- UN worries aid has not reached Philippine victims Updated: Dec-08-13 8:07 pm
- Germany to take in 5,000 more Syrian refugees Updated: Dec-06-13 7:38 am
- Weld reports first Colo. flu death Updated: Dec-04-13 5:28 pm
- UN: 250,000 besieged in Syria, beyond reach of aid Updated: Dec-03-13 3:52 pm
- Millions in UK aid to Central African Republic Updated: Nov-30-13 6:34 am
- France to send 1,000 troops to C. African Republic Updated: Nov-26-13 4:02 pm
- UN to Syria: Stop blocking aid convoys Updated: Nov-19-13 4:53 pm
- Bird flu strain infects human for 1st time Updated: Nov-14-13 5:22 am
- Native Medical Center patient death not from flu Updated: Nov-07-13 11:14 pm
- Syrian opposition mulls talks with government Updated: Nov-07-13 2:48 pm
CANBERRA, Australia - The United Nations is investigating reports that aid has yet to reach remote parts of the Philippines a month after a devastating typhoon, the U.N. humanitarian chief said on Monday.
BERLIN - Germany says it will take in a further 5,000 refugees from Syria, doubling its current offer of shelter for people fleeing the Arab nation's civil war.
GREELEY, Colorado - Weld County is reporting the first death of the Colorado flu season - a young adult who died of the H1N1 strain.
UNITED NATIONS - An estimated 250,000 people in besieged communities in Syria remain beyond the reach of aid, the U.N, humanitarian chief said Tuesday in a closed-door Security Council briefing that one member called "chilling."
LONDON - Britain is giving 10 million pounds ($16.4 million) in aid to Central African Republic amid a dramatic escalation in the former French colony's humanitarian crisis.
DAKAR, Senegal - France promised Tuesday to send 1,000 troops to Central African Republic amid warnings about the potential for genocide in the near-anarchic former French colony.
UNITED NATIONS - The General Assembly's human rights committee demanded Tuesday that Syria's government immediately allow humanitarian aid to be delivered to areas throughout the country that need it most and stop hampering distribution with "bureaucratic impediments and other obstacles."
LONDON - A strain of bird flu that scientists thought could not infect people has shown up in a Taiwanese woman, a nasty surprise that shows scientists must do more to spot worrisome flu strains before they ignite a global outbreak, doctors say.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Tests conducted at an Alaska state lab show that a patient who died this week at the Alaska Native Medical Center did not have the flu although an earlier hospital test had indicated type A influenza.
BEIRUT - Syria's main Western-backed opposition group is considering an invitation for informal meetings involving Syrian government representatives in Moscow that would focus on establishing humanitarian corridors, opposition figures confirmed Thursday.