More than 11 million children face threat of food shortages, disease, displacement and acute lack of access to basic social services.
Annan's body will remain at the Accra Conference Centre until the burial ceremony at Burma Camp military cemetery in Accra.
The World Health Organization's cancer research arm estimates in a report released on Wednesday that there will be more than 18 million new cases globally this year and more than 9 million deaths.
The "Herald Sun," owned by News Corp, first published the caricature of Williams with exaggerated lips and tongue and curly hair rising from the top of her head as she stomped on her tennis racket on Monday.
Arsenic in the bedrocks has contaminated tap water in many cities in northern Serbia, as well as in Croatia and Hungary.
In its latest report, Human Rights Watch has criticised the Greek government saying it's denying refugee children access to formal education.
The Oregon plumberJoshua Horner was jailed for molesting his daughter, who claimed he had killed her dog to frighten her into silence, but the dog's discovery reversed his conviction. It is still not certain that he did not abuse the complainant.
Turkey's First Lady Emine Erdogan received a humanitarian service award at the Global Donors Forum in London for her efforts for the needy, and in particular for her work with the Rohingya people.
Kulsoom Nawaz Sharif, 68, died after months in a coma. She was diagnosed with lymphoma last year.
In the 1980s, Lake Habbaniyah was a tourist hotspot, so luxurious it was even a haunt of dictator Saddam Hussein and his fearsome entourage. But today, it's a shadow of its former glory, as it has fallen into neglect since the 2003 US-led invasion.
Almost 3,000 people were killed at New York's World Trade Centre, the deadliest attack on American soil.
The SADA Women Empowerment and Solidarity Centre has provided vocational courses and counselling sessions to more than 2,000 Syrian refugee women since it opened last year.
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