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Pakistan Expels Save the Children’s Foreign Staff

Posted September 6th, 2012 at 6:35 am (UTC-5)
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Pakistan has ordered Save the Children’s foreign staff members to leave the country. An official with the U.S.-based aid agency, Ghulam Qadri, told reporters Thursday that the Interior Ministry ordered six foreign employees to leave Pakistan, but gave no reason for the expulsion. Save the Children is said to have come under increased government scrutiny […]

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Doctors Without Borders Ends Work in Thailand

Posted October 6th, 2011 at 3:50 am (UTC-5)
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A leading medical relief group says it is withdrawing from Thailand after 35 years in the country because of continuing disagreements with the government. Médecins Sans Frontières issued a statement Thursday saying it had failed to secure permission to provide health care to undocumented migrants and vulnerable populations, despite months of negotiations and discussions. MSF […]

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