Palu recovery in red tape months after Indonesian tragedy
Six months after Palu was ripped apart by an earthquake, tsunami and liquefying soil that sucked neighborhoods into the earth and killed thousands, a second crisis is looming as recovery efforts stumble and the city begs for humanitarian assistance.Thousands of people in this city on Indonesia's Sulawesi island are still ...
Pompeo pledges continued pressure on Venezuela’s Maduro
The United States will continue to pressure Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro until he understands his days are "numbered," Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Sunday. Pompeo's comments came the day after clashes between activists trying to deliver U.S-backed humanitarian aid into Venezuela and troops loyal to Maduro. Two people were ...
Update: Volunteers fills bags with US aid for Venezuela
The Latest on the political crisis in Venezuela (all times local):11:45 a.m.U.S. humanitarian aid destined for Venezuela is now sitting in a warehouse on the Colombian border.The goods stored at the border city of Cucuta, which is just across the river from Venezuela, consist of corn, flour, lentils and cans ...
US deflects UN request to fund humanitarian aid for N. Korea
State Department says Pyongyang could find the requested $111 million if it stopped nuclear weapons development
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