Aylan’s father, Abdullah, said he hoped the death of his family would encourage Arab states to help Syrian refugees.
Sacks, who also wrote The Man Who Mistook His Wife For a Hat, revealed in February that he was in the late stages of terminal cancer.
Rather than limiting population, reducing the consumption of natural resources would have a better chance of achieving effective sustainability gains.
Israel's Iron Dome air defence system is designed to intercept rockets fired by Hamas from up to 69km away in Gaza.
Islamist militants have launched an assault in Baiji as Iran raises the prospect of military intervention in the embattled state.
Institutions are doubling shifts and staff, but they are finding it difficult to cope with the demand.
The burden of supporting 500 000 refugees from Syria is stretching resources to the limit, writes Mark Tran in Zaatari.
The Catholic activist has warned the world not to sweep the leader of the LRA under the carpet.
Increasingly they are being targeted - and the automation of weapons will make it even worse.
The wellbeing of many poor people has deteriorated in the past 15 years.