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CAR: Tension high among civilians as violence surges

1 hour 6 min ago
Tens of thousands fled the town of Bria after heavy fighting broke out this week in Central African Republic's south.

Dalit vs Thakur: Who is behind the simmering conflict?

3 hours 16 min ago
What is behind the caste violence in Saharanpur district in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh?

UN envoy blasts electricity cuts in Gaza

3 hours 53 min ago
Power crisis risks spiraling out of control with devastating consequences for Palestinians and Israelis alike, UN says.

Sri Lanka: Buddhist leader stokes anti-Muslim tension

6 hours 1 min ago
Spate of recent mosque and Muslim-business attacks blamed on hard-line Buddhist leader who is now on the run.

Inquiry sought into ISIL escape under Khalifa Haftar

Fri, 05/26/2017 - 23:29
Awaqir tribesmen demand answers to how escape from Derna and Benghazi was possible through Haftar-controlled areas.

What's behind the latest crisis in the Philippines?

Fri, 05/26/2017 - 22:56
President Rodrigo Duterte has imposed martial law in Mindanao to eliminate the risk of 'contamination' by ISIL.

Egypt launches strikes in Libya after Minya attack

Fri, 05/26/2017 - 22:27
Air strikes target camps near Derna where armed men responsible for deadly Minya attack are believed to have trained.

Tense discussions dominate G7 summit in Italy

Fri, 05/26/2017 - 22:16
Leaders of biggest economies make no effort to hide their divisions on some topics, but unite against armed attacks.

Rival factions clash in Libya's Tripoli

Fri, 05/26/2017 - 21:16
Explosions and artillery fire shatter period of relative calm in the capital amid signs of a split in pro-Haftar forces.

Kenya's Ogiek win land case against government

Fri, 05/26/2017 - 20:48
The Ogiek people, evicted from the Mau Forest since colonial times, have won a historic battle in African land rights.

Tharparkar residents feel ignored after Zardari snub

Fri, 05/26/2017 - 19:31
Politicians accused of glossing over worsening poverty and child mortality rates blighting Sindh province's Tharparkar.

Is everything really better in Canada?

Fri, 05/26/2017 - 18:09
We reveal struggles facing Canada’s indigenous people and Muslims, and question whether everything is better in Canada.

What is Iran's endgame in Syria?

Fri, 05/26/2017 - 18:00
We ask close ally of newly re-elected President Hassan Rouhani and former prominent Iranian diplomat, Hossein Mousavian.

Philippines marital law: Rekindling horrific memories

Fri, 05/26/2017 - 17:29
All of a sudden, the Philippines is grappling with the spectre of ISIL and, for some, Marcosian authoritarianism.

'Coalition strikes kill over 106 civilians' in Mayadeen

Fri, 05/26/2017 - 16:30
No reaction from US-led coalition to reports of at least 106 deaths from assault on ISIL-held Mayadeen in Deir Az Zor.

At least 15 Afghan soldiers killed in Taliban attack

Fri, 05/26/2017 - 16:23
The army base in Shah Wali Kot is the Taliban's third major military target this week in Kandahar province.

Tunisia opens trial over 2015 Sousse beach killings

Fri, 05/26/2017 - 14:18
Twenty-six people, including six policemen, are on trial over a 2015 beach attack that left dozens of tourists dead.

Corbyn: We have to admit 'war on terror' is not working

Fri, 05/26/2017 - 14:07
As election campaigning restarts following Manchester attack, UK opposition leader addresses root causes of 'terror'.

Bangladesh: Lady Justice statue removed after protests

Fri, 05/26/2017 - 13:41
Statue of a sari-clad woman holding scales taken down amid tight security after months of protests by religious groups.

Who is really responsible for deadly refugee journeys?

Fri, 05/26/2017 - 13:25
The EU should stop blaming NGOs for saving lives at sea and start tackling the problems that force people to migrate.

South Africa's Mmusi Maimane 'barred' from Zambia

Fri, 05/26/2017 - 12:47
Maimane says he was denied entry to the country over his support for a Zambian opposition leader charged with treason.

Week in pictures: From Manchester attack to Trump visit

Fri, 05/26/2017 - 12:20
A photo round-up of some of last week's key events, including an attack in Manchester and Trump's first foreign trip.

Egypt: Gunmen attack bus carrying Coptic Christians

Fri, 05/26/2017 - 12:16
Initial reports say at least three people were killed and dozens wounded after attack in Minya province.

Seven things you need to know about the G7 summit

Fri, 05/26/2017 - 11:43
What does the G7 stand for, who are they key players and what are the potential bust-ups this year?

