreak of Ebola in West Africa, the...

MSF ‘delighted’ by escape of kidnapped nurse in Congo

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Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) said it was "deeply moved and delighted" after one of its nurses escaped unharmed from rebels who had...

MSF halts most C.African Republic work as government fails to condemn...

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Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) has suspended all but emergency care in the Central African Republic (CAR) to show its "dismay" at the...

Twenty-two, including MSF and chiefs, killed in CAR attack

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At least 22 people, including 15 local chiefs and three members of staff of the medical charity Medecins Sans Frontieres, were killed...

Aid bureaucracy, suspicion threaten to deepen South Sudan crisis

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The humanitarian crisis created by South Sudan's civil war may well worsen this year because of the slow international response and suspicions...

MSF shutting down all medical programmes in Somalia

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After working continuously in Somalia since 1991 the international medical humanitarian organisation Doctors without Borders (Medicins Sans Frontieres) is closing all its...

Armed gangs put CAR humanitarian aid at risk

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Uncontrolled armed groups in the Central African Republic (CAR) are spreading chaos, leaving the civilian population without urgently needed humanitarian attention, according...

MSF wants access to strife-torn areas of Mali

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As bombings and combat continue in multiple locations in Mali, the medical humanitarian organisation Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) called on...

Sexual assault on the increase in eastern DRC

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Those tasked with providing adequate security for displaced people, particularly west of Goma in the DRC, have come under fire from Medecins...

Hundreds of migrants need protection in Tripoli – MSF

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Hundreds of African migrants and refugees in desperate need of medical attention are hiding in makeshift camps in the Libyan capital, a...

Eritrea is Africa’s “biggest prison for media,” RSF

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President Isaias Afwerki has turned Eritrea into Africa's "biggest prison for the media" since 2001 and four journalists have died in captivity,...