47.91 F
New York
January 19, 2022

HUMA

Taliban propose joint body to coordinate distribution of foreign aid

Reuters
An UNHCR worker pushes a wheelbarrow loaded with aid supplies for a displaced Afghan family outside a distribution center as a Taliban fighter secures the area on the outskirts of Kabul, Afghanistan October 28, 2021. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register KABUL, Jan 12......

Factbox: Climate-fuelled disasters bring ‘grave’ costs across the globe in 2021

Reuters
KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 27 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – From deadly Hurricane Ida in the United States to devastating floods in China and Europe, climate change-fuelled disasters have cost the world tens of billions of dollars in 2021, with both the poor and the rich hit hard, researchers said on Monday.......

Houthi projectile kills two in Saudi city of Jazan – Saudi state media

Reuters
CAIRO, Dec 25 (Reuters) – A Saudi citizen and a Yemeni resident were killed as a result of a Houthi projectile that hit the southern Saudi city of Jazan on Friday, Saudi state media reported citing a coalition statement. The projectile also left six Saudis and one Bengali resident injured......

EXCLUSIVE World Bank works to redirect frozen funds to Afghanistan for humanitarian aid only -sources

Reuters
A mother shops with her children at the market in Kabul, Afghanistan October 29, 2021. REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, Nov 29 (Reuters) – The World Bank is finalizing a proposal to deliver up to $500 million from a frozen Afghanistan aid......

Military moves in Ethiopia risk undermining progress toward peace talks -U.S. envoy

Reuters
U.N. Under-Secretary for Political Affairs Jeffrey Feltman speaks during a news conference in Colombo March 3, 2015. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, Nov 23 (Reuters) – The U.S. Special Envoy for the Horn of Africa said on Tuesday that “nascent progress” toward......

Polish police find body of Syrian man near Belarus border

Reuters
Trucks from 16th Pomeranian Mechanised Division are seen behind a barbed wire at the temporary camp during migrant crisis on Belarusian – Polish border near Siemianowka, Poland, November 12, 2021. REUTERS/Kacper Pempel WARSAW/DRUSKININKAI, Lithuania, Nov 13 (Reuters) – The body of a young Syrian man has been found in Poland......

Yemen’s Marib city battens down as Houthis advance through energy-rich province

Reuters
ADEN, Nov 2 (Reuters) – Expecting a possible siege, pro-government forces in central Yemen are preparing to defend Marib city, their last northern stronghold, against advancing Houthi fighters bent on taking full control of one of Yemen’s key energy-producing regions. Should Marib governorate fall to the Houthis it would deal......

EXCLUSIVE Under pressure over Yemen blockade, Riyadh seeks US help with defences

Reuters
Yemen on brink of famine, war has killed tens of thousands Efforts to end the conflict have stalled Houthis demand end to port blockade before truce talks Riyadh wants to bolster defences after attacks on its soil DUBAI, Oct 27 (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia is seeking Washington’s help in bolstering......

Ethiopia conducts air strike in western part of Tigray region, spokesperson says

Reuters
ADDIS ABABA, Oct 24 (Reuters) – Ethiopia conducted an air strike on Sunday in the western part of the Tigray region that hit a training site of the rebellious Tigrayan forces and an arms depot, government spokesperson Legesse Tulu told Reuters. It was not immediately possible to verify the claim......

Mekelle struck, residents flee Amhara as Ethiopia battle intensifies

Reuters
Members of Amhara special forces stand guard on the Ethiopia-Eritrean border near the town of Humera, Ethiopia July 1, 2021. REUTERS/Stringer Friday’s strike hits university campus, say humanitarian sources Fourth day of aerial bombardments in city of Mekelle Air campaign comes amid heavy fighting in Amhara region Nearly a year......

Ethiopia expels seven U.N. officials, accusing them of “meddling”

Reuters
A tank damaged during the fighting between Ethiopia’s National Defense Force (ENDF) and Tigray Special Forces stands on the outskirts of Humera town in Ethiopia July 1, 2021. REUTERS/Stringer/File Photo ADDIS ABABA, Sept 30 (Reuters) – Ethiopia is expelling seven senior U.N. officials, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on......

Poland illegally pushed migrants back into Belarus, Amnesty Int’l says

Reuters
Polish border guard officers stand guard next to a group of migrants stranded on the border between Belarus and Poland near the village of Usnarz Gorny, Poland August 19, 2021. Picture taken on August 19, 2021. Grzegorz Dabrowski/Agencja Gazeta/via REUTERS WARSAW/BRUSSELS, Sept 30 (Reuters) – Poland carried out an unlawful......

U.N. aid chief to Ethiopia on famine in Tigray: ‘Get those trucks moving’

Reuters
The United Nations’ new Under-Secretary-General for humanitarian affairs Martin Griffiths addresses a news conference on the humanitarian crisis in Tigray after visiting the region, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, August 3, 2021. REUTERS/Tiksa Negeri/File Photo UNITED NATIONS, Sept 28 (Reuters) – United Nations aid chief Martin Griffiths said on Tuesday he......

Syrian military chief makes rare visit to Jordan to discuss border security

Reuters
First public visit by top Syrian army official since war Jordan wants Russia to rein in growing Iranian presence Amman concerned at Iranian-backed forces on its border AMMAN, Sept 19 (Reuters) – Syria’s defence minister visited Jordan on Sunday to discuss stability on their mutual border, the first such meeting......

Thousands of migrants camp under Texas bridge, food scarce

Reuters
CIUDAD ACUÑA, MEXICO, Sept 16 (Reuters) – Ernesto, a 31-year-old Haitian migrant, waded knee-deep through the Rio Grande river that separates the United States and Mexico. He was not heading to the United States, though. He was leaving a migrant encampment in Del Rio, Texas, on Thursday to slip back......

Taliban name new Afghan government, interior minister on U.S. sanctions list

Reuters
Govt head is Mullah Hasan Akhund, aide to late Taliban founder New interior minister’s Haqqani group on U.S. terrorism list Protesters shout slogans such as ‘Long live the resistance’ Panjshir Valley the last region resisting Taliban takeover Sept 7 (Reuters) – The Taliban drew from its inner high echelons to......

UN says basic services in Afghanistan are collapsing

Reuters
Afghans line up outside a bank to take out their money after Taliban takeover in Kabul, Afghanistan September 1, 2021. REUTERS/Stringer GENEVA, Sept 7 (Reuters) – Afghanistan is facing the collapse of basic services and food and other aid is starting to run out, the U.N. Office for the Coordination......

This website uses cookies to improve your experience. We'll assume you're ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish. Click whichever is suitable. Accept Read More