Assad regime forces continue to target civilians in opposition-held enclave in open defiance of truce.
UN human rights chief says the Syrian regime's five-year siege of the Damascus suburbs of eastern Ghouta included the use of chemical weapons and starvation. UNHCR says almost 50,000 have fled the enclave in recent days.
Libya has become one of the largest black market arms suppliers in the world, and a center for sex trafficking and slavery since the Western intervention in 2011. More importantly, it is a cautionary tale of the West's failed adventurism.
The organisation Clean Water Here announces that the international pop star will be named Clean Water Here Ambassador on March 22, when he visits the UN in New York City.
Suu Kyi was due to give a speech at Sydney's Lowy Institute on Tuesday but the institute said she had been forced to cancel as she was "not feeling well."
The Philippines on Thursday told the UN it was withdrawing from the ICC, following the African nation of Burundi, which in October 2017 became the first country to leave.
Turkish Armed Forces (TSK) released drone footage which it says is an undamaged Afrin Hospital. The footage shows an intact building after reports emerged that it had been damaged by shelling.
Marielle Franco, a Rio de Janeiro councilwoman and outspoken critic of police brutality in majority black neighbourhoods, was shot in an assassination-style killing on Wednesday.
Thousands of refugees who have fled their homes because of the civil war in their country are stranded on Greece islands, waiting for the day they can return.
The UN Security Council is unable to end violence as people die in international conflicts, Turkey's Prime Minister Binali Yildirim says.
Finland leads the 156-country ranking, while Burundi is least content, according to a UN study. The report says the 10 happiest countries also score highest on immigrant happiness.
The arrests were made after a school director who defied government orders died in custody, says Sheila B Keetharuth, UN's human rights official in Eritrea.
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