Texas border surge could bring humanitarian disaster as arctic blast hit
Those providing shelter to migrants in El Paso worry about a humanitarian crisis deepening in the city as temperatures are expected to drop.
This is the Worst Crisis I've Seen in Haiti
Haitians are trapped, unable to work, and going hungry.
Putin's Top Commander Outlines 4 Tasks to Complete in Mobilization
"Time is ripe to put into practice the experience gained during the annual strategic exercises," said Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu.
The Nature of Dictators in Bahrain
Democracy and human rights are poison to a dictator's power.
China Praises Russia for Preventing Humanitarian Crisis in Ukraine
"China-Russia relations have withstood the new test of changing international dynamics," China's foreign minister told his Russian counterpart.
World Kitchen Shows Huge Operation to Feed Influx of Ukrainian Refugees
"We need to be a force of good," World Central Kitchen's founder said. "And you know how we do this? By believing in longer tables...[and] food at the center of communities."
Ukrainian Refugee's Viral Video Documents Harrowing Escape to Poland
The video shared by a 20-year-old woman has reached over five million views, but her family are still in their bunker in Ukraine, she said.
Eleven Years Later, War Rages on in Syria
Listen to the stories of Syrians, learn from history and don't stay silent.
South Sudanese Struggle to Survive Climate Change Effects
Record-breaking floods in South Sudan have swallowed up large swaths of land and destroyed livelihoods for years to come, leaving millions of people in the world's youngest nation hungry and besieged by climate change.
Ethiopia Faces Famine-Like Conditions, U.S. Wants 'Negotiated Resolution'
"We repeat our calls to all actors to cease all offensive operations which also hinder...humanitarian access," said a State Department spokesperson.
Ethiopia Gives 7 U.N. Officials 72 Hours to Leave, Accused of 'Meddling'
Martin Griffiths of the U.N. said the crisis in Ethiopia is a "stain on our conscience" as the Tigray blockade continues to cause starvation and death.
16 Million Yemenis Facing Ration Reductions if Program Doesn't Get Funding
"They don't have any money left over to buy anything. It is a heartbreak. It really is," said the head of the U.N.'s World Food Program.
Afghanistan's Health System Near Collapse, Lacks Funding for Supplies: WHO
Many health facilities have "reduced operations or shut down, forcing health providers to make hard decisions on who to save and who to let die," WHO said.
Taliban, Cut Off From Afghanistan's Funds, Can't Pay Import Taxes for Food
Cut off from aid and the international banking system, attempts to weaken the Taliban are putting Afghan people at further risk of starvation.
100 Years after the Great Russian Famine, We Must Save Children Again
If we take action now, like we did 100 years ago during the Great Russian Famine, we can save lives in hunger afflicted nations.
Global Humanitarian Needs Surpassing UN Ability to Respond, Chief Says
The chief cited Ethiopia's Tigray region, Afghanistan and Yemen as areas of concern.
Diver Rescues Migrant Baby From Cold Sea, Recalls 'Human Tide' of People
An image of the Spanish Civil Guard member rescuing the baby has been shared widely online.
Tijuana Calls on World To Step in on Caravan 'Crisis'
The mayor's message comes as dozens of migrants traveling with the caravan held a peaceful protest march to a border crossing in Tijuana, to demand better conditions for those waiting in the border town to make their asylum claims in the U.S.
13 Million May Starve in Yemen if Bombing Continues
The Yemeni Civil War, which began in 2015, has led to what could likely become the worst famine in a century.
Pivotal Yemen Port Battle Threatens to Choke Houthis
Hodeidah is a vital access point for humanitarian and military aid for the Houthi rebels.
Sick People in Venezuela Are Taking Dog Medicine
"People in Venezuela are fleeing an agonizing situation that has transformed treatable health conditions into matters of life and death," advocates say.
Syrian Families Face Constant Bombardment
Warplanes, helicopters and artillery rain down a near-constant stream of missiles, bombs, rockets and shells on the enclave, which is home to an estimated 400,000 civilians.
Puerto Rico: Hurricane Maria Death Toll Could Top 1,000
The official death count from the government is 64.
Puerto Ricans are Americans Fighting For Their Lives
Puerto Rican families are draining savings accounts, running out of resources and healthcare professionals warn that deaths on the island will only increase.
U.S. Considering Increased Involvement in Yemen
White House officials are particularly concerned about Iran's growing influence in Yemen and beyond.
Nigeria Needs Help to Respond to Boko Haram Crisis
Nigeria hopes world powers will supplement the government's efforts to fix the destruction Boko Haram left behind.
António Guterres: My Vision for a Better United Nations
As he begins his five-year term, Antonio Guterres writes that 2017 must be a year for peace.
Why North Korea is Misunderstood in the West
Is the country a threat to global security, or a weak state unable to care for its population?
Pope Laments 'Tragedy' of Migrants at Mexico Mass
Pope Francis also visited two Mexican jails and warned young people against a life of crime.
How Princess Diana Crippled the Case for Land Mines
The royal anti-land mine crusader brought to light the human side of the damage the devices wrought.