China's Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli

Climate Summit: China to take action on emissions

Summary Wed 24 Sep, AT 12:13

US and China 'embrace' their responsibility to combat the global effects of climate change

The largest ozone hole ever recorded in 2000

Ozone layer has begun to recover, say UN scientists

One-Minute Read Thu 11 Sep, AT 12:25

A 'major environmental success story', but scientists warn urgent action is now required to tackle climate change

Palestinians carry the body of Mohammad Deif

Family of Hamas 'mastermind' killed as Israel-Gaza talks fail

One-Minute Read Wed 20 Aug, AT 14:18

Wife and child of Hamas leader Mohammed Deif hit by Israeli airstrikes after truce breaks down

Ban Ki-moon

Syria peace summit begins: can talks stop the bloody civil war?

Talking Point Wed 22 Jan, AT 09:32

Foreign ministers descend on Montreux despite 'near-zero' expectations of a political breakthrough

Syria: Iran invitation throws peace talks into 'disarray'

One-Minute Read Mon 20 Jan, AT 09:07

Syrian Opposition threatens to boycott talks after Ban Ki-Moon extends invitation to Tehran

Anti-Balaka fighters show their weapons outside Bangui

UN to send peacekeepers after Central African Republic flare-up

One-Minute Read Fri 11 Apr, AT 15:08

At least 30 people, many of them civilians, died in clashes between Christian and Muslim militias this week

Syria gas attack confirmed: latest in history of atrocities

Briefing Tue 17 Sep, AT 10:05

UN confirms 21 August attack on Damascus was gas – and the 'most significant' use of chemical weapons since Saddam's day

Syria: 'Time runs out' for 'chemical attack' probe

Summary Fri 23 Aug, AT 09:37

As UN chief Ban Ki-Moon urges immediate inspection of site, experts warn evidence is already fading

What next for Egypt? Five key questions after Morsi ousted

Briefing Thu 4 Jul, AT 09:46

Fears of further violence as world leaders avoid calling army takeover a 'coup'

Has North Korea got the ability to launch a nuclear missile - or not?

First Reaction Fri 12 Apr, AT 10:37

Top US officials downplay Pentagon report that says Pyongyang has advanced its nuclear programme

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