A convoy of trucks carrying 666 tonnes of food and vegetable oil to alleviate the humanitarian crisis resulting from post-election political violence The African Union and Nobel laureate Desmond Tutu are pushing for a settlement.
Iran has refused to renew the visa of a British journalist based in Tehran, forcing him to leave the country. They have aid they will accept a "suitable replacement". The move reflects continuing tension between Iran and the West.
As violence continues amid attempts at a settlement following the bitterly disputed elections in Kenya, the number of people displaced has increased to some half million people, according to agencies and NGOs working in the country.
Representatives of the world's Historic Peace Churches gathered in Solo, Indonesia in December 2007, to ask what "Peace in Our Land" means - through the interrelated topics of injustice, religious pluralism, and poverty.
Christian Aid has called on the government to impose a moratorium on the building of any new, conventional coal-fired power stations following council approval for the first such station for almost quarter of a century.
The leader of the Taize community has urged tens of thousands of young Christians from Europe who gathered in Geneva at the New Year to organize "vigils of reconciliation" for unity between churches divided from each other.
The Israeli army has launched an offensive in the Gaza Strip, killing at least nine people in a series of military air strikes and shelling attacks. It has been accused of breaking the spirit of the Annapolis peace agreement.
The campaigning group Black Mental Health UK has condemned the rapid rise in the number of suicides in prison over the past 12 months, and is seeking the backing of community and faith groups in its call for urgent government action.
The head of the World Council of Churches has called on Kenya's two main political parties to "turn urgently from partisan postures and negotiate in good faith to reach a non-violent, political solution" to their electoral dispute.