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Dying Palestinian teen longs for imprisoned father

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 - 8:17am
Majd Tahhan's only wish is to see his imprisoned father, fearing he may soon part with life as he battles leukaemia.

Flooding returns to southern Queensland, Australia

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 - 8:09am
This multi-day deluge has led to overflowing rivers near to and west of Bundaberg.

Venezuela crisis: All the latest updates

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 - 7:39am
With pro- and anti-government protesters taking to the streets, here is the latest in the Venezuelan crisis.

Mapped: ISIL's territorial loss in northern Iraq

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 - 7:05am
Since the fall of Mosul in July, ISIL has been losing territory in northern Iraq.

Amnesty: Myanmar committed crimes against humanity

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 - 7:10pm
Rights group finds evidence Myanmar army targeted Rohingya and committed crimes against humanity in Rakhine state.

Hawaii judge Derrick Watson blocks Trump travel order

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 - 6:42pm
Ruling delivers fresh blow to US president's long-running efforts to restrict entry of travellers from seven countries.

What does the future hold for Iraq's Kurds?

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 - 6:03pm
Iraqi government troops have taken control of the northern city of Kirkuk amid tensions over Kurdish secession bid.

Thousands demand release of jailed Catalan separatists

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 - 5:30pm
More than 200,000 march in Barcelona, calling for release two separatists leaders detained on sedition charges.

Taliban kills scores in Afghanistan's Paktia and Ghazni

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 - 5:09pm
Coordinated attacks kill 41 and injure 150 at police camp in Paktia while car bombings in Ghazni leave another 30 dead.

Quebec to vote on controversial face veil ban

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 - 4:33pm
Rights groups call bill that would require individuals receiving public services to show their face ‘islamophobic’.

The Beirut Spy: Shula Cohen

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 - 2:08pm
The story of Shula Cohen, aka The Pearl, who spied for the Israelis in Lebanon for 14 years.

Protests erupt as Catalan separatist leaders jailed

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 - 1:16pm
Anger grows with the jailing of Jordi Cuixart and Jordi Sanchez but Spanish minister says justice is 'functioning'.

SDF captures Syria's Raqqa city from ISIL

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 - 11:27am
After four-month battle, Syrian Democratic Forces say Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant fighters are defeated.

Out-of-work women make comeback in UK's corporate culture

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 - 10:56am
For more than 30 years women have tried to make inroads into top management with few results - but that's changing.

Explained: National Congress of China's Communist party

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 - 10:29am
The 19th National Congress begins on Tuesday but what does it mean for the country and the world?

Salzgitter ban a 'setback' for refugees in Germany

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 - 10:03am
Lower Saxony decree prohibiting resettlement of recognised refugees condemned as an 'infringement of rights'.

Mahmoud Hussein's daughter: Journalists have failed us

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 - 9:55am
Zahra Hussein, daughter of jailed Al Jazeera journalist, condemns media silence about her father's ongoing detention.

Ghana child malnutrition: 1,000 days of hunger

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 - 8:31am
Child malnutrition is a silent tragedy jeopardising the future of more than one million children across Ghana.

Zuma reshuffles cabinet 'in bid to secure energy deal'

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 - 8:23am
South Africa president makes changes to cabinet in move seen to be linked to a contentious nuclear deal with Russia.