Returning to Somalis is voluntary, with refugees being taken to designated safe areas, Kenya and the UN have said.
Syrian and Russian military officials were not available to comment on the incident.
FARC leader, Rodrigo Londono, has met with the government several times and is confident that the peace deal can be resuscitated.
Within hours of the New York Times report, several other media outlets published similar accounts, including People magazine, which carried a detailed first-person account from one of its reporters.
The international community seems totally incapable of stopping the bloodshed in Syria. But we can express our outrage.
The election of the first black president in 2008 and now perhaps a woman is a signal to those who are deeply conservative, opposed the rights revolution and have chipped away at its gains. But the level of vitriol is so high that Donald Trump is able to sustain support despite everything.
Illicit baby trafficking and scam ‘herbal treatments’ for pregnancies are part of Nigeria’s biggest sector in organised crime.
Dozens of allegations of sexual abuse against UN peacekeepers in Central AfricanRepublic may have been fabricated by people seeking financial payoffs.
The ministerial team was formed to help bring an end to weeks of clashes at university campuses between the police and students demanding free education
Trump has vowed to campaign in whatever style he wants now that the party establishment has largely abandoned him.
The social media services shut off the data access of Geofeedia, the Chicago-based data vendor that provided data to police, in response to the American Civil Liberties Union findings.
Canada, backed by the EU, the US and Mexico, had pushed for including the recognition of LGBTQI people and an acknowledgment of homophobia in a key policy paper to be finalised at a major UN conference in Ecuador next week.
At least 1,000 people perished when hurricane Matthew battered Haiti last week, destroying houses and displacing tens of thousands.
Vijay Prashad’s The Death of the Nation and the Future of the Arab Revolution provides a helpful interpretation of the processes that have led to the current state of the Arab world, but hazards little about the future prospects for the region.
A recently released UN report highlights international “policy incoherence” on medication, but the US has denounced its findings, signalling its unwillingness to institute reforms.
Opinion polls show that many voters are backing Clinton primarily to stop Trump from getting into the White House. If they believe he has no hope of winning, what would their motivation be to turn up at the polls?
Guterres must know the world we live in today more globally and more intimately than many a former minister or executive.
Protests over university education costs – prohibitive for many black students – highlight the frustration at enduring inequalities since the end of apartheid.
Success is not assured by any principle for intervention. But the chances of success can be enhanced and controversies muted if interventions are based on an agreed framework.
A statement posted online by the militant group paid tribute to Wa’il Adil Hasan Salman al-Fayad, also known as Abu Mohammed al-Furqan.
In a conference call with congressional Republicans, Ryan all but conceded that Democrat Hillary Clinton was likely to win the White House on November 8.
Chances of nuclear war between India and Pakistan may be remote, but the recent build-up of military activity along the border and the increasingly aggressive comments by leaders highlights the importance of the crusade against the atomic arms race.
The economics prize, officially called the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel, was established in 1968. It was not part of the original group of awards set out in dynamite tycoon Nobel’s 1895 will.
Scholars from the Washington University in St. Louis react to the second presidential debate.
The debate was crammed with moments that could at best be described as petty and at worse vicious – as the candidates traded personal attacks and sarcastic one-liners.
A six-month nationwide state of emergency was declared by Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn on Sunday.
The US will review its support for the 18-month-old military push after planes hit mourners at a community hall in Sanaa on Saturday, killing 140 people, according to one UN estimate and 82 according to the Houthis.
Government officials said they had to start burying the dead in mass graves because the bodies were starting to decompose.
Making a change at the top of the ticket for one of the two major parties this close to Election Day would be without precedent in the history of modern US presidential elections.
Children are trained to take the subway, run errands and to even make the journey to their school by themselves due to a widespread trust in its society.
Trauma, sleepless nights and the memories of war continue to haunt Aleed, Nauiroz and their children as they struggle to make a life in Lisbon.
The council will vote on a French text requiring an end to air strikes and military flights over Aleppo and a Russian text that doesn’t include that demand.
The storm looked certain to rekindle the debate about global warming and the long-term threat posed by rising sea levels to low-lying cities and towns.
Critics of the Ruling Socialist party frequently ridicule its efforts to build the country’s presence in international politics, while inflation and chronic product shortages continue.
Women’s participation in the Syrian conflict is more diverse and powerful than what is portrayed.
El Salvador stands at the centre of the current refugee crisis in Central America. But gang violence is not the only reason why its people are fleeing their country.
The “graphic nature” of the clip will hurt his standing among women, independents and wavering Republicans, analysts say.
The proposal will mostly be floated during the meeting of BRICS Sherpas next week, before the leaders of BRICS gather in Goa later this month.
Rebels said they had no plan to evacuate Aleppo, the last major urban area they control, and denounced the amnesty offer as a deception.
The referendum poses a new headache for Spain’s acting Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy, whose conservative People’s Party has repeatedly refused to consider allowing one in Catalonia, which is home to about a sixth of the population.