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EU sets up $998 million budget for humanitarian aid

BRUSSELS (AP) - The European Union has set up a 900 million euro ($998 million) budget to help countries hit by humanitarian crises, with...

Russia scores victory for ally Syria in UN vote cutting aid

UNITED NATIONS (AP) - Russia scored a victory for its close ally Syria on Friday, using its veto threat to force the U.N. Security...

The Latest: US general: Iran missiles ‘intended’ to kill

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - The latest on U.S.-Iran tensions after the U.S. airstrike that killed Iran's top general (all times local): 1:50 a.m.Gen. Mark...

The Latest: Trump calls on NATO allies to up role in...

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - The latest on U.S.-Iran tensions after the U.S. airstrike that killed Iran's top general (all times local):8:12 p.m.President Donald Trump...

The Latest: Oxfam downscales Iraq aid amid Iran-US tensions

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - The latest on U.S.-Iran tensions after the U.S. airstrike that killed Iran's top general (all times local):7:55 p.m.Oxfam says it...

Aid groups halt work in south Yemen after targeted bombings

SANAA, Yemen (AP) - A dozen humanitarian organizations in war-torn southern Yemen suspended their operations following a string of targeted attacks, the U.N. said,...

UN defeats rival resolutions to keep Syria cross-border aid

UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The U.N. Security Council on Friday failed to approve rival resolutions that would continue the delivery of humanitarian aid across...

UN says half of Zimbabwe’s people face severe hunger

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) - About half of Zimbabwe’s population faces severe hunger amid a devastating drought and economic collapse, the United Nations said Tuesday,...

Amnesty: Yemen’s disabled are neglected, and suffering

CAIRO (AP) - Yemen’s civil war has exacted an enormous toll on people with disabilities, who find themselves on the margins of society and...

The Latest: Albanian declares day of mourning for victims

TIRANA, Albania (AP) - The Latest on a deadly earthquake in Albania (all times local):7:15 p.m.Albania’s government has declared Wednesday a day of mourning...