World News

  • December 9, 2015

    Decades of poorly regulated arms flows into Iraq as well lax controls on the ground have provided the armed group calling itself Islamic State (IS) with a large and lethal arsenal, says a new report from Amnesty International.

  • December 8, 2015

    The UN and its partners have launched a $5 billion initiative to expand renewable energy capacity in Africa as the Secretary-General  told the UN climate change conference (COP21) in Paris that saving energy is a triple-win in the battle against global warming.

  • December 7, 2015

    Christian Aid and tax justice campaigners have hailed as a “major breakthrough” a vote by the French National Assembly to introduce a new law that will help curb the tax dodging activities of multinationals.

  • December 4, 2015

    Over 20 faith leaders, with youth, political and civil society representatives sat down for a unique lunch at COP21 at a table with knives and forks but no food, in a public demonstration of their hunger for climate justice.

  • December 3, 2015

    The government of Saudi Arabia is preparing to execute some 52 prisoners at once, including several juveniles arrested at protests, according to reports.

  • December 2, 2015

    Christian Aid has expressed deep concerned at the deteriorating humanitarian and security situation in Western Equatoria, South Sudan, in which one of its long-term partners, Mundri Relief & Development Association (MRDA) has been attacked.

  • December 1, 2015

    Christian Aid has welcomed the declaration by the Climate Vulnerable Forum, 20 countries most at risk of climate change, calling on world leaders at the Paris summit to work towards limiting global temperature rise to 1.5 degrees.

  • November 30, 2015

    The number of adolescent deaths from AIDS has tripled over the last 15 years with 26 new infections occurring every hour, the UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) has announced.

  • November 27, 2015

    Despite ever increasing profits from multinational diamond mining operations in the country, Botswana’s Bushman communities continue to suffer.

  • November 27, 2015

    The international human rights NGO Reprieve has raised concerns over Saudi media reports, which suggest that juveniles Ali al Nimr and Dawoud al Marhoon could be executed in days.