Doctors Without Borders says it is “horrified by the brutal murder” of three colleagues in Ethiopia’s Tigray region, the latest attack on humanitarian workers helping civilians in the deadly conflict there.
The Arab world’s poorest country has been in the midst of a perpetual humanitarian disaster for years but the situation can get even worse.
Doctors Without Borders (MSF) says 26.6 percent of children screened at remote clinics in recent weeks throughout Ethiopia’s northwest region of Tigray were malnourished.
The global pandemic has been a boon for the pharmaceutical industry, which stands to make billions. But first, it's trying to throttle poorer countries’ access to the vaccine.
Hundreds of shaken survivors of the March 24 Daesh attack in Palma have streamed into the neighbouring town of Mueda and provincial capital Pemba, where they arrived via boat, foot and plane.
At least 20 more migrants have died in a shipwreck hours after 74 others were drowned in a separate accident off the coast of the Libyan port of Khoms, rescuers say.
A Yemen aid conference held in Riyadh on June 2 saw donors pledge only $1.35 billion of the $2.41 billion needed to cover essential humanitarian activities until the end of the year, leaving a gap of more than $1 billion.
Worldwide, there are more than 10 million confirmed cases, and over 500,000 reported deaths. But experts say these numbers are serious undercounts of the true toll of the pandemic, due to limited testing and missed mild cases.
Aid agencies say more than 110 migrants were missing and scores feared drowned after their overloaded boat sank off the Libyan coast.
Armed assailants attack Ebola treatment centre in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, killing a policeman before being repelled by security forces, the local mayor says.
Significant donations came from Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, the two main countries in a coalition supporting the government side in Yemen's conflict.
Sweden and Kuwait call for a vote on Thursday on a UN resolution ordering a 30-day ceasefire throughout Syria to allow the delivery of aid and evacuations.
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