- Sister says Canadian journalist killed in Syria Updated: Mar-09-14 2:37 pm
- UN: Syrians to be world's biggest refugee group Updated: Feb-25-14 3:33 pm
- APNewsBreak: Aid group: Afghan medical needs unmet Updated: Feb-24-14 6:44 pm
- UN demands humanitarian aid for all of Syria Updated: Feb-22-14 4:02 pm
- US senators condemn blasts in Beirut Updated: Feb-19-14 12:52 pm
- Syria's Homs: Evacuee tells of life under siege Updated: Feb-12-14 3:51 pm
- USAID says new farm law to boost food aid abroad Updated: Feb-11-14 2:53 pm
- Russia, China skip Security Council talks on Syria Updated: Feb-10-14 7:31 pm
BEIRUT - A Canadian freelance photographer was killed in the northern Syrian city of Aleppo on Sunday, his sister and activists said, the latest journalist to be killed covering a brutal war that has become the deadliest place in the world for them to operate.
UNITED NATIONS - Syrians could soon overtake Afghans as the world's biggest refugee population, with their numbers expected to pass 4 million by year's end, a top U.N. official said Tuesday.
KABUL, Afghanistan - Gaping holes in Afghanistan's health care system are being obscured by misleading narratives of success ahead of the international troop withdrawal in 2014, aid organization Medecins Sans Frontieres warns in a new report published Tuesday.
UNITED NATIONS - The U.N. Security Council united for the first time on a resolution on Syria's humanitarian crisis Saturday, demanding that President Bashar Assad's government and the opposition provide immediate access everywhere in the country to deliver aid to millions of people in desperate need.
BEIRUT - Two visiting U.S. senators condemned a double suicide bombing that ripped through a Shiite stronghold of the Lebanese capital Wednesday, saying they were concerned about the spillover effects of Syria's civil war.
BEIRUT - Weeping children begged for food and women picked grass to eat as hunger gripped rebel-held neighborhoods of the Syrian city of Homs during a nearly two-year military blockade, according to a rare first-hand account by a man evacuated during a truce this week.
WASHINGTON - U.S. Agency for International Development Administrator Rajiv Shah says changes to the way the United States distributes food aid could help feed 800,000 more people abroad, many of them Syrian refugees.
UNITED NATIONS - Russia is blocking Western efforts to push through a Security Council resolution that would raise the prospect of sanctions against Syria unless the government gives unrestricted access to deliver humanitarian aid.