The New Germans

Fri, 05/26/2017 - 11:26
Exploring Germany's reception of new immigrants and its long-term pursuit of Arab migrants as a demographic strategy.

Namibia: Skulls of my People

Fri, 05/26/2017 - 11:16
Tribal leaders in Namibia fight the German government for the return of hundreds of skulls taken for racial experiments.

Slovakia's Roma: Living on the margins

Fri, 05/26/2017 - 10:47
There are around a half-million Roma in Slovakia, most of whom live in impoverished slums.

Heavy rains cause deadly landslides in Sri Lanka

Fri, 05/26/2017 - 10:09
Roads flooded and houses buried as Rain-triggered mudslides kill at least 23 people in different parts of Sri Lanka.

Iraqi artist depicts life under ISIL

Fri, 05/26/2017 - 09:51
Mostafa Taei's paintings became a record of gruesome atrocities: beheadings, injured children and hangings.

'Foreigners fighting' with ISIL-linked Philippine group

Fri, 05/26/2017 - 08:31
Indonesians and Malaysians among those killed by army in Marawi, where clashes with Maute forces thousands to flee.

US-led strikes kill 35 civilians in east Syria: monitor

Fri, 05/26/2017 - 04:34
Coalition air raids on ISIL-held town kills many women and children relatives of fighters, Syrian Observatory says.

The trio behind North Korea's 21st-century missiles

Fri, 05/26/2017 - 03:47
Laughing men surrounding Kim Jong-un in photos are serious technocrats who have vastly improved the North's arsenal.

Manchester's Libyans react to killer in their midst

Fri, 05/26/2017 - 02:53
UK city's Libyan community shaken after revelations Salman Abedi was behind suicide blast at concert that killed 22.

Michel Temer rescinds controversial troop deployment

Fri, 05/26/2017 - 01:41
1,500 soldiers deployed in Brasilia are removed after accusations President Michel Temer only trying to cling to power.

Indonesia probes 'ISIL-linked' Jakarta suicide attack

Fri, 05/26/2017 - 00:01
Bombs used in attacks were made from pressure cookers, similar to a device used by a local group linked to ISIL.

More NATO troops for Afghanistan?

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 23:53
US President Donald Trump wants NATO countries to provide more soldiers to fight terrorism.

Court maintains block on Trump's Muslim travel ban

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 22:38
Appeal court's chief judge states that the revised ban 'drips with religious intolerance, animus, and discrimination'.

Cyberattack against Qatar puts fake news in focus

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 22:00
Despite denials of comments falsely attributed to Qatari emir, Sky News Arabia and Al Arabiya ran discredited stories.

US and NATO troops in Afghanistan

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 21:56

US says Mosul strike in March killed over 100 civilians

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 21:33
Another 36 unaccounted for in single most deadly incident for civilians since anti-ISIL operations began in 2014.

Saudi Arabia: Ramadan moon sighting continues on Friday

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 20:52
Lebanon, Turkey Yemen and Iraq declare Saturday as the first day of Ramadan while Saudi Arabia postpones confirmation.

Trump: NATO allies need 'to pay their fair share'

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 20:30
In line with with his America First policy, US president tells member states to spend more for collective NATO defence.

Israeli forces raid Sarura protest camp in Hebron Hills

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 20:07
Activists say one local man was wounded when soldiers entered the 'We are Sumud' camp and attempted to remove tents.

Is the OAS playing into Maduro's hands?

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 19:26
We ask OAS chief Luis Almagro whether his rhetoric is helping or hindering the crisis in Venezuela.

Former PM Lucas Papademos injured in explosion

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 18:50
Lucas Papademos, a former central bank chief, admitted to hospital in Athens after being targeted by explosive device.

Afghanistan: Asylum Denied

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 18:39
Europe is deporting thousands of Afghans back to a country which has been embroiled in chaos and war for decades.

Laos: On the Borders of the Empire

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 18:34
We investigate China's rising influence in Laos and the potentially disastrous consequences for the local population.

Ethiopian court jails politician for over 6 years

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 18:15
Former opposition spokesperson Yonatan Tesfaye sentenced over posts criticising the government's response to protests.

OPEC extends cuts in oil output by nine months

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 17:39
The world's oil exporters met in Vienna to decide how to reduce output, as falling prices continue to plague economies.

Ramadan 2017: Saudi Arabia declares Saturday first day

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 16:47
Ramadan Mubarak! Saudi Arabia's Court and other countries declare May 27 as the first day of Ramadan.

