Four medical workers from the Union of Medical Care and Relief Organizations were killed overnight by an airstrike in Syria.
Afghan security forces in Kabul have been battling gunmen who stormed an international aid group’s offices after a car bomb attack.
An interview with Dr. Alison Thompson, a full-time humanitarian working inside the refugee camps in Greece. When the planes flew into the twin
At the annual National Circus Festival in Kabul, members of the Mobile Mini Circus for Children (MMCC) are entertaining Kabul residents with a mix of juggling, acrobatics and…
The world is witnessing the biggest refugee crisis since World War ll.
Shocking hidden camera videos have reignited the debate on animal cruelty. We talk to a farmer, abattoir workers and a sociologist about the killing of animals for food.
This is the Brief from Brussels, a round-up of the top news stories from Europe’s de facto political capital.
Despite winning a campaign to get Brazil to declare a protected area for the Kawahiva tribe – one of the last uncontacted indigenous peoples in the Amazon Forest – campaigners say there is no time to
The Davos World Economic Forum can conjure up an image of testosterone charged mega-deals, or of a top-tier inaccessible political elite debating the
The Paris pact on climate change, agreed over the weekend, has been hailed as ‘historic’ in political and diplomatic circles. But what do the
Activists in London are preparing for Sunday’s (November 29) People’s March for Climate, Justice and Jobs. The rally in the English capital is
The EU Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development has told euronews that an emergency trust fund for Africa is aimed at bringing
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government has cancelled Greenpeace’s licence to operate in the country, citing financial fraud and
The US military said it launched an attack around the time a Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) charity hospital in the Afghan city of Kunduz was hit by
The medical aid group Medecins Sans Frontieres says an air strike that hit a hospital in northern Afghanistan went on for at least half an hour after
An Italian aid worker has been shot dead in Bangladesh. 50-year-old Cesare Tavella worked for a Netherlands-based NGO. He was gunned down in Dhaka’s
As the EU countries are debating best ways to deal with the influx of refugees unprecedented in recent years, the Gulf states have come under
A six-year-old boy from Isère has become the first person in France to receive an ultra-low-cost prosthetic limb. Costing less than 50 euros to
Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed into law a bill which will allow foreign organisations to be banned from operating in the country. The
Campaigners are calling on MEPs to toughen up European rules on ‘conflict minerals’. The European Parliament is set to vote on European Commission
The Swedish Red Cross has embarked on a retro video gaming initiative that aims to bring together good fun and a good cause. Travellers passing
A year after the end of the third civil war that ravaged the Central African Republic an uneasy calm reigns in the capital, Bangui. Despite a
The Fidesz government in European Union member Hungary again falls under international scrutiny with a series of crackdowns against civic
Despite years of warning and numerous conservation projects the illegal trade in tiger parts is increasing. Big cat watchers blame the rise on a
Medicins Sans Frontieres has suspended all but emergency care in the Central African Republic. The organisation said it was “dismayed” at the
In Transylvania, in Romania, a group of young Europeans are on a very special year-long mission. Generation Y followed them as they took up the
The US has been spying on human rights activists, according to NSA superleaker Edward Snowden. He made the claims whilst giving evidence to the
Some local educational ideas have such an impact that they go beyond borders and gain international recognition. In this edition of Learning World