User: newstrust Topic: Darfur Crisis
Category: Aid
Last updated: Oct 18 2017 15:40 IST RSS 2.0
 
1 to 20 of 1,842    
UN, US failed to prevent ethnic cleansing in South Sudan 18.10.2017 AP Top News
YEI, South Sudan (AP) -- Until the summer of 2016, South Sudan's Yei region was a leafy oasis in the midst of the country's civil war. But when a national peace deal broke down and government soldiers ransacked the area, a handful of U.N. and U.S. officials begged their leaders for help....
Also found in: [+]
South Sudan is a disaster. Its president says: Not my fault. 15.10.2017 Washington Post
South Sudan is a disaster. Its president says: Not my fault.
Also found in: [+]
Citing improvements, U.S. will lift some sanctions on Sudan 7.10.2017 LA Times: Commentary
Also found in: [+]
U.S. lifts sanctions on Sudan, ending two decades of embargo 6.10.2017 Washington Post
The African nation had been under an embargo — which also was ended permanently — for grave human rights abuses in the conflict in the country’s Darfur region.
Also found in: [+]
The Journalist and the Fixer: Who Makes the Story Possible? 5.10.2017 Truthout - All Articles
Truthout refuses corporate funding and all the strings that come attached. Instead, reader support powers us. Make a tax-deductible donation today! We were already roaring down the road when the young man called to me over his shoulder. There was a woman seated between us on the motorbike and with the distance, his accent, the rushing air, and the engine noise, it took a moment for me to decipher what he had just said: We might have enough gas to get to Bamurye and back. I had spent the previous hour attempting to convince someone to take me on this ride while simultaneously weighing the ethics of the expedition, putting together a makeshift security plan, and negotiating a price.  Other motorbike drivers warned that it would be a one-way trip. " If you go, you don't come back ," more than one of them told me. I insisted we turn around immediately. Once, I believed journalists roamed the world reporting stories on their own.  Presumably, somebody edited the articles, but a lone byline meant that the ...
Also found in: [+]
What The Pileup Of U.S. Disasters Means For The World 30.9.2017 NPR News
Fundraising shortfalls. Staff stretched thin. How this epic season of hurricanes in the U.S. is complicating the response to global crises.
Also found in: [+]
Despite proposed budget cuts, officials say the U.S. is committed to humanitarian aid 22.9.2017 Washington Post
Despite proposed budget cuts, officials say the U.S. is committed to humanitarian aid
Also found in: [+]
United Nations General Assembly live updates: World awaits President Trump's first assembly 19.9.2017 LA Times: Commentary
Also found in: [+]
The U.N. pledged to improve the lives of the world's most needy. Enacting that plan is another matter 17.9.2017 LA Times: Commentary

It’s been two years since the United Nations adopted 17 goals aimed at fighting poverty and inequality, protecting the environment and fostering peace.

The target year for achieving those goals is 2030, but that’s little time, given the scope of the agenda, and experts note formidable obstacles...

Also found in: [+]
This ethnic cleansing in Asia is the most brutal the world has seen in years 17.9.2017 Washington Post: Editorials
U.S. pressure on the military could help Burma’s persecuted Rohingya minority.
Also found in: [+]
Red Cross shocked by driver’s killing in South Sudan 9.9.2017 Washington Post: World
The Red Cross says it is shocked by the killing of one of its staffers in South Sudan as dangers to humanitarian workers rise amid the country’s civil war.
Also found in: [+]
U.S. sanctions South Sudan officials for allegedly enriching themselves amid civil war, famine 7.9.2017 Washington Post
U.S. sanctions South Sudan officials for allegedly enriching themselves amid civil war, famine
Also found in: [+]
U.S. warns South Sudan: Continued chaos is not acceptable, aid may be pulled 3.9.2017 Washington Post: World
To help displaced people in the African nation and outside, the United States has sent $730 million in aid this year.
Also found in: [+]
UN aid chief allocates $45 million to tackle neglected emergencies in four countries 30.8.2017 New Kerala: World News
NEW YORK, 30 August 2017 : The United Nations aid chief released today $45 million from the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) to four countries "struggling in crises away from the headlines" - Afghanistan, the Central African Republic, Chad and Sudan - where more than 21 million people need urgent humanitarian assistance.
Also found in: [+]
Qatar crisis shakes East Africa, a home to Gulf militaries 30.8.2017 AP Top News
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- Though far-removed from the Gulf, East Africa has been shaken by the Arab diplomatic crisis gripping Qatar....
Also found in: [+]
Child marriage increasing in civil war-torn South Sudan 29.8.2017 AP Top News
RUMBEK, South Sudan (AP) -- "If I'd have refused, my father and brothers would have killed me," Eliza says. Shifting uncomfortably in her plastic chair, the 17-year-old recoils when remembering her wedding day....
Also found in: [+]
USAID Director Green visits Darfur as U.S. considers lifting sanctions on Sudan 29.8.2017 Washington Post
USAID Director Green visits Darfur as U.S. considers lifting sanctions on Sudan
Also found in: [+]
South Africa case is opening doors to grim apartheid deaths 27.8.2017 AP Top News
JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- Room 1026 of Johannesburg's Central Police Station looks like any mid-century office in need of a fresh coat of paint: Dusty vertical blinds hang in the window, opening onto an unremarkable view of a chip shop, a lunchtime favorite for police officers....
Also found in: [+]
In South Sudan, mock trials are more legitimate than real ones 26.8.2017 Washington Post: Op-Eds
In South Sudan, mock trials are more legitimate than real ones
Also found in: [+]
UN humanitarian chief says needs far outstrip donations 25.8.2017 Washington Post: World
The growing need for food, medicine and shelter by millions of people facing conflicts and crises around the world is far outstripping the increased generosity of donors, the United Nations’ outgoing humanitarian chief warns.
Also found in: [+]
1 to 20 of 1,842