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China’s energy corporation shuns Venezuelan oil amid US sanctions

China petroleum joins Turkish Ziraat Bank by cancelling plans to purchase Venezuelan crude oil as America tightens sanctions against the South American nation.

UN report: North Koreans paying bribes to survive

North Koreans are bribing officials to survive in their isolated country where corruption is “endemic” and repression rife, the UN human rights office said.

International Criminal Court probes Rohingya atrocities in Bangladesh

The ICC team will visit Rohingya camps in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh where 740,000 Rohingya refugees fled to after persecution in Myanmar.

The colour of human misery

We need to move beyond the current blinkered approach of seeing everything through the lens of race and religion.

Venezuelans trapped along border after weekend unrest

Venezuelan citizens are forced to stay on in neighbouring Colombia as the border remains closed.

China says humanitarian aid should not be forced into Venezuela

Chinese Foreign Ministry says that Maduro's government had exercised restraint with good cause.

Maduro’s soldiers have begun disobeying orders, US senator says

Florida Senator Marco Rubio believes that Venezuelan soldiers will have second thoughts about executing Maduro's orders.

Venezuela ‘on alert,’ suspends links with Curacao to block aid

Venezuelan military commanders reaffirm loyalty to Maduro and continue blockade of humanitarian aid.

Trump tells Venezuela military to back Guaido or ‘lose everything’

Trump gives Maduro government until Saturday to let US aid shipments into the country.

Venezuela expels Europe lawmakers as aid showdown intensifies

ThThe unexplained expulsion is latest tension point between the international community and the embattled Maduro.

Trucks carrying US humanitarian aid arrive at Venezuela border

Vehicles with necessities arrive at the Colombian-Venezuelan border.

Pope condemns Yemen war ahead of historic Gulf visit

The pope says in his regular Sunday address in Vatican City that he is following the urgent humanitarian crisis in Yemen with great concern.

Young girls primary victims of humanitarian strife

One in five girls aged between 13 and 15 endured forced marriages.

US heading to new humanitarian crisis at border, Senator warns

Representative Joaquin Castro, a Democrat from San Antonio, described the living conditions as acceptable but said it didn’t make up for the fact that the children have been brought to the facility.

UN envoy warns of risk of violence in DR Congo

As the Democratic Republic of the Congo prepares to hold elections, the risks of violence grow with every passing day.

Indian actress’ death in Dubai highlights delays in repatriating deceased migrant...

In many cases, the body lies in the morgue for days.

Botswana blames DR Congo’s humanitarian crisis on Kabila

Botswana’s Ministry of International Affairs said that DR Congo President Joseph Kabila's delay of elections caused him to lose control over internal affairs in his country.

Russia calls daily truce in battered Syria enclave

With IS' once-sprawling "caliphate" now wiped off the map, the regime has looked bent on completing its reconquest and Eastern Ghouta is a key target.