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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.
Palestinian police in the West Bank have been accused by Amnesty International of mounting violent attacks on peaceful protesters.
The TUC has welcomed clothing retailer River Island's decision to sign up to the Bangladesh accord to improve workplace safety in the country.
Christian Aid is urging governments to heed the warnings of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change which publishes a new report on 27 September.
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.
An estimated 30,000 people turned up to support the campaign for Scottish self-government in Edinburgh yesterday afternoon.
Green jobs development is a major missed opportunity to provide work for some one million young unemployed people, says the GMB union.
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.
Education is vital for building peaceful societies and fostering global citizenship, said senior United Nations officials marking the International Day of Peace (21 September)