Showing posts with label NGO. Show all posts
Showing posts with label NGO. Show all posts

Thursday, March 8, 2018

Thursday, August 10, 2017

La Libye interdit à «tout navire étranger» de venir chercher des migrants près de ses côtes

Le gouvernement libyen a décidé d'interdire son espace maritime aux bateaux des ONG venant récupérer des migrants
La marine libyenne a annoncé la création au large du territoire d'une zone de recherche et de sauvetage, qu'elle interdit sauf autorisation aux navires étrangers, en particulier aux ONG patrouillant en eaux libyennes pour secourir des migrants.

Saturday, October 29, 2016

Syrie: violents affrontements à l'ouest d'Alep

Affrontements et raids aériens se poursuivaient samedi à l'ouest d'Alep après une offensive des "rebelles" pour briser un siège imposé par le régime syrien accusé par Washington d'utiliser "la famine comme une arme de guerre".

Thursday, May 12, 2016

US aid agency confirms suspension of Syria aid programs in Turkey over corruption

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has confirmed that it has halted several humanitarian aid activities in Turkey due to information received about fraud in a number of humanitarian aid programs for Syrians.

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Refugee riot breaks out on Greek island

The stale stench of burning trash hung in the air outside the Moria detention centre a day after some of the worst rioting seen on the island where refugees are held.

Friday, April 1, 2016

Churkin: Turkey main source of weapons and equipment for ISIS

Russia’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations Vitaly Churkin asserted that Turkey is the main source of weapons and military equipment for ISIS terrorists.

Friday, October 2, 2015

El EI evacua a sus familiares de Raqqa tras ofensiva rusa

Terroristas del grupo yihadista Estado Islámico (EI) empezaron a evacuar a sus familias de la ciudad de Raqqa, después de que Rusia lanzara su ofensiva anti-EI en Siria, comunicó la cadena Al Mayadeen.

Syrie: l'armée russe affirme avoir mené des frappes aériennes sur Raqa

C'est la première fois depuis le début mercredi des raids russes en Syrie que Moscou bombarde Raqa, dont le chef-lieu éponyme est considéré comme la "capitale" du groupe djihadiste ultraradical qui contrôle la moitié du pays en guerre depuis plus de quatre ans. D'après le ministère russe de la Défense, des bombardiers ont visé "un poste de commandement camouflé à Kasrat Faraj", au sud-ouest de la ville de Raqa et un "camp d'entraînement" de l'EI près de Maadane Jadid, à 70 km plus à l'est.

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Frappes russes en Syrie: l’Onu avoue s’être trompée

A la suite d’attaques médiatiques contre la Russie, le porte-parole du secrétaire général de l'Onu a dû démentir l'authenticité des récentes déclarations de l’organisation.

Friday, September 25, 2015

Top UN relief official alarmed as aid agencies ordered to leave Luhansk region in eastern Ukraine

UN, 24 September 2015 – Alarmed by news that the de facto authorities in crisis-torn eastern Ukraine have ordered United Nations agencies in Luhansk to end operations and to leave the area by tomorrow, 25 September, the top UN humanitarian official urged the authorities, as well as parties “with influence over [them]” to ensure the resumption of humanitarian aid by UN and non-governmental agencies.

Sunday, May 24, 2015

US Is 'Deeply Troubled' by Russia's 'Undesirable' NGO Law

The United States has expressed concern over a new Russian law giving prosecutors the right to declare foreign and international non-governmental organizations "undesirable" and to fine or jail Russians who are involved with them.

Monday, May 4, 2015

No Syrian civilian deaths in coalition strike (US)

The U.S. military denied Sunday a report that strikes led by Washington had killed at least 52 civilians in northern Syria earlier this week, saying those killed were actually fighters.

NGO, opposition urge probe of Syria deaths in US-led raid

Activists and Syria's opposition have called for an investigation into a US-led coalition strike last week that allegedly killed 64 civilians, nearly half of them children, in northern Syria.

Thursday, August 7, 2014

Activists take Egypt to AU rights body over Rafah crossing

They want "full, unfettered and immediate opening" of the Rafah crossing, Gaza's only outlet to the world outside Israel's control...

By Nada Rashwan
CAIRO 
A group of NGOs and individuals have lodged a complaint with the African Union's human rights body against Egypt's closure of the Rafah border crossing with the embattled Gaza Strip, the target of a recent devastating Israeli military offensive.
"We are seeking expeditious means of getting parties talking about access of immediate relief to the defenseless people of the Gaza Strip," New-York based lawyer and activist Stanley Cohen, who represents Egyptian-American writer Mona Eltahawy as a plaintiff, told Anadolu Agency on Thursday.

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Greek top diplomats under investigation for corruption


Two ambassadors and a top diplomat are among those who are under investigation for corruption by the Greek Police Directorate on Tuesday.
In a statement released by the directorate, the Lower Court of Athens is in receipt of a corruption case file of 80 pages against eight people including the two top diplomats and a former director of the Greek Foreign Ministry's International Development Agency.

It was stated that those under investigation are alleged to have illegally obtained €9 million (US$12.3 million) via a civil society institution working on mine clearance programs in Bosnia Herzegovina, Lebanon and Iraq.

Monday, February 17, 2014

Venezuelan president announces expulsion of three US diplomats

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro announced late Sunday he will expel three unnamed US consular officials, accusing them of meeting with university students organizing anti-government protests.

Venezuela has been rattled by unprecedented protests by students and the opposition against Maduro's government and marred by violence that peaked Wednesday, when three people were killed and dozens injured.

Sunday, February 16, 2014

Protests turn violent Venezuela amid growing anger

The demonstrations are the largest faced by President Nicolás Maduro since he came to power last year.
 
CARACAS — Shots rang out and tear gas clouded the air of a wealthy Caracas district on Saturday night as protests against the government entered into a fourth consecutive day.
Rioters burned trash and threw stones at police in the city's Plaza Altamira. In return, authorities used water cannons and tear gas to disperse the crowds numbering over 1,000.

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