Showing posts with label war. Show all posts
Showing posts with label war. 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.

Saturday, February 6, 2016

Migration and multilateralism will be hallmarks of 2016, says senior UN official

The world is facing a political, economic, moral and social crisis as governments and communities struggle to provide effective solutions for the unprecedented numbers of people fleeing war, instability or persecution, the top United Nations migration official said today, calling for deceive multilateral action to tackle “the global issues lurking behind today’s vast movement of people.”

Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Merkel warns of Balkans fighting amid migrant influx

German Chancellor Angela Merkel warned that fighting could break out in the Balkans, along the main route of migrants trying to reach Europe, if Germany closed its border with Austria, in remarks published Nov. 3.

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.

Thursday, September 3, 2015

Drowned migrant child’s photo sparks global outcry

A photo of a toddler’s lifeless body washed ashore on a Turkish beach after a migrant boat sank has sparked an international outcry on social media on Wednesday, in a poignant image of the refugee crisis gripping headlines across the globe.

Friday, August 28, 2015

S. Korea proposes family reunion talks with DPRK on Sept. 7

South Korea's Red Cross proposed working-level talks with the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) on Sept. 7 to discuss the reunion of families separated by the 1950-1953 Korean War, the Unification Ministry said on Friday.

Saturday, June 6, 2015

Pope urges Bosnian reconciliation

Pope Francis called for the “building of new bridges” as he visited the Bosnian capital on Saturday.

Twenty years after the end of the wars that saw around 100,000 people killed, the 78-year-old pontiff was greeted by crowds of thousands of well-wishers in Sarajevo.

Friday, May 29, 2015

UNHCR concerned at obstacles facing thousands fleeing Ramadi

GENEVA, May 29 (UNHCR) – The UN refugee agency on Friday said it was deeply concerned about the desperate situation for thousands of people fleeing fighting in the central Iraqi city of Ramadi who continue to face challenges reaching safe areas.

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.