Yesterday, after the horrible and tragic terrorist attacks in Brussels, many people to express solidarity, started putting Belgian flags on their profile pictures. The same happened last November, after the horrific Paris attacks. But few people realize that between Paris… Continue Reading
The Department for International Development works to end extreme poverty, we tackle some of the major global issues around poverty reduction, climate change, as well as responding to humanitarian crises. We have joint offices, joint headquarters, one based in Whitehall… Continue Reading
Every year, thousands of people die trying to cross borders. At times, the stark reality of this becomes front page news like the picture of three-year-old Alan Kurdi, lying face down on a Turkish beach, or when 39 people were… Continue Reading
JUDY WOODRUFF: We have two top stories tonight. First, new eruptions at the White House. President Trump is suggesting it is OK if other countries give him information to undermine his opponents. Top Democrats say he is inviting attempts to… Continue Reading
On January 3rd, the United States launched a drone strike near the Baghdad International airport in Iraq. It killed several Iraqi and Iranian military officials, including Iran’s top commander named Qassem Soleimani. Moments later, Iran’s Supreme leader declared Soleimani a… Continue Reading
After years of nuclear negotiations between Iran and the United States, tensions have soared to a new high. Both countries hold extremely negative views of each other. Iranian leaders are even known to chant “Death to America” in their public… Continue Reading
So I’m at the border between Syria and Jordan right now, looking at all the humanitarian aid taking place to cross the border and to feed the most vulnerable people on the other side.