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Abuse of foreign domestic workers must end now

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 - 8:10am
Joanna Demafelis' death in Kuwait highlights the urgent need for better protections for foreign domestic workers.

Syria's brides searching for love online

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 - 7:59am
As conditions in Syria worsen, women are connecting with their future partners online.

Sudan releases activists arrested over 'bread protests'

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 - 6:16am
More than 80 activists and students, imprisoned last month during protests against rising food prices, released.

Olympic politics: North Korea's media charm offensive

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 - 5:08am
North Korea's media games and what's really behind the Olympic story of thawing tensions between North and South Korea.

Modernisation project threatens iconic Philippine 'jeepney'

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 - 5:07am
Jeepneys, a popular form of public transport throughout the Philippines, is facing threats to its survival.

Canada deports North Korean asylum seekers

Sun, 18 Feb 2018 - 3:19pm
Nearly 2,000 have been sent away since 2013 because the government says they lied on asylum application forms.

12 ISIL widows sentenced to death, life by Iraqi court

Sun, 18 Feb 2018 - 2:30pm
A dozen foreign women who joined ISIL husbands while fighting in Iraq sentenced by a court in Baghdad.

Iran denies 'hegemon' plans, denounces Saudi and Israel

Sun, 18 Feb 2018 - 2:12pm
Saudi Arabia urges 'fundamental change in Iranian regime' as Tehran's foreign minister calls foes 'US client states'.

Fears over Zimbabwe opposition infighting

Sun, 18 Feb 2018 - 2:07pm
Church services have been held for Morgan Tsvangirai, a former opposition leader in Zimbabwe, who died earlier this week. He passed away after a long battle with cancer.

Funerals held for Palestinian teenagers killed by Israel

Sun, 18 Feb 2018 - 2:07pm
Their deaths have added to the tension on the Gaza-Israeli border, following an explosion that injured four Israeli soldiers on Saturday. Israel blames Hamas for the attack and has carried out a series of ground and air attacks on 18 Hamas targets.

Iran and India sign deal to deepen relations

Sun, 18 Feb 2018 - 1:55pm
Tehran and New Delhi sign nine pacts, including lease of Chabahar Port to Indian company, during Rouhani's India trip.

How far will Robert Mueller's investigation go?

Sun, 18 Feb 2018 - 1:22pm
Thirteen Russians are accused of interfering in the US presidential election to sway the vote in favour of Donald Trump.

Netanyahu warns Iran over drone

Sun, 18 Feb 2018 - 12:30pm
A tense exchange unfolded at a major security conference in Munich on Sunday, when Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu once again scolded Iran, which he described as the largest threat to Middle East security.

Costa Rican harvests global recognition for gardening success

Sun, 18 Feb 2018 - 12:25pm
For more than 50 years, Zarcero's 'Senor Scissorhands' has cut and trimmed the city's gardens into international fame.

How Navalny changed the rules of the game in Russia

Sun, 18 Feb 2018 - 11:38am
Alexei Navalny won't run in the presidential elections, but he managed to dramatically alter Russia's political scene.

The Black Panther pilgrimage

Sun, 18 Feb 2018 - 11:33am
You think the Black Panther film is about "blackness"? No, it is about rage.

Nigerian court releases 475 Boko Haram suspects

Sun, 18 Feb 2018 - 11:24am
Justice ministry says no evidence of their involvement with the armed group, after some detainees were held for years.

China launches anti-poverty drive in restive Xinjiang

Sun, 18 Feb 2018 - 10:40am
Three-year plan aims to bring 400,000 people out of poverty in the region amid concerns of a rise in armed groups.

Is Black Panther co-opting African struggles against oppression?

Sun, 18 Feb 2018 - 10:01am
Movie critics have praised the film, but cultural critics argue Marvel Studios, and its parent company Disney, may be exploiting black political and cultural movements for their own financial gain.

July 15: The day Turkey's media narrative changed

Sun, 18 Feb 2018 - 8:24am
What is the media's role in framing the 2016 coup attempt as an explanation for the challenges facing the country?