Tag: Humanitarian crises

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UNITED NATIONS — Over 1.2 million people in war-torn South Sudan are one step away from famine — twice as many as at the...
The Latest: UN: Airstrikes despite Yemen cease-fire call

SANAA, Yemen — The Latest on developments in the war in Yemen, following the killing of former president by the country's Shiite rebels (all...
Saudi strikes rock Yemeni capital after ex-president slain

SANAA, Yemen — Heavy airstrikes by the Saudi-led coalition rocked Yemen's capital Tuesday, striking Sanaa's densely populated neighborhoods in apparent retaliation for the killing...
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UNITED NATIONS — The U.N. political chief is heading to North Korea on a rare four-day visit at the invitation of the government for...
The Latest: UN calls for immediate halt to fighting in Yemen

SANAA, Yemen — The latest on the conflict in Yemen (all times local): ...
Rebels kill Yemen’s strongman Saleh as alliance collapses

SANAA, Yemen — Yemeni rebels on Monday killed their onetime ally Ali Abdullah Saleh, the country's former president, as they gained the upper hand...
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MAIDUGURI, Nigeria — A female suicide bomber pretending to wait in line for food handouts detonated her explosives Saturday, killing at least 13 people...
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UNITED NATIONS — The United Nations launched a record appeal Friday for $22.5 billion to help 91 million of the 136 million people across...
Amnesty: Syrian military used cluster bombs in besieged area

BEIRUT — Amnesty International said Thursday the Syrian government has used internationally banned cluster munitions in attacks on a besieged rebel-held suburb of Damascus,...
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UNITED NATIONS — Russia's U.N. envoy clashed with the world body's humanitarian chief as well as U.S. and other Western diplomats on Wednesday over...

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