Humanitarian crises

FILE - In this Jan. 23, 2018 file photo, Venezuelan citizens stand in a line outside of Foreign Ministry office in Lima, Peru. Peru announced on Friday, Aug. 17, that all Venezuelan citizens that want to travel to Peru will need a passport to do so. (AP Photo/Martin Mejia, File)
August 17, 2018 - 6:24 pm
LIMA, Peru (AP) — Two South American nations are stiffening entry requirements for the flood of Venezuelans fleeing their nation's economic and humanitarian crisis, a move that could make their plight even more arduous. Authorities in Peru announced Friday that they will follow Ecuador's recent...
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This image made from video taken on Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018, shows a child injured in an airstrike being treated at a hospital in Saada, Yemen. Yemen's Shiite rebels are backing a United Nations' call for an investigation into a Saudi-led coalition airstrike in the country's north that killed dozens of people the previous day, including many children. (AP Video via AP)
August 10, 2018 - 3:06 pm
SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemen's Shiite rebels on Friday backed a U.N. call for a probe into a Saudi-led coalition airstrike in the country's north that killed dozens of people the previous day, including many children, in an attack that drew wide international criticism. Senior Yemeni rebel leader...
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August 09, 2018 - 9:21 am
SANAA, Yemen (AP) — An airstrike by the Saudi-led coalition fighting Shiite rebels hit a bus in a market in northern Yemen on Thursday, killing at least 43 people, including children, and wounding as many as 63, Yemen's rebel-run Health Ministry said. The Saudi-led coalition, meanwhile, said it...
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This photo provided on Monday, July 22, 2018, by the al-Qaida-affiliated Ibaa News Network, purports to show militants of the al-Qaida-linked coalition known as Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham, Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham, Arabic for Levant Liberation Committee overlooking a battlefield in rural Lattakia, Syria. It's already being called the "mother of all battles," the last showdown between the forces of Syrian President Bashar Assad and the opposition. Idlib province, in Syria's northwest, is the only significant opposition enclave still standing and Assad has vowed to retake it. The caption in Arabic reads: "A field visit by Sheik Abu Malik al-Shami (a leading member of the group) with field commanders to inspect an outpost for Mujahideen (holy fighters) in the coast area." (Ibaa News Network, via AP)
August 03, 2018 - 7:42 pm
BEIRUT (AP) — For nearly three years, green buses have filed into Syria's Idlib province, bringing those evacuated from other opposition enclaves that fell to government forces — thousands of defeated rebel fighters, wanted activists and civilians who refused to go back under President Bashar Assad...
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August 03, 2018 - 2:09 pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United States is trying to ensure that humanitarian aid doesn't face unnecessary obstacles in getting to North Korea, where the U.N. says around 10 million people need food and other aid. New guidelines proposed by the U.S. and obtained Friday by The Associated Press are...
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August 02, 2018 - 5:00 pm
SANAA, Yemen (AP) — The Saudi-led coalition fighting Yemen's Shiite rebels conducted airstrikes in the rebel-held port city of Hodeida on Thursday killing at least 28 people and wounding at least 70, Yemeni medical officials said, the latest escalation in fighting along the country's west coast...
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Palestinians inspect a military observation post that was hit by an Israeli tank shell east of Khan Younis, southern Gaza Strip, Friday, July 20, 2018. Israel pummeled Hamas targets in Gaza killing four Palestinians on Friday in a series of air strikes after gunmen shot at soldiers near the border, officials said. The Gaza Health Ministry said four Palestinians were killed. The militant Islamic Hamas that rules Gaza said three of the dead were members of the group. (AP Photo/Adel Hana)
July 21, 2018 - 2:01 pm
JERUSALEM (AP) — Gaza's militant Hamas rulers said Saturday they had accepted a cease-fire ending a massive Israeli onslaught on militant positions after a soldier was shot dead, once again pulling the sides back from the brink of a full-fledged war. Israel and Hamas have fought three such wars...
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July 01, 2018 - 11:10 am
JABIR AS SIRHAN, Jordan (AP) — Jordan delivered aid for the second day running on Saturday to displaced Syrians at its border in a unilateral compromise as Amman keeps a key crossing sealed. Jordanian army trucks streamed slowly to the Jabir border crossing in northern Jordan, carrying tents and...
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July 01, 2018 - 7:52 am
SANAA, Yemen (AP) — The Saudi-led coalition fighting Shiite rebels in Yemen has "paused" its campaign to retake the rebel-held port city of Hodeida in support of U.N. peace efforts, an Emirati official said Sunday. Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash acknowledged the week-old pause...
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Austrian army practice the protection of the border between Slovenia and Austria in Spielfeld, Austria, Tuesday, June 26, 2018. (AP Photo/Ronald Zak)
June 26, 2018 - 1:54 pm
BERLIN (AP) — The Latest on Europe's migrant crisis (all times local) 7:50 p.m. French President Emmanuel Macron says he had a "useful" meeting with Italian Premier Giuseppe Conte about the migrant problem. The meeting, in Rome Monday evening, hadn't been publicized, since Macron had come...
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