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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…]

WHO says 19 dead, 39 infected so far in Congo Ebola outbreak

WHO says 19 dead, 39 infected so far in Congo Ebola outbreak

Published 14/05/2018

GENEVA (Reuters) - Democratic Republic of Congo reported 39 suspected, probable or confirmed cases of Ebola between April 4 and May 13, including 19 deaths, [more…]

WHO gets approval to use Ebola vaccine in Democratic Republic of Congo

WHO gets approval to use Ebola vaccine in Democratic Republic of Congo

Published 14/05/2018

GENEVA (Reuters) - The World Health Organization has been given the go-ahead by officials in the Democratic Republic of Congo to import and use an [more…]

Trump freezes funds for Syria- signals exit: Wall Street Journal

Trump freezes funds for Syria- signals exit: Wall Street Journal

Published 31/03/2018

(Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday froze more than $200 million in funds for recovery efforts in Syria as his administration reassesses Washington’s [more…]

Syria’s Douma faces catastrophe, says council, as assault grinds on

Syria’s Douma faces catastrophe, says council, as assault grinds on

Published 12/03/2018

FILE PHOTO: A boy is seen in the besieged town of Douma, Eastern Ghouta, in Damascus, Syria March 8, 2018. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh/File PhotoAMMAN/BEIRUT (Reuters) - [more…]

In Ghouta’s shelters, terrified Syrians await the next bomb

In Ghouta’s shelters, terrified Syrians await the next bomb

Published 12/03/2018

People hold a warning leaflet dropped by plane entitled "Keep yourself and your family aware" in the besieged town of Douma, Eastern Ghouta, in Damascus, [more…]

Syrian Observatory: one third of Syria’s Ghouta enclave taken by…

Syrian Observatory: one third of Syria’s Ghouta enclave taken by…

Published 05/03/2018

A handicapped man rides a bicycle past damaged buildings in the besieged town of Douma in eastern Ghouta in Damascus, Syria, March 1, 2018. REUTERS/Bassam [more…]

Syrian government removes trauma kits, surgical items from Ghouta…

Syrian government removes trauma kits, surgical items from Ghouta…

Published 05/03/2018

GENEVA (Reuters) - Syrian government officials removed trauma kits and surgical supplies from trucks that are part of an inter-agency convoy heading into the besieged [more…]