Its leader is no more, but millions of civilians are still suffering from the so-called Islamic State group’s reign of terror.
A year of improved aid access following last September’s fragile ceasefire could be offset by this new emergency.
‘Inappropriate’ questions, rotten DNA samples, and lax security may have bungled investigations into women's and girls' claims of rape and other sexual abuses by UN peacekeepers.
It’s not just Syrians. Afghans are making their way to Turkey, then onwards across the Aegean in the highest numbers.
Syrians fleeing the northeast needed help, and fast. Ordinary people have stepped up.
From growing xenophobia and visa restrictions to finding extra funding and ID cards: the latest on the Venezuelan response from the UN special envoy.
More than 200,000 people have fled violence in remote parts of South Kivu province as foreign rebel groups stoke a long-simmering local conflict.
Women community leaders in Colombia – from political candidates to local activists – are being killed in high numbers, targeted just for supporting peace.
Nearly three years after a historic peace deal, conflict still continues in Colombia and challenges remain for former rebels trying to build new lives.
The village has a library with 12 computers, a restaurant, a bakery, a general store, a community centre, even a daycare for toddlers.
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Many former FARC guerrillas are keen to pursue their civilian lives but finding it increasingly tough, as others pick up arms once again.
Brussels has recruited the Red Cross and Red Crescent to take on its biggest relief project, but hopes to transfer more refugee responsibilities to Ankara.
Shrinking access in conflict zones, missed vaccines, and failing health programmes: how polio continues to spread despite decades of eradication efforts.
Schools, teachers, and pupils are in the firing line as jihadist violence escalates and almost half a million people flee their homes.
The nexus is easier to plan than implement, but ICRC policy chief Hugo Slim argues it’s worth everyone playing their part to make it work.
Fear, frustration, and uncertainty as nearly 200,000 displaced civilians in the northeast wait to hear what’s next.
This weather phenomenon could bring too much of a good thing.
The peace deal with Ethiopia hasn’t stopped the flow of refugees, many of whom choose to head on to Europe or the Americas, if they can afford it.
Weeks of lockdown have deepened resentment in quiet villages once awash in uprisings. Some warn that rights abuses are fuelling militancy rather than containing it.