"Everyone's lives will be better off under tax reform, because of the tax relief that families' get, because of the higher paychecks, because we have a stronger economy, and again, this is also about bringing jobs back from overseas."
House Ways and Means Committee Chairman
"I believe that here, today, many different people have jointly made a historic step for a fair, just and free Hungary."
"The EU withdrawal bill is making good progress. We're on course to deliver Brexit. We're on course to deliver on the vote of the British people."
Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
"I dissent from this spirally spun, legally lightweight, consumer harming, corporate enabling, destroying internet freedom order."
Democrat FCC Commissioner
"There can only be industrial and economic growth if there is energy."
Hyacinthe Befeno Todimanana
"We're making Ariane 6 to reduce costs."
Director, Guiana Space Centre
"Next year will be the last chance to pursue EU-level reforms before a fateful year of reckoning begins."
Former Swedish prime minister
Chaos as Iraqi forces send in half a dozen trucks loaded with humanitarian aid into Mosul. Food shortages have made people desperate as the battle to recapture the city slows.
The Syrian government has agreed to allow emergency UN aid into three besieged towns – including the rebel held town of Madaya, close to Damascus –
The World Food programme is sounding the alarm on an impending humanitarian disaster in Yemen. Its Executive Director says the risk of famine has
The international community is stepping up efforts to help flood-stricken Myanmar, which has appealed for aid after devastating monsoon rains
Aid agencies in Nepal are in a race against time to deliver much-needed food to villages destroyed by last week’s earthquake. This used to be Ram's
Russia and Ukraine are slowly inching towards an agreement on allowing a convoy of more than 260 Russian vehicles to enter the country carrying food
With questions surrounding a Russian aid convoy still unanswered, a Ukrainian convoy has reached the besieged region of Luhansk in the east of the
A convoy of 280 Russian trucks headed for eastern Ukraine early Tuesday, one day after an agreement was reached on an international humanitarian
Emergency aid carried by Western cargo planes was dropped on Iraq’s Mount Sinjar on Tuesday, meant for refugees from the Yazidi sect who are stuck
As the World Food Programme flies vital supplies from Iraq into war-torn Syria, a deal may finally have been reached to allow aid into the besieged
A massive convoy of trucks carrying aid and military supplies to the Central African Republic from Cameroon finally arrived in the capital Bangui on
Central African Republic
The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) says it urgently needs donations to feed the hungry in the Central African Republic (CAR).
The WFP is
Tacloban in the Philippines – survivors of last month’s typhoon Haiyan have become used to living among the ruins…
But it is Christmas time and
The UN says getting relief supplies to the millions affected by the Philippines typhoon is a “logistical nightmare” admitting that some areas have
Residents of the Philippines’ city of Tacloban have been enduring a daily struggle for survival since Typhoon Haiyan devastated the city a week
As pressure mounts on the Philippines government to speed up aid distribution, Tacloban’s typhoon-wrecked airport is witnessing a new daily
Amid the devastation in Tacloban, tales of survival, resilience and generosity towards others are emerging daily.
One concerns a small girl called
Tens of thousands of Filipinos marched through the streets of Manila in opposition to a controversial priority development assistance fund (PDAF) or
At least 20 children have died and another 35 are being treated in hospital in India after eating a contaminated school meal.
The children fell
The main UN humanitarian agency for Palestinians said it was suspending operations in the Gaza Strip after protesters stormed its headquarters over