As young economists across the globe discuss a new economic model for the future at "The Economy of Francesco" event , G20 leaders are gathering for an online summit aimed at showing the world's most powerful economies' cooperation in fighting the coronavirus pandemic.
The UN refugee agency (UNHCR) says the fighting in Ethiopia is leading to a full scale crisis with thousands of people fleeing into neighbouring Sudan.A "full-scale humanitarian crisis": That’s how the United Nations refugee agency is describing the situation unfoldi
The United Nations has called for action in the Western Sahara, where a 30 year-long ceasefire has been broken, with both sides blaming one another and declaring war.The United Nations has confirmed fighting between the Polisario Front and Moroccan forces, and launched
A series of developments this week between the government and the powerful Tigray People's Liberation Front (TPLF) in the north have led to the escalation of tension.The Catholic Bishops of Ethiopia have appealed for peaceful dialogue, as tensions in the north threaten
US President-elect Joe Biden calls for healing in a divided country in his first speech after claiming victory in a bitter election.In his first public address as President-elect, Joe Biden on Saturday declared it was "time to heal in America".
Two eastern provinces of the Philippines have been hardest hit by the most powerful cyclone this year. Brother Joseph Salando in Albay province explained to Vatican News the destruction around inthe wake of Typhoon Goni.In the Philippines, the death toll from the world
The chief of the World Organization says he is self-isolating amid concerns he may have been infected with the coronavirus. Friday's announcement by Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus came as officials said COVID-19 claimed more than a million lives worldwide, with Europe rushing to contain its spread.
Rescue teams in Turkey are hunting through the rubble of collapsed buildings in Izmir after a powerful earthquake on Friday, which was felt as far away as Athens and Istanbul.Video footage from the region posted online showed collapsed buildings and vehicles destroyed
French law enforcement officials say they have detained a second suspect linked to Thursday's Islamic terror attack that killed three people in a church. The detentions came as the southern French city of Nice was mourning the victims of the murders in its Notre-Dame basilica.
Armenia and Azerbaijan have accused each other of violating a new humanitarian ceasefire in the disputed region of Nagorno-Karabakh in a conflict that has killed hundreds in recent weeks. The clashes are rapidly escalating into an all-out war, with civilians caught in the middle.&nbs