Daily Archives: December 8, 2017

Africa: Attack on MONUSCO


Press Statement

Heather Nauert

Department Spokesperson

Washington, DC
December 8, 2017


The United States strongly condemns last night’s attack against MONUSCO, the United Nations Organization Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC),

Africa: Burkina Faso National Day


Press Statement

Rex W. Tillerson

Secretary of State

Washington, DC
December 8, 2017


Please accept my best wishes as you and the people of Burkina Faso celebrate your 57th anniversary of independence on December

EU boosts aid in Ethiopia amid worsening humanitarian situation

The European Commission has announced new emergency assistance of €15 million to help people in Ethiopia who are facing increasingly dangerous levels of food insecurity due to severe drought, bringing total EU humanitarian funding in …

Latest from the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine (SMM), based on information received as of 19:30, 7 December 2017

This report is for the media and the general public.

The SMM recorded fewer ceasefire violations in Donetsk and Luhansk regions compared with the previous reporting period. The Mission continued monitoring the disengagement areas near

Motion for a resolution on Myanmar: the situation of the Rohingya – B8-2017-0674

The European Parliament,

–  having regard to its numerous resolutions on Myanmar/Burma and the Rohingya, in particular those of 16 September 2017, 15 December 2016, 7 July 2016 and 21 May 2015 on the mass …