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ISIL landmines: Iraq tells civilians to avoid Ramadi

Sun, 24 Apr 2016 - 11:52pm
Official says temporary measure aims to ensure Anbar's provincial capital is cleared of explosives left behind by ISIL.

'Congo rumba king' Papa Wemba dies

Sun, 24 Apr 2016 - 11:28pm
Musician's death after collapse on stage in Ivory Coast declared a "great loss for his country and all of Africa".

Equatorial Guinea election: Incumbent expected to win

Sun, 24 Apr 2016 - 5:02pm
Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo expected to win Equatorial Guinea's poll, boycotted by much of the opposition.

Serbians vote in snap parliamentary poll

Sun, 24 Apr 2016 - 4:52pm
Election seen as de facto referendum on PM Vucic's bid to lead Balkan nation towards European Union membership.

What can be done to stop global water scarcity?

Sun, 24 Apr 2016 - 3:33pm
The UN says in the next 10 years more and more countries will see their resources dry up.

Nadal beats Nishikori to win Barcelona Open

Sun, 24 Apr 2016 - 3:13pm
Spaniard ends Nishikori's two-year hold on the trophy to land his ninth title in Barcelona.

Yemen peace talks in Kuwait stall over differences

Sun, 24 Apr 2016 - 2:31pm
UN envoy suspends session as representatives of rival Houthi and government delegations fail to make progress.

Mix of militias holds sway in Libya's Misrata

Sun, 24 Apr 2016 - 1:41pm
Locals frustrated as armed groups reporting to rival administrations continue to be in charge of security checkpoints.

Student detained over Bangladesh professor's murder

Sun, 24 Apr 2016 - 1:12pm
Student not charged but held for interrogation, police say, after Rezaul Siddique was hacked to death in Rajshahi.

Solar Impulse 2 completes Pacific Ocean flight

Sun, 24 Apr 2016 - 12:33pm
Solar Impulse 2 lands in San Francisco following a 62-hour, nonstop solo flight without fuel.

Merkel calls for refugee 'safe zones' in Syria

Sun, 24 Apr 2016 - 12:08pm
German chancellor on a visit to Turkey says "refugees will have more opportunities near their home".

Devastating drought in India's Marathwada

Sun, 24 Apr 2016 - 11:45am
A heat wave is searing western India with hundreds of millions of people affected by water shortages.

Nepal earthquake's open wounds

Sun, 24 Apr 2016 - 10:36am
The tremors might have stopped, but even after a year fear has not left many in a country of dysfunctional government.

Africa's big men: The continent's long-serving leaders

Sun, 24 Apr 2016 - 9:52am
Who are the nine longest serving leaders in Africa and how long have they been in power?

Pakistan: No Place Like Home

Sun, 24 Apr 2016 - 9:49am
A Pakistani cotton farmer travels to Dubai to make his fortune but soon discovers he wants more from life than money.

Ad blockers: A nail in the online news coffin?

Sun, 24 Apr 2016 - 9:31am
We explore how ad blockers are affecting online news sites and what action is being taken to remedy the issue.

Saudi Arabia: Reform comes with social responsibility

Sun, 24 Apr 2016 - 9:00am
Any vision of true transformation must emphasise generational change in the Saudi workforce and society.

Crude power: The oil game uncovered

Sun, 24 Apr 2016 - 8:16am
As the Doha oil summit fails to reach a deal to freeze production, we examine the state of the global oil industry.

Rise in Palestinian children held by Israel 'alarming'

Sun, 24 Apr 2016 - 8:03am
Between 500 and 700 Palestinian children are prosecuted in Israel's military courts each year, says rights group.

Parking cars on the edges of Mexico's informal sector

Sun, 24 Apr 2016 - 8:00am
Some say they extort money, but franeleros insist they are just trying to make a living in Mexico's informal economy.