Overseas Development Aid

Ebola treatment center in Congo reopens after attack: ministry

Ebola treatment center in Congo reopens after attack: ministry

Published 03/03/2019

KINSHASA (Reuters) - An Ebola treatment center at the epicenter of the current outbreak in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo has resumed operations after it [more…]

Egypt completes restoration of ancient Kom el-Shuqafa catacombs

Egypt completes restoration of ancient Kom el-Shuqafa catacombs

Published 03/03/2019

ALEXANDRIA, Egypt (Reuters) - Egypt on Sunday completed a project to restore the catacombs of Kom el-Shuqafa in western Alexandria, which have been prone to [more…]

Colombia cancels entrance cards for 300 Venezuelan Maduro supporters

Colombia cancels entrance cards for 300 Venezuelan Maduro supporters

Published 08/02/2019

BOGOTA (Reuters) - Colombia’s migration office on Friday said it canceled over 300 daily entrance passes for Venezuelan politicians and their families who support President [more…]

Government shutdown breaks record, with no end in sight

Government shutdown breaks record, with no end in sight

Published 13/01/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A partial U.S. government shutdown over President Donald Trump’s demand for $5.7 billion to build a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border entered [more…]

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…]

House Democrats to test Republicans on Trump’s wall demand

House Democrats to test Republicans on Trump’s wall demand

Published 09/01/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - As a partial U.S. government shutdown neared the three-week mark, Democrats on Wednesday were set to test Republicans’ resolve in backing President [more…]

In Oval Office speech, Trump demands a wall but does not declare…

In Oval Office speech, Trump demands a wall but does not declare…

Published 09/01/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump urged Congress in a televised speech on Tuesday to give him $5.7 billion this year to help build a [more…]

Head of U.N. team to monitor Hodeidah ceasefire arrives in Yemen

Head of U.N. team to monitor Hodeidah ceasefire arrives in Yemen

Published 22/12/2018

ADEN (Reuters) - The head of a United Nations advance team tasked with monitoring a ceasefire between the Iranian-aligned Houthi group and Saudi-backed government forces [more…]

U.S. to help South Korea get flu drugs to North despite stalled…

U.S. to help South Korea get flu drugs to North despite stalled…

Published 21/12/2018

SEOUL (Reuters) - The United States has agreed to help South Korea send flu medication to North Korea, a South Korean official said on Friday, [more…]

Surgeons design inexpensive headlamp to make operations safer in…

Surgeons design inexpensive headlamp to make operations safer in…

Published 14/11/2018

(Reuters Health) - Surgeries in poorer countries can become dangerous when electrical power goes out, as it often does. That’s why a group of doctors [more…]