DESPERATE JOURNEYS: MIGRANTS REPATRIATED AFTER 3 WEEKS STRANDED OFF TUNISIA

Most of the migrants are from Bangladesh, and others come from Sudan and Libya, among other countries.

THOUSANDS IN NEPAL PROTEST AGAINST CULTURAL 'GUTHI' BILL

Demonstrators gathered in Kathmandu despite PM Khadga Prasad Oli announcing the controversial bill would be withdrawn.

 
 
 

MALI ATTACKS: VILLAGERS FLEE AMID INCREASING VIOLENCE

Militias connected to the Fulani and Dogon ethnic groups have attacked each others’ communities in recent months.

FIRST FOUR SUSPECTS NAMED FOR MH17 MURDER TRIAL

Leaders of a Russian-backed militia have been indicted and will face trial in the Netherlands in March 2020.

 
 
 

THE BRAVE MERCHANTS OF WAKHAN, THE 'OTHER' AFGHANISTAN

Drivers put up with 5,000m high passes and extreme weather to deliver basic goods to Afghanistan's isolated northeast.

'I CAN'T BELIEVE I JUST DID THAT': GIRL, 10, SCALES EL CAPITAN

Selah Schneiter has become the youngest person to summit the famous rock face in the US's Yosemite National Park.

 
 
 

UN RECORD: 71 MILLION PEOPLE FORCIBLY DISPLACED IN 2018

The world's population of forcibly displaced people surged by 2 million in 2018 to reach a new record, UN figures show.

WESTERN EUROPE MUST REPATRIATE ITS ISIL FIGHTERS AND FAMILIES

Western capitals should take cue from Central Asia which has taken back hundreds of nationals from Syria and Iraq.

 
 
 

KHASHOGGI KILLING: 'CREDIBLE EVIDENCE' LINKING MBS TO MURDER - UN

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman should be investigated over killing of journalist Khashoggi, UN expert concludes.

WATER CRISIS GRIPS INDIA'S CHENNAI

Hotels, restaurants close as taps run dry amid city's heatwave, with temperatures soaring over 40C.

 
 
 

WESTERN EUROPEANS HAVE LEAST TRUST IN VACCINES WORLDWIDE: REPORT

Despite overall confidence in safety and effectiveness of vaccines, high-income countries show lowest levels of trust.

THE 'TIGER WIDOWS' OF INDIA

Dozens of tigers live in the Sundarbans mangrove forest, a UN heritage site, but attacks on humans threaten livelihoods.

 
 
 

EGYPT ACCUSES UN OF SEEKING TO 'POLITICISE MORSI'S NATURAL DEATH'

Cairo says UN's call for independent probe into Morsi's death is a 'deliberate attempt to politicise a natural death'.

'A DEATH TRAP': MEASLES BLAMED IN MALAYSIA INDIGENOUS DEATHS

Some 15 indigenous people from marginalised batek group have died in the past six weeks with scores more in hospital.

 
 
 

TRUMP REVIVES MONROE DOCTRINE AS WARNING TO CHINA AND RUSSIA

Latin American countries long demonised the doctrine which historically gave Washington a blank cheque to intervene.

ROCKET HITS SITE OF FOREIGN OIL FIRMS IN IRAQ'S BASRA, TWO HURT

Two Iraqi workers wounded as rocket lands on headquarters of several major companies in latest oil attack.

 
 
 

SPERM DONOR IS LEGAL FATHER OF CHILD, RULES AUSTRALIAN COURT

A man, who donated sperm so his gay friend, has parental rights over their daughter, according to a High Court verdict.

UN CALLS FOR 'PROMPT AND THOROUGH' PROBE INTO MORSI'S DEATH

The UN rights office demands investigation into Morsi's death as people across the Middle East mourn the ex-president.

 
 
 

DEFYING TRUMP, SENATOR MOVES TOWARDS VOTE TO STOP SAUDI ARMS SALE

There are 22 measures objecting to a White House plan for $8bn in arms sales to Saudi Arabia without Congress approval.

TRUMP TO OFFICIALLY KICK OFF HIS 2020 RE-ELECTION CAMPAIGN

The US president, who has been holding campaign rallies since his 2016 campaign, to launch his 2020 bid in Florida.

 
 
 



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