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The Foreign Secretary conceded that none of the sanctions being threatened by the West could remove Moscow's military forces from the Ukrainian peninsula

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Women have a long way to go in the worldwide battle against gender imbalance, as well as the violence and sexual abuse they suffer. Sarah Morrison reports on the persistent problems that affect half the population

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Britain ignored genocide threat in Rwanda

Documents declassified 20 years on show the UK and US were warned of a 'new bloodbath'

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International Women's Day 2014: Mothers and daughters around the world describe hopes and dreams in touching photographs

From Syria to Seoul, the young girls and women had high aspirations

Ukraine crisis: Russia pledges to 'retaliate against sanctions' as Ukrainian president says Crimea vote will not be recognised

Counter-threat comes as number of Russian troops in Crimea now stands at 30,000 as US warship heads to the Black Sea

Ukrainian soldiers on board the navy corvette Ternopil in the harbor of Sevastopol yesterday

Ukraine crisis: Pentagon sends jets to patrol the Baltics

The Pentagon will more than double the number of fighter jets it is sending to a Nato air policing mission in the Baltics as part of Washington’s response to the Ukraine crisis, officials have said.

Iran's ambassador to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Reza Najafi is pictured at the Board of Governors meeting at the UN atomic agency headquarters in Vienna, Austria.

Iran put under pressure by the West to answer questions on nuclear programmes

Tehran maintains that its nuclear programme is peaceful

Pope Francis greets the crowd during his Sunday address

Pope Francis defends Vatican's record on child sex abuse and insists he is not Superman in candid interview

UN lambasted the Vatican's code of silence for protecting predatory priests

US Secretary of State John Kerry holds a candle as he lays roses atop the Shrine of the Fallen in Kiev

Ukraine crisis: US threatens Russia with political, diplomatic and economic isolation over troops in Crimea

The US Secretary of State, John Kerry, threatened new measures to isolate Moscow “politically, diplomatically and economically” as he denounced the Russian leadership for an “act of aggression” over the deployment of troops on Ukrainian soil.

A still from a video posted by MEMRI TV allegedly showing LA gang members fighting for Bashar Al-Assad in Syria

Syria: video shows pro-Assad LA gang members fighting in the civil war

The men claim to be from the Surenos and Westside Armenian Power LA gangs.

Maori King Tuheitia Paki sits on the carved wooden throne during his coronation ceremony in August 2006.

Duke and Duchess of Cambridge rejected by New Zealand's Maori King because 90 minute slot was 'not long enough'

The King's officials said he was 'not some carnival act to be rolled out and made to fit into a schedule'

Ukrainians sing their national anthem in Kiev’s Independence Square yesterday

Ukraine latest: Kiev vows to fight after Russian clears way for Crimea invasion

Obama and Putin hold emergency hotline talks after Moscow parliament authorises deployment of Russian troops as Ukraine puts its army on full alert

US Secretary of State John Kerry told NBC News that Russian needs to make careful decisions regarding Ukraine

'This is not Rocky IV': Kerry tells Russia to be 'very careful' as Putin puts country on war footing

His comments come after Russian announced it will be carrying out drill tests

LGBT rights groups have condemned the recent developments in anti-gay laws of Nigeria and Uganda - but also points out that for some countries, the situation is even worse

Where in the world is the worst place to be gay?

International LGBT rights groups say there are still countries where homosexuality is punishable by the death penalty

Analyn's newborn baby, later named Ryan Jr., is weighed by staff at the rural health unit in Tolosa, outside of Tacloban

He’ll live to see another day – but one million babies do not, Save The Children study says

The first 24 hours of a baby’s life are the most dangerous. As Jonathan Brown discovers, new work by Save the Children identifies what can – and must – be done

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The phoney war is over

Russian troops and armour pour into Ukraine
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The world’s entire food system is under attack - and Britain is most at risk, according to a new study
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