The proposed 12,000-member force would not deploy within the next six months, despite spiraling violence between mostly …
But Pyongyang remains unresponsive to an offer of help from South Korea
Body would address country’s decades-long civil war
This marks the fourth time Russia has said it will veto international action on Syria
A new report by the U.N. details a bloody year for Afghan civilians
1 million could be displaced by June
Washington says Colombo is moving too slowly in probing alleged war crimes. Colombo reacts predictably
Officials say at least 10,000 troops may be needed to end violence
The peace conference in Geneva has failed to deliver humanitarian aid to a starving population. Will opposing sides be able to agree on anything else?
Iranian President, invited and subsequently uninvited, says Syrian peace talks will not stop the war.
Lawmakers in Central African Republic are preparing to elect a new interim president—their third in about two weeks. Then the hard part begins.
Officials representing the Holy See will for the first time face questioning by a U.N. committee on the Vatican’s child-sex-abuse record
Dangerous chemicals shipped out as Assad’s government indicate he will run for re-election.