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Australia to build one of the world's biggest batteries

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 - 10:22am
An Australian company plans to turn a reservoir into a giant, rechargeable battery where the water itself is the battery's stored power.

Myanmar accused of 'bulldozing' proof of crimes against Rohingya

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 - 10:21am
Satellite imagery released by HRW shows Rohingya dwellings razed between late December and February.

Haneen: Exhibition of Syrian children's longings in war

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 - 10:16am
Artists have come together to visualise poetry written by child refugees, giving form to the impact that the war has had on their young lives.

Canadians call for return of relative held in Ethiopia

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 - 9:24am
Family and rights group demand release of a Canadian citizen imprisoned in Ethiopia for alleged 'terrorist crimes'.

Central African Republic: Half the population needs aid

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 - 9:22am
Thousands of people in CAR have had to flee their homes, and now half of the country is in urgent need of aid.

Confusion over missing Nigerian girls, parents demand answers

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 - 8:16am
Parents express grief and disappointment after the government retracts a statement that some girls were rescued.

Florida school shooting: Who is Nikolas Cruz?

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 - 7:57am
Police say the 19-year-old confessed to killing 17 people in one of the deadliest school shootings in US history.

US takes steps to resume plutonium pit production for nukes

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 - 7:54am
Call to increase plutonium storage at New Mexico facility draws criticism from nuclear watchdogs.

African countries ban secondhand clothes imports

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 - 7:51am
African countries are trying to support their domestic textile industries, but pressure from the US and a flood of cheap clothing from China are making it difficult.

French court orders Tariq Ramadan to stay in prison

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 - 3:54pm
A Paris court has ordered the continued detention of Islamic scholar Tariq Ramadan, who faces preliminary rape charges.

UNICEF deputy resigns after 'damaging' allegations

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 - 3:39pm
UN children's agency deputy steps down saying past allegations threaten to 'damage' UNICEF and entire aid industry.

Dozens of Nigerian schoolgirls still unaccounted for after attack

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 - 3:34pm
Government retracts earlier statement that some of the girls had been rescued after Boko Haram attacked their school.

What is behind the rise in global rights violations?

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 - 2:35pm
Amnesty International releases its annual report looking at the state of human rights around the world.

Iran warns of 'nuclear crisis' if JCPOA deal is scrapped

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 - 2:15pm
Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araghchi derides 'atmosphere of uncertainty' created by US President Donald Trump.

India: Ex-member of Sikh 'terror' group invited to Trudeau event

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 - 1:56pm
Canadian PM Trudeau says he rescinded invite to a former member of a Sikh 'terrorist' group as soon as it became known.

World leaders abandoning human rights: Amnesty

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 - 12:42pm
Regressive policies and hateful rhetoric by Trump, Putin and Xi undermining rights globally, Amnesty International says.

26 Congolese refugees die of diarrhoea in Uganda

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 - 12:33pm
552 diarrhoea cases identified as refugees continue to flee inter-ethnic violence in DRC's Ituri province.

Palestinian killed during Israeli raid in the West Bank

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 - 11:48am
Video of the killing shows Palestinian man being beaten by soldiers after a raid by Israeli troops in the West Bank.

Refugee returns expected after Afrin operation: Turkey

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 - 10:57am
Turkish officials say infrastructure will be rebuilt in Afrin for voluntary returns after military offensive ends.

Stormzy to Theresa May: Where's the money for Grenfell?

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 - 10:04am
Rapper praised for challenging government's lack of support to victims of deadly fire as Number 10 goes on defensive.