Danny Danon made the claims ahead of a UN security council meeting amid growing violence in the region
Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein said the current language reminds him of the Evian Conference which discussed Jewish refugees in 1938
The practice is widespread in Cameroon and other nations in West Africa
The ceremony was attended by the Palestinian leader, Mahmoud Abbas.
The Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas said it would be 'a most emotional and proud day'
Obama and Putin continue to disagree over the future of Syria's President Assad despite hints at an entente between the United States and Russia
The Saudi Foreign Minister says LGBT rights are 'counter to Islamic law'
- The pair's duelling speeches serve as a preview for their private meeting
- Syrian civil war has killed more than 250,000 people and resulted in a flood of refugees
- First face-to-face encounter in nearly a year comes as Russia increase their military engagement
Ban Ki-Moon made his plea in comments to world leaders gathered in New York
Palmyra may be the first Islamist target to be attacked
The CEO of Facebook spoke at the United Nations summit in New York
Why are ministers so resistant to provide this limited help?
Pope Benedict XVI defrocked child-molesting priests at a rate of more than one every two days in his last years of office, the Vatican has revealed.
Pope Francis continues his shake-up of the Catholic Church after sacking four cardinals from the Vatican Bank commission on Wednesday.