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Doctors Without Borders pulls out of Afghan attack hospital

Kabul - Doctors Without Borders has pulled out of a hospital in the Afghan capital where gunmen last month killed 25 people, including mothers, in a horrific attack on a maternity ward.

MSF urges probe into gruesome Afghan hospital attack

Kabul - Doctors Without Borders (MSF) on Wednesday called for an inquiry into last month's horrifying attack on an Afghan hospital, which the international charity said killed 18, including some women who were about to give birth.

Afghan hospital attackers 'came to kill mothers': MSF

Kabul - Gunmen who stormed a hospital in the Afghan capital this week had come to "kill the mothers," a medical charity said, as survivors expressed shock and horror at the gruesome attack.

Afghan hospital attackers 'came to kill mothers': MSF

Kabul - Gunmen who stormed a hospital in the Afghan capital this week had come to "kill the mothers" at the maternity ward, medical charity Doctors Without Borders has said.

US nurse on migrant rescue ship reunited with Darfur boy she saved

At the height of Sudan's Darfur war in 2004 -- then the world's worst conflict -- an American nurse tended to a baby injured in the leg. Fifteen years later, she was miraculously reunited with him on a migrant rescue ship working in the Mediterranean.

Nauru orders MSF to stop work among asylum seekers

Wellington - Nauru's government has ordered Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) to cease its work on the tiny Pacific island treating asylum-seekers and locals suffering from mental health problems, the medical charity said.

Israel says MSF nurse shot at troops on Gaza border

Jerusalem - Israel said an MSF nurse shot at troops on the Gaza border this week, a charge the medical charity said Friday it was investigating as it confirmed the death of an employee.

MSF aid workers in Africa 'used prostitutes': BBC report

London - Aid workers for charity Medecins Sans Frontiers (MSF) used prostitutes in Africa, a BBC report said Thursday citing anonymous whistleblowers who also reported boasts of trading medicine for sex.

Rejected migrant ship is 'symbol of EU's failure': MSF Spain

Madrid - A rescue ship with 629 migrants on board that is on its way to Spain has become a "symbol of the failure of the European Union," the head of the Spanish branch of Doctors without Borders (MSF) which helps operate the vessel said Thursday.

MSF suspends use of largest migrant rescue boat

Rome - The Doctors Without Borders (MSF) aid group said Saturday it was halting operations of its largest rescue ship for migrants in the Mediterranean after Libya barred foreign vessels from a stretch of water off its coast.

MSF reopens Kunduz facility after deadly US hospital bombing

Kabul - Medecins Sans Frontiers in Afghanistan on Saturday reopened a small medical clinic in northern Kunduz province where nearly two years ago a US airstrike destroyed their hospital, killing over 40.

Hungary 'systematically' abusing migrants: MSF

Budapest - Hungarian border police are systematically abusing migrants, through beatings, using tear gas and dogs and confiscating shoes in cold weather, according to Doctors Without Borders (MSF).

Probe finds coalition 'mistake' in Yemen MSF strike

Riyadh - The Saudi-led coalition made a mistake when it carried out a deadly bombing next to a hospital supported by Doctors Without Borders in northern Yemen, an "independent" probe said Tuesday.

MSF evacuates staff from 6 Yemen hospitals after air strike

Paris - Doctors Without Borders (MSF) on Thursday said it was evacuating its staff from six hospitals in northern Yemen after 19 people were killed in an air strike on one of its facilities earlier this week.

Casualties as air strikes hit north Yemen hospital

Sanaa - Saudi-led coalition air strikes on Monday hit a hospital in a rebel-held province of northwestern Yemen and caused casualties, Doctors Without Borders (MSF) said.

MSF rejects EU funds over 'shameful' migrant policy

Brussels - Medical aid group Doctors Without Borders on Friday said it would no longer take funds from the EU in protest at its "shameful" policies on the migration crisis, including a deal with Turkey.

EU-Turkey deal 'historic abdication' of Europe's moral duties

Geneva - Doctors Without Borders on Friday criticised the EU-Turkey deal to stem the influx of migrants to the bloc as a "historic abdication" of Europe's moral and legal responsibilities.

MSF to skip UN aid summit fearing lack of action

Paris - Medical charity Doctors Without Borders (MSF) has pulled out of a UN-backed World Humanitarian Summit, saying the gathering would fail to pressure governments that are denying basic help to victims of conflict and disease.

260 migrants hurt in incidents at Greece-Macedonia border: MSF

Gevgelija - At least 260 migrants were hurt on Sunday when police fired tear gas at crowds of people as they tried to break through the Greece-Macedonia border, medical charity MSF said.

MSF pulls out of Lesbos hotspot as aid groups slam migrant deal

Atenas - International aid organisation Doctors Without Borders (MSF) said Wednesday it had suspended activities at a refugee centre on the Greek island of Lesbos to avoid being complicit in an "unfair and inhumane" EU deal to send newcomers back to Turkey.

Activists slam US 'punishments' for Afghan hospital attack

Kunduz - Rights campaigners Friday lambasted US "punishments" handed to officers involved in a catastrophic bombing raid on an Afghan hospital, saying the failure to criminally investigate them is an injustice and insult to the victims.

Dozens of Syria health facilities hit last year: MSF

Birut - More than 60 health facilities in Syria supported by the Doctors Without Borders (MSF) charity were hit in attacks last year, with a dozen completely destroyed, the group said Thursday.

25 killed in Monday's bombing of Syria hospital: MSF

Birut - At least 25 people were killed in the bombing of a hospital supported by Doctors Without Borders in northwestern Syria this week, the aid group said on Wednesday.

Kremlin denies Russian strikes on Syria hospitals

Moscow - Russia is not bombing hospitals in northern Syria, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Tuesday, calling such reports "unsubstantiated accusations".

MSF denounces EU's 'catastrophic failure' to help migrants

Brussels - Relief agency Doctors Without Borders (MSF) on Tuesday denounced the EU's "catastrophic failure" last year to help waves of asylum seekers, demanding that safe transit corridors be provided for them.

23 die of starvation in beseiged Syrian town: MSF

Ginebra - Twenty-three people have died of starvation in the besieged Syrian town of Madaya since December 1, Doctors Without Borders said Friday, as the United Nations prepared an aid delivery to the area.

Death toll rises to 42 in Afghan hospital strike, MSF says

Kabul - Doctors Without Borders upped the death toll from a US strike on its Kunduz hospital to 42 Saturday, as a new UN report laid bare grim human rights violations during the Taliban's stunning capture of the Afghan city.

MSF delivers petition to White House over hospital strike

Washington - Doctors Without Borders (MSF) delivered a petition signed by 547,000 people to the White House demanding an independent investigation into a deadly US strike on one of its hospitals in Afghanistan.

Analysts slam U.S. account of MSF hospital strike

Islamabad - A US investigation into a strike on a charity-run Afghan hospital cited mistakes so "reckless" that observers said they left open the unsettling question of whether those involved had ripped up their own rulebook in a chaotic effort to take out the Tal...

Heat grows on US for independent probe into MSF hospital strike

Kabul - Pressure was growing Thursday for an international inquiry into a catastrophic US strike on an MSF hospital in Afghanistan, after the military detailed "tragic but avoidable" errors but refused to say if there would be an independent investigation.
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