Showing posts with label Red Cross. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Red Cross. Show all posts

Saturday, March 17, 2018

Basic standards of humanity : Wars across Mideast region reaches "frightening new normal"

Wars across Mideast region reaches "frightening new normal"
International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) President Peter Maurer said Monday that a visit he has made to Syria has reinforced his view that wars across the region have reached a "frightening new normal" as basic standards of humanity are ignored.

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.

Thursday, November 12, 2015

UK's Hammond Backs More Saudi Arms Sales, Says They Create 'British Jobs'

UK Foreign secretary Philip Hammond has been criticized for suggesting that Britain should sell more weapons to Saudi Arabia, despite Riyadh's military offensive in Yemen, which has led to allegations of Saudi war crimes.

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

S Koreans arrive in North for emotional family reunions

Hundreds of South Koreans have crossed the border to North Korea in a stream of buses for emotional reunions with relatives they have been separated from since the war between the countries more than 60 years ago.

Friday, October 2, 2015

Refugee protests lead to revised food menus in Finland (the Nordic diet)

Food has become an issue in some refugee accommodations in Finland. Asylum seekers not used to the Nordic diet have protested for allegedly bad quality food served in temporary accommodations.

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Inter-Korean cooperation increasingly frail

South Korea played down speculation over imminent talks with North Korea on Tuesday, just a month ahead of scheduled reunions for relatives separated by the tense inter-Korean border.

Tuesday, September 8, 2015

S. Korea, DPRK (North Korea) agree to hold family reunion in October

South Korea and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) agreed Tuesday to hold the reunion of Korean families, separated by the 1950-53 Korean War, late next month in the DPRK's Mount Kumgang resort, Seoul's unification ministry said.

Monday, September 7, 2015

S. Korea, DPRK begin working-level talks for family reunion

South Korea and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) on Monday began working-level Red Cross talks for reunion of families separated by the 1950-53 Korean War.

Five million of our brothers: It is Turks who will shape Europe's future

Europe's future depends on the Turks who live there, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told a large public rally on Thursday.