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Iraq, Syria and the 'multilateral moment'
If there were ever a moment for the UN to step up to the plate in the Middle East, this is it.
Last updated: 28 Jun 2014 10:27 GMT
UN: Tuareg rebels release Mali hostages
Around 30 hostages held since deadly siege in northern city of Kidal have been freed.
Last updated: 19 May 2014 22:14 GMT
Kenyan warplanes bomb al-Shabab camp
Military says camp with about 300 fighters bombed in Somalia's Dinsoor region, but al-Shabab denies attack.
Last updated: 01 Nov 2013 06:49 GMT
UN says more troops needed to fight al-Shabab
Security Council told 4,400 extra soldiers required to aid African Union in battle against al-Shabab force in Somalia.
Last updated: 30 Oct 2013 23:10 GMT
The key to unlocking Africa's progressive future
Increasing access to water and sanitation is a basic precursor to wider economic development argues activist.
Last updated: 20 Sep 2013 12:33 GMT
UN calls for 'maximum restraint' in Egypt
Security Council says it "regretted loss of lives" in Cairo, and spoke of the need to "advance national reconciliation".
Last updated: 16 Aug 2013 01:57 GMT
World faces mounting damage from disasters
Climate change and poor planning are worsening the toll in lives and money that natural disasters wreak worldwide.
Last updated: 02 Jun 2013 08:55 GMT
World Water Day marked with 'toilet campaign'
United Nations launches campaign to lift deadly taboo on talking about toilets and "open defecation" in poor nations.
Last updated: 22 Mar 2013 16:25 GMT
France and UK say all options open on Syria
Turkey urged the UN Security Council to create refugee camps in Syria, warning that it is having trouple coping.
Last updated: 31 Aug 2012 05:39 GMT
UN warns of 'full war' in Darfur
Two senior officials also say mistrust between Chad and Sudan is of concern.
Last updated: 09 Feb 2008 12:23 GMT
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Denmark introduces rehab for Syrian fighters
An innovative rehabilitation programme offers Danish fighters in Syria an escape route and help without prosecution.
Islamic State fears take hold in Netherlands
Street tension between radical Muslims and Holland's hard right rises, as Islamic State anxiety grows.
Interactive: Drawdown in Afghanistan
Take an immersive look at the challenges facing the war-torn country as US troops begin their withdrawal.
Ugandans baffled by sleeping ministers
Ministers and MPs caught on camera sleeping through important speeches have sparked criticism that they are not working.
JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
Is Britain only for the rich?
Climate activism: A change in approach?
Scotland and other nation-states that would be
Libya: Let the scramble for oil money begin
Turkey's first ladies and the headscarf controversy
Confronting ISIL: Why bombing is doomed to fail
In Pictures: Lebanon's dying fishing industry
Plagued by pollution, over-fishing and rapid development along the coast, Lebanon's fishermen struggle to make a living.
In Pictures: Sierra Leone's Ebola survivors
Survivors of the disease are often stigmatised after they return to their communities.
In Pictures: Kashmir copes with floods
Volunteers spring up across Srinagar city to help overcome worst flooding in century amid fear of disease outbreak.
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