Reports from Syria say a social worker known as the “Clown of Aleppo” who helped the besieged city’s children has been killed in an air strike.
Syrian government forces say they gained more ground in Aleppo on Thursday.
Videos uploaded to social media websites purport to show thousands of residents from eastern Aleppo streaming into the Kurdish-controlled Sheikh Maqsoud district of the city after the Syrian Army and
As the Syrian government and its allies advance in eastern Aleppo, rescuers are warning of an “imminent humanitarian disaster.
Rebel-held territory in eastern Aleppo has been split in two after Syrian government forces captured the key district of al-Sakhour.
They are angry about a decision by the local authority to put the camp in the southern town of Harmanli under quarantine after reports of a possible outbreak of skin disease.
Bolivia’s government has declared a national emergency because of a water shortage as it suffers the worst drought in 25 years.
The truce announced by the Saudi-led coalition aims to end 20 months of fighting, in which more than 10,000 people have died.
In the month since an Iraqi forces-led operation began to liberate Mosul from so-called Islamic State (ISIL), more than 47,000 people have been displaced.
Russian planes have taken to the skies over Syria again after a 28-day pause targeting Islamic militant groups in Idlib and Homs.
People fleeing the fighting amid the military offensive to retake the Iraqi city of Mosul have continued to arrive at UN camps in the region.
Sitting on the floor of a community center courtyard with two dozen teens, global movie star, actor Liam Neeson listened attentively as young Syrian refugees – who may not have known of his fame – sha
Activists are blaming government forces for the shelling in a rebel-held district of the Syrian capital, which reportedly happened during morning playtime.
It comes as a ten-hour ceasefire by Russian and Syrian government forces in the Syrian city comes to an end. Moscow says it was the final chance for rebels to leave besieged areas.
There have been emotional reunions at a refugee camp east of Mosul, as families fleeing ISIL militants come together with their relatives.
Hundreds of civilians flee territory controlled by the Islamic State group as the Iraqi army and federal police push north towards the militant-held city of…
Dozens of unaccompanied children are said to have faced a second successive night without shelter around the ruins of the so called ‘Jungle’ camp in Calais.
International aid for the people of Mosul has begun arriving in Iraq, as the offensive continues to oust ISIL from its last major urban stronghold in the…
Fighting rages around Aleppo, as Russia says it will extend a moratorium on air strikes on the besieged Syrian city into a ninth day.
They have fled for their lives to a camp for the displaced – escaping the frontline of the fight for Mosul.
The challenge of dealing with thousands of refugees could have a silver lining for Greece with emergency aid money boosting the country's economy.
Families leaving the city have been picked up by soldiers in the desert, while others have been arriving at a UN refugee camp.