Justin Forsyth, who has resigned as deputy director of the United Nations children’s agency, Unicef. Photograph: Bryan R Smith/AFP/Getty Images

The deputy director of the United Nations children’s agency Unicef resigned on Thursday, saying he did not want coverage of past mistakes he had made(...)

Migrants put on lifejackets distributed by rescue crews of the Migrant Offshore Aid Station Phoenix vessel  off Lampedusa on Wednesday. The boat, one of three in the area, later capsized killing more than 30 people. Photograph: Chris McGrath/Getty Images

More than 30 migrants, mostly toddlers, drowned on Wednesday when about 200 people without lifejackets fell from a boat into the sea off the Libyan co(...)

Aylan Kurdi and his older brother, Galib who died as their family tried to reach Europe

Turkish police have detained four Syrians suspected of involvement in organising the passage of a boat which capsized, drowning 12 people including a (...)

Internally displaced children in a school playground in Zayta, where pictures of Syrian president Bashar al-Assad still hang in schools and public building.

Civilians of all ages caught up in the Syria n conflict increasingly face death, maiming and severe trauma, according to Un icef, Save the Chil(...)