According to the UN, 483 aid workers were subject to attacks last year, an 18 per cent rise on 2018 and the highest number ever recorded.
Opposition from Russia forced the UN Security Council to limit humanitarian deliveries to Syria's mostly rebel-held northwest from only one crossing point.
Ninety thousand still displaced: how Mozambique is recovering from devastating cyclones
Many houses have become unsafe to live in following the quake and its aftershocks. Volunteers say the most urgent need is for clothing and blankets.
The volunteer faced a three-month suspended sentence if the court had upheld his conviction for “facilitating irregular entry”
"We are extremely relieved to finally bring the remaining 88 exhausted and traumatised rescued persons to a safe port soon," said German NGO Sea-Eye.
The situation aboard Ocean Viking puts EU's new plan to distribute migrants to the test.
The trend for socially conscious accessories is gaining speed.
"We all have the responsibility to ensure that everyone’s human rights are respected" says Secretary General of Caritas Europa
On today's episode of Inspire Africa, host Jerry Bambi, does the round trip to West and East Africa - Nigeria, Ghana and Uganda feature in this episode.
UAE and Saudi Arabia to give $200m in aid to Yemenis of all backgrounds
Madagascar is in the grip of harsh climate change and after five years of extreme drought in the south it's now enduring a chronic food crisis.