Sunday, February 18, 2018
The tanker SANCHI, carrying the flag of Panama, carried 136 thousand tons of gas condensate. On January 6, 290 km east of the mouth of the Yangtze River in the East China Sea, he collided with a Hong Kong...
SYRIA, AFRIN - Official sources and media reports that the Ain Dara temple near the city of Afrin, which dates back thousands of years, destroyed parts of it by the bombing of Turkish forces. The Directorate General of Antiquities and...
UNITED STATES - US President Bill Clinton said on Thursday, "I did not have sexual relations with this woman," which led to his dismissal after he was found to have lied about his relationship with Monica Lewinsky. Three presidents followed,...
LIBYA - The United Nations on Thursday appealed for $ 330 million in humanitarian aid for nearly one million people in a chaotic Libya, which is a crossroads of clandestine immigration. "The goal in 2018 is to reach at least 940,000...
YEMEN - The United Nations on Thursday urged the international community to find a solution to end the crisis in Yemen and raise $ 2.96 billion to provide emergency aid to the country in 2018. "Our goal now is to...
MYANMAR - The United Nations on Wednesday called on Myanmar to allow aid organizations to enter camps set up for tens of thousands of Muslim Rohingya refugees before returning to their homes to flee Myanmar military operations. An international delegation...
Turkey will break 500 tents for three thousand refugees in the Aazaz city not far from Afrin (northwest of Syria), Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said. "Before the operation, the Olive Branch, Turkey built two camps for 700 tents in...
Twenty-two civilians, including children, were injured on Monday by suffocating and breathing difficulties following the bombing of the besieged city of Duma, east of Damascus, medical sources and the Syrian Human Rights Observatory predicted. "Rocket fire by the regime forces...
Bangladesh on Sunday sought to reassure the international community of a plan to repatriate hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims to Burma by confirming that the process was "optional" and would be coordinated with the United Nations. In an explanation...
Myanmar is finalizing a plan to return the first batch of Muslim Rohingyas who fled the conflict in Rakhine state despite growing uncertainty about the plan between refugees and the United Nations, state media said on Saturday. According to the...
Seventy percent of southern Sudanese children do not go to school and a newly-born state faces the risk of losing a generation, making it harder to rebuild after the conflict, a UN official said. South Sudan, which broke away from...

Rohingya refugees

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees says the Myanmar government must guarantee the safe and voluntary return of Rohingya Muslims. UNHCR spokesman, Andrej Mahecic says major challenges have to be overcome including informing the refugees about the situation in...
Bangladesh said on Tuesday it had agreed to complete the process of returning the Muslim Rohingya to Myanmar within two years from the start of the repatriation process. The plan for the return of the Rohingya, which Myanmar says will...

Yemen suffering

The United Nations has once again sounded the alarm about a catastrophic humanitarian situation in Yemen following Saudi Arabia’s devastating war. The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs says more than three-quarters of Yemenis are in urgent...

Rohingya repatriation

Bangladesh says it has agreed with Myanmar to repatriate hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims recently displaced by an army crackdown. A statement by Dhaka did not specify when the process would begin. But it said the process would be...
The founder of Amazon is the only one of the five richest people in the world who did not join Giving Pledge and practically does not donate money to charity. Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, the richest man on the planet,...
The pope's remarks came on his way to visit Chile and Peru after a false warning of a missile was fired on Hawaii, sparking panic in the US state and highlighting the possibility of a nuclear war with North...
Researchers have developed a new cervical cancer screening test, which could double the rate of early diagnosis. The ZedScan, developed by an expert British doctor, found that it caused minor changes in the cells of the uterus before it became...
Somali al-Shabaab rebels linked to al-Qaeda are increasingly threatening civilians to force their children to be "indoctrinated and trained militarily," Human Rights Watch said in a report on Monday. The organization said an aggressive campaign to recruit children began in...
Pope Francis said on Monday that the world stood on the edge of the threat of nuclear war, adding that the situation was frightening. The pope made his remarks on the flight to Chile and Peru, the day after a...