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.
Protocols that seemed straightforward in years past are anything but in the complex battlegrounds in Iraq, Syria.
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.
The need for humanitarian workers is growing as fighting continues in Yemen.
Russia said Ukraine's moves to join NATO were aimed at undermining peace efforts in the east of the country
Suspicious goodwill gesture coincides with reports of Russian arms and vehicles entering east Ukrainian territory
The majority of Russians believe Putin is working towards a peaceful resolution of the Ukrainian conflict