Syrian conflict: 38 per cent of Syrians needing humanitarian aid
That’s according to a new report from the United Nations’ Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) which has called the situation in Syria a “humanitarian catastrophe”.
Chief Palestinian peace negotiator backs Kerry's efforts
UNITED NATIONS - The top Palestinian negotiator with Israel on Monday threw his weight behind U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry's bid to revive stalled peace talks, while describing the situation in the West Bank as apartheid worse than that suffered in South Africa.
Russia Says G8 Nations Reject 'Bellicose' North Korean Behavior
Russia said on Tuesday the G8 was in agreement in rejecting North Korea's recent provocative behavior and urged all sides to pursue diplomacy to calm down the increasingly tense situation in northeast Asia.
Rebels in Central African Republic nearing capital
Rebels in the Central African Republic have now advanced to within 75km of the capital, Bangui, according to recent reports. The United Nations is evacuating all non-essential staff from the country as the situation deteriorates.
North Koreans Blame U.S. for Fueling ‘Explosive Situation’
North Korea’s representative to the United Nations in Geneva made vitriolic statements at the Conference on Disarmament in Geneva, capping a week of fiery rhetoric.