Millions are still dying from malnutrition every year, but famine is generally on the decline
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon says ‘fighting has set Syria back decades’
Labour says failure to meet charities was alarming at a time when half a million people have received emergency food aid since April this year
A Gawker essay has ignited a culture war on the value of niceness
Fighting between rival militias and random attacks on civilians has killed at least 400 people in three days
Picture appears to showing starving rebels with a slaughtered lion
Agencies across the world are taking donations to support the estimated two million people impacted
Rigorous government-backed tests modelled on MI5 recruitment to create robust child-protection teams
Burma declared a state of emergency in the central city of Meiktila today after sectarian violence left at least 20 dead, reinforcing fears that the newly democratic country is struggling to contain simmering hatred between majority Buddhists and minority Muslims.
North Korea’s nuclear test drew international censure. But Pyongyang rejoiced, says Andrew MacLeod, in a rare dispatch from the pariah state
Paedophile serial killer’s parole request denied by Belgian court after 16 years in prison
It’s tempting to look for scapegoats. But it’s the wider culture that needs addressing
Plenty of food lines the shelves in Abd al-Razzak's warehouse, but only for those who can afford the sky-high prices needed to cover the bribes it took to transport it there.
A leading advocate for human rights in Burma argues that international ignorance of what is happening in Rakhine State is a tragedy in itself
A unique experience in the pantheon of the PS3.
He has deliberated, cogitated and digested for long enough. More than 10 years after he quit the original Masterchef, Loyd Groooossman of the long vowels will activate his TV tastebuds again as a judge on Simon Cowell's new cookery show.