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The UNRWA case reveals a much larger problem with humanitarian aid

The opinions expressed in this article are those of the author and do not represent in any way the editorial position of Euronews. The global consensus that humanitarian work is essential too easily surrenders the moral high ground, often with devastating consequences. It is time to recover that ground, Ambassador Mark Wallace and Dr Hans-Jakob

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UN appeals for urgent humanitarian assistance as war rages on in Ukraine

UNHCR chief Filippo Grandi has spent a week visiting several towns affected by the war with Russia. ADVERTISEMENT The UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Filippo Grandi, has appealed for urgent humanitarian assistance for Ukrainians, following a week-long visit to several areas affected by the war in the country. Grandi said that the millions displaced by the war whose

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Myanmar junta to free 9,652 prisoners on humanitarian grounds

Myanmar’s military government will release 9,652 prisoners, including 114 foreigners, under an amnesty to mark the country’s independence day, state media reported on Thursday. The Southeast Asian nation has been in turmoil since the military seized power in February 2021, reversing a decade-long democratic experiment, and used deadly force to crush protests. “With the intention

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