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UN aid chief urges ceasefire at Syria talks
Valerie Amos appeals for local ceasefires in order to deliver humanitarian aid to people in dire need.
Last updated: 23 Jan 2014 20:45 GMT
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
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