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Mayor Bill de Blasio didn’t get it done. Neither did Gov. Andrew Cuomo. Now, New York’s leading business groups are asking President Trump to back funding for transit agencies and city and...

Criminal legal aid lawyers could get a pay rise after government pledges extra £51million in funding in first cash boost of its kind in 25 years The extra money was welcomed but industry leaders said...

KABUL (Reuters) – Afghanistan began on Thursday the process of releasing from jail 100 Taliban Islamist militants in a prisoner swap for 20 of its security forces, a senior security official and...

Vice President Mike Pence ordered a review of aid procedures to other countries, after a phone call revealed a Trump administration official requested medical gear from a foreign country the US was supplying...

The city’s child welfare agency was sued Thursday by a group that is seeking the release of at least 10 teens from juvenile facilities around the city amid the coronavirus pandemic. The Legal Aid...

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Donors and aid groups are planning to suspend humanitarian aid to areas of Yemen controlled by the Houthis in the coming months if the group does not stop hindering the delivery...

GENEVA/SEOUL (Reuters) – North Korea has imposed a strict quarantine around foreigners or returning nationals who display fever on entering the country, but has found no cases of coronavirus yet,...

MANILA/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday announced the termination of a two-decade-old Visiting Forces Agreement with the United States (VFA), delivering on threats...

BEIRUT (Reuters) – Syrian government forces entered Saraqeb in northwestern Idlib province, a war monitor and eye witnesses said on Wednesday, in a renewed push by President Bashar al-Assad to recapture...

Paris: European aid money earmarked for development in Africa is increasingly tied to how well countries can block their own citizens from trying to migrate across the Mediterranean and may be hurting...

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – The United Nations World Food Programme said on Thursday that a record 45 million people in the 16-nation Southern African Development Community faced growing hunger following...

GENEVA (Reuters) – The United States Special Envoy for Syria Joel Rayburn voiced concern on Tuesday at what he said was the “continuing dangerous situation in northeast Syria” and urged...

KATHMANDU (Reuters) – Nepal said on Monday that China will give its army about $21 million in unspecified “disaster relief materials” over the next three years, as Beijing strengthens...

Abu Dhabi and Riyadh pledged $500m each but have so far failed to pay up as humanitarian disaster worsens. United Nations – Yemenis are dying from cholera, hunger and other ills because Saudi Arabia...

TRIPOLI (Reuters) – The United Nations on Thursday evacuated more than 350 migrants from a detention center in southern Tripoli where a fierce battle raged as fighters from rival Libyan camps traded...

GENEVA (Reuters) – The humanitarian situation has sharply deteriorated around the Libyan capital Tripoli, where “densely populated residential areas are gradually turning into battlefields”,...