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World 25 Jun 2007 | 12:00 AM

Darfur meeting ends without concrete action

PARIS (Reuters) - An international meeting on Darfur ended on Monday with promises to support peacekeeping efforts and a political process to stop the violence in western Sudan, but with few concrete steps.

World 15 Jun 2007 | 12:00 AM

ANALYSIS - West set to maintain Mideast efforts or risk worse

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Hamas' seizure of control of Gaza has left international mediators' Middle East policy in tatters, but the European Union cannot afford to abandon peace efforts for fear of still more violent and radical forces.

World 19 Sep 2006 | 12:00 AM

U.S. raps Venezuela, Myanmar on illegal drug trade

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States criticized Venezuela on Monday for doing too little to fight the drug trade, but said it would not cut off aid to the major U.S. oil supplier so it could keep supporting democracy there.

Business 25 Jun 2005 | 12:00 AM

President: IDB always accessible to members

THE Islamic Development Bank (IDB) has no hidden agenda and is accessible to the finance initiatives of member countries, said president Dr Ahmad Mohamed Ali.

Nation 22 Jan 2005 | 12:00 AM

PM hailed for championing environment

The first sign that greets Malaysia Airlines passengers arriving in Paris from Kuala Lumpur is a poster in French appealing for humanitarian funds for tsunami victims.

Nation 22 Dec 2004 | 12:00 AM

Mercy assists typhoon victims

The five-member Malaysian medical team has started helping Filipino children in typhoon battered Luzon where 1,500 people have died or are still missing.

Nation 13 Oct 2003 | 12:00 AM

Bank offers RM114mil aid to Palestine, Iraq

The Islamic Development Bank will provide monetary assistance totalling US$30mil (RM114mil) to Palestine and Iraq for humanitarian and reconstruction efforts there.

Letters 17 Aug 2003 | 12:00 AM

Saving water is not the solution

B>JAKARTA: /B>This year's dry season arrived earlier than predicted and could develop into a disaster if it becomes prolonged. It prompted the government to appeal to the public, particularly in the city, to avoid wasting water and to be prepared for sacrifices now that the country is feeling the full heat of the dry season.

Nation 10 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Tabung Haji raises RM500,000

Lembaga Tabung Haji has raised close to RM500,000 for its Iraqi humanitarian fund, launched Wednesday in co-operation with Peace Malaysia.

Nation 05 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

No closure of Johor causeway, says Abdullah

The Johor Causeway will not be closed to check the spread of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS), Acting Prime Minister Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi said.