Fresh wave of air strikes causes widespread devastation as Syrian government stops UN aid reaching rebel-held Aleppo
As more than half of the world’s population lives in urban areas, a sustainable urban development plan has never been so important for addressing cities’ greatest problems from housing to health, writes Enora Robin
1,000 people on the island are now believed to have been killed by the storm
US says it will 'review' its support after latest attack
Aid agencies sound alarm bells as Iraqi forces prepare to push Isis out of Mosul
Hopes that the UN would appoint its first woman Secretary-General are dashed
'This critical mandate will bring much-needed attention to human rights violations against LGBT people'
The conclusion was part of a study by the United Nations' Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent
'So this is not the time to turn away from our UN. It is the time to turn towards it'
'We must recognise that refugees are a symptom of larger failures - be it war, ethnic tensions or persecution'
'The UK will start its domestic procedures to enable ratification,' reveals Prime Minister
Mr Gulen, who fled Turkey for Pennsylvania, has strongly denied the charges he orchestrated or was even involved in July’s aborted coup
Mr Obama calls for a world course correction during his final address as president
‘A quarter of a century after the end of the Cold War, the world is is many ways less violent, and yet our society is filled with anxiety and unease,’ Mr Obama said
PM also defends right of UK and other countries to control their own borders
This is a humanitarian issue, not a political one. But the fact that we have in effect a new government gives an opportunity both to acknowledge that we have not performed very well in the past, and a chance do better