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The US' never-ending days of reckoning

Fri, 19 May 2017 - 8:32am
The US is facing yet another 'day of reckoning', but Trump will survive any so-called 'test' to his presidency.

Week in pictures: From Nakba Day to Iran elections

Fri, 19 May 2017 - 8:24am
A photo round-up of some of last week's key events, including elections in Iran and protests in Greece and Palestine.

Why I run

Fri, 19 May 2017 - 8:22am
I will continue to protest until the Oromo people in Ethiopia gain their freedom.

Donald Trump's Middle East visit: What to expect

Fri, 19 May 2017 - 8:08am
Saudi Arabia arms deal, Syria's war and Arab-Israeli peace set to top agenda of Trump's first foreign trip as president.

Japan cabinet approves Emperor Akihito abdication bill

Thu, 18 May 2017 - 11:32pm
The bill allows only for the abdication of Ahikito, who says he fears his age might make it hard to fulfill his duties.

Henrique Capriles says he was blocked from UN trip

Thu, 18 May 2017 - 11:08pm
Street violence continues as opposition leader says his passport was confiscated en route to UN in New York.

US-led coalition hits pro-Assad fighters' convoy

Thu, 18 May 2017 - 9:12pm
Officials say air strike targeted fighters near At Tanf who posed a threat to US-backed forces near the Jordan border.

US VP warns of ISIL 'genocide' against Christians

Thu, 18 May 2017 - 8:51pm
Critics are taking Mike Pence to task for associating the word 'genocide' with ISIL attacks on Christians worldwide.

Deadly car-ramming in New York's Times Square

Thu, 18 May 2017 - 7:18pm
Police say driver in custody after vehicle kills one person and injures 22 others in the city's popular tourist spot.

Brazil's beleaguered President Temer refuses to resign

Thu, 18 May 2017 - 7:08pm
Protests called in Brazil's main cities after President Michel Temer, accused of bribery, refuses to step down.

UN: 200,000 more people may flee Mosul fighting

Thu, 18 May 2017 - 4:50pm
Authorities and aid agencies struggling with surge in displacement since start of offensive last October against ISIL.

Donald Trump condemns special counsel for Russia probe

Thu, 18 May 2017 - 4:16pm
Decision to pick ex-FBI head to probe alleged Russian interference in 2016 vote condemned by president as 'witch-hunt'.

Differences reported over Syria constitution proposal

Thu, 18 May 2017 - 4:08pm
UN special envoy's proposal to form mechanism on Syrian constitution reportedly put on hold as talks continue in Geneva.

Who benefits from a weak and divided Yemen?

Thu, 18 May 2017 - 4:06pm
A united Yemen is crucial to deter armed groups and organisations in the country.

Saudi Arabia says Trump visit to bolster cooperation

Thu, 18 May 2017 - 3:48pm
Saudis say US president will seal several political and economic deals in first stop on his maiden international trip.

How severe is the latest Ebola outbreak in DR Congo?

Thu, 18 May 2017 - 1:47pm
Ebola has re-emerged with health officials in Democratic Republic of Congo confirming three deaths.

Facebook fined $120m over WhatsApp deal

Thu, 18 May 2017 - 10:43am
European Commission says Facebook provided incorrect and misleading information during takeover of WhatsApp.

ICJ orders Pakistan to stay Jadhav execution

Thu, 18 May 2017 - 9:50am
UN court orders Pakistan to stay the execution of Jadhav, a retired Indian naval officer, in a setback to Islamabad.

WMO identifies deadliest storms of all time

Thu, 18 May 2017 - 7:23am
World Meteorological Organization lists all-time deadliest storms in attempt to highlight need for weather preparedness.

Israeli settler shoots dead Palestinian protester

Thu, 18 May 2017 - 7:13am
Mutaz Bani Shamsa killed by settler during a protest for hunger-striking prisoners, Palestinian health ministry says.