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Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny detained outside Moscow home

Sat, 25 Aug 2018 - 10:10am
Opposition leader's detention came shortly after he announced a string of rallies across Russia over a pension reform.

One dead in Nepal rally demanding action over teen's rape, murder

Sat, 25 Aug 2018 - 9:57am
Police fired at angry protesters in western city of Mahendranagar, killing a teenage boy and injuring dozens.

Pope Francis arrives in Ireland for landmark visit

Sat, 25 Aug 2018 - 9:48am
Visit comes at the back of referendums where the Irish electorate voted to legalise abortion and gay marriage.

Opposition leader Bemba banned from running for president

Sat, 25 Aug 2018 - 9:13am
Country's former VP registered as a candidate after the ICC overturned his war crimes charges earlier this year.

ISIL holding 27 Syrians, including children, hostage: HRW

Sat, 25 Aug 2018 - 8:57am
ISIL plans to use the hostages as leverage in negotiations with the Syrian government, residents tell rights group.

Spain takes steps to exhume Franco's remains

Sat, 25 Aug 2018 - 8:08am
Francisco Franco's family says it will take charge of the late dictator's remains once they are exhumed.

Nearly one million displaced in Ethiopia ethnic violence

Sat, 25 Aug 2018 - 8:03am
Age-old ethnic tensions boiled over after Abiy Ahmed became prime minister, threatening to undermine his sweeping reforms aimed improving relations between Ethiopia's more than 80 ethnic groups.

Erdogan calls for Turks to unite against 'attacks on economy'

Sat, 25 Aug 2018 - 7:59am
President says unity of Turks against attacks targeting country's political and economic independence would prevail.

China slams 'irresponsible' Trump for North Korea claim

Sat, 25 Aug 2018 - 7:59am
US president postponed Pompeo's planned trip to Pyongyang and blamed China for stalling efforts to disarm North Korea.

Suicide attack in Jalalabad claims at least seven lives

Sat, 25 Aug 2018 - 7:59am
Suicide bomber blew himself up at a camp of protesters rallying in support of a disqualified candidate.

Gaza's children living with the trauma of wars

Sat, 25 Aug 2018 - 7:47am
An Israeli air raid almost killed six-year-old Nama Abu Foul in 2014 and she, like many of Gaza's children, still deals with the physical and mental injuries suffered during wars on Gaza.

Oil-rich Venezuela takes desperate measures to bolster economy

Sat, 25 Aug 2018 - 6:58am
Venezuela, once the richest country in Latin America, is coping with one of the worst economic disasters in the world.

The Rohingya's dark anniversary must spur global action

Sat, 25 Aug 2018 - 6:50am
It is not enough to end the violence against the Rohingya. Far more must be done to ensure their safety in Myanmar.

Venezuelans determined to leave despite border restrictions

Fri, 24 Aug 2018 - 8:00pm
Many fleeing the economic and political situation in Venezuela say they'll leave even as countries tighten their borders

Malaysian financier Jho Low charged over massive 1MDB scandal

Fri, 24 Aug 2018 - 6:09pm
Issuance of arrest warrants against Low and his father is seen as a key step in extraditing fugitive businessman.

Mexico's Lopez Obrador says military to keep crime-fighting role

Fri, 24 Aug 2018 - 6:02pm
Armed forces will continue being used in effort to stamp out organised crime and drug trafficking, says president-elect.

US cuts over $200m in aid to Palestinians

Fri, 24 Aug 2018 - 5:36pm
Palestinians slam Trump's move, which follows big cuts to UNRWA funding, calling it 'cheap blackmail as political tool'.

Odyssey for refugees stuck on Italy ship goes on as EU talks fail

Fri, 24 Aug 2018 - 4:11pm
Over 150 people stuck on coastguard ship Diciotti for ninth day as Italian authorities refuse to let them disembark.

Hackable humans and digital dictators: Q&A with Yuval Noah Harari

Fri, 24 Aug 2018 - 3:03pm
New technologies are the biggest challenges facing humanity says the best-selling 'Sapiens' and 'Homo Deus' author.

Zimbabwe court rejects opposition bid to annul election results

Fri, 24 Aug 2018 - 2:57pm
Top court rejects legal challenge by MDC, which alleged the vote was rigged in favour of President Emmerson Mnangagwa.