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EU Approves US$14 Million in Aid to Sacked Workers in Belgium, Finland, Germany, Netherlands

The EU parliament on Tuesday approved 11.6 million euro ($14 million) in aid to help dismissed workers in Germany, Finland, Belgium, and the Netherlands...

Aid ship rescues over 300 people in Mediterranean in just days

The aid ship Sea-Eye 4 has rescued about 330 migrants attempting to make the perilous journey across the Mediterranean in the past few days,...
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British government plans to cut millions in aid’ to some African countries

The British government is planning to “slash hundreds of millions of pounds” to five individual African countries and the Sahel, according to official papers...

Philippines to receive US$25 million in aid to purchase Covid vaccines

dpa/GNA – The Asian Development Bank (ADB) on Monday announced 25 million dollars in financial aid to help the Philippines purchase vaccines against...
Pedestrians wearing face masks walk on a street in Rome, Italy, March 10, 2020. Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte announced late Monday that the whole of Italy will be placed under lockdown from Tuesday until April 3. (Xinhua/Cheng Tingting)

Italy approves further billions in aid to counter pandemic’s effects

dpa/GNA - Italy plans to provide further billions to help people and companies hard hit by the pandemic, according to the government. The Council...
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EU allocates millions in aid to Bosnia for migrant accommodation

dpa/GNA - The European Union allocated an additional 3.5 million euros (4.2 million dollars) to Bosnia-Herzegovina on Sunday to provide better housing for...

Let’s help reduce HIV infection – GAC

The Ghana AIDs Commission (GAC) has launched this year’s World AIDs Day with a call on the public to work towards reducing the infection...
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Focus of humanitarian aid after Beirut blasts shifts to mid-term: UN

The United Nations and partners on Friday issued a report card on aid following the Beirut blasts and said the focus is changing to...
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China donates 1 million USD to support UN agency’s food aid program in Gaza

China donated on Friday 1 million U.S. dollars in support of food assistance program in Gaza, according to an agreement with the UN Relief...
Medical workers are seen in a COVID-19 quarantine hospital in Cairo, Egypt, on June 15, 2020. Egypt reported on Monday its highest single-day COVID-19 deaths with 97 fatalities, taking the death toll in the North African country to 1,672, said the Egyptian Health Ministry. According to the ministry's spokesman Khaled Megahed, 1,691 new COVID-19 infections have also been registered in the past 24 hours, bringing the total confirmed cases to 46,289. (Xinhua/Ahmed Gomaa)

Kenyan manufacturers launch policy tool-kit to aid recovery from COVID-19 pandemic

Kenya's manufacturers on Wednesday launched a policy tool-kit to aid the recovery of the sector from COVID-19 pandemic. Mucai Kunyiha, chairman of...
The flag of Lebanon features the Lebanon cedar.

EU delivers additional aid to Lebanon

The European Union (EU) on Monday sent a cargo plane carrying 12 tons of humanitarian supplies and medical equipment to Lebanon, weeks after deadly...
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Uganda suspends operations of 208 aid agencies over violation of regulations

Uganda has suspended operations of 208 humanitarian agencies over violations of rules governing refugees in the East African country, a top government official said...

Uganda puts refugee settlement under lockdown after aid workers test positive for COVID-19

Uganda has put Kyangwali Refugee Settlement in the western district of Kikuube under lockdown after aid workers tested positive for COVID-19, a spokesperson of...
The flag of Lebanon features the Lebanon cedar.

Egypt sends 10th batch of aid to Lebanon over deadly explosions

Egypt sent on Wednesday the 10th batch of aid to Lebanon to help the country deal with the aftermath of the massive explosions that...

Chinese aid helps fire victims in northern Namibia to rebuild lives

By Ndalimpinga Iita When a fire reduced the house of Pombili Mwandingi at Oshikango in the northern part of Namibia...

