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The CEO of Facebook spoke at the United Nations summit in New York
The pledges of money were announced in New York
Usborne in the USA: The Prime Minister is being very British in his priorities in a way others find hard to fathom
Some Conservative MPs have criticised the U-turn by David Cameron under which about 500 refugees from Syria will be allowed to enter Britain.
Pope Francis continues his shake-up of the Catholic Church after sacking four cardinals from the Vatican Bank commission on Wednesday.
Holy See will be questioned on Thursday over its implementation of UN Convention on the Rights of the Child
Iran is not among the “first round” of nations invited to attend Syria peace talks in Switzerland later this month, a UN spokesman said.
The Foreign Minister took a swipe at Prime Minister David Cameron's Christmas message and the UK's colonial legacy
Fighting persisted in parts of South Sudan’s oil-producing region today as African leaders tried to advance peace talks between the country’s president and the political rivals he accuses of attempting a coup in the world’s newest country.
The United Nations refugee agency is warning that planned immigration laws could create a climate of “ethnic profiling” and stigmatise refugees and asylum seekers in the UK.
British, Canadian and Kenyan citizens are among 3,000 foreigners trapped in a South Sudan city experiencing bouts of heavy machine gun fire, one of the most violent areas of a weeklong conflict that has likely killed more than 1,000 people, a top UN official said Monday.
Pope had gift packages delivered to the Dono di Maria homeless shelter in Rome
A car bomb has exploded in the Malian town of Kidal, killing at least two UN peacekeepers.
Fighting between rival militias and random attacks on civilians has killed at least 400 people in three days
650 troops on the ground with more to follow, but Hollande vows to keep mission brief
The worst day of violence in the Central African Republic since Muslim-led rebels overthrew the Christian president in March has resulted in swift action from the United Nations