07 Jan, 2014

The worsening conflict in South Sudan could become a 'fully-fledged war' if no action is taken, says UN

19 Dec, 2013

In tiny Lebanon, one in five are Syrian refugees yet the whole of Europe has taken only 12,000

10 Dec, 2013

People under surveillance are 'no longer free' say 500 leading authors appalled by Snowden revelations

Anti-Balaka fighters show their weapons outside Bangui
11 Apr, 2014

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

11 Sep, 2013

Sexual entitlement, entertainment and punishment among reasons men gave in ‘shocking' survey

30 Aug, 2013

Blocked at the UN by Russia and stripped of British backing, US President still ready to launch assault

Ed Miliband
28 Aug, 2013

Tentative Labour leader wants a 'UN moment' before any military move but is highly unlikely to get it

Bashar al-Assad
26 Aug, 2013

US and UK ready cruise missile strike as UN inspectors finally allowed to visit site of chemical attack

23 Aug, 2013

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