As peace talks are set to convene in Geneva, UNICEF released a devastating report detailing how five years of war has impacted Syria's more than 10 million children.
Jordan's Prince Ali was the only candidate running now to oppose Sepp Blatter in his previous election. He talks reform, inclusion, and the future of FIFA.
World leaders have reportedly reached a deal to end fighting in Syria, but in light of the earlier collapse of peace talks in Geneva, humanitarian officials said they will wait to see results on the ground before wholly endorsing the deal.
US Secretary of State John Kerry said Thursday that a halt in fighting should take place in a week — but the deal doesn't involve the Islamic State.
The mosquito-borne virus has been linked to a sudden hike in the number of babies born with abnormally small heads in Brazil — though a scientific link has not been proved — and is spreading rapidly through the Americas.
Talks between the Syrian regime and main opposition were scheduled to go ahead on Friday, but in the morning it was still uncertain what was expected and who would turn up.
UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura hopes to begin talks in Geneva on Friday rather than Monday, with notes initially being passed between staggered gatherings of rebel factions and officials from Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's regime.
Syrian peace talks starting in Vienna today will not include two of the major belligerents: IS and al Qaeda — and have little chance of translating into change on the ground.
The Saudis, who lead a coalition launching airstrikes in Yemen, killed a UN draft resolution calling for a human rights mission in the war-torn country. And the US barely weighed in.
"The Vaulter" — who has never been publicly identified — had been wanted under an international arrest warrant in connection with 22 bank robberies in the last five years.
The case of an intern who was forced to live in a tent in Geneva has brought renewed criticism that the UN is effectively limiting its internship program to the global elite.
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