Overseas Development Aid

Driven from home, White Helmet rescuers start over in north Syria

Driven from home, White Helmet rescuers start over in north Syria

Published 27/08/2018

AZAZ, Syria (Reuters) - Syrian rescue worker Samir Salim found his mother’s body under their collapsed house, but there was no time for a funeral. [more…]

Myanmar generals had ‘genocidal intent’ against Rohingya, must face…

Myanmar generals had ‘genocidal intent’ against Rohingya, must face…

Published 27/08/2018

GENEVA (Reuters) - Myanmar’s military carried out mass killings and gang rapes of Muslim Rohingya with “genocidal intent” and the commander-in-chief and five generals should [more…]

U.S. official says EU aid for Iran sends ‘wrong message’

U.S. official says EU aid for Iran sends ‘wrong message’

Published 24/08/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The top U.S. envoy on Iran criticized a European Union decision to give $20.7 million in aid to Tehran on Friday, saying [more…]

Militia threat hampers Ebola fight in Congo as disease kills 47

Militia threat hampers Ebola fight in Congo as disease kills 47

Published 17/08/2018

GENEVA (Reuters) - Militia violence in Democratic Republic of Congo has prevented aid workers from reaching some potential cases in an outbreak of Ebola that [more…]

China’s Xi pledges $20 billion in loans to revive Middle East

China’s Xi pledges $20 billion in loans to revive Middle East

Published 10/07/2018

BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday pledged a package of $20 billion in loans, and about $106 million in financial aid, to [more…]

France says Malta may let migrant rescue ship dock

France says Malta may let migrant rescue ship dock

Published 26/06/2018

PARIS (Reuters) - Malta appears ready to allow the rescue ship Lifeline, stuck in international waters in the Mediterranean sea with more than 230 migrants [more…]

Eritrea sends delegation to Ethiopia for first talks since conflict

Eritrea sends delegation to Ethiopia for first talks since conflict

Published 26/06/2018

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - A high-level delegation from Eritrea was due to arrive in its neighbor and long-time foe Ethiopia on Tuesday to discuss recent [more…]

Jordan police: protests against price hikes under control

Jordan police: protests against price hikes under control

Published 04/06/2018

AMMAN (Reuters) - Jordan’s police chief said security forces had detained 60 people for breaking the law during major protests over tax hikes in recent [more…]

Jordanians renew protests against IMF driven-tax hikes

Jordanians renew protests against IMF driven-tax hikes

Published 04/06/2018

AMMAN (Reuters) - Hundreds of Jordanians took to the streets of the capital Amman on Sunday in a fourth day of nightly protests against IMF-backed [more…]

Congo to begin Ebola vaccinations on Monday

Congo to begin Ebola vaccinations on Monday

Published 20/05/2018

MBANDAKA, Democratic Republic of Congo (Reuters) - Health workers in Democratic Republic of Congo will begin a vaccination campaign on Monday aimed at containing an [more…]