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2006-07-22 20:38:16

By Michele Kambas and Simon Bahceli LARNACA, Cyprus (Reuters) - Tiny Cyprus braced to take in nearly 10,000 more fugitives from Lebanon on Sunday as the United Nations urged international donors to send aid swiftly to the far greater numbers of people left behind.

2006-07-22 18:22:40

By Michele Kambas and Simon Bahceli LARNACA, Cyprus (Reuters) - Tiny Cyprus braced to take in nearly 10,000 more fugitives from Lebanon on Sunday as the United Nations urged international donors to send aid swiftly to the far greater numbers of people left behind.

2006-07-22 18:19:50

By Lin Noueihed MARJAYOUN, Lebanon (Reuters) - Israel bombed Hizbollah's stronghold in Beirut and a south Lebanon city early on Sunday, hours after seizing a strategic Lebanese frontier village. At least two explosions echoed across Beirut as jets roared over the southern suburbs.

2006-07-22 17:13:44

By Michael Winfrey and Simon Bahceli LARNACA, Cyprus (Reuters) - Ships and aircraft scooped more exhausted people fleeing the fighting in Lebanon to safety in Cyprus on Saturday in a mass international effort that has so far evacuated more than 25,000 people. U.N.

2006-07-22 15:36:08

By Michael Winfrey and Simon Bahceli LARNACA, Cyprus (Reuters) - Ships and aircraft scooped more exhausted people fleeing the fighting in Lebanon to safety in Cyprus on Saturday in a mass international effort that has so far evacuated more than 25,000 people. U.N.

2006-07-22 11:00:37

By Irwin Arieff UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The U.N. Security Council turned its focus to a dire humanitarian crisis in Lebanon on Friday as Secretary-General Kofi Annan's plea for a quick end to the fighting between Israel and Hizbollah failed to gain traction.

2006-07-14 11:53:38

By James Mackenzie PARIS (Reuters) - Israeli strikes against civilian targets in Lebanon and Gaza, from power stations to bridges, stirred growing international condemnation on Friday and warnings the conflict could spread.

2006-07-12 00:22:50

By Evelyn Leopold UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Rebels in Darfur are fighting each other with the Sudanese military apparently supporting one faction, sometimes with aircraft disguised as relief planes, a senior U.N. official said.

2006-06-29 16:28:20

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Gaza is three days away from a deadly humanitarian crisis unless Israel promptly restores fuel and electricity to the densely populated area after its offensive to free an abducted soldier, the U.N. aid chief warned on Thursday.

2006-06-12 18:52:12

By Irwin Arieff UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - A top U.N. official faulted the Sudanese and Ugandan governments on Monday for agreeing to talks with Lord's Resistance Army leaders accused by the International Criminal Court of crimes against humanity.


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The word 'chaffeuse' comes from French, and is the feminine form of 'chauffeur'.
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