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Why Jerusalem is not the capital of Israel

Wed, 24 May 2017 - 8:51am
No country in the world recognises Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, with the exception of Russia.

Mindanao: Churchgoers 'taken hostage' amid Marawi siege

Wed, 24 May 2017 - 8:45am
Ongoing violence prompts 'mass exodus' from Marawi, as President Rodrigo Duterte considers nationwide martial law.

Lebanon: The Battle of Abra

Wed, 24 May 2017 - 8:41am
We investigate an incident highlighting tensions in Lebanese politics, the role of Hezbollah and the sectarian divide.

Amnesty: Palestinian writer is 'prisoner of conscience'

Wed, 24 May 2017 - 8:34am
Human rights group calls for the release of Ahmad Qatamesh, a prominent writer jailed without charges or trial.

US: Who is Sheriff David Clarke?

Wed, 24 May 2017 - 8:17am
Controversial Sheriff David Clarke of Milwaukee County says he will join Trump's Department of Homeland Security.

Duterte declares martial law after Mindanao attack

Tue, 23 May 2017 - 11:53pm
Emergency declaration follows heavy clashes between security forces and fighters in Mindanao's Marawi city.

EU court highlights Romanian domestic-violence failures

Tue, 23 May 2017 - 9:57pm
European Court for Human Rights finds lack of commitment in Romania to address domestic assault despite legal framework.

Britain's security alert level raised to 'critical'

Tue, 23 May 2017 - 9:51pm
'Wider group of individuals' may be linked to Manchester attack that killed 22 people, Prime Minister Theresa May says.

North Korea on 'inevitable' path to nuclear ICBM: US

Tue, 23 May 2017 - 8:50pm
DIA chief says if left unchecked, it's only a matter of time before Pyongyang can strike the US with a nuclear missile.

1,000 asylum seekers stranded in the Mediterranean

Tue, 23 May 2017 - 8:32pm
Italian Coast Guard launches major rescue operation with about 700 people saved, many of them children.

Bahrain: 5 dead as security forces clash with 'outlaws'

Tue, 23 May 2017 - 6:08pm
Operation took place in Diraz, home village of Ayatollah Isa Qassim and site of a sit-in encampment of his followers.

Manchester attack: Defiant residents stage vigil

Tue, 23 May 2017 - 5:58pm
City defiant and sombre after suspected ISIL attack kills 22 people - mainly children - at Ariana Grande concert.

Manchester attack: Salman Abedi named suicide bomber

Tue, 23 May 2017 - 4:26pm
Prime minister announces change in the threat level from severe to critical, saying further attacks may be imminent.

Ethiopia's Tedros becomes first African to head WHO

Tue, 23 May 2017 - 4:15pm
Tedros Adhanom elected to head UN agency but controversy surrounds his role in Ethiopia's repressive government.

Eurozone fails to agree fresh Greek bailout

Tue, 23 May 2017 - 3:47pm
Talks in Brussels did not end in a deal needed to unlock Greece’s next installment of multi-billion euro bailout.

Syria: Suicide car bombs hit Homs city, Damascus suburb

Tue, 23 May 2017 - 3:41pm
At least four people are reported dead after a car bomb goes off in Homs, as a second explosion hits a Damascus suburb.

Ousted South Korean President Park goes on trial

Tue, 23 May 2017 - 2:57pm
Park Geun-hye denies all 18 charges against her in first court appearance since impeachment over power abuse scandal.

John Brennan: Russia interfered in US election process

Tue, 23 May 2017 - 2:41pm
Former CIA chief John Brennan says he warned Russia's FSB security chief of tainted relationship if it interfered.

James Bond actor Roger Moore dies aged 89

Tue, 23 May 2017 - 2:28pm
Family confirms death in Switzerland after bout with cancer of British actor who played the iconic spy in seven films.

Donald Trump ends Middle East tour

Tue, 23 May 2017 - 2:08pm
US president calls for peace between Israelis and Palestinians but sheds little clarity on how to achieve that.