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China, India record highest disaster displacement: IOM

China, India record highest disaster displacement: IOM

Over 86 per cent of world’s refugees were being hosted by developing countries at the end of 2013.

World outraged at massacre of children in Pakistan

World outraged at massacre of children in Pakistan

US Secretary of State John Kerry said the killing of the children was a loss for the world.

At least 100 children killed in Taliban ‘massacre’

At least 100 children killed in Taliban ‘massacre’

Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif called the death toll a national tragedy and announced three days of mourning.

Indian PM condemns Sydney siege

Indian PM condemns Sydney siege

Australian news agencies were reporting hostage numbers from 12 to 40.

Japan’s Abe headed for snap election win

Japan’s Abe headed for snap election win

Millions of eligible voters will be choosing from among 1,191 candidates running for the 475 seats in the lower house of the Diet.

US Congress pushes for tougher Russia sanctions

US Congress pushes for tougher Russia sanctions

Meanwhile, a ceasefire agreed between pro-Moscow rebels and the Ukraine army appears to be holding with no casualties reported.

Malala, Satyarthi receive Nobel Peace Prize

Malala, Satyarthi receive Nobel Peace Prize

Satyarthi has received a number of death threats as he sought to end child slavery in India and the world.

Oil markets: How low is low?

Oil markets: How low is low?

The feeling among some OPEC members is that oil prices will hover around $65 a barrel until the cartel's next summit in June 2015.

Israeli air strike near Damacus – Syrian officials

Israeli air strike near Damacus – Syrian officials

Damascus accused Tel Aviv of carrying out air raids to help the opposition fighting the government of President Bashar Al-Assad.

Millions of Syrians could go hungry, warns UN

Millions of Syrians could go hungry, warns UN

The WFP on Friday said that many of the refugees are living in dire conditions and any cuts to the assistance they currently receive would be "devastating".

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