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UN: Dozens killed in Myanmar village
More than 40 Muslims were killed when a Buddhist mob armed with knives and machetes attacked a village, officials say.
Last updated: 23 Jan 2014 20:40 GMT
UN makes $6.5 billion appeal for Syria
The worldwide appeal to help victims of the Syrian conflict is the largest ever UN appeal for a single crisis.
Last updated: 17 Dec 2013 08:03 GMT
Death toll rises in Syria bombing raid
At least 125 people killed and scores injured by army air raids on rebel districts in Aleppo city.
Last updated: 16 Dec 2013 14:55 GMT
Children dead in Syria 'barrel bombs' attack
At least 76 people, including 28 children, have been killed by army air raids on rebel districts in Aleppo city.
Last updated: 16 Dec 2013 09:03 GMT
Philippine children face malnutrition risk
UN issues new warning as it raises appeal for money to cope with typhoon havoc to $348m and revises death toll to 5,235.
Last updated: 23 Nov 2013 08:18 GMT
Philippines racing to get aid to survivors
Airport in the destroyed Tacloban re-opens but little fuel and few trucks to distribute food and supplies.
Last updated: 14 Nov 2013 15:18 GMT
UN: 460,000 displaced in Darfur this year
Figure is larger than previous two years combined, says body, citing inter-tribal violence as the main reason.
Last updated: 14 Nov 2013 13:48 GMT
Philippine typhoon relief hampered by delays
UN launches $300m appeal to help victims of Typhoon Haiyan as aid workers scramble to distribute aid.
Last updated: 12 Nov 2013 21:07 GMT
Typhoon relief effort picks up in Philippines
UN gives $25m in emergency aid while US and Britain send warships to help country in state of national calamity.
Last updated: 12 Nov 2013 12:17 GMT
Is the world failing Syrians?
As the crisis worsens and the number of displaced persons grows, we ask why so many are not receiving adequate aid.
Last updated: 06 Nov 2013 10:40 GMT
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Gunning down the taxmen of Somalia
At least 25 tax collectors have been killed since 2012 in Mogadishu, a city awash in weapons and abject poverty.
Down and out in upscale Japan
Tokyo government claims its homeless population has hit a record low, but analysts - and the homeless - beg to differ.
3D printing and the future of disaster relief
3D printers can cheaply construct homes and could soon be deployed to help victims of catastrophe rebuild their lives.
Protecting Mongolia's parent-less children
Lack of child protection laws means abandoned and orphaned kids rely heavily on the care of strangers.
JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
Sistine Chapel for rent: Is nothing sacred?
What happens to the Caucasus when Russia stumbles
Will France take Sarkozy back?
Western fascination with 'badass' Kurdish women
Bashir's calculated diplomatic dance
Big rethink for counterterrorism
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