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World 25 Jul 2019 | 4:00 PM

Islamic State claims aid workers' kidnap in northeast Nigeria

ABUJA (Reuters) - Islamic State's West Africa branch on Thursday claimed responsibility for kidnapping six aid workers in northeast Nigeria.

World 27 Jul 2019 | 12:37 AM

Italy's Salvini blocks own coastguard ship with migrants on board

ROME (Reuters) - Interior Minister Matteo Salvini said on Friday he would not let an Italian coastguard boat carrying 135 migrants dock until European Union countries agreed to take them in.

World 27 Jul 2019 | 9:12 AM

Guatemala agrees to new migration measures to avoid Trump sanctions threat

WASHINGTON/GUATEMALA CITY (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said he agreed to drop the threat of economic sanctions against Guatemala after the country said it would implement new measures aimed at reducing U.S. asylum claims from migrants fleeing Honduras and El Salvador.

People 11 Jun 2014 | 11:40 AM

'We are responsible': Angelina Jolie vows to end sexual violence

Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie and British Foreign Secretary William Hague vowed to produce practical action from the world’s first summit on ending sexual violence in conflict.

Viewpoints 09 Jul 2014 | 4:00 PM

Beyond Barriers: A social worker's encounter with a child abuse victim

Scars that scare: A social worker’s encounter with a child abuse victim teaches her a valuable life lesson.

People 30 Aug 2014 | 4:00 PM

Taiwanese businessman David Liu finds a new calling

This Taiwanese businessman started as a philanthropist but is now a full-time volunteer.

Family 02 Oct 2014 | 4:00 PM

A low profile Colombian group offers displaced women shelter and support

Butterflies With New Wings wins the highest honour given in their line of human rights work.

People 14 Oct 2014 | 9:05 AM

Queen meets Jolie, makes her a ‘Dame’

But she’s just an honorary dame, not a real one – so, don't worry, she’s still Angie.

People 09 Dec 2014 | 4:00 PM

Asylum-seekers face great difficulty in learning Hungarian

Hard lessons in Hungarian for asylum-seekers.

People 29 Dec 2014 | 4:00 PM

#TheYearThatWas: 2014's top celebrities

Here are 10 celebrities who made scrolling through social media pages that much more interesting.