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Trump sued for 'illegal conduct' at family foundation

New York - President Donald Trump, his sons and daughter, were accused Thursday of "persistently illegal conduct" at their family foundation, in a lawsuit alleging Trump misused charity funds to finance everything from his election campaign to a portrait of himse...

New York sues Trump for 'illegal conduct' at family foundation

New York - New York State filed suit Thursday against President Donald Trump, his sons and daughter, alleging a pattern of "persistently illegal conduct" at their family foundation and seeking the charity's dissolution.The lawsuit accused the Donald J.

Haiti permanently bans scandal-hit Oxfam charity

Port-au-prince - The Haitian government said Wednesday it has permanently banned international charity Oxfam Great Britain from operating in the country following a scandal over sexual misconduct by some of its workers there.

1.2bn children threatened by war, poverty, discrimination: study

London - More than half of the world's children are threatened by conflict, poverty or sexual discrimination, Save the Children said in a report published on Wednesday.

Oxfam UK chief to quit in wake of Haiti scandal: charity

London - The chief executive of scandal-hit British charity Oxfam announced his resignation Wednesday, saying that someone else should help "rebuild" the group following a prostitution scandal in Haiti.

Mylo offers Canada’s only mobile giving app

Montreal - The mobile company Mylo has launched a scheme called "Round Up To Give", making it Canada’s only mobile giving app. The scheme operates in partnership with CanadaHelps.

UNICEF in Greece face corruption probe

Atenas - Prosecutors in Athens on Tuesday ordered a preliminary investigation into UNICEF in Greece over suspected corruption, according to judicial sources.

Save the Children chair Alan Parker resigns

London - Save the Children chair Alan Parker resigned on Thursday, citing a "complex mix of challenges" as the reason for his early departure.

German food charity lifts ban on meals for migrants

Berlin - A German food bank on Tuesday said it will reopen its doors to new migrant clients, some three months after its decision to stop giving free meals to foreigners sparked nationwide outrage.

Oxfam faces fresh Haiti sexual misconduct allegations

London - Oxfam faced fresh allegations of sexual misconduct by staff in Haiti, with a report on Saturday claiming the charity kept a senior aid worker in the earthquake-hit country for over a year despite harassment claims.

'Nazi' sprayed on German food charity after migrant halt

Berlin - German police said Monday they were searching for vandals who sprayed the word "Nazis" on the building and vans of a charitable food bank that has stopped accepting new migrant clients.

Haiti suspends Oxfam operations pending sex scandal probe

Port-au-prince - Haiti on Thursday suspended the operations of British charity Oxfam pending the outcome of its investigation into allegations that its staff sexually exploited Haitians after a devastating 2010 earthquake.

German free-meals charity bars new migrant clients

Berlin - A German food bank said Thursday it would temporarily stop accepting new non-German clients, citing a huge influx of migrants that was displacing locals in need.

Oxfam investigates new sexual misconduct cases as MPs grill bosses

London - Oxfam revealed Tuesday it was investigating 26 new cases of sexual misconduct since the crisis erupted over its handling of a 2011 prostitution scandal in Haiti, which the British charity called a "wake-up call".

Oxfam probing 26 new cases of sexual misconduct: chief

London - Oxfam said Tuesday it was investigating 26 new cases of sexual misconduct which had been reported since a scandal broke earlier this month over its handling of a 2011 case in Haiti.

Ex-Oxfam official denies organising orgies as Haiti opens probe

Brussels - A former Oxfam country director at the centre of sexual misconduct allegations embroiling the London-based charity has denied organising orgies, as Haiti announced it would open a probe into the spiralling scandal.

Haiti to launch probe into Oxfam sex scandal

Port-au-prince - Haiti's foreign minister said Thursday that his country would open a probe on the sexual misconduct scandal embroiling the British charity Oxfam.

Archbishop Tutu quits Oxfam role over charity's sex scandal

Johanesburg - Retired archbishop and Nobel laureate Desmond Tutu announced Thursday that he had quit his role as an ambassador for Oxfam after the British charity was hit by sexual misconduct allegations.

Ex-Oxfam official to give 'his version' on sex scandal: report

Brussels - A former Oxfam country director at the centre of allegations of sexual misconduct embroiling the London-based charity does "not deny everything" but wants to give his version of events, a Belgian daily reported Thursday.

World charities fear being tarred by Oxfam sex scandal

Paris - Humanitarian groups around the world, fearing knock-on effects from the sex scandals that have hurt donations to British charity Oxfam, are under pressure to show heightened vigilance against abuses.

Aid group MSF says 24 cases of harassment, sex abuse in 2017

Paris - Aid group Doctors Without Borders on Wednesday said it had acted on 24 cases of sexual harassment or abuse last year as British charity Oxfam faces a storm over its handling of a sex scandal.

MSF reveals sex abuse cases as Oxfam scandal widens

Paris - A scandal over sexual abuse in the foreign aid industry that began with Oxfam spread on Wednesday, as French group Doctors Without Borders revealed it had fired 19 staff last year for harassment or abuse.

Minnie Driver quits Oxfam role over charity sex scandal

London - British actress Minnie Driver quit her role as an Oxfam ambassador late Tuesday, saying she was "devastated" by the charity's response to a sex scandal involving its aid workers.

Oxfam scandal spotlights lack of NGO oversight in poor countries

Port-au-prince - A prostitution scandal embroiling British charity Oxfam has highlighted the lack of oversight with which aid organizations often operate in countries like Haiti, where the government is weak and locals driven to desperation by grinding poverty.

Oxfam chairman arrested in Guatemala

Guatemala City - The chairman of under-fire British charity group Oxfam International, Juan Alberto Fuentes Knight, was arrested Tuesday in his native Guatemala in a swoop related to government graft allegations, officials said.

Haitian president denounces Oxfam handling of sex scandal

Port-au-prince - Haiti's President Jovenel Moise has decried Oxfam's handling of a prostitution scandal in the Caribbean nation, calling the situation a "serious violation of human dignity.

Oxfam faces South Sudan abuse claim as sex scandal widens

London - Scandal-hit British charity Oxfam was reeling Tuesday after fresh claims of sexual assault and cover-up in South Sudan, as Haiti's president condemned the behaviour of some of its staff in his country as "undignified and dishonest".

Oxfam faces fresh claim of abuse in South Sudan

London - Scandal-hit British charity Oxfam was reeling Tuesday after fresh claims of sexual assault and rape, this time between aid workers in South Sudan.

Oxfam deputy head resigns after Haiti sex scandal

London - The deputy chief executive of Oxfam resigned on Monday over the British charity's handling of a prostitution scandal in Haiti involving its staff members and allegations of similar behaviour in Chad.

Oxfam deputy head resigns after Haiti prostitutes scandal

London - The deputy chief executive of Oxfam resigned on Monday over the British charity's handling of a prostitution scandal in Haiti involving its staff members and allegations of similar behaviour in Chad.
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