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UN chief says 'world watching' CAR atrocities
Ban Ki-moon's warning to warring sides in Central African Republic comes as more than 600 people have been killed.
Last updated: 14 Dec 2013 03:23 GMT
Violence intensifies in CAR conflict
African Union boosts force to 6,000 troops as 500,000 displaced in the Central African Republic since fighting began.
Last updated: 13 Dec 2013 19:18 GMT
Syria troops seize strategic town of Qara
Fall of Qara strengthens the regime's hold of a highway linking the capital to government strongholds along the coast.
Last updated: 19 Nov 2013 13:32 GMT
Rohingya activist held after Facebook post
UN Special Rapporteur calls for release of activist who posted photo from clashes between Rohingya and security forces.
Last updated: 15 Aug 2013 12:12 GMT
UN launches record $5bn aid appeal for Syria
Funds for operations in Syria and its neighbours are urgently needed, UN says, as it weighs Golan Heights emergency.
Last updated: 07 Jun 2013 19:46 GMT
Spike in Syrian refugee numbers
Refugees outside the country doubles from 213,000 to 442,256 since September, as fighting intensifies across Syria.
Last updated: 24 Nov 2012 21:10 GMT
Syria refugee numbers 'surpass 200,000'
UN says Syrians leaving homes to seek refuge in neighbouring countries as violence rages across their country.
Last updated: 25 Aug 2012 15:27 GMT
DR Congo violence forces thousands from homes
UN says increase in fighting has forced 100,000 people to flee their homes as officials find empty and burned villages.
Last updated: 20 Jan 2012 20:09 GMT
UN concerned over African refugees in Yemen
World body says more than 100,000 refugees arrived in 2011, with most malnourished and often vulnerable to attacks.
Last updated: 20 Jan 2012 18:00 GMT
UN declares famine in parts of Somalia
United Nations says 3.7 million people "now in crisis" and more than 10 million affected by worst drought in decades.
Last updated: 20 Jul 2011 07:28 GMT
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In Pictures: Myanmar's opium hotspot
A rebel militia in Myanmar's Shan state has been cracking down on drug production.
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Runners compete in race where last year a bombing left three dead and more than 260 people injured.
In Pictures: Recounting horror of Rana Plaza
Suffering continues for survivors and victims’ families a year after the building collapsed in Dhaka.
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