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Venezuela asks Interpol to arrest opposition figure Julio Borges

Fri, 10 Aug 2018 - 4:08pm
Caracas requests arrest of politician accused of involvement in apparent attack against President Nicolas Maduro.

Cameroon to probe new video of 'armed forces' killing civilians

Fri, 10 Aug 2018 - 3:52pm
Amnesty calls footage credible evidence to support allegations that Cameroon's armed forces committed 'grave crimes'.

One million Muslim Uighurs held in secret China camps: UN panel

Fri, 10 Aug 2018 - 3:31pm
Vice chairperson of anti-discrimination committee says members of ethnic community treated as 'enemies of the state'.

Erdogan says Turkey economy under attack as Trump doubles tariffs

Fri, 10 Aug 2018 - 2:34pm
After Turkish president urges people to support currency, US counterpart adds pressure with doubling of metals' tariffs.

How to stop the war in Yemen?

Fri, 10 Aug 2018 - 1:46pm
Saudi-UAE coalition air raids killed dozens of people, many of them children, in northern Yemen on Thursday.

Fredericton shooting: At least 4 killed in Canada's New Brunswick

Fri, 10 Aug 2018 - 1:27pm
Suspect in custody after shooting in eastern Canada leaves two civilians and two police officers dead.

Zimbabwe: Opposition challenges election result in court

Fri, 10 Aug 2018 - 1:17pm
The inauguration of Mnangagwa is delayed after the opposition coalition files a legal challenge to election results.

Brazil murder tally soars to record high

Fri, 10 Aug 2018 - 12:47pm
Data by Brazilian think-tank shows that many of the murders were concentrated in the poorer northeastern states.

Price hikes and jobs: How NGOs affect the economy in Cox's Bazar

Fri, 10 Aug 2018 - 12:27pm
Local Bangladeshis in host communities near Rohingya camps complain of rise in cost of living but others see benefits.

Over 270,000 displaced as Lombok quake death toll jumps

Fri, 10 Aug 2018 - 11:28am
The death toll from a magnitude-6.9 earthquake in Indonesia's Lombok island rises to at least 321.

Local fishers in France struggle along with Mediterranean ecology

Fri, 10 Aug 2018 - 11:11am
Climate change and pollution have taken their toll on the fish population in the Mediterranean and the effect of tourist fishing is not even being calculated.

New law helps Dreamers go to college in New Jersey

Fri, 10 Aug 2018 - 11:11am
New Jersey becomes the 10th state to offer financial aid to undocumented immigrants and beneficiaries of DACA - the programme that President Trump has threatened to cancel entirely.

Heavy rain in Sudan kills half a dozen people

Fri, 10 Aug 2018 - 11:06am
Flash floods in eastern Sudan have destroyed 7,000 homes and left thousands more damaged in addition to the loss of life.

Iraq: Manual recount shows few changes to May election results

Fri, 10 Aug 2018 - 10:56am
Announcement by Iraq's elections commission confirms the Sadr bloc's lead with 54 parliamentary seats.

Is the Edinburgh Fringe Festival accessible to all?

Fri, 10 Aug 2018 - 9:01am
While the festivals can prove a windfall for hotel and restaurant owners, many of the workers are low paid or unpaid and the city's most destitute neighbourhoods do not see festival-goers at all.

US: Chicago police accused of racist use of 'bait trucks' tactic

Fri, 10 Aug 2018 - 8:56am
The tactic, which sees trucks filled with valuable goods and left unattended, has been criticised for both creating the crimes it catches and for its use in impoverished, minority neighbourhoods.

US: 'Chain migration' grants Melania Trump's parents citizenship

Fri, 10 Aug 2018 - 8:50am
Trump has been a critic of the 'family reunification' immigration policy from which the first lady's parents appear to have benefited.

'Where are my brothers?' pleads Yemen school bus attack survivor

Fri, 10 Aug 2018 - 8:04am
At least 50 people, including several children, were killed and scores injured in Thursday's air raid on a bus in Saada.

Sudan: Ruling party chooses Bashir as candidate for 2020 election

Fri, 10 Aug 2018 - 7:47am
Omar al-Bashir had previously said he would step down when his second and final term ends in 2020.

Trump's 'Arab NATO' plan to counter Iran is doomed to fail

Fri, 10 Aug 2018 - 7:41am
What the region needs is not an 'Arab NATO' but a Marshall Plan.