By Michelle Nichols and Louis Charbonneau UNITED NATIONS, May 4 – Medical aid charity Medecins Sans Frontieres on Tuesday slammed four of five permanent members of the United Nations Security Council for ties to attacks on hospitals in Syria, Yemen and Afghanistan as the council demanded an end to such strikes. The 15-member council unanimously
By Idrees Ali WASHINGTON, April 30 – A deadly U.S. air strike in Afghanistan last year that destroyed a hospital run by Doctors Without Borders did not amount to a war crime but was caused by human error, equipment failure and other factors, a U.S. military report released on Friday concluded. Forty-two people were killed
By Kieran Guilbert DAKAR, April 20 – A global drive to help curb the HIV epidemic by 2020 will fail unless millions of people with the virus in West and Central Africa receive life-saving drugs, Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) said on Wednesday. The United Nations AIDS programme (UNAIDS) launched a five-year treatment programme in 2014
By Stephanie Nebehay GENEVA, Feb 18 – The Medecins Sans Frontieres medical charity called on Thursday for an independent investigation into air strikes that killed 25 people at an MSF-backed hospital in north Syria early this week. MSF, also known as Doctors Without Borders, said the attack was probably carried out by Syrian and Russian
PARIS, Feb 15 – A hospital supported by medical charity Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) in the Idlib province of northern Syria was “deliberately” hit by air strikes on Monday and eight people are missing, MSF said in a statement. “This is a deliberate attack against a health establishment,” said Massimiliano Rebaudengo, MSF head of mission.
DUBAI, Jan 11 – A “projectile” struck a clinic supported by international medical group Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) in north Yemen on Sunday, killing four people, MSF said, another in a series of attacks on its facilities in the war-torn country. MSF said it was not clear who was behind the attack that also wounded