Trucks with tonnes of medical supplies and equipment arrive in Mekelle city, following signing of peace agreement by government and rebels in Pretoria and Nairobi, says International Committee of the Red Cross.
A group of experts will be at the Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant in southern Ukraine until Sunday or Monday, International Atomic Energy Agency chief Rafael Grossi says.
The International Committee of the Red Cross has registered nearly 64,000 cases of disappeared persons in Africa, where there are over 35 active armed conflicts today.
The children lost contact following fierce fighting in Rutshuru territory between the Armed Forces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (FARDC) and M23 rebels.
As violence aggravates existing crises, 15% of Burkina Faso's population is currently faced with food insecurity, and 1 in 10 children suffer from malnutrition, says the Red Cross.
El Salvador has enacted a state of emergency to fight a new spike in homicides while thousands of Haitians demonstrate against a lack of governmental support to protect their population from gangs.
Red Cross' Director General Robert Mardini called for support from the international community, which has so far taken a cautious approach in engaging with the Taliban.
The calls from the United Nations three top officials come after US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo declared the Iran-linked Houthis a “foreign terrorist organisation.”
Days before he takes office, rights organisations highlight US human rights transgressions and international law violations at the military detention centre.
Ethiopia is rejecting calls for independent investigations into the deadly fighting in its Tigray region, saying it “doesn’t need a baby-sitter."
The clutch of nuclear-armed states, including the United States, Britain, France, China, and Russia, have not signed the treaty.
Swiss humanitarian relief expert Philippe Lazzarini replaces another Swiss national, Pierre Krahenbuhl, who was forced to resign in November 2019 amid accusations of mismanagement.
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