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'US has long protected commercial interests over breastfeeding'

Tue, 17 Jul 2018 - 9:13am
Health advocates say it's long been US policy to 'bully' other countries to protect interests of formula manufacturers.

South Africa celebrates Nelson Mandela's centennial birthday

Tue, 17 Jul 2018 - 9:06am
Anti-apartheid leader Nelson Mandela left a legacy of reconciliation, but contemporary South Africa still struggles with race and other challenges.

Refugees fleeing CAR violence struggle in Cameroon

Tue, 17 Jul 2018 - 8:50am
Hundreds of thousands of people have found safe haven in Cameroon but have limited access to food, water and healthcare.

Unprecedented security at Kashmir's annual Hindu pilgrimage

Tue, 17 Jul 2018 - 8:02am
Last year, fighters targeted a tourist bus, killing eight people who were performing the gruelling Amaranth Yatra.

Nicaragua unrest: What you should know

Tue, 17 Jul 2018 - 7:55am
At least 280 people have died during a government crackdown on students, calling for the president's resignation.

'Collective punishment': Israel blocks fuel shipment to Gaza

Tue, 17 Jul 2018 - 7:48am
Israel further tightens its blockade on the strip while rights group denounces measure as 'morally depraved'.

Iraqi forces use batons and rubber hoses to disperse protesters

Tue, 17 Jul 2018 - 7:36am
At least seven people have been killed since demonstrations first erupted on July 8 against poor services and jobs.

In India, WhatsApp stirs up deadly rumours

Tue, 17 Jul 2018 - 7:21am
Since April, more than two dozen people have been beaten to death by mobs across India over suspicions of abductions.

Iraq: Deadly Basra protests spread to other cities

Mon, 16 Jul 2018 - 4:03pm
Demonstrations erupt in Diyala and Nasiriyah following days of clashes in Basra that left at least seven people dead.

What will be Russia's World Cup legacy?

Mon, 16 Jul 2018 - 3:32pm
Russia hosted what many consider to be an extremely successful World Cup that changed perceptions of many visitors.

Putin triumphs over Trump at US-Russia summit

Mon, 16 Jul 2018 - 3:25pm
President Donald Trump questions US intelligence community, not Putin, on alleged Russian meddling in 2016 election.

Trump-Putin summit brings end to frosty US-Russia relations

Mon, 16 Jul 2018 - 2:22pm
Two leaders praise 'very fruitful' round of closed-door talks held in the Finnish capital Helsinki.

US ready for direct talks with Afghan Taliban

Mon, 16 Jul 2018 - 2:01pm
Comment by senior US general follows increased diplomatic efforts to end the nearly 17-year war in Afghanistan.

Journalist tried for reporting on Rohingya deaths testifies

Mon, 16 Jul 2018 - 1:18pm
Reuters journalist Wa Lone, arrested with colleague Kyaw Soe Oo, denies breaking any laws in court.

Death toll rises in southern Iraq protests

Mon, 16 Jul 2018 - 1:18pm
At least eight people have been killed in southern Iraq as the two-week-long protests against a lack of basic services and high unemployment continue.

Palestinians demand Israel return bodies of loved ones

Mon, 16 Jul 2018 - 12:02pm
Under the slogan 'we want our children back', relatives call on Israel to return their loved ones' remains.

Iran takes US to ICJ over re-imposed sanctions

Mon, 16 Jul 2018 - 11:47am
Iranian officials have repeatedly accused US of imposing illegal sanctions after pulling out from the Iran nuclear deal

Cornel West: 'Obama was never the revolutionary Mandela was'

Mon, 16 Jul 2018 - 11:25am
Intellectual Cornel West discusses former US president Barack Obama's legacy and symbolism behind his rise to power.

West Bank students face uncertain future with demolition threat

Mon, 16 Jul 2018 - 11:03am
A community school in the village of Khan al-Ahmar was due to be bulldozed for Israeli settlement, but the demolition has been postponed.

Egypt passes bill shielding military officers from prosecution

Mon, 16 Jul 2018 - 11:02am
Bill could make senior officers immune from future prosecution tied to the violence after the removal of Mohamed Morsi.