EU announces 100,000-euro emergency aid for displaced Libyans

The European Union Delegation to Libya announced on Tuesday the allocation of 100,000 euros (112,947 U.S. dollars) in emergency assistance for displaced Libyans fleeing...
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Come to our aid : Ofadaa Asomdwee Farmers Association calls on g’ovt

Aggrieved farmers, belonging to the Ofadaa Asomdwee Farmers Association in the Awutu Senya District, have appealed to the government and all concerned agencies to...

Germany to aid Zambia’s COVID-19 fight

The Germany embassy in Zambia on Monday said it was providing Zambia with funds as a rapid response towards its fight against COVID-19. ...
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa speaks during the opening of the 33rd African Union (AU) summit of heads of state and government at the AU headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Feb. 9, 2020. (Photo by Michael Tewelde/Xinhua)

South African President calls for debt cancellations for poor African countries to aid coronavirus...

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Friday called for lifting the waiver of interest payments and possible cancellation of debt for Africa's low-income countries...

French Professional Football League to seek state-guaranteed loan to aid struggling clubs

The French Professional Football League (LFP) has adopted a resolution on Monday to apply a loan guaranteed by the state (PGE) to pay the...
United Nations

UN, partners aid Burkina Faso, Mali, Niger hit by conflict, COVID-19

The United Nations and humanitarian agencies are helping 1.2 million internally displaced people and 107,000 refugees in the border areas of the Central Sahel...
Photo taken on Sept. 18, 2019 shows U.S. dollar banknotes in Washington D.C., the United States. U.S. Federal Reserve on Wednesday lowered interest rates by 25 basis points amid growing risks and uncertainties stemming from trade tensions and a global economic slowdown, following a rate cut in July that was its first in more a decade. (Xinhua/Liu Jie)

U.S. small business loan program faces backlash as not-so-small businesses secure aid

As small businesses hit by the COVID-19 outbreak scramble to apply for loans under a U.S. government program, a few not-so-small companies have already...

U.S. Congress passes COVID-19 relief package to aid small businesses, hospitals

U.S. Congress on Thursday passed a 484-billion-dollar relief package to boost funding for small businesses, hospitals and virus testing, as the country continues to...
A cleaner works in San Francisco, California, the United States, March 20, 2020. California Governor Gavin Newsom announced Thursday evening a statewide stay-at-home order for the most populous U.S. state in response to the rapid spread of COVID-19. Newsom asked all nearly 40 million Californians to stay home unless it is absolutely necessary to head out. (Xinhua/Wu Xiaoling)

U.S. House passes COVID-19 relief package to aid small businesses, hospitals, testing

The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday passed a 484-billion-dollar relief package to boost funding for small businesses, hospitals and coronavirus testing, sending the...

Israel allocates US$15 million to aid Arab communities during Ramadan

Israel will transfer an emergency aid package of 55 million new shekels (about 15.6 million U.S. dollars) to 73 Arab local authorities, the state's...

The vulnerable at Aboman receive aid

A US-based philanthropist Naa Smyle Holm has donated various items to some underprivileged people at Aboman, a suburb of Pantang Village. The items included bags...

IMF approves about US$1 billion to aid Ghana’s COVID-19 fight

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has approved a credit facility of 738 million Special Drawing Rights (about 1.0 billion U.S. dollars) for Ghana to...

UN grants US$16 million to aid Angola fight COVID-19

The United Nations (UN) has granted 16 million U.S. dollars to complement Angola's effort in fighting the COVID-19, the UN's resident coordinator in Angola,...
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Israel injects US$179 million to aid hi-tech industry amid coronavirus pandemic

Israel's Ministry of Finance approved an immediate injection of 650 million new shekels (178.5 million U.S. dollars) to aid the Israeli hi-tech industry which...
Packages of urgently needed medical supplies donated by China’s Fosun Group were received in Japan, Republic of Korea and Italy. Photo courtesy of Fosun Group.

Chinese firms donate medical supplies to aid COVID-19 fight overseas

By Ma Jingjing, Global Times Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Chinese companies have actively donated medical supplies such as face masks and infrared thermometers and offered...