Blogs

24 Sep 2013

A leading Yemeni human rights activist has been detained at Gatwick and questioned on his work and political views by UK officials under the Terrorism Act.

24 Sep 2013

Palestinian police in the West Bank have been accused by Amnesty International of mounting violent attacks on peaceful protesters.

24 Sep 2013

The TUC has welcomed clothing retailer River Island's decision to sign up to the Bangladesh accord to improve workplace safety in the country.

23 Sep 2013

Christian Aid is urging governments to heed the warnings of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change which publishes a new report on 27 September.

23 Sep 2013

The UN Secretary-General has condemned the terrorist attack in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi, and urged that the perpetrators be brought to justice as soon as possible.

22 Sep 2013

An estimated 30,000 people turned up to support the campaign for Scottish self-government in Edinburgh yesterday afternoon.

22 Sep 2013

Green jobs development is a major missed opportunity to provide work for some one million young unemployed people, says the GMB union.

22 Sep 2013

President al-Bashir of Sudan has reportedly applied to the US Embassy in Sudan for a visa to enable him to travel to the 68th session of the UN General Assembly.

21 Sep 2013

Education is vital for building peaceful societies and fostering global citizenship, said senior United Nations officials marking the International Day of Peace (21 September)