Tag: aid

Russian plane takes off for U.S. with coronavirus help onboard

A Russian military transport plane took off from an airfield outside Moscow early on Wednesday and headed for the United States with a load of medical equipment and masks to help Washington fight coronavirus, Russian state TV reported.

Professionals unite in Covid-19 crisis; MFPA urges govt to address their...

The Malta Federation of Professional Associations (MFPA) is appealing to the relevant authorities to provide all personal protective equipment to healthcare professionals and others who are constantly exposed to a higher risk of contracting coroavirus.

Hong Kong govt pledges more aid to battered city, no end...

Hong Kong's embattled government announced extra financial support on Tuesday for the Chinese-ruled city battered by political unrest and facing its first...

Trump confirms he held back aid to Ukraine as impeachment talk...

President Donald Trump confirmed on Tuesday he had withheld nearly $400 million in U.S. aid to Ukraine but denied he did so as...

‘People are dying’: U.N official urges aid access for Myanmar’s Rakhine...

A U.N. official has urged Myanmar to grant aid workers "predictable, sustained access" to Rakhine state, where fighting between government troops and rebels has...

Trump cuts more than $200 million in U.S. aid to Palestinians

The United States is cutting more than $200 million (£155.7  million) in aid to the Palestinians, the State Department said on Friday, amid a...