UN say 8,000 civilians killed in second half of 2014 as militants oppress Christians, Yazidis and Turkmen.
Poroshenko says that he believes this will be most efficient guarantor of security.
Kobane's top official calls on international community to aid clean-up mission.
The army reportedly has retaken nearly all of Benghazi from the extremist group Ansar al-Sharia.
When he is not in talks over Ukraine, Sergei Lavrov shows a penchant for poetry.
Israel received the message a day after the worst deadly clashes in years erupted along the border.
The programme aiding over 100,000 people made homeless will be suspended after donors pulled out.
"We think it sets arbitrary deadlines for reaching a peace agreement and for Israel's withdrawal from the West Bank."
Critics' thoughts, and a final scene from arguably the most famous film made about North Korea.
A Russian official said the U.S. will put forward a plan it hopes will avert a diplomatic standoff at the United Nations.
The North Korean military have stepped up operations with parachute drills increasing by 20 times, according to an insider
Experts say although Islamic State have likely acquired uranium, the weapon is most effective in causing fear
ISIS is aiming violence at children while recruiting youth to work for its cause, whether by choice or by force.
Israel's decision to accelerate planning for some 1,000 new settler homes in East Jerusalem hurts the peace process, a senior U.N. official said.
The Palestinians' chief peace negotiator has laid out plans to establish an independent Palestine within three years, even if it means ignoring pleas from the US not to push ahead
Two American captives remain in North Korea, but Fowle was home Tuesday.
"Far from providing justice to the victims of acts of violence and terrorism and their families, miscarriages of justice merely compound the effects of the crime," the report said.
Protesters hold mock auction of captive women in front of Houses of Parliament and Downing Street
Britain's parliament has overwhelmingly voted in favour of a motion calling for recognition of "the state of Palestine alongside the state of Israel"