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Tens of thousands fled the town of Bria after heavy fighting broke out this week in Central African Republic's south.
What is behind the caste violence in Saharanpur district in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh?
Power crisis risks spiraling out of control with devastating consequences for Palestinians and Israelis alike, UN says.
Spate of recent mosque and Muslim-business attacks blamed on hard-line Buddhist leader who is now on the run.
Awaqir tribesmen demand answers to how escape from Derna and Benghazi was possible through Haftar-controlled areas.
President Rodrigo Duterte has imposed martial law in Mindanao to eliminate the risk of 'contamination' by ISIL.
Air strikes target camps near Derna where armed men responsible for deadly Minya attack are believed to have trained.
Leaders of biggest economies make no effort to hide their divisions on some topics, but unite against armed attacks.
Explosions and artillery fire shatter period of relative calm in the capital amid signs of a split in pro-Haftar forces.
The Ogiek people, evicted from the Mau Forest since colonial times, have won a historic battle in African land rights.
Politicians accused of glossing over worsening poverty and child mortality rates blighting Sindh province's Tharparkar.
We reveal struggles facing Canadaâ€™s indigenous people and Muslims, and question whether everything is better in Canada.
We ask close ally of newly re-elected President Hassan Rouhani and former prominent Iranian diplomat, Hossein Mousavian.
All of a sudden, the Philippines is grappling with the spectre of ISIL and, for some, Marcosian authoritarianism.
No reaction from US-led coalition to reports of at least 106 deaths from assault on ISIL-held Mayadeen in Deir Az Zor.
The army base in Shah Wali Kot is the Taliban's third major military target this week in Kandahar province.
Twenty-six people, including six policemen, are on trial over a 2015 beach attack that left dozens of tourists dead.
As election campaigning restarts following Manchester attack, UK opposition leader addresses root causes of 'terror'.
Statue of a sari-clad woman holding scales taken down amid tight security after months of protests by religious groups.
The EU should stop blaming NGOs for saving lives at sea and start tackling the problems that force people to migrate.
Maimane says he was denied entry to the country over his support for a Zambian opposition leader charged with treason.
A photo round-up of some of last week's key events, including an attack in Manchester and Trump's first foreign trip.
Initial reports say at least three people were killed and dozens wounded after attack in Minya province.
What does the G7 stand for, who are they key players and what are the potential bust-ups this year?
Exploring Germany's reception of new immigrants and its long-term pursuit of Arab migrants as a demographic strategy.
Tribal leaders in Namibia fight the German government for the return of hundreds of skulls taken for racial experiments.
There are around a half-million Roma in Slovakia, most of whom live in impoverished slums.
Roads flooded and houses buried as Rain-triggered mudslides kill at least 23 people in different parts of Sri Lanka.
Mostafa Taei's paintings became a record of gruesome atrocities: beheadings, injured children and hangings.
Indonesians and Malaysians among those killed by army in Marawi, where clashes with Maute forces thousands to flee.
Coalition air raids on ISIL-held town kills many women and children relatives of fighters, Syrian Observatory says.
Laughing men surrounding Kim Jong-un in photos are serious technocrats who have vastly improved the North's arsenal.
UK city's Libyan community shaken after revelations Salman Abedi was behind suicide blast at concert that killed 22.
1,500 soldiers deployed in Brasilia are removed after accusations President Michel Temer only trying to cling to power.
Bombs used in attacks were made from pressure cookers, similar to a device used by a local group linked to ISIL.
US President Donald Trump wants NATO countries to provide more soldiers to fight terrorism.
Appeal court's chief judge states that the revised ban 'drips with religious intolerance, animus, and discrimination'.
Despite denials of comments falsely attributed to Qatari emir, Sky News Arabia and Al Arabiya ran discredited stories.
Another 36 unaccounted for in single most deadly incident for civilians since anti-ISIL operations began in 2014.
Lebanon, Turkey Yemen and Iraq declare Saturday as the first day of Ramadan while Saudi Arabia postpones confirmation.
In line with with his America First policy, US president tells member states to spend more for collective NATO defence.
Activists say one local man was wounded when soldiers entered the 'We are Sumud' camp and attempted to remove tents.
We ask OAS chief Luis Almagro whether his rhetoric is helping or hindering the crisis in Venezuela.
Lucas Papademos, a former central bank chief, admitted to hospital in Athens after being targeted by explosive device.
Europe is deporting thousands of Afghans back to a country which has been embroiled in chaos and war for decades.
We investigate China's rising influence in Laos and the potentially disastrous consequences for the local population.
Former opposition spokesperson Yonatan Tesfaye sentenced over posts criticising the government's response to protests.
The world's oil exporters met in Vienna to decide how to reduce output, as falling prices continue to plague economies.