Saharanpur blocks internet after caste violence

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 15:43
Police arrest 24 people and authorities suspend online services after clashes erupt in region of Uttar Pradesh state.

Libyan coastguard opens fire at migrant boats: NGOs

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 14:33
Seventy refugees jump in Mediterranean out of fear of being shot as speedboat interrupts rescue, aid organisations say.

When basketball does hijab, because it can

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 13:53
FIBA's decision to overturn its hijab ban demonstrates that the veil is not an obstacle for Muslim women athletes.

UN alarm over conditions for Palestinian prisoners

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 13:46
UN rights chief expresses concern as health of hunger-striking prisoners in Israeli jails 'detoriates significantly'.

Mindanao: Air raids target fighters holed up in Marawi

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 13:04
Under martial law, Philippine security forces bomb ISIL-linked fighters hiding in besieged southern city.

How my father survived the hunger strike in Israel

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 12:52
A Palestinian activist reflects on her father's 33-day hunger strike in Israeli jails, 37 years ago.

Italy's pollution-eating cement

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 10:21
In Milan, earthrise meets the engineers who created a special kind of cement that cleans the air.

Turning CO2 into stone in Iceland

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 10:18
One geothermal power plant in Iceland is taking its green credentials to new levels.

Air: Changing the Atmosphere

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 10:12
earthrise looks at some high-tech innovations that help clean the air.

Syrian refugee crisis: All your questions answered

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 10:03
More than five million people have fled Syria since the conflict began, and half of them are children.

NATO troop increase plan draws criticism in Afghanistan

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 09:54
NATO set to discuss sending more soldiers to Afghanistan, but many in Kabul fear such a move could prolong war.

Tunisian businessmen arrested in 'war on corruption'

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 09:33
Those detained are accused of corruption and helping finance protest movements linked to economic frustrations.

Iceland's glacier guides: Tourism under climate change

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 08:51
Popular glaciers are melting so fast that guides are being forced to constantly reinvent how they carry out tours.

Afghan plane forced to fly back after MPs miss flight

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 08:07
MPs deny involvement, but aviation bosses open probe after Bamiyan-bound plane is forcefully diverted back to Kabul.

Trump budget cut would make UN work 'impossible'

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 07:30
Proposed cuts would severely impact the world body's ability to continue its work, a spokesman for the UN chief says.

NATO to 'formally join' anti-ISIL coalition

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 07:04
Member states of military alliance are set to officially join a US-led coalition fighting ISIL, diplomatic sources say.

Manchester attack probe widens with arrests in Libya

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 05:09
Bomber's father detained in Tripoli says 'everything was normal' with his son days before and he didn't belong to ISIL.

US warship challenges China's claims in South China Sea

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 04:30
A first under President Trump, USS Dewey cruises past artificial island built by Beijing in move likely to rile China.

Donald Trump's budget losers

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 03:32
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.

Brazil: Embattled president deploys troops to streets

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 02:36
After fiery mass protest in the heart of the capital, President Temer orders the controversial deployment of soldiers.

Paul Pogba: 'We played for the people who died'

Thu, 05/25/2017 - 00:33
Emotional victory for Manchester United in Stockholm followed a moment of silence in memory of the 22 killed in blast.

Qatar to 'prosecute perpetrators' of QNA hacking

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 22:13
Investigation launched into security breach by hackers who posted fake reports on the national news agency's feeds.

How to protect 'soft targets' after Manchester bombing?

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 22:12
Unprecedented security measures taken across Britain after Monday's suicide attack at a Manchester concert arena.

Mogadishu car bombing leaves at least five dead

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 19:57
Al-Shabab claim responsibility for the explosion which also left six people injured in Somalia's capital city.

US army lost track of $1bn worth of arms

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 18:04
Amnesty International urges the US and other countries to stop arms transfers that could fuel atrocities.

Deaths reported in Jakarta double bombing

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 18:03
Two explosions hit public-transport terminal in Indonesia's capital, with police saying cause is still not clear.

Nepal PM quits office ahead of local elections

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 17:37
Dahal's move could affect final phase of local elections set for June 14 even though his decision was somewhat expected.

Duterte considers martial law for entire Philippines

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 17:14
Ongoing violence prompts 'mass exodus' from Marawi, as armed fighters behead police chief and take churchgoers hostage.

Inside Syria: How life goes on in a besieged town

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 16:26
Civilians in Erbin, one of Eastern Ghouta's besieged communities, live with no water, electricity or public services.

Amber Rudd: Manchester bomber likely did not act alone

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 16:02
Soldiers deