The United Nations says it and Ethiopia’s government have signed a deal to allow “unimpeded” humanitarian access to the embattled Tigray region, at least the parts under federal government control.
By Associated Press
The World Health Organization’s emergencies chief said the risk of catching COVID-19 while skiing is likely minimal. The agency warned that it's the activities around skiing that are risky for disease spread.
By Jamey Keaten, Associated Press
The European Union, the United States and other donors pledged billions in new funding for Afghanistan over the next four years, at the first pledging conference of its kind for the troubled and poor country since 2016.
By Jamey Keaten, Cara Anna, Associated Press
The United Nations refugee agency says about 32,000 people have fled Ethiopia's embattled Tigray region into neighboring Sudan, and it is preparing to take in up to 200,000 in the next six months if necessary.
By Tameen Akhgar. Associated Press and Samy Magdy, Eissa Ahmed, Associated Press
Dire U.N. warnings of a growing hunger crisis are becoming reality in multiple countries. The coronavirus pandemic is adding a further burden on families already struggling to feed themselves amid collapsing economies and war.
By Noha Elhennawy, Associated Press
At least 74 migrants drowned after their Europe-bound ship capsized off the coast of Libya on Thursday, the U.N. migration agency said, in the latest in a series of at least eight shipwrecks in the Central Mediterranean since last month.
By Samy Magdy, Associated Press
Libya’s rivals wrapped up their military talks with a call to the U.N. Security Council to adopt a binding resolution to implement a cease-fire deal inked last month, the U.N. said.
By Associated Press
The breakthrough, which among other things orders foreign mercenaries out of the country within three months, sets the stage for political talks in November to find a lasting solution.
By Edith M. Lederer, Associated Press
Beatrice Fihn, head of the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize-winning International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons, said the U.S. action shows the treaty will soon become reality.
By Nasser Karimi, Associated Press
A decade-long U.N. arms embargo on Iran that barred it from purchasing foreign weapons like tanks and fighter jets expired Sunday as planned under its nuclear deal with world powers, despite objections from the United States, which insists the ban…
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