Friday April 10, 2015
The United Nations has called for an immediate "humanitarian pause" of at least a few hours each day in Yemen to allow desperately needed aid to enter the conflict-ravaged country.
Tuesday April 07, 2015
Fighting in Yemen over the past few weeks has killed more than 540 people and wounded 1,700 as the country sinks deeper into a multi-sided conflict, the World Health Organisation has said.
Monday March 30, 2015
US Secretary of State John Kerry said talks on Iran's nuclear programme would continue through the night in an effort to resolve
"tricky issues" as a deadline for a long-awaited deal looms.
Saturday March 28, 2015
A hotel siege by al-Shabaab militants in the Somali capital has ended and the final death toll from the attack stands at 14, a senior government official has said.
Friday March 27, 2015
The family of Ibrahim Halawa, who is said to be facing the death penalty in Eygpt, say he feels he is being treated as a second class citizen by his Government.
Thursday March 19, 2015
The United Nations has said Islamic State forces may have committed genocide when trying to wipe out the Yazidi minority in Iraq as well as war crimes against civilians, including children.
Monday March 16, 2015
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad dismissed remarks made by US Secretary of State John Kerry that he should be included in negotiations to reach a political transition, saying "declarations from outside do not concern us."
Sunday March 15, 2015
The Vatican's ambassador in Geneva has said the use of force will be necessary to protect minority groups from Islamic State aggression if a political solution cannot be achieved.
Thursday March 12, 2015
A "new era" in science is expected to dawn in two week's time as scientists re-start the world's biggest and most powerful atom-smasher after a two-year upgrade.
Monday March 09, 2015
An independent UN inquiry into possible war crimes committed by all sides during the Gaza conflict last year has asked to postpone publication of their report from March until June to "weigh further information".