Governmental Organizations

Fund battling AIDS, TB and malaria seeks $14 billion to invigorate…

Fund battling AIDS, TB and malaria seeks $14 billion to invigorate…

Published 12/01/2019

LONDON, Jan 11 (Reuters) - At least $14 billion is needed to accelerate the fight against AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria and quell stubborn epidemics that [more…]

Sudan detains nine opposition leaders ahead of planned protest

Sudan detains nine opposition leaders ahead of planned protest

Published 28/12/2018

KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Authorities in Sudan have arrested at least nine opposition leaders and activists, a group of civil society groups said on Friday, ahead [more…]

Taliban seek image makeover as Afghan peace talks gain momentum

Taliban seek image makeover as Afghan peace talks gain momentum

Published 28/12/2018

KABUL/PESHAWAR, Pakistan (Reuters) - As moves toward peace pick up in Afghanistan, the Taliban are trying to show they have changed since the brutal days [more…]

Tech firm Sigfox develops tiny tracker to help fight rhino poaching

Tech firm Sigfox develops tiny tracker to help fight rhino poaching

Published 27/12/2018

PARIS (Reuters) - French tech company Sigfox has developed a bite-size tracker that can be inserted into the horns of rhinos to help conservationists monitor [more…]

Law group calls for tribunal for crimes against Rohingya

Law group calls for tribunal for crimes against Rohingya

Published 03/12/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A human rights law group contracted by the U.S. State Department to investigate atrocities against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar called on Monday [more…]

In Beirut play, audience relives stories of rape survivors

In Beirut play, audience relives stories of rape survivors

Published 25/11/2018

BEIRUT (Reuters) - As a child, Riham would wake up at night to her half-brother molesting her. Now she is one of seven women recounting [more…]

Rohingya protest in Bangladesh- launch of repatriation postponed:…

Rohingya protest in Bangladesh- launch of repatriation postponed:…

Published 15/11/2018

COX’S BAZAR, Bangladesh (Reuters) - Hundreds of Rohingya Muslim refugees in Bangladesh protested on Thursday against any attempt to send them back to Myanmar after [more…]

Facebook’s Cameroon problem: stop online hate stoking conflict

Facebook’s Cameroon problem: stop online hate stoking conflict

Published 05/11/2018

YAOUNDE (Reuters) - A video link posted on Facebook on June 20 showed a man cooking human body parts in a pot over a wood [more…]

Unlikely activists: Money managers push for climate, social good

Unlikely activists: Money managers push for climate, social good

Published 31/10/2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) - If you are looking to save the environment, address racial or gender discrimination, fight for human rights or tackle corruption, it [more…]

Congressional Democrats seek more action on U.S. domestic extremists

Congressional Democrats seek more action on U.S. domestic extremists

Published 29/10/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Congressional Democrats on Monday called on U.S. law enforcement authorities to do more to track and prosecute far-right extremists after a mass [more…]