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With so many problems in the world today, it can seem impossible to fix them all. But, as Unicef's Communications Director Lachlan Forsyth explains, there is a way for you to make a difference.
The Philippines is an overwhelmingly Catholic country, with about 90 per cent of the population identifying as Catholics.
New satellite images have revealed that North Korea has significantly expanded a key long-range missile base located in a remote mountainous area, despite continuing talks with the US over the country's nuclear disarmament.
One of two crew members recovered after two US warplanes collided and crashed off Japan's coast is dead and five others remain missing, the US military said.
Philippine immigration authorities have arrested an American Roman Catholic priest accused of sexually assaulting altar boys in a remote central town in a case one official described as "shocking and appalling."
Indonesia's PT Lion Mentari Airlines is threatening to cancel its aircraft orders from Boeing after a statement from the planemaker suggested that the carrier was to blame for the recent crash that killed 189 people.
Turkey is seeking the arrest of two former aides to Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman who were dismissed amid the fallout from the killing of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi.
With her pink Korean dress and wide smile, television presenter Ri Chun Hee may soon be consigned to the past as North Korea's state-controlled channel, KCTV, undergoes a makeover.
Passengers on a flight in Siberia have suffered one extreme temperature to another on a recent journey.
China has called for the end of lavish wedding ceremonies as the government ramps up its campaign against gaudy displays of wealth.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and South Korean president Moon Jae-in have discussed North Korea tensions, the Pacific reset and closer co-operation at talks in Auckland.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, whose controversial war on drugs has cost thousands of lives, says he uses marijuana to keep awake at long regional meetings, but later disavowed his assertion as a joke.
Humans are being used as bait to catch a man-eating leopard that has killed three people in a week in India's western state of Gujarat.
Just months before undertaking the most forbidding journey in his life as a young missionary to a remote Indian Ocean island, John Allen Chau was blindfolded and dropped off on a dirt road in a remote part of Kansas.
South Korea's military says a North Korean soldier has fled across the countries' heavily fortified border to defect to the South.
On North Sentinel Island, a spit of coral and rock in India's far-flung Andaman and Nicobar Islands, lives one of the planet's most isolated groups of people.