Blogs

9 Sep 2013

US-based Evangelicals for Middle East Understanding (EMEU) is urging President Obama to pursue peaceful means to address the Syria crisis.

9 Sep 2013

German intelligence sources suggest President Assad did not authorise the use of chemical weapons against opponents, and may even have sought to block them.

9 Sep 2013

The G20 is not facing up to the causes of the global debt crisis and its impact on the poorest, says a leading NGO working on debt issues.

9 Sep 2013

The G20 'Outlook for Development' paper from St Petersburg is "disappointing" overall, says Catholic development agency CAFOD.

9 Sep 2013

G20 leaders’ decisions on tax and financial transparency are welcome but they do little or nothing for poor countries, says Christian Aid.

9 Sep 2013

The TUC has announced that it is to hold a national day of action against employee blacklisting on Wednesday 20 November 2013.

9 Sep 2013

Erratic rains and unusual mid-season droughts over the past year have triggered critical levels of crop failure in Zimbabwe, according to the World Food Programme.

8 Sep 2013

Christians have taken part in prayers and worship on the road to a London arms fair, despite attempts by police to stop the act of witness going ahead.

8 Sep 2013

Total unemployment in the UK is currently 4.78 million, close to double the headline unemployment figure, says new TUC analysis.