UK will also contribute to a £50 million international fund for the state
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Monday 13 August 2012
Ethiopia's missing prime minister has been taking part in diplomatic efforts to resolve the Sudan crisis from his sick bed, according to African Union officials.
Thursday 02 August 2012
A man who disappeared 23 years ago, leading his family to believe he had died, has returned home after being found in a prison in Pakistan.
Monday 30 July 2012
Batman composer Hans Zimmer has recorded a song called "Aurora" to raise money for the victims of the Dark Knight Rises shooting.
Friday 27 July 2012
World leaders tonight called on President Bashar Assad to stop the massacre of civilians in Syria's second city.
Thursday 24 May 2012
Two foreign medical workers and their three Afghan translators have been abducted in a remote part of north-east Afghanistan.
Tuesday 22 May 2012
Khalil Dale was an English aid worker who for decades devoted himself to humanitarian work in some of the world's most dangerous trouble spots before meeting a brutal death in a Pakistan border town. He was abducted by armed men in January; his body was found on 29 April. His killers coldly explained that they had killed him because their demands for a ransom had not been met.
Tuesday 01 May 2012
Red Cross appeals to Pakistan media not to broadcast Taliban film of Khalil Dale's death
Sunday 29 April 2012
The murder of a British aid worker whose body was found dumped in an orchard in Pakistan has been condemned by the Prime Minister as a “shocking and merciless act”.
Thursday 26 April 2012
The first case of someone being brought to Britain to have an organ removed for trafficking has been uncovered, according to a report.
Wednesday 21 March 2012
Russia offered heavily-qualified support yesterday for a United Nations initiative to end the bloodshed in Syria, as opponents of President Bashar al-Assad's regime faced an intensifying struggle to oust him.
Wednesday 21 March 2012
As Burma prepares for by-elections, a new report accuses the army of the rape, torture and murder of ethnic people, with Human Rights Watch (HRW) saying that the abuse of civilians has deepened since fighting against ethnic Kachin rebels in the country's north-east was triggered last year after a 17-year ceasefire. Up to 75,000 people have been forced from their homes.
Monday 12 March 2012
The United States and Russia clashed over Syria at the U.N. today after Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urged the divided Security Council to speak with one voice and help the Middle Eastern nation "pull back from the brink of a deeper catastrophe."
Thursday 08 March 2012
Downing Street today welcomed reports that a Syrian minister has defected from the government of Bashar al-Assad and joined the rebels.
Sunday 04 March 2012
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- 2 Heading for America? Prepare for the longest US immigration queues ever
- 3 You thought Ryanair's attendants had it bad? Wait 'til you hear about their pilots
- 4 David Cameron goes to war with newspapers over 'swivel-eyed loons' slur
- 5 It’s official: thanks to Stephen Hawking's Israel boycott, anti-Semitism is no more
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