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DRC's Ebola outbreak spreads to Mbandaka city

Fri, 18 May 2018 - 9:35am
World Health Organization has called for an emergency meeting to decide whether the virus is likely to spread internationally.

From child of Bosnian war to jiu-jitsu world champion

Fri, 18 May 2018 - 9:30am
Almir Kapic has become a national example in Bosnia of what an underdog can achieve with hard work despite the odds.

Turkish troops set up observation posts in Syria's Idlib

Fri, 18 May 2018 - 8:31am
While Turkey and its proxy forces are trying to determine Idlib's fate through dialogue and disarmament to prevent a government assault, the province could become a Turkish-guaranteed 'safe area' like other zones in northern Syria.

Taliban pledge not to target Afghan army, police

Fri, 18 May 2018 - 7:09am
Armed group says 'the Americans and their foreign allies' are the main targets and will stop attacking Afghan forces.

Cannes Film Festival: Gender equality in the spotlight

Fri, 18 May 2018 - 6:59am
Discussions on redressing this imbalance in the film industry has been dominating the event this year.

Healthcare 'reduced' for refugees held in Papua New Guinea

Fri, 18 May 2018 - 6:54am
Amnesty International outlines in a report the reduction in medical services available to refugees since being moved from Manus Island detention centre to three smaller facilities on the island in November.

Starving, bombing civilians in the name of 'fighting terrorism'

Fri, 18 May 2018 - 6:35am
The UNSC is allowing cities to be flattened and civilians mercilessly killed under the guise of 'fighting terror'.

Egypt to open Rafah crossing with Gaza for Ramadan

Fri, 18 May 2018 - 6:27am
President el-Sisi orders opening of main crossing with Gaza Strip to 'ease burdens' during Muslim holy month.

Hawaii's Kilauea: Explosive eruption visible from space

Fri, 18 May 2018 - 6:21am
After two weeks of earthquakes and spewing lava, Kilauea has erupted again on Thursday, this time with great intensity.

US, China launch trade talks to avert tariff war

Fri, 18 May 2018 - 5:43am
China has offered to cut its trade surplus with United States by $200bn, according to media reports, amid fresh round of talks in Washington aimed at averting a trade war.

Colombia evacuates thousands amid fears dam may burst

Fri, 18 May 2018 - 5:27am
The Hidroituango dam on the river Cauca was in the final stages of construction when a blocked tunnel was cleared, causing flooding downstream that swept through a riverside village.

Fighting in Libya: Battle for Derna intensifies

Fri, 18 May 2018 - 5:11am
Forces loyal to the renegade General Khalifa Haftar are deployed around the eastern city of Derna, following his announcement of a new military operation to seize back control.

Anwar Ibrahim: Malaysia's New Dawn

Fri, 18 May 2018 - 4:18am
Will Anwar Ibrahim finally rise to lead his country? 101 East talks to Malaysia's leader-in-waiting.

Q&A: Anwar Ibrahim and Malaysia's 'new dawn'

Thu, 17 May 2018 - 5:49pm
In an interview with Al Jazeera, former deputy prime minister discusses his incarceration, democracy and future plans.

Trump tells North Korea's Kim to denuclearise or risk overthrow

Thu, 17 May 2018 - 4:20pm
US president says North Korea's Kim Jong-un could suffer same fate as Libya's Muammar Gaddafi over nuclear weapons.

Hawaii: Kilauea eruption forces residents to seek shelter

Thu, 17 May 2018 - 3:57pm
Ash shoots 9,000 metres into the sky on Hawaii's Big Island following major Mount Kilauea volcanic eruption.

Could Iraq's election be a turning point for the country?

Thu, 17 May 2018 - 3:40pm
Iraqis await the outcome of the first polls since the defeat of ISIL in 2017.

Pakistan kills wanted senior rebel commander

Thu, 17 May 2018 - 3:30pm
Army says it killed Salman Badeni, allegedly the Balochistan regional chief of Laskhar-e-Jhanvi, in a raid on Thursday.

US Senate confirms Trump nominee Haspel as CIA chief

Thu, 17 May 2018 - 3:17pm
US Senate confirms Gina Haspel despite criticism over ties to torture programme used by CIA on 'terror' suspects.

Counting under way in Burundi vote on extending president's rule

Thu, 17 May 2018 - 3:10pm
President Pierre Nkurunziza wants 'yes' votes in a referendum to potentially extend his reign until 2034.