Rafah crossing to open in Egypt to let some aid through though timeline not defined
19 October 2023 | 12:15 pm
Israel has agreed to let aid get into Gaza through Egypt, this as President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi blames Israeli bombardments for not operating the only border crossing. Also in this edition: Kenya releases the names and photos of 35 terror suspects. Finally, we report on why African penguins are on the brink of extinction.
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EU foreign policy chief Josep Borell said foreign ministers would discuss a €20 billion military aid deal for Ukraine. The global food supply and Turkey's ties to the bloc will also be on the agenda.
The refusal comes days after the ICC said it would relaunch its probe into an anti-drug crackdown that killed thousands. Manila and the ICC are at loggerheads over the question of jurisdiction.
The European Union said it was suspending all aid to Niger with immediate effect after General Abdourahamane Tchiani declared himself the leader of the country in a coup. The bloc will also stop all security cooperation.
Aid deliveries from Turkey to rebel-held areas of northwestern Syria stopped in late July after a UN Security Council mandate was not extended. Damascus had demanded the UN not deal with "terrorist organizations."
Sudan military ruler arrives in Egypt on first trip abroad since war began. Aug 29 (Reuters) - Sudanese military ruler General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan met his Egyptian counterpart on Tuesday in his first trip abroad since the April outbreak of war in Sudan, a day after rejecting calls for fresh negotiations
The release of wastewater from the Fukushima nuclear plant prompted China to ban Japan's seafood imports. Japanese officials say they are now looking to boost export markets in places such as Taiwan, the US and Europe.
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About a quarter of Libya's eastern city of Derna was wiped out after dams burst in a storm, the administration in the area said on Tuesday, and the Red Cross said 10,000 people were feared to be missing across the country in floods.
The German Red Cross was scheduled to send a relief flight to Morocco on Thursday, upon Moroccan request. The Moroccan government has restricted aid senders to four the governments, excluding Germany, the US and France.
Aid agencies in Libya said local authorities and charities are struggling with the scale of the disaster. Survivors are now at risk from the spread of diseases such as cholera.
Azerbaijan's breakaway Nagorno-Karabakh region has been cut off from much-needed supplies since December, when Azerbaijan closed the one road connecting the region to ally Armenia, saying it was an arms smuggling route.
The political crisis in Niger has disrupted aid efforts, the UN's humanitarian chief in the West African nation, Louise Aubin, told DW in an exclusive interview. The current wave of insecurity in Niger has also hampered the UN's aid operations there, Aubin added.
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