The US and UK have warned that air strikes alone will not prevent Islamic State (IS) fighters from seizing the Syrian town of Kobane.
A leading charity has warned that a rate of five new Ebola cases an hour in Sierra Leone means healthcare demands are far outstripping supply.
Governments from around the world have vowed to take action on the illegal trade in wildlife.
After 7 years of negotiations, the United Nations has finally endorsed the historic Arms Trade Treaty (ATT), breaking a deadlock over the global trade of conventional weapons.
UN leader Ban Ki-moon on Tuesday called for an “amicable” settlement to a mounting West Philippine Sea territorial dispute between China and other Asian nations.
British Prime Minister David Cameron reshuffled his ailing coalition government on Tuesday, but unpopular finance minister George Osborne was expected to keep his job.
India and Pakistan's foreign secretaries were to meet Wednesday to bolster a fragile peace dialogue undermined by political flux in Pakistan and fresh tensions over the 2008 Mumbai attacks.
Syria on Sunday strongly denied allegations that its forces killed scores of people — including women and children — in one of the deadliest days of the country's uprising, and the U.
Iran and six world powers closed two days of “very intense” nuclear talks Thursday with little to show except an agreement to meet again next month in Moscow after sharp disagreements over the way forward.
UK Foreign Secretary William Hague arrived in Hanoi on April 24 as part of a regional tour with education is a key element of the visit.