World had just experienced one of three warmest Julys on record: WMO

Amidst extreme heat, drought and wildfires, many parts of the world had just experienced one of…

Sexual exploitation by UN peacekeepers in DRC: fatherless children speak about pain of being abandoned

Kirstin Wagner, University of Birmingham My father left my mother while she was pregnant – she…

Olivia Newton-John, world’s most popular entertainer in 80’s,  dies aged 73

Olivia Newton-John, the musical star who found enduring fame for her leading role in the film Grease,…

3 days of Israeli bombing in Gaza: 16 children among killed 45 Palestinians

After three days of heavy Israeli bombardment on the besieged Gaza Strip, Israel and the Palestinian…

From Hiroshima, UN chief calls for global nuclear disarmament

It is totally unacceptable for states in possession of nuclear weapons to admit the possibility of…

Israeli air strikes take Gaza death toll to 24, including six children

The latest killings in Gaza by Israeli forces bring the tally of children killed since Friday…

Gaza bombing: Toll rises to 10, 5-year-old girl among killed by Israel

On Friday, Israel launched missiles throughout the besieged Palestinian enclave, killing 10 people, including a five-year-old…