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Rohingya protest for 'justice' on crackdown anniversary

Aug 25, 2018 - 11:34 AM

(UPDATED) The Rohingya exodus continues today, as refugees continue to trickle over the border throughout this year

PROTEST. Rohingya refugees attend a ceremony organized to remember the first anniversary of a military crackdown that prompted a massive exodus of people from Myanmar to Bangladesh, at the Kutupalong refugee camp in Ukhia on August 25, 2018. Photo by Dibyangshu Sarkar/AFP

The week in photos: May 5-12, 2018

May 13, 2018 - 11:36 AM

This week's selection of photo highlights here and around the world

Supreme Court on May11, 2018 voting on the quo warranto case against Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Nigerian military blames homeless for botched air strike

Jul 22, 2017 - 10:19 AM

UPDATED Charity group Doctors Without Borders says they are extremely worried by the Nigerian military s statement 6 months after the bombing

Syria's UN envoy says no starvation in Madaya

Jan 12, 2016 - 7:46 AM

Ambassador Bashar Jaafari speaks after a convoy of 44 trucks loaded with food baby formula blankets and other supplies entered Madaya where medical charity MSF says 28 people have starved to death since December 1

A convoy of cars loaded with aid material moves towards the besieged city of Madaya, Syria, January 11, 2016. Youssef Badawi/EPA

4 dead in helicopter crash in quake-hit Nepal

Jun 02, 2015 - 11:23 PM

Four people including 3 staff from medical charity MSF are killed when a helicopter delivering aid to an earthquake devastated region in Nepal crashed in the Sindhupalchowk district

WAITING. Relatives react as a helicopter carrying the bodies of helicopter crash victim arrives at helipad of Teaching Hospital in Kathmandu, Nepal, 02 June 2015. Photo by Narendra Shrestha / EPA

Ebola: Sierra Leone streets deserted as shutdown begins

Sep 19, 2014 - 10:13 PM

Ose to Ose Ebola Tok – House to House Ebola Talk in the widely spoken Krio language – will see more than 7 000 volunteer teams of four visiting the country s 1 5 million homes over the coming days

A woman walks past an Ebola awareness poster in Freetown, Sierra Leone, 18 September 2014. Tanya Bindra/EPA

Sierra Leone launches controversial Ebola shutdown

Sep 19, 2014 - 11:39 AM

Most of Sierra Leone s population of 6 million were confined to their homes from midnight 0000 GMT with only essential workers such as health professionals and security forces exempt from the lockdown

NOT JUST ON TV. A drama film poster made about the Ebola virus hangs on the walls of downtown Freetown, Sierra Leone, 18 September 2014. Tanya Bindra/EPA