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The UN Secretary-General has called for direct dialogue between all concerned amid the growing tensions in the Crimea region of Ukraine.
The European Parliament has overwhelmingly condemned the covert drone strikes that have killed thousands of civilians in countries such as Pakistan and Yemen.
Israeli forces have displayed a callous disregard for human life by killing dozens of Palestinian civilians, says a leading human rights NGO in a new report.
MEPs will this week vote on a resolution condemning EU Member States’ complicity in the covert US drones programme.
A seventy year-old Quaker from North Yorkshire has refused to pay a fine imposed this morning for a peaceful protest at the London arms fair last year.
Churches in South Sudan say “we are tired of war”, stressing the urgency to “work for peace and rebuild what has been destroyed”.
Six people facing trial for a peaceful protest at the London arms fair have been told that the charges have been dropped, only days before they were due in court.
The legal charity Reprieve has called on the British Government to clarify its position on the covert US drone programme.
The WCC says drones pose a “serious threats to humanity” while setting “dangerous precedents in inter-state relations”.
Attacks by Islamist armed groups that have killed more than 200 people in recent weeks in northern Nigeria.