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UN says half of Syrians need urgent aid
New report says 10.8 million out of country's total population of 22 million are now in urgent need of aid.
Last updated: 21 Jun 2014 06:38 GMT
US to send troops to Iraq to secure embassy
Obama's announcement follows deployment of warships to the Gulf in response to advances by the armed group ISIL.
Last updated: 17 Jun 2014 06:50 GMT
US steps up military preparations over Iraq
US sends more ships to Gulf and considers drone strikes as UN says it is pulling its staff out of the capital, Baghdad.
Last updated: 16 Jun 2014 19:06 GMT
Syria mediator Brahimi announces resignation
UN-Arab League envoy Lakhdar Brahimi to step down on May 31, largely out of frustration with Assad's plans to hold vote.
Last updated: 14 May 2014 03:40 GMT
UN says Joseph Kony's whereabouts known
New report says fugitive LRA leader is hiding in Sudanese-controlled areas of a disputed enclave in South Sudan.
Last updated: 12 May 2014 15:20 GMT
UN official: Shabab weaker but more dangerous
UN special representative for Somalia says concrete improvements have created confidence in the country's future.
Last updated: 29 Apr 2014 02:38 GMT
Turkey shoots down Syrian fighter jet
Turkish PM says military action was inside Turkish airspace, while Damascus condemns it as "flagrant aggression".
Last updated: 24 Mar 2014 04:00 GMT
Russia vows to veto US draft on Ukraine at UN
US draft resolution urges countries not to recognise results of planned referendum on status of Crimea peninsula.
Last updated: 14 Mar 2014 15:40 GMT
Russia facing UN showdown over Crimea
Diplomats drafting security council resolution in attempt to internationally isolate Moscow, Al Jazeera has learned.
Last updated: 14 Mar 2014 03:39 GMT
Syrian rivals trade blame as peace talks end
Opposition backers say regime scuppered talks, regime blames US, and UN mediator apologises to people of Syria.
Last updated: 16 Feb 2014 19:37 GMT
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'Enough is enough': US anti-racism protests
'Justice for All' demonstrations swell across the US over the deaths of African Americans in police encounters.
Uruguayans cautiously welcome former inmates
Six former Guantanamo detainees are now free in Uruguay with some hailing the decision to grant them asylum.
Australia's indigenous incarceration crisis
Disproportionately high number of Aboriginal people in prison highlights inequality and marginalisation, critics say.
Canada's sexual harassment at work problem
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