Showing posts with label funds. Show all posts
Showing posts with label funds. Show all posts

Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Brussels proposes plan to confiscate frozen Russian assets to compensate Ukraine - Ursula von der Leyen

The European Commission on Wednesday proposed confiscating Russian assets that have been frozen to punish Moscow for the invasion of Ukraine, exploring legal options with the EU’s partners to compensate Kyiv for damage to the country.

Monday, February 14, 2022

Karzai Calls on Biden to Reverse Decision on Afghan Funds | Farsnews Agency


  (FNA)- Former Afghan President Hamid Karzai called on US President Joe Biden to reverse his decision on Afghan bank’s funds and return all the fund to Afghanistan.

Wednesday, November 18, 2020

UN allocates $100 mln to fight hunger - TASS

UN allocates $100 mln to fight hunger

 The United Nations has allocated $100 mln to prevent hunger, particularly caused by the coronavirus pandemic, the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs said in a statement.

Tuesday, October 20, 2020

U.S., Israel, UAE create $3B fund to promote Mideast investment -

fund to promote Mideast investment

The United States, Israel and the United Arab Emirates announced a $3 billion development fund Tuesday to promote economic cooperation and investment in the Middle East and northern Africa.

Wednesday, January 1, 2020

Report: EU Migration Funds in Libya End Up in Militias' Hands

EU Migration Funds in Libya End Up in Militias' Hands
When the European Union started funneling millions of euros into Libya to slow the tide of migrants crossing the Mediterranean, the money came with EU promises to improve detention centers notorious for abuse and fight human trafficking.

Sunday, November 19, 2017

EU Cuts Turkey Funding after 'Democratic Deterioration'

EU Cuts Turkey Funding
The European Union will cut funds allocated to Turkey due to the "deteriorating situation in relation to democracy, rule of law and human rights" there, according to a European Parliament (EP) statement.

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Hungary Summons US Envoy over Media Funding Plan

Hungary Summons US Envoy over Media Funding Plan
Hungary’s foreign ministry has summoned US envoy David Kostelancik over a plan to fund rural media outlets in Hungary, which Budapest considers a “political intervention” ahead of an election due early next year.

Friday, September 8, 2017

Israeli PM's wife to be charge with misuse of public funds

Sara Netanyahu
Israel's Attorney General told Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's wife, Sara Netanyahu, that she will be indicted for fraudulently receiving items worth 115,000 dollars, according to a report late on Thursday.

Thursday, July 13, 2017

UK refuses to publish report on 'funding of extremism'

Critics were quick to see a cover-up to shield Saudi Arabia, a powerful Gulf ally of Britain
The British government has announced that it would not publish in full its report on the sources of "funding of extremism" in Britain, prompting opposition charges it was trying to protect its ally Saudi Arabia.

Saturday, June 10, 2017

Erdogan Vows to Stand by 'Qatari Brothers' amid Crisis

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan has requested the full removal of a Saudi-led blockade of Qatar after approving the deployment of Turkish troops there, saying Riyadh needed to put brotherhood ahead of animosity.

Monday, May 1, 2017

FAO, WFP warn against ignoring famine alarm in Yemen, Africa

FAO, WFP warn against ignoring famine alarm in Yemen, Africa
The leaders of the United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the World Food Programme (WFP) called on the international community to urgently step up action to prevent further hunger deaths in four countries stalked by famine: north-eastern Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen.

Sunday, April 2, 2017

UN Cuts Cash Incentive to Afghan Refugees in Pakistan

Voluntary repatriation of Afghan refugees from Pakistan is set resume on Monday with a cut in the cash incentive for returnees, a UNHCR official said on Sunday.

Friday, January 27, 2017

Trump’s State Department Freezes Obama’s $221 Million Payout to Palestinians

The State Department has halted hundreds of millions of dollars in assets that the Obama administration previously authorized for the Palestinians in President Obama’s final days in office.

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

EU continues to support Lebanon for refugee crisis

The European Union ambassadors to Lebanon expressed on Tuesday their "full support of Lebanon in its handling of the immense challenge of hosting Syrian refugees since the crisis began."

Saturday, January 7, 2017

Israel to withhold $6M in U.N. dues after settlement resolution

 Israel announced it will withhold $6 million from its annual United Nations dues in protest of a resolution condemning Israeli settlements built on land disputed with the Palestinians.

Saturday, August 13, 2016

Tokyo, Seoul agree on spending priorities for $9.9M comfort women fund

The foreign ministers of Japan and South Korea agreed on how $9.9 million in funds would be used to help comfort women, former sex slaves forced to serve in wartime brothels during World War II.

Friday, August 5, 2016

Charity director funneled millions to militant group Hamas, Israeli investigators say

An executive in a global Christian charity group has been secretly sending tens of millions of dollars -- money intended to aid poverty-stricken families in chaotic Gaza -- to the Palestinian militant group Hamas, Israeli investigators say.

Saturday, June 18, 2016

MSF rejects all EU funding over Turkey refugee deal

Medical aid charity Doctors Without Borders (MSF) has said it will reject all funding from the European Union in protest at the bloc's deal with Turkey aimed at stemming the flow of refugees into Europe.

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Gaza reconstruction faces lack of funds

Palestinian and international officials warned Wednesday of a potential slowdown in the reconstruction of Gaza, with only 40 percent of the money pledged after a 2014 war with Israel delivered.

Thursday, February 11, 2016

UNHCR’s Angelina Jolie Urges Yemenis ‘Deserve Same Compassion’ as Ukrainian Refugees - Sputnik International

The office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) announced on Sunday that its special envoy, actress Angelina Jolie, ...