Erdogan and Putin meet as Syria offensive pummels Idlib
Turkey says the Russian-backed Syrian offensive violates a truce deal between Moscow and Ankara. The advance has exacerbated Syria's humanitarian disaster and threatened Turkey with mass refugee flows.
Millions of children in conflicts need psychological help: report
More than 420 million children live in conflict zones, according to a new study. Humanitarian groups have called on countries to do more to preserve childhood, including providing assistance and much-needed funds.
World Humanitarian Day: UN, others honour aid workers across the world
The United Nations and other agencies in Nigeria involved in humanitarian work marked the humanitarian day in honour of aid workers all over the world. The day was also specifically dedicated to aid workers who died in the course of duty.
Rescue boat captain: Don't let my case distract from refugee crisis
Sea-Watch 3 captain Carola Rackete has pleaded with authorities not to be distracted from the humanitarian crisis off the coast of Libya. She said the EU needs to stop cooperating with the Libyan coast guard.
Syria: Surviving in Idlib
An estimated three million people live in Idlib province. According to UN figures, 1.1 million are internally displaced. Many live in overcrowded refugee camps. The UN has warned of a "humanitarian disaster" in the province.
US steps up Venezuela sanctions with six officials targeted over aid block
The US has targeted six officials it says oversaw efforts to block humanitarian aid deliveries into Venezuela. Meanwhile, Venezuela's vice president got a warm Russian welcome in Moscow.
Humanitarian crisis looms for 300,000 Congolese
The Angolan government has kicked out 300,000 Congolese migrants in a crackdown on illegal mining. Many now find themselves trapped without food, money and sanitation.
Migrant rescue ship captain accuses Libyan coast guard of threatening them with murder
The captain of German humanitarian ship Lifeline detained by Malta last week said in a video released on Tuesday (July 3) that the Libyan coast guard threatened him and his crew with death.