Ramadan Mubarak! Saudi Arabia's Court and other countries declare May 27 as the first day of Ramadan.
Police arrest 24 people and authorities suspend online services after clashes erupt in region of Uttar Pradesh state.
Seventy refugees jump in Mediterranean out of fear of being shot as speedboat interrupts rescue, aid organisations say.
FIBA's decision to overturn its hijab ban demonstrates that the veil is not an obstacle for Muslim women athletes.
UN rights chief expresses concern as health of hunger-striking prisoners in Israeli jails 'detoriates significantly'.
Under martial law, Philippine security forces bomb ISIL-linked fighters hiding in besieged southern city.
A Palestinian activist reflects on her father's 33-day hunger strike in Israeli jails, 37 years ago.
In Milan, earthrise meets the engineers who created a special kind of cement that cleans the air.
One geothermal power plant in Iceland is taking its green credentials to new levels.
earthrise looks at some high-tech innovations that help clean the air.
More than five million people have fled Syria since the conflict began, and half of them are children.
NATO set to discuss sending more soldiers to Afghanistan, but many in Kabul fear such a move could prolong war.
Those detained are accused of corruption and helping finance protest movements linked to economic frustrations.
Popular glaciers are melting so fast that guides are being forced to constantly reinvent how they carry out tours.
MPs deny involvement, but aviation bosses open probe after Bamiyan-bound plane is forcefully diverted back to Kabul.
Proposed cuts would severely impact the world body's ability to continue its work, a spokesman for the UN chief says.
Member states of military alliance are set to officially join a US-led coalition fighting ISIL, diplomatic sources say.
Bomber's father detained in Tripoli says 'everything was normal' with his son days before and he didn't belong to ISIL.
A first under President Trump, USS Dewey cruises past artificial island built by Beijing in move likely to rile China.
The US military, veterans, a border wall, and space exploration all stand to gain from 10-year budget - but plenty to lose out as well.
After fiery mass protest in the heart of the capital, President Temer orders the controversial deployment of soldiers.
Emotional victory for Manchester United in Stockholm followed a moment of silence in memory of the 22 killed in blast.
Investigation launched into security breach by hackers who posted fake reports on the national news agency's feeds.
Unprecedented security measures taken across Britain after Monday's suicide attack at a Manchester concert arena.
Al-Shabab claim responsibility for the explosion which also left six people injured in Somalia's capital city.
Amnesty International urges the US and other countries to stop arms transfers that could fuel atrocities.
Two explosions hit public-transport terminal in Indonesia's capital, with police saying cause is still not clear.
Dahal's move could affect final phase of local elections set for June 14 even though his decision was somewhat expected.
Ongoing violence prompts 'mass exodus' from Marawi, as armed fighters behead police chief and take churchgoers hostage.
Civilians in Erbin, one of Eastern Ghouta's besieged communities, live with no water, electricity or public services.
Soldiers deployed at key sites, three more arrested and home secretary says suspect was known to security services.
US President Donald Trump's first budget shows big jump for defence spending and steep reductions for aid and health.
We investigate an incident highlighting tensions in Lebanese politics, the role of Hezbollah and the sectarian divide.
Human rights group calls for the release of Ahmad Qatamesh, a prominent writer jailed without charges or trial.
The rescue operation was just one of 15 underway on Wednesday off Libya's coast, the coastguard said.
No country in the world recognises any part of Jerusalem as Israelâ€™s capital, with the exception of Russia.
It's time to change the way we talk and think about Africa.
A look at the country's ongoing protests against the government of President Maduro and the current political situation.
Unfortunately, there is not much to celebrate on the 26th anniversary of Eritrea's independence.
The police officers were on patrol when their vehicle was hit a by a landmine laid by armed group al-Shabab.
Ongoing violence prompts 'mass exodus' from Marawi, a day after Philippine leader Rodrigo Duterte declared martial law.
Judges in small island nation say current laws violate constitutional rights, but conservatives angered by ruling.
Emmanuel Macron also preparing new security measures and legislation having studied 'new terrorist threat'
President presents plans for a new popular assembly, a move decried by the opposition as a tactic to cling onto power.
Beijing rejects ratings agency's assessment, saying it overestimated the risks to the Chinese economy.
Visit comes after public disagreements between the two men over climate change, immigration and refugee policy.
Two families - one Greek, one Iraqi - come together in a Lesbos hotel, looking for stability amid their own crises.
Delegates seek to revive country's faltering peace process amid some of the worst violence in years.
Controversial Sheriff David Clarke of Milwaukee County says he will join Trump's Department of Homeland Security.
Detention follows complaint that Ali made an 'obscene hand gesture' outside a Cairo court in January, his lawyer says.