Czech Republic Left With 1.3 Days Worth of Emergency Food

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The government of the Czech Republic said it has has stored 13 million daily food rations that would only last 1.3 days in case of an emergency. Pavel Švagr, chairman of the State Material Reserves Administration (SSHR), said the previous …

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Taiwan Donates $1m to Estonian Refugee Council

Taiwan donated $1 million to the Estonian Refugee Council (ERC), which would support displaced Ukrainians who have fled to Estonia. ERC, in a report by Eesti Rahvusringhääling – Estonian Public Broadcasting, announced that it has inked a cooperation agreement with …

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Indonesian Parliament Approves $24 Billion in Energy Subsidies

The Indonesian parliament has approved a government request to pump $24 billion into energy subsidies to help cancel out the surge in domestic energy prices driven by global inflation. Parliament greenlighted on Thursday additional energy subsidies worth 74.9 trillion rupiah …

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EU Announces $25m in Humanitarian Aid For Palestine

The European Union on Monday announced a revamped humanitarian aid package worth $25 million to meet basic needs of vulnerable Palestinians in the West Bank, East Jerusalem and Gaza. “Over 2 million Palestinian women, children and men in the Occupied …

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900,000 Afghans Lose Jobs Since Taliban Takeover In August: SIGAR

The US Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) said Tuesday that at least 900,000 Afghans have lost their jobs since the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan in mid-August. “500,000 Afghan workers lost employment in the third quarter of 2021. By …

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Japan to Provide Stimulus for Low-Income Households

The Japanese government is reportedly set to give cash handouts of 100,000 yen ($774) to households that were recently turned low-income as part of a stimulus package that will be announced next week. Prime Minister Fumio Kishida’s administration will offer …

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Moldovan Foreign Minister: ‘Everyone in Europe Less Secure’

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Moldova’s Foreign Minister Nicu Popescu said that “everyone in Europe feels less secure than just two months ago,” before a meeting with his US counterpart Secretary of State Antony Blinken in Washington.  The foreign ministers discussed ongoing efforts to strengthen …

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UAE Sends 50 Tonnes of Emergency Medical and Relief Aid to Ukraine

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The United Arab Emirates on Thursday sent a plane carrying emergency food items with medical equipment as part of its continued humanitarian efforts to Ukraine civilians in need. “We sent a plane to Warsaw, Poland carrying 50 tonnes of food …

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Pentagon Claims Russian Forces Left Chernihiv and Kyiv Fronts

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According to the Pentagon, around two-thirds of Russian forces employed to attack Ukraine’s capital have left Kyiv and are refitting in Belarus. On February 24, Putin sent over 125 battalion tactical units into Ukraine, and despite the reports of two-thirds …

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