Daily Archives: August 3, 2017

Answer – VP/HR – UN Serious infringements by Turkey in Kurdish territory – E-001806/2017

The High Representative/Vice-President is aware of the report on the human rights situation in South-East Turkey issued in February 2017 by the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights.

The EU has …

Two charged over Australia plane plot amid airport security fears

NNA – Two men have been charged with terrorism offences after Australian police thwarted an alleged plot to blow up a plane, authorities said Thursday, as pilots warned of major airport security gaps despite efforts …

Al Qaeda releases South African kidnapped in Mali in 2011

NNA – A South African tourist who was kidnapped in 2011 by al Qaeda while traveling in Mali has been released and is back home, foreign minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane said on Thursday.

Stephen McGowan was …

Four reasons aid groups should beware Countering Violent Extremism

Communities in some of the most dangerous corners of the world will be left without lifesaving aid because of countering violent extremism agendas. Millions of people living in countries facing famine may be hardest hit.…

IGAD signs US$ 78 million Grant agreements with AfDB, Somalia & South Sudan to respond Humanitarian crises

01-08-2017, Nairobi (Kenya): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) signed tripartite grant agreements of US$ 34.8 million and US$ 43.8 million with the African Development Bank (AfDB), Federal Republic of Somalia and the Republic of …