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As Parliament is recalled to discuss the UK's possible involvement in air strikes against Islamic State in Iraq, Quakers in Britain have sent an open letter to the Prime Minister.
Attempts to gain widespread support for bombing Iraq suffered a setback today as they were criticised by two of Britain's biggest Christian denominations.
As the UN Security Council holds a summit on foreign terrorist fighters, the Secretary-General has called for decisive action in support of efforts to confront extremists.
In a letter to the Times newspaper, church leaders and representatives in the UK have called on the government to cancel the replacement of Trident.
The British government has been warned it may face legal action if it fails to consult Parliament and the public on the redeployment of drones outside declared war zones.
I remember the invasion of Kuwait in 1990, and how, for a moment, I was seduced by the notion that we needed to re-run World War 2, ousting Saddam, the new Hitler.
On UN International Day of Peace, 21 September, Quakers will say that building peace is about tough choices and will challenge the stereotype of peace as the soft option.
Urgent action is needed by the EU to ensure no further migrant deaths in the seas on Europe’s borders, says Amnesty International.
The UN General Assembly has opened its 69th annual session with its new President declaring it a historic opportunity to formulate a transformative development agenda
Sustained funding and support is vital if the UN and its partners are to continue assisting millions of Iraqis affected by the crisis in the country, says the UN's top humanitarian official