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The House of Lords (PA)

Lord Alton said the rejection of an amendment to the Immigration Bill was a ‘lamentable failure’ by Parliament

Yemeni security forces gather outside the Missionaries of Charity home in Aden (AP)

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US Secretary of State John Kerry (PA)

US Secretary of State says ISIS is genocidal in both its ideology and actions towards Yazidis, Christians and Shia

David Cameron has been urged by lawyers and parliamentarians to recognise ISIS's actions as genocidal (PA)

A cross-party group of peers is pushing for a judge to determine whether ISIS are carrying out genocide in the Middle East

A child poses for a photo with his family in Al-Qaboon, Syria (CNS)

UNICEF has called for unconditional access to children in Syria, including two million in besieged areas

A young Syrian refugee  at a temporary camp, in the Lebanese Town of Al-Faour (AP)

The House of Representatives also called for the establishment of a Syrian war crimes tribunal under United Nations authority

Iraqi Christian refugees attend an outdoor prayer service to mark a year since their displacement in Fuheis, Jordan (AP Photo/Raad Adayleh)

Document calls on the US State Department to recognise the genocide

Syrian refugee Yasmeen  at the Serbian-Hungarian border near Roszke, southern Hungary.  (AP Photo/Muhammed Muheisen)

May people in Syria look to the Church, see love in action, and be converted

Syrian refugee children sit on the ground in a makeshift school in a Syrian refugee camp in the eastern town of Kab Elias, Lebanon (AP)

Lebanon will become the thirteenth country in which the Scottish charity delivers its food and education programmes

Archbishop Paul Gallagher, Vatican secretary for relations with state (CNS photo/Robert Duncan)

Diplomats of the Holy See ‘don’t give up easily’, says Vatican official Archbishop Gallagher