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UN / SYRIA / ISRAEL – TURKEY

Syria's ambassador Bashar al Ja afari accused the governments of Turkey and Israel of a "public alliance of supporting terrorism" in his country. UNTV

26 Mar 2014 | Read More »

IMF/ GLOBAL FINANCIAL STABILITY REPORT

During its regular bi-weekly press briefing, Bill Murray, the International Monetary Fund (IMF)'s Deputy Spokesperson, reinstated the Fund's commitment with Pakistan. IMF

23 Jan 2014 | Read More »

TURKEY/SYRIANS CARPETS

Forty Syrian refugees were  given a crash course in carpet weaving at Adiyaman camp in Turkey. The workshops have been a success, the carpets are now being sold in the US and UK. UNHCR

25 Oct 2013 | Read More »

TURKEY / SYRIAN REFUGEES AID

More than 10,000 Syrian Refugees have spilled over into the border town of Akcakale in Southern Turkey. The town abuts a refugee camp that holds 30,000 more Syrian refugees seeking safety. UNHCR

24 Oct 2013 | Read More »

GENEVA / SYRIA HUMANITARIAN

The head of the UN refugee agency appealed for the international community to do more to share the burden on Syria’s neighbours, warning that the immense number of Syrian refugees fleeing the war is threatening those countries’ social and economic fabric. UNHCR

30 Sep 2013 | Read More »

GA/ SYRIA WRAP

Addressing delegates at the General Assembly, King Abdullah of Jordan said that the flow of Syrian refugees in Jordan could reach one million or 20 percent of the population by next year. Not even the strongest global economies could absorb this demand on infrastructure and resources, let alone a small economy and the fourth water-poorest [...]

24 Sep 2013 | Read More »

UN / CHILDREN IN ARMED

Leila Zerrougui, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict emphasized today that children in Syriahave lost their hope, and "they are full of anger" adding that if the conflict continues "we will face a generation of illiterate". UNTV

22 Jul 2013 | Read More »

TURKEY / AIDING SYRIAN REFUGEES

As the savings of Syrian refugees living in urban areas dwindle, soup kitchens provide much needed food assistance. UNHCR

9 Jul 2013 | Read More »

TURKEY / REFUGEES HELPING EACH OTHER

Kilis refugee camp in Turkeyhosts more than 12,000 uprooted Syrians. In times like these, helping those in need can be nothing less than life saving, so Henna Hassen, who has been living in the camp for two years with her two daughters and disabled husband, is now also taking care of their nine-month old niece.  [...]

3 Jul 2013 | Read More »

GENEVA / TURKEY

The United Nations top human rights official has urged Turkey's government and civil society to take urgent action to defuse tensions and has welcomed last week’s decision by the Turkish Government to put on hold further action on the Gezi Park development in Istanbul until a decision is made in court. CH UNTV

18 Jun 2013 | Read More »

 

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