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Red Cross Warns Of Attacks On Workers

GENEVA, Switzerland, Aug. 10 (UPI) — Attacks on healthcare facilities and workers in war zones are a serious problem, the International Committee of the Red Cross in Switzerland said Wednesday. The aid group said hospitals have been shelled, ambulances have been shot at and medical personnel who treated protesters have been put on trial, all […]

NATO Denies Libyan Casualty Claims

TRIPOLI, Libya, Aug. 10 (UPI) — NATO officials denied Libyan government claims that 85 civilians died in a NATO airstrike near the city of Zlitan, saying the target was a military facility. “We do not have evidence of civilian casualties at this stage, although casualties among military personnel, including mercenaries, are very likely due to […]

HIV-positive Teen Denied Bail On Sex Charges

EDMONTON, Alberta, Aug. 10 (UPI) — A Canadian teenage girl charged with having unprotected sex without telling her partners she is HIV-positive was denied bail in Edmonton, Alberta. The 17-year-old faces two charges of aggravated sexual assault and was arrested Saturday hitchhiking out of the city after police published her name and photograph. Police sought […]

Khartoum Denies Role In Abyei Incident

WASHINGTON, Aug. 10 (UPI) — The Sudanese government denied allegations it delayed air clearance for peacekeepers wounded by a land mine in the troubled Abyei region. Four U.N. peacekeepers died last week after their vehicle struck a mine near the Abyei region. U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton blamed Khartoum for the incident. “We are […]

Refinancing Surges In Week

WASHINGTON, Aug. 10 (UPI) — The Mortgage Bankers Association said U.S. mortgage activity increased dramatically in the week ending last Friday as interest rates fell. Interest rates for 30-year, fixed-rate mortgages dropped from 4.45 percent to 4.37 percent with points increasing from 0.78 to 1.07. Rates for 15-year, fixed-rate contracts were unchanged at 3.52 percent […]

Human Rights Abuses Ongoing In Congo

LONDON, Aug. 10 (UPI) — The Congolese army and other armed groups in the Democratic Republic of Congo violate international law with impunity, a human rights report says. The report prepared by London-based Amnesty International said Congolese citizens are subjected to rape and murder in a decades-old cycle of violence and human rights violations. “The […]

ICRC Alarmed By Attacks On Health Workers

GENEVA, Switzerland, Aug. 10 (UPI) — The International Committee of the Red Cross called for greater protection for healthcare workers in conflict zones around the world. “Violence against healthcare facilities and personnel must end. It’s a matter of life and death,” ICRC Director General Yves Daccord said in a statement. “The human cost is staggering: […]

Gay Man Gets Deportation Reprieve

LONDON, Aug. 10 (UPI) — A gay asylum seeker got a temporary reprieve from returning to Cameroon after Air France refused to fly him out of Britain, the U.K. Border Agency said. Joseph Kaute will be allowed out on bail from a U.K. detention center until he can be successfully expelled, Radio France Internationale reported […]

Russia Blacklists Some U.S. Officials

MOSCOW, Aug. 10 (UPI) — Russia’s Foreign Ministry has prepared a retaliatory list of U.S. officials who will be banned from entering Russia, a report says. The report in a Russian business newspaper said the list was prepared at the orders of Russian President Dmitry Medvedev after the United States imposed visa bans on Russian […]

No Basis To Hezbollah Claims In Syria?

BEIRUT, Lebanon, Aug. 10 (UPI) — A U.N. agency dismissed allegations it had claimed Hezbollah was involved in the Syrian unrest after the Shiite resistance cried foul. Al-Arabiya, citing Radio France, claimed the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees was set to release a report accusing Syrian ally Hezbollah of killing Syrian army defectors. Hezbollah denied […]

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