Archivi giornalieri: gennaio 26, 2009

Humanitarian aid trickles into Gaza

Egypt has been quick to help send aid into Gaza, but rigorous controls imposed by officials at the Israeli-controlled Ouja crossing have held up food aid intended for the Palestinians.

Al Jazeera’s Rawya Rageh reports from Egypt on the painstakingly slow process of getting humanitarian aid into the Gaza Strip.

Bosnia faces brain drain

Since the break-up of the former Yugoslavia 13 years ago, Bosnia has been struggling not only with ethnic divisions, but with an unsteady economy too. It has a high percentage of educated young people, but few feel they have a future in Bosnia. And with unemployment high, increasing numbers are putting their hopes in a move abroad.
Al Jazeera’s Sami Zeidan reports from Sarajevo.

Sri Lankan army corners in LTTE fighters

Sri Lanka’s government says they have cornered in the Tamil Tiger fighters in a 300 sq km stretch of land of northeastern coast.

Al Jazeera’s Tony Birtley reports on the heavy violence that has been intensifying inside the jungle bases where LTTE rebels have been hiding.