A new snapshot of the frantic global response to the coronavirus pandemic shows some of the world’s largest government donors of humanitarian aid are buckling under the strain.
By Cara Anna, Associated Press
Diplomats said the 15 Security Council members have been discussing a possible compromise and would shortly hold a closed meeting to discuss a possible way ahead.
By Edith M. Lederer, Associated Press
Violence in Yemen is surging after a six-week cease-fire prompted by the coronavirus pandemic ended in May. The war-ravaged nation has been facing disease and hunger for six years already, and COVID-19 is now pushing a devastated health infrastructure to…
By Jane Ferguson
As Venezuela grapples with a political, economic and humanitarian crisis, its health care system is crumbling. Shortages of doctors, drugs, power and clean water have led to illness epidemics, and families suffering the consequences no longer trust the country’s disintegrating…
By Marcia Biggs, Frank Carlson
By Nick Schifrin
A recent onslaught of violence in Syria’s Idlib province, the last holdout of Syrians opposed to the regime of Bashar al-Assad, has prompted condemnation from the U.S. Hundreds of thousands have been driven from their homes. The offensive comes as…
In our Thursday news wrap, it is being widely reported that the White House has backed off a plan to slash more than $4 billion in foreign aid. The cuts would have included humanitarian relief, peacekeeping and global health initiatives.
The Venezuelan National Guard clashed with protesters on Saturday and humanitarian aid was blocked from entering the country from Colombia and Brazil. For the latest on Venezuela's continuing political crisis, Hari Sreenivasan spoke with special correspondent Nadja Drost from Urena,…
By Christine Armario, Scott Smith, Associated Press
The emergency supplies have become the focus of Venezuela's political struggle between President Nicolas Maduro and opposition leader Juan Guaido.
Thousands of people took to the streets as president Nicolas Maduro and his rival and self-proclaimed leader of Venezuela, Juan Guaido, held competing rallies in Caracas. Even though Guaido enjoys support from countries including the U.S., the Venezuelan military continues…
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