Showing posts with label civil war. Show all posts
Showing posts with label civil war. Show all posts

Thursday, April 20, 2023

Famine threatens millions of people because of events in Sudan — UN

Famine threatens millions of people because of events in Sudan

The ongoing fighting in Sudan could result in hunger of millions of people living in the country, the UN World Food Programme (WFP) said on Thursday.

Friday, July 21, 2017

Clashes kill six Ukraine soldiers in spike of violence

Ukraine soldiers
Clashes with Russian-backed rebels killed six Ukrainian soldiers on Thursday, officials said, in the bloodiest surge in fighting along the volatile frontline in recent months.

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Red Cross Warns on Mass Hunger in Yemen, Somalia

The world has got just three to four months to save millions of people in Yemen and Somalia from starvation, as drought and war wreck crops and block aid across the region, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said on Wednesday.

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Yemen: UN Renews Push to End Conflict as Death Toll Passes 10,000

The death toll in the war in Yemen has risen to more than 10,000, according to the UN, with the organization launching a fresh plea for all sides involved in fighting to put an end to the two-tear conflict.

Thursday, August 25, 2016

Colombia, FARC announce final peace agreement in Havana

The Colombian government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) announced late Wednesday that they have reached a final peace agreement to end a half-century of civil war.

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Colombia and FARC rebels announce deal on ceasefire

The parties issued a communique in the Cuban capital, Havana, on Wednesday, the seat of the peace process that started in November 2012.
The Colombian government has agreed to a bilateral ceasefire with FARC rebels, a historic agreement that could move towards the signing of a peace agreement.

Saturday, February 27, 2016

Cessation of hostilities agreement comes into effect in Syria

Members of the United Nations (UN) Security Council on Friday unanimously adopted a resolution to endorse the agreement on the cessation of hostilities in Syria.

Wednesday, January 13, 2016

U.N. appeals for nearly $8 bln for Syria aid

With the war in Syria headed for a sixth year, U.N. agencies on Tuesday appealed for $7.73 billion in funding to help 22.5 million people affected by the conflict.

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

30 killed in mortar attack in Syria's Aleppo

At least 30 people were killed and over 180 others wounded on Tuesday in a fresh rebel mortar attack against government-controlled areas in Syria's northern province of Aleppo, pan-Arab al-Mayadeen TV said.

Saturday, July 4, 2015

Joint statement by HR/VP Federica Mogherini and Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Christos Stylianides on the crisis in Yemen

"On 2 July, the United Nations added Yemen to the list of highest-level humanitarian emergencies; a level 3 crisis. The country is facing a humanitarian catastrophe, with 21 million people, 80% of Yemen's population, in need of humanitarian assistance. A major food crisis is looming.

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Syria refugee child labor a 'growing, dangerous problem'

A growing number of Syrian refugee children are being pushed into the labor market to support their families and exploited, often in dangerous conditions, said a report released Thursday.