Lyttelton, National Theatre
Fighting between rival militias and random attacks on civilians has killed at least 400 people in three days
Despite the presence of the forces, clashes between rival militias were reported in Bossangoa, about 190 miles north of the capital
Syria's warring government and opposition are to meet for the first time in an attempt to halt the fighting that has killed more than 100,000 people.
More than 1,200 people are feared dead in the Philippines after one of the most powerful storms ever recorded left a trail of destruction across large parts of the archipelago.
Welfare cuts and the economic downturn send soaring numbers of people to soup kitchens and food banks across Europe
David Cameron will not hold private talks with Barack Obama at this week’s G20 summit in St Petersburg after Parliament’s decision not to back US action in Syria, it emerged last night.
Aid group Doctors Without Borders is pulling out of Somalia after 22 years because of attacks on staff.
It’s been a rocky month for Ikea. The flat-packer’s flat-packer-in-chief – founder Ingvar Kamprad – left the company at the beginning of the month, a few days after British customers had been complaining in their droves (well, 50) about the firm’s spooky gnome advert.
A British minister who visited tens of thousands of Muslim refugees in Burma said he believes they will be forced to remain in squalid emergency camps for at least another 12 months as there is no quick-fix solution to the crisis.
Loyalists could have a future in a new Syria if they topple their President
UK will also contribute to a £50 million international fund for the state
The military exist for our national security, aid workers work to alleviate poverty. One may benefit the other, but they shouldn't share jobs
The Independent's campaign has raised over £225,000. But as the latest news makes clear, the problems facing children in the CAR have not gone away
Russia began evacuating its citizens from Syria today, taking 80 people, mainly women and children, across the border into Lebanon by bus.
The Government should get religious groups more involved in the struggling Work Programme, a leading think tank has urged, with backing from the shadow employment minister.