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‘Stop! Go back!’ – Libyan coastguard board migrant rescue ship

By Reuters
27 September 2017   |   3:31 pm
Libyan coastguard fired warning shots near a Mission Lifeline humanitarian ship and boarded it in a search for migrants, according to a spokesman for the charity.


24 Nov 2019
Visually impaired persons in Ogun State have commended Lions club for its supports, for those who have sight problems through its Vision first project.
8 Dec 2019
N Power: Humanitarian Minister, Sadiya Farouq explains delayed payment
13 Dec 2019
The crisis in north-east Nigeria is one of the most severe in the world today. Across the six affected states of Borno, Adamawa, Yobe, Bauchi, Gombe and Taraba, 10.2 million people are estimated to be in need of humanitarian assistance in 2018, of whom 52 per cent are women and girls, and 48 per cent are men and boys.
29 Dec 2019
China and Russia have been sharply criticized for vetoing a UN resolution to extend cross-border aid to Syria. Aid groups have warned of a humanitarian disaster if the life-saving assistance were to stop.
22 Feb 2020
Refugees International says Burkina Faso is experiencing one of the fastest growing displacement crises in the world and has emerged as the latest epicentre of conflict in the Sahel region. Alexandra Lamarche, Senior Advocate for West and Central Africa at Refugees International joins CNBC Africa on how Burkina Faso can overcome the current humanitarian challenges in the country.
28 May 2020
An unprecedented humanitarian disaster is brewing in Afghanistan, according to several international and local NGOs, as Covid-19 spreads fast among the population. According to a recent study, a third of the residents of the capital Kabul have already been contaminated. The country has been at war for 40 years and suffers from an extremely fragile health system. Humanitarian aid groups have had to adapt and are more than ever mobilised to assist the most vulnerable in areas where access to information – and healthcare – is limited. Our correspondents report.
2 Jul 2020
Germany pledged €1.58 billion ($1.78 billion) for Syria at a conference hosted by the EU and the UN. While the event raised a total of $7.7 billion, charity association Oxfam said the sum was "simply not enough."
6 Dec 2020
Thousands are believed to have been killed or wounded during clashes between Ethiopian and rebel TPLF forces. The UNHCR has also asked for financial support to help tens of thousands who have fled to neighboring Sudan.
17 Jan 2021
The conflict between Ethiopia's government and the TPLF is fueling hardship in the Tigray region as sporadic fighting continues.
28 Mar 2021
Today's Perspective is dedicated to the crisis in Myanmar - a crisis triggered by the army's take-over of power last month, and a crisis which has escalated because of the generals’ handling of the ongoing street protests. UN human rights experts have forcefully denounced the junta’s forced evictions, arbitrary detentions and killings of pro-democracy demonstrators. We speak to Phil Robertson, a researcher on Myanmar at Human Rights Watch.
31 Mar 2021
The UN's World Food Program says there is a deepening humanitarian crisis in the north of Mozambique as jihadist gunmen force locals to flee.
18 Apr 2021
A report by a Chinese human rights organization has called out the US for its history of military interventions. The accusation continues an ongoing tit-for-tat between the two major powers.