The Biden administration needs to establish with Moscow early on that the U.S. will not allow Russia to exploit the principle of state sovereignty to override international humanitarian law and put millions of Syrians and regional stability at further risk.
It's timely to reflect upon one of the most important yet underreported challenges the world is facing—the education deficit.
We need to stop measuring environmental catastrophe in degrees, and start measuring it in lives lost.
Twice this week a U.N. resolution which would have ensured cross-border cooperation until 2021 failed to pass.
A Kenyan plane carrying humanitarian medical supplies to help aid the COVID-19 pandemic in Somalia was reportedly been shot down earlier this week by the Ethiopian army.
The incident took place in the Rakhine state, which has been in conflict due to the ongoing civil war between Myanmar's military and Arakan Army rebels.
"When I reopen my restaurants, I hope I will, every active Doctor and Nurse will eat for free for the rest of the year," celebrity chef José Andrés said on Twitter late Thursday night.
The latest round of sanctions marks a sinister step toward eviscerating any remaining humanitarian exemptions.
The United States cut its contribution to the U.N. agency for Palestinian refugees by 83 percent; officials said the results could soon be disastrous.
Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said the ceasefire would be in place from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. daily, beginning February 27.
Humanitarian aid planes carrying food and medicine arrived in Yemen, where seven million people are at risk of famine under Saudi border blockades.
By the end of 2015 it was attacks not by militias, but by state militaries that increased.
A look at why today's U.N appeals have trebled since 2005's $5 billion.
More than two dozen Republican-led states have come out against accepting Syrian refugees.
The royal anti-land mine crusader brought to light the human side of the damage the devices wrought.
Nearly 8,000 people have been killed since last year in the violence in Ukraine.
Providing medical aid is no longer enough. Now the Red Cross must supply water, electricity—even garbage disposal.
The foundation, which has operated in Moscow for more than 20 years, said new laws had made it 'impossible to continue,' by placing the charity on a list of 'undesirable' organizations - a criticism it said was baseless.
Less than 2 percent of all Ebola donations went to front-line medical staff in Sierra Leone.
The helicopter, lost on an earthquake relief mission, was found high on a mountainside in Nepal with three bodies recovered and five feared dead.
The death toll from the earthquake a week ago passed 6,600.