Topic: International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies
The Monitor's View Pakistan flood: Where are Islamabad's Muslim friends and China when it needs them?
The US has increased aid to Pakistan for the flood disaster. Saudi Arabia has, too. But other Muslim countries and big-ally China lag.
08/19/2010 04:52 pm
Authorities battling Pakistan floods have forecast heavy monsoon rains and exceptionally high levels for the Indus River at two dams in Sindh Province.
08/16/2010 09:26 am
The absence of politicians from the scene of the Pakistan flood -- the country's worst in 80 years -- is raising concerns about the future of democracy in Pakistan.
08/12/2010 04:42 pm
A military judge ruled Monday that statements made by Omar Khadr, who is charged of killing a US soldier in Afghanistan, can be used in the trial, which is set to start Tuesday. Mr. Khadr's lawyers say the statements were coerced.
08/09/2010 08:17 pm
The killing of 10 aid workers with the International Assistance Mission in Afghanistan underscores the suspicion Christian-affiliated groups can face from some Afghans and government opponents. Such groups point to codes of conduct they follow in the country.
08/09/2010 02:10 pm
The Tehachapi fire is actually two separate blazes that had burned as many as 40 homes by mid-day Wednesday.
07/28/2010 05:57 pm
WikiLeaks documents saying that the US military believes Pakistan's spy agency supports the Taliban jibes with what Afghanistan's leaders have complained about for a long time.
07/26/2010 05:04 pm
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While more than $2 billion in aid is helping the Haiti earthquake recovery, critics including singer Wyclef Jean say progress is still too slow.
07/12/2010 07:12 pm
Tornadoes hit Minnesota on Thursday. Three people are reported dead while dozens were injured by the twisters.
06/18/2010 01:35 pm