Humanitarian Crises

Rohingya rebels declare truce as desperation hits camps

Sep 10, 2017

Rohingya insurgents declare a monthlong truce as refugees continued to flood across the border into Bangladesh only to face scant basic resources, hunger and illness.

Aid groups struggle as more Rohingya flood into Bangladesh

Sep 7, 2017

Aid agencies struggle as more Rohingya flood into Bangladesh, with the U.N. counting 146,000 arrivals in two weeks

UN report: Al-Qaida 'operational' in embattled Taiz, Yemen

Sep 5, 2017

New U.N. human rights report on Yemen says al-Qaida's local branch has become "operational" in the southwestern city of Taiz

Indonesian minister to raise Rohingya plight with Suu Kyi

Sep 3, 2017

Indonesia's president has called for an end to violence in Myanmar's Rakhine state and sent his foreign minister to discuss the plight of Rohingya Muslims with the country's leader Aung San Suu Kyi.

Venezuela bars opposition activist from traveling to Europe

Sep 2, 2017

Prominent Venezuelan opposition activist Lilian Tintori says she has been barred from leaving the country for planned meetings with leaders from France, Germany, Spain and the United Kingdom

UN chief decries 'dramatic' humanitarian crisis in Gaza

Aug 30, 2017

The U.N. secretary-general has urged Israel to ease its blockade of the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip and called for large-scale foreign aid, saying the situation in the isolated territory is "one of the most dramatic humanitarian crises" he has seen

Former loyalists lose faith in Myanmar's democracy icon

Aug 30, 2017

Long hailed as a liberator from Myanmar's military rule, Aung San Suu Kyi is facing criticism from former allies for failing to protect human rights she once so passionately espoused

The Weather Channel mobilized around the clock for storm

Aug 29, 2017

The Weather Channel plans to tally at least 188 consecutive live hours on Hurricane Harvey and its aftermath into this weekend, taking its coverage into territory typically covered by major news divisions

Correction: Humanitarian Response-Brown story

Aug 27, 2017

Correction: Humanitarian Response-Brown story

The Latest: Venezuelan 'truth commission' initiates probe

Aug 26, 2017

President Nicolas Maduro wants his opponents investigated for treason for allegedly plotting with the Trump administration to sanction Venezuela

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