AMMAN - Oscar-winning actress Angelina Jolie urged the international community to boost aid to Syrian refugees hit by what she called "the worst humanitarian crisis of the 21st century," a UNHCR statement said Wednesday. Full article
United Nations (Reuters) - U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Tuesday recommended bringing Iraq one step closer to ending all U.N. sanctions imposed on Baghdad more than two decades ago after former leader Saddam Hussein invaded Kuwait In 1990.
FORT MEADE - The men accused of plotting the September 11, 2001 attacks returned Friday to a military court in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, although their trial may still be more than a year away. Full article
ENNISKILLEN - US President Barack Obama will tell G8 leaders Monday that Washington is offering a new $300 million aid package for refugees inside and outside Syria, a senior official said. Full article
BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN - A huge humanitarian assistance and disaster relief exercise involving 18 Asia-Pacific countries kicked off Monday in a bid to achieving interoperability among the defense forces of a region strained by territorial disputes. Full article