Pledges came from countries including Qatar, which has promised $100 million, and Germany, which offered 1.58 billion euros ($1.78 billion) in what Berlin said was the single biggest country donation.
Tropical cyclone Harold, which claimed 27 lives when it swept through the Solomon Islands last week, strengthened overnight Sunday as it moved east towards Vanuatu.
Children in Yemen are most at risk, suffering and dying from acute malnutrition as they end up internally displaced and unable to continue their studies.
Western governments have prioritised profit over principle but a reversal of policy can help bring the Yemen war to an end.
In its latest report, Oxfam highlighted that India's healthcare services are hurting poor and low-income Indians. TRT World visits one of the country's biggest hospitals to find out whether Oxfam's findings translate on the ground.
Billionaire fortunes increased by 12 percent last year while the 3.8 billion people who make up the world's poorest half saw their wealth decline by 11 percent, says Oxfam in a report.
The Greek island camp is full of Afghan refugees, who spend their days in what they say is "filth and degradation".
Trump cut funding to Syria the same month Saudi Arabia pledged $100 million for the reconstruction of the war-torn country. Now he says Riyadh will pay for all the costs of the US-led air strikes instead of Washington.
More than 720,000 Rohingya Muslims fled Myanmar's northern Rakhine state after a heavy-handed army crackdown in August last year that survivors say involved mass rape and extrajudicial killings.
Sexual abuse in the humanitarian sector has become widespread and systemic with little recognition of the problem. It's time to lift the lid.
The toll could rise again, as rescuers search the rubble of a mosque which collapsed on worshippers when the 7 magnitude quake hit on Sunday night on Indonesia's Lombok island. Over 150,000 people are in need of aid.
The US Geological Survey said the magnitude 7.0 quake struck at a depth of 10.5 kilometres about two kilometres east-southeast of Loloan.
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