Egypt hailed on Saturday the prisoner swap between the Yemeni government and the Houthis, which is taking place under the auspices of the United Nations and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC).
Fontana's statements came during a meeting with Chairman of the Human Rights Committee at the House of Representatives Wednesday.
The death toll from a Wednesday attack in the western Benishangul-Gumuz region of Ethiopia has risen to 222 people, a volunteer from the country’s Red Cross told Reuters on Friday.
The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said on Thursday it was sending two surgical teams to Gaza
At least two people were killed and 50 wounded as clashes flared in Nicaragua after peace talks between the government and opposition collapsed.
Protests in Nicaragua over changes to social security have led to the deaths of at least three people, including a police officer.
A U.S.-led coalition and its local allies in Syria struck pro-government forces with air and artillery fire overnight.
Syrian government air strikes killed 59 civilians, including 15 children, and injured 139 others on Thursday.
At least 36 people have been killed and 185 wounded in two days of heavy fighting between separatists and government troops in Yemen's interim capital of Aden.
The (ARCO) and Red Cross Societies on Saturday denounced Friday's terrorist attack on Mar Mina Church in Cairoز
A second batch of sick Syrian civilians, most of them children, left the besieged rebel enclave of Eastern Ghouta.
he number of suspected cholera cases in Yemen has hit 1 million, the International Committee of the Red Cross said on Thursday.
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The Red Cross confirmed on Thursday it had access to more than 1,300 foreign wives and children of suspected Islamic State militants.
The mass evacuation of a volcano-threatened Vanuatu island is running ahead of schedule as a ramshackle armada of civilian boats ferries people to safety.
The cholera epidemic tearing through Yemen, exacerbating the already dire humanitarian situation in the war-ravaged country.
Five people were killed and one seriously injured after a mountain accident on Sunday in the Austrian state of Salzburg.
Six Red Cross volunteers were killed in an attack on a health center in southeast Central African Republic on August 3.
Dozens of sub-Saharan migrants crossed into Spain from Morocco in the early hours of Monday.
On July 7, the UN passed the first-ever treaty legally banning nuclear weapons with 122 votes in favor of the legal binding instrument.