About This Source - DW News
DW News is a global English-language news and information channel from German public international broadcaster Deutsche Welle, established in summer 2015.
Recent from DW News:
DW News published this video item, entitled “UN and Ethiopia reach agreement for Tigray aid access | DW News” – below is their description.
Ethiopia and the United Nations reached an agreement on Wednesday to allow aid into government-controlled areas of the Tigray region, where federal troops have declared their military operation against local forces over, two UN officials said.
This will allow the first aid into the region of 6 million people that has been cut off during fighting that began a month ago between the federal and Tigray regional governments. Each regards the other as illegal in a power struggle that has been months in the making.
Fighting between Ethiopian troops and the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) is estimated to have killed thousands of people, sent some 45,000 refugees into Sudan, displaced more within Tigray, and worsened suffering in a region where 600,000 people were dependent on food aid even before the flare-up began in early November. For weeks, the UN and others have pleaded for aid access amid reports of food, medicines and other supplies running out. The first mission will be to carry out a needs assessment starting on Wednesday.DW News YouTube Channel
Got a comment? Leave your thoughts in the comments section, below. Please note comments are moderated before publication.
In This Story: Ethiopia
3 Recent Items: Ethiopia
In This Story: Sudan
Sudan’s history goes back to the Pharaonic period. Independence from the British was proclaimed on 1 January 1956.
Islam was Sudan’s state religion and Islamic laws applied from 1983 until 2020 when the country became a secular state. The economy has been described as lower-middle income and relies on oil production. Sudan is a member of the United Nations, the Arab League, African Union, COMESA, Non-Aligned Movement and the Organisation of Islamic Co-operation.
3 Recent Items: Sudan
In This Story: United Nations
The United Nations (UN) is an intergovernmental organization that aims to maintain international peace and security.
At its founding, the UN had 51 member states; with the addition of South Sudan in 2011, membership is now 193, representing almost all of the world’s sovereign states.