World leaders hold UN summit on refugee crisis * Over 65 million refugees world wide * Aid chiefs call for “dependable humanitarian funding” * Syrian refugees living in a camp in the Bekaa Valley i
The US and Russia say they want to extend the ceasefire they have brokered in Syria.
Video posted to social media shows rescuers searching through the debris of damaged buildings hit by airstrikes said to be in the town of Douma in Syria’s Damascus…
Viewers are almost immune now to the dusty aftermath of air strikes on city streets in Syria on their television screens.
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The foreign ministers of Venezuela and Colombia have met to discuss moves to open up their joint border, a year after Caracas closed crossings in a crackdown on…
More than 150 civilians – mostly women and children – have been leaving besieged eastern parts of the Aleppo, according to Syrian TV reports.
The Syrian government is to open humanitarian corridors to let civilians flee the besieged northern city of Aleppo, its ally Russia said on Thursday.
Tens of thousands of Venezuelans streamed across the border from the town of San Antonio del Tachira into Cucuta, Colombia on Sunday (17 July) to stock up on food, home goods and medicine that are in
A 36-year-old Nigerian asylum seeker has become one more victim in the migration crisis.
The rights watchdog says the alleged abuse was committed over four years by the members of five armed organisations in the conflict-torn country.
The Syrian Observatory for Human rights claims that at least twenty-five civilians were killed and dozens of others wounded in an airstrike on the Syrian city of…
The UN Secretary General has urged countries to do more to help Greece cope with Europe’s migrant crisis as it struggles with its own economic hardship.
The humanitarian situation continues to deteriorate in Iraq, as people displaced from their homes by violence face a summer in harsh conditions.
This week on the Global Conversation, Isabelle Kumar speaks with UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on the state of world affairs and his last six months in office.
United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon called on Saturday for countries to do more to help cope with Europe’s migrant crisis, saying Greece