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Palestinians' Great March of Return: The human cost

Wed, 16 May 2018 - 3:03pm
As Palestinians marked 70 years of Nakba, Israel responded by firing live ammunition - killing dozens of demonstrators.

'Refugees are welcome': Activists to rally at Canada-US border

Wed, 16 May 2018 - 2:36pm
Anti-racist activists plan to counter a far-right protest at the border against irregular crossings by asylum seekers.

Mehmet Hakan Atilla gets 32-month sentence in Iran sanctions case

Wed, 16 May 2018 - 1:37pm
Former official at Turkey's Halkbank to serve 32 months in prison after conviction for helping Iran evade US sanctions.

N Korea suspends talks with South, threatens to cancel US summit

Wed, 16 May 2018 - 1:28pm
US State Department says it's moving ahead with planned Trump-Kim meeting in Singapore in June despite North's warning.

India calls ceasefire in Kashmir for holy month of Ramadan

Wed, 16 May 2018 - 1:27pm
Truce will help Muslims observe the holy month of Ramadan in a 'peaceful environment', Indian home ministry says.

Turkey-Israel row: Video of airport frisking deepens tensions

Wed, 16 May 2018 - 1:24pm
Turkey and Israel expel each other's envoys in an escalating diplomatic dispute over killing of 62 Palestinians in Gaza.

Taliban abandons effort to capture Farah city

Wed, 16 May 2018 - 1:19pm
Security forces backed by US air support reassert control over western city, a day after fighters took control of it.

US Senate committee confirms Trump's pick for CIA chief

Wed, 16 May 2018 - 1:15pm
Key panel confirms Gina Haspel despite criticism over ties to torture programme used by CIA on 'terror' suspects.

Malaysia welcomes Anwar Ibrahim: 'Free at last'

Wed, 16 May 2018 - 1:14pm
Thousands of supporters gathered to listen to Ibrahim who was sentenced in 2015 to a five-year term for sodomy.

OPCW: Chlorine possibly used in attack in Syria's Saraqeb

Wed, 16 May 2018 - 12:37pm
International watchdog OPCW says samples from Saraqeb showed unusual presence of the chemical in the local environment.

Nakba - 70 years of catastrophe

Wed, 16 May 2018 - 12:30pm
Nakba this year marked 70 years of dispossession with millions of refugees still waiting for their right of return.

UN urges international help for South Sudan civil war victims

Wed, 16 May 2018 - 12:02pm
Head of UNOCHA says aid organisations need security support and coordination with the government to be able to do a better job.

Anwar Ibrahim's dramatic rise and fall - and rise again

Wed, 16 May 2018 - 11:57am
After a political journey with many gripping twists and turns, Anwar Ibrahim comes back to reclaim his spot in the Malaysian leadership.

Iran, Russia prevent directors from attending Cannes

Wed, 16 May 2018 - 11:56am
Jafar Panahi hasn’t been able to leave Iran since 2010, and Kirill Serebrennikov was arrested by the Russian government before the festival.

Nakba: 'Day of Catastrophe' observed by Palestinians 

Wed, 16 May 2018 - 11:56am
Palestinians commemorate Nakba Day and protest the killings of more than 60 people in Gaza throughout the West Bank.

American writer Tom Wolfe dies aged 88

Wed, 16 May 2018 - 11:45am
Wolfe was one of the pioneers of a new style of journalism known as ‘the new journalism’.

New study links body clock to mood disorders

Wed, 16 May 2018 - 11:37am
Research suggests disruptions to natural rhythm may cause decline in memory and attention span and affect mental health.

Myanmar: Villagers flee fighting between government and KNLA

Wed, 16 May 2018 - 11:18am
Villagers in Karen state are fleeing renewed violence between the government and the Karen National Liberation Army.

Trump assistant Victoria Coates on Israel-Palestine peace deal

Wed, 16 May 2018 - 11:12am
Coates said the solution to be reached is up to Palestine and Israel.

When is Ramadan in 2018?

Tue, 15 May 2018 - 4:08pm
Muslims in Turkey set to begin fasting for the holy month of Ramadan on Wednesday, May 16.