Africa’s extreme, urgent crises fall out of focus as global attention drifts

Africa’s extreme, urgent crises fall out of focus as global attention drifts

However, the Central African Republic has occupied a place in this sad list every year, emphasised David Mutua, Care spokesperson for the African regions. Angola in extreme distress The aid organization commissioned the media monitoring service Meltwater to examine 5 million online articles in Arabic, German, English, French and Spanish from 1 January 1 to … Read more

Netanyahu open to ‘tactical’ pauses in the Israel–Palestine Conflict

Netanyahu open to ‘tactical’ pauses in the Israel–Palestine Conflict

“As far as tactical little pauses — an hour here, an hour there — we’ve had them before. I suppose we’ll check the circumstances in order to enable goods, humanitarian goods to come in, or our hostages, individual hostages, to leave,” Netanyahu said in an interview with US broadcaster ABC on Monday, 6 November. “But … Read more

Ceasefire, truce, armistice: What's the difference for Gaza? An explainer

Ceasefire, truce, armistice: What's the difference for Gaza? An explainer

The United Nations Security Council and General Assembly can suggest that different actions — like a truce, ceasefire or cessation of hostilities — be taken during a state of war. Although many of these terms are often used interchangeably, each have different political implications and legal meanings. Calls made by the UN General Assembly are … Read more

Nepal Govt Rushes to Provide Aid to Victims After 157 Killed in Friday’s Quake

Nepal Govt Rushes to Provide Aid to Victims After 157 Killed in Friday’s Quake

Last Updated: November 05, 2023, 12:41 IST The epicentre of the earthquake in Nepal is in the western part of the nation in the Jajarkot district. Over 150 people have died in the earthquake. (Image: X/@ashishsri85) Nepal rushes aid to earthquake survivors as the death toll rises to 157 in the Himalayan region. Relief efforts … Read more

Almost 600,000 internally displaced in Gaza — UN refugee agency

Almost 600,000 internally displaced in Gaza — UN refugee agency

The United Nations agency for Palestinian refugees (UNRWA) on Wednesday said that there were nearly 600,000 internally displaced people in Gaza. The UNRWA said that hundreds of thousands of displaced people were sheltering in 150 of the agency’s facilities in the Palestinian territory. “Our shelters are four times over their capacities — many people are … Read more

UN agencies warn of dire humanitarian situation in Gaza

UN agencies warn of dire humanitarian situation in Gaza

“Some 1.4 million people were now acutely displaced, it was unprecedented that such a large number of people had been displaced over such a short time. This was an incredibly difficult situation,” he said, adding that “There was a real worry of the spread of infectious diseases, which could be just a matter of time.” … Read more

Israel–Palestine Conflict: Gaza’s humanitarian situation explained

Israel–Palestine Conflict: Gaza’s humanitarian situation explained

Ever more displaced Gazans and a rising death toll Over 1.4 million Gazans have been internally displaced since Hamas’ attacks on Israel earlier this month, the UN’s humanitarian coordination office said Friday, 20 Ocober. Hamas is considered a terrorist organization by Israel, the European Union, the United States, Germany and several other nations. According to … Read more

An Ice-cream Truck Packed With Corpses As Gaza Is Pounded By Israel

An Ice-cream Truck Packed With Corpses As Gaza Is Pounded By Israel

Israel has been pounding Gaza targets for days. Palestinian Territories: As Gaza’s hospital morgues overflow with victims killed in Israel’s bombardment triggered by a deadly Hamas attack, even an ice-cream truck has been used to hold corpses before their burial. Israel has been pounding Gaza targets for days, seeking to wipe out the enclave’s rulers, … Read more

Israel-Hamas war: Israel cyber experts start ‘war room’ to trace missing people

Israel-Hamas war: Israel cyber experts start ‘war room’ to trace missing people

Hundreds of Israeli high-tech experts have temporarily put their private sector jobs aside to help locate Israelis missing after last week’s attack by the Palestinian militant group Hamas. Hamas gunmen evaded heavy Israeli security measures to escape the Gaza Strip and storm Israeli towns and kibbutzes, killing 1,300 people and taking almost 200 into captivity. … Read more

Explained: As Israel’s Gaza ground assault looms, what to expect, challenges

Explained: As Israel’s Gaza ground assault looms, what to expect, challenges

As uninterrupted Israeli airstrikes pulverise Gaza neighbourhoods, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has made clear that there will be no respite, announcing that the military will take out every member of the Palestinian terrorist group Hamas to avenge last week’s horrific attacks that left over 1,200 Israelis dead. A ground assault on Gaza appears imminent as … Read more