Spain sends help to battle Portugal's wildfires

Lisbon, Aug 14 Spanish firefighters and water dumping aircraft have bolstered Portuguese efforts to gain control of forest fires raging in the centre of the country, the European Commission said...

Aug 14, 2017 8:22 PM | Newsscroll

EU says fall of Mosul 'decisive' step against terror

Brussels, Jul 10 The European Union has hailed the defeat of the Islamic State group in Mosul as a "decisive step" in fighting terrorism but called on Iraqis to work together to improve their...

Jul 10, 2017 2:45 AM | Newsscroll

EU pledges 85 mn euros to Uganda for S Sudan refugees

Arua (Uganda), Jun 22 The EU pledged 85 million euros (USD 95 million) to Uganda today, ahead of a summit to raise twenty times that amount to help it deal with nearly one million refugees from...

Jun 22, 2017 9:16 PM | Newsscroll

Huge forest fires kill 62 in Portugal

Penela (Portugal), Jun 18 Raging forest fires in Portugal have killed at least 62 people, most of whom burnt to death in their cars, the government said today, in one of the worst such disasters in...

Jun 18, 2017 6:30 PM | Newsscroll

Huge Portugal forest fires kill 57, injure scores

Penela (Portugal), Jun 18 Raging forest fires in central Portugal have killed at least 57 people, most of whom burnt to death in their cars, and injured scores of others, the government said...

Jun 18, 2017 3:36 PM | Newsscroll

Donors pledge $6 billion for 2017 at Syria aid conference: EU

Brussels, Apr 5 International donors today pledged USD 6 billion in aid to Syria for 2017, the EU said, at a conference in Brussels overshadowed by a suspected chemical attack on a rebel town."Our...

Apr 05, 2017 11:08 PM | Newsscroll

South Sudan promises 'unimpeded' aid access amid famine

Watamu (Kenya), Feb 22 South Sudan's president has said his government will ensure "unimpeded access" for all aid organizations, a day after famine was declared for more than 100,000 people in the...

Feb 22, 2017 7:21 AM | Newsscroll