By Hayes Brown on January 10, 2014
A sign erected in a U.N. camp shows different areas for South Sudanese ethnic groups. Here's why.
By Hayes Brown on January 8, 2014
"In a sense it's the suicide of Syria, because the hospitals have been bombed, schools have been bombed, civilians have been killed by the tens of thousands," one official said.
By Hayes Brown on December 23, 2013
Things aren't looking good in the world's youngest country. Here's what you need to know.
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By Hayes Brown on December 20, 2013
Activists and officials alike are praising the Atrocities Prevention Board for finally playing its intended role.
By Dan Maher, Guest Blogger on December 19, 2013
It's not just Syria that requires humanitarian aid this year.
By Ari Phillips on December 18, 2013
The U.N. is hoping to set up a new agreement to help countries reduce the risks of extreme weather events that are increasing in intensity and frequency due to climate change.
By Carimah Townes on December 17, 2013
Death, displacement, disease, and hunger are affecting 2.3 million children in Central African Republic.
By Hayes Brown on December 12, 2013
Fresh off of military victory in the DR Congo, the U.N. is already focusing on another rebel group attacking Congolese civilians.
By Carimah Townes on December 10, 2013
Today the United Nations celebrates International Human Rights Day. Here's what the U.N. has achieved this year.
By Hayes Brown on December 10, 2013
More than 400 have died in recent fighting between armed groups of Christians and Muslims, even as international forces race to stop them.