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Red Cross's Peter Maurer: Geneva Conventions are being violated

ICRC president discusses Yemen, Syria, Lake Chad and other conflict areas 70 years after Geneva Conventions were signed.

United Nations

Despite having enough food, humanity risks hunger 'crises': UN

Social inequalities, environmental degradation, climate change and wars are contributing to rising hunger, report says.

Despite having enough food, humanity risks hunger 'crises': UN

Turkey-Syria border

Trump: Erdogan wants northeast Syria ceasefire to work

Turkey agreed to suspend its offensive for five days to allow Kurdish fighters to withdraw from its border with Syria.

Turkey's military operation in Syria: All the latest updates

Yemen

Yemen gov't, separatists expected to announce Aden deal

Two officials in President Hadi's government say a pact to end standoff in port city will be signed on Thursday.

Yemen gov't, separatists expected to announce Aden deal

Humanitarian crises

Second Greek migrant camp in flames as arrivals continue to rise

Hundreds of migrants left without shelter after fire breaks out at massively overcrowded camp on Samos.

Second Greek migrant camp in flames as arrivals continue to rise

Europe

Several EU countries refuse to back migrant boat plan

Just seven of the 28 member nations agreed to launch a new system to help those rescued in the Mediterranean.

Several EU countries refuse to back migrant boat plan

REWIND

Uncomfortably Numb: Inside Gaza's Opioid Addiction Crisis

In Palestine, the struggle to cope with the Israeli occupation leads many to become addicted to prescription drugs.

Poverty & Development

In Ethiopia, a forgotten refugee in her own land

Displaced from home, Amina Yuya and her neighbours feel abandoned by the Abiy government that promised to support them.

In Ethiopia, a forgotten refugee in her own land

Health

In Pictures: Malnutrition, cholera add to Yemen woes

War-ravaged Yemenis, mainly children, suffer from malnutrition as humanitarian groups warn of unsafe drinking water.

In Pictures: Malnutrition, cholera add to Yemen woes

Humanitarian crises

The walkers: Venezuelans travel hundreds of kilometres by foot

Venezuelan migrants cross Colombia-Venezuela border every day. For many, it's only the beginning of a gruelling journey.

The walkers: Venezuelans travel hundreds of kilometres by foot

Libya

Sudanese stuck in improvised camp in Libya

Since April, about 19 families, mostly Sudanese from Darfur, have been taking refuge in an improvised camp.

Sudanese stuck in improvised camp in Libya

Yemen

US-made bomb used in deadly Saudi-led air raid in Yemen

The ordnance, made by US company Raytheon, killed six people including three children in an air raid in June.

US-made bomb used in deadly Saudi-led air raid in Yemen

Middle East

UNICEF says two million children out of school in Yemen

Education of 3.7 million more children is at risk as teacher salaries have not been paid in over two years, UNICEF says.

UNICEF says two million children out of school in Yemen

Inside Story

Is the war in Syria about to end?

After eight years of war, the UN says the Syrian government and opposition will sit down to rewrite the Constitution.

Humanitarian crises

In Pictures: Living through the Yemen war as an IDP

Almost 3.6 million people have been displaced since March 2015, most now live in camps lacking basic facilities.

In Pictures: Living through the Yemen war as an IDP