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In a joint statement, French President Francois Hollande and his Malian counterpart Ibrahim Boubacar Keita announced the release of hostages with four of them working for the International Committee of the Red Cross. "They are all in good health,"
French troops in Mali have freed five aid workers who were kidnapped in the north of the country in February. The workers were released near the northern town of Timbuktu and were in good health, the French and Malian presidents said in a joint
One of the rescued, James Kiarie Gichoi, was working for Care International when he was kidnapped near the Dadaab refugee camp in Kenya. The other, Daniel Njuguna Wanyoike, was working as a driver's helper for a company contracted by the aid group
Two Kenyan aid workers returned home late Saturday after three years in captivity by the Somali militant group Al-Shabaab. Daniel Njuguna Wanyoike and James Kiarie Gichuhi were airlifted from the border to the Eastleigh military base in Nairobi.
Kenyan troops have rescued two aid workers kidnapped along the country's border with Somalia in 2011, Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) announced Friday. Phoro advertisement Kenyan troops have rescued two aid workers kidnapped along the country's border
Doctors Without Borders is again caring for Ebola patients at a Guinean health center it fled when an angry crowd attacked last week. Spokesman Sam Taylor said Thursday the organization was back at work in Macenta, where a mob accused aid workers of
The U.N.'s Special Rapporteur for Human Rights to Burma is urging the government to allow foreign aid workers to return to Rakhine state. The workers were evacuated last month because of ethnic unrest, but the U.N. warns their departure has led to
Myanmar (AP) Severe shortages of food, water and medical care for Rohingya Muslims in western Myanmar are part of a long history of persecution against the religious minority that could amount to crimes against humanity,'' a U.N. human rights envoy
Myanmar (AP) The United States is calling on Myanmar to lift travel restrictions on humanitarian workers trying to get to Rakhine state, where tens of thousands of Muslims are living in displacement camps. Hundreds of aid workers fled the state last
Myanmar Buddhist-led mobs are throwing stones at the offices of international aid organizations in Myanmar's western Rakhine state, according to aid workers, residents and a government official. There were no immediate indications Thursday that