Buffalo police push and injure elderly man

Two police officers in Buffalo, New York, have been suspended after an elderly protester was pushed to the ground and injured. Shocking footage shows two officers shoving the man, reported to be 75 years old, after he approaches and speaks to them. One officer uses a baton, the other his hand. The man then staggers … Read more Buffalo police push and injure elderly man

The European Central Bank is ramping up its stimulus program to aid an ailing economy

The European Central Bank will add 600 billion euros to its economic emergency stimulus program and extend the timeline to the middle of next year. Insights via @CME Group: https://openmarkets.cmegroup.com/quicktake?utm_source=youtube&utm_medium=paid_social&utm_campaign=quicktake_evergreen&utm_content=more_insights Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://bit.ly/2TwO8Gm QUICKTAKE ON SOCIAL: Follow QuickTake on Twitter: twitter.com/quicktake Like QuickTake on Facebook: facebook.com/quicktake Follow QuickTake on Instagram: instagram.com/quicktake Subscribe … Read more The European Central Bank is ramping up its stimulus program to aid an ailing economy

Sean Spicer Interview: Trump Repeats Call For Tougher Law and Order Against Protests

President Donald Trump reiterated Wednesday in an interview with Sean Spicer, his former press secretary who is now a conservative media personality, that New York should formally request military aid to quell protests in New York City. “If they don’t get it straightened out soon, I’ll take care of it,” he said. Subscribe to our … Read more Sean Spicer Interview: Trump Repeats Call For Tougher Law and Order Against Protests

High-Level Pledging Event for the Humanitarian Crisis in Yemen- Press Conference (02 June 2020)

Virtual Press Conference by Melissa Fleming, Under-Secretary-General for Global Communications, Mark Lowcock, Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, and Dr. Abdullah Al Rabeeah, Supervisor General of the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Centre (Ksrelief), following the High-Level Pledging Event for the Humanitarian Crisis in Yemen 2020.

Yemen Pledging Conference & other topics – Daily Briefing (2 June 2020)

Noon briefing by Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the Secretary-General. Highlights: – Yemen – Financing for Development – New Policy Brief on COVID-19 and People on the Move – Libya – Syria – Niger – Burkina Faso – Somalia – Ghana – Bolivia – El Salvador – Climate Change – Air Travel – Financial Contributions YEMEN … Read more Yemen Pledging Conference & other topics – Daily Briefing (2 June 2020)

Pledging Event for the Humanitarian Crisis in Yemen

Tune in LIVE for Yemen Conference 2020 – High-Level Pledging Event for the Humanitarian Crisis in Yemen. In 2020, Yemen remains the world’s largest humanitarian crisis. The cumulative impact of the conflict, economic decline and institutional collapse has left 24 million people – or about 80 per cent of the population – in need of … Read more Pledging Event for the Humanitarian Crisis in Yemen

France’s government launches aid packages the aviation industry in deep crisis

As the French government unveiled aid packages destined to a number of key economy sectors, such as the tourism and the aviation, Pierre Duval, from the Regulation and safety Aeroclub in France, says everything “has been renewed and are following rules on how to behave in the pandemic”, in order to make sure commercial aviation … Read more France’s government launches aid packages the aviation industry in deep crisis

Can Lebanon come back from the brink? | The Stream

“Lebanon’s finished.” That’s the prevailing sentiment among many residents in this nation these days, as it grapples with the worst economic crisis in its history. Today, nearly half of Lebanon’s six million people live below the poverty line. More than a third of the working population is unemployed, and the nation’s currency has lost 60 … Read more Can Lebanon come back from the brink? | The Stream

Donors and organizations scale back funding amid pandemic

A drive to raise at least 2.4 billion U.S. dollars in funding for aid operations in war-torn Yemen is underway. The United Nation’s aid chief said last week that agencies trying to help the millions at risk from conflict are nearly broke. He said funding for 2020 was well down on what the agencies received … Read more Donors and organizations scale back funding amid pandemic

“We are in a race against time”- UN Chief on Pledging Event for Humanitarian Crisis in Yemen 2020

Opening remarks by António Guterres, Secretary-General of the United Nations on the High-Level Pledging Event for the Humanitarian Crisis in Yemen 2020. “(…) We are in a race against time. Reports indicate that in Aden, mortality rates from Covid-19 are among the highest in the world. That is just one sign of what lies ahead, … Read more “We are in a race against time”- UN Chief on Pledging Event for Humanitarian Crisis in Yemen 2020

Humanitarian crisis in Yemen & other topics – Daily Briefing (1 June 2020)

Noon briefing by Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the Secretary-General. Highlights: – Yemen – Libya – Burundi – Middle East – Latin America and the Caribbean – Women and the Global Ceasefire Efforts – World Health Organization – Ebola – Resident Coordinators YEMEN  Tomorrow, the Secretary-General will be addressing the opening of a high-level virtual pledging … Read more Humanitarian crisis in Yemen & other topics – Daily Briefing (1 June 2020)

The Global Guardians: Angel on wheels

Rodrigo Heredia Chia is a businessman, a social #activist, an amateur rescue and relief worker and a biker. When the COVID-19 #pandemic hit Mexico, he set up a collaborative network through the social #media to raise funds and provide first aid to victims of the virus – those who have lost their jobs, those on … Read more The Global Guardians: Angel on wheels

World Food Programme calls for free movement of aid

The World Food Programme has been asking countries to allow for free movement of food and humanitarian services in a bid to avert the risk of increased hunger during the pandemic. It said at least 30,000,000 people globally depend on food aid to survive. The agency has been using its new humanitarian hub based in … Read more World Food Programme calls for free movement of aid

Are African countries staying ahead of the coronavirus? I Inside Story

When COVID-19 started to spread around the world, aid workers warned of disaster for Africa. Health systems are weak and poorly funded in many places, and crowded cities making social distancing impossible. But African countries appear to be managing. Senegal and Ghana are among countries praised for their approach to tackle the disease. The number … Read more Are African countries staying ahead of the coronavirus? I Inside Story