MSF demands answers from Saudi-led coalition over hospital strike

2015-10-30 10:10

Doctors Without Borders has demanded answers from the Saudi-led coalition over the bombing of one of the medical charity's hospitals in northern Yemen, rejecting Saudi Arabia's denial of responsibility.

35 killed in strikes on Syria hospitals - MSF

2015-10-29 11:13

A "significant increase" of air strikes on Syrian hospitals recently has killed at least 35 patients and medical staff and wounded 72, Doctors Without Borders says.

MSF wants global body to probe US hospital bombing

2015-10-14 16:36

Medecins Sans Frontieres says an international humanitarian commission has been formally asked to investigate the US bombing of its hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan.

Doctors Without Borders says Afghan hospital strikes were deliberate

2015-10-08 16:21

The US airstrikes that destroyed a hospital belonging to Doctors Without Borders in the northern Afghan city of Kunduz was 'a deliberate attack', a top official has charged.

US says Afghans asked for Kunduz strike

2015-10-05 18:20

Afghan forces who said they were under Taliban fire asked for the US air strike that killed 22 people at a hospital in Kunduz, the US commander in Afghanistan says.

UN slams 'inexcusable' Afghan hospital air strike

2015-10-04 09:31

The UN has condemned as "inexcusable" a suspected US air strike on a charity hospital in the Afghan city of Kunduz that killed at least 19 people.

Kunduz air strikes possibly criminal - UN rights chief

2015-10-03 17:56

A suspected US air strike on a hospital in the Afghan city of Kunduz that killed nine MSF staff is "inexcusable" and "possibly criminal", UN rights chief Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein says.

Measles epidemic hits DRC

2015-09-04 05:27

MSF has warned the onset of the rainy season will destroy any chances of ending the measles epidemic that has already killed 320 people in 2015.

Two MSF aid workers killed in South Sudan

2015-08-25 20:39

Two Doctors Without Borders staff have been killed in South Sudan, taking the number of aid workers killed in the 20-month conflict to over 30.

Horrific conditions for 100s detained in Malawi en route to SA

2015-08-04 14:53

Hundreds of illegal migrants, most of them from Ethiopia, are detained in Malawi in appalling conditions after they failed to reach South Africa, a humanitarian organisation says.


MSF: Rise in Syria airstrikes on hospitals

2015-10-29 20:40

There has been a rise in airstrikes targeting hospitals in Syria since late September, says MSF, around the same time when Russia launched an aerial campaign in the war-torn country.

US Army intel system down during hospital attack

2015-10-21 06:10

The US Army's $5bn intelligence network, which is designed to give commanders battlefield awareness, wasn't working in Afghanistan during the recent American air attack on a hospital.

Dream turns sour for Ethiopian migrants jailed in Malawi

2015-10-14 07:36

The dream of a new life in SA has turned into a nightmare for hundreds of Ethiopian migrants held in overcrowded Malawian jails despite having served their sentences for illegal entry.

Obama apologises to MSF for deadly Kunduz air strike

2015-10-08 09:42

US President Barack Obama has apologised to Doctors Without Borders for a deadly US air strike on an Afghan hospital, as the medical charity demanded an international investigation.

MSF leaves Afghan city after hospital bombing

2015-10-04 11:30

International medical charity MSF says it has withdrawn from the northern Afghan city of Kunduz after a deadly airstrike destroyed its hospital, killing 19 people.

Afghan bombing: Patients burned to death in their beds, says MSF

2015-10-04 07:24

MSF says patients burned to death in their beds during a bombing raid that continued for half an hour after US and Afghan authorities were informed about the hospital bombing in Kunduz.

Ukraine rebels target global health relief groups

2015-09-16 21:06

Ukraine's pro-Russian rebels have accused Doctors Without Borders and the Red Cross of "illegally" storing powerful drugs, which could complicate the humanitarian groups' efforts to help victims of the 17-month separatist war.

Italy arrests human traffickers

2015-08-28 19:40

Italian authorities have arrested ten suspected people smugglers in connection with the deaths by asphyxiation of 52 people in an overcrowded migrant boat.

Boko Haram attacks displace about 40 000 in Chad

2015-08-21 17:13

Around 40 000 people have fled their homes in Chad in the past two weeks following attacks by Islamist militant group Boko Haram, according to an aid agency.

Thousands rescued at sea near Libya

2015-07-16 05:19

Around 2 700 migrants were rescued from 13 boats near the coast of Libya Italy's coastguard says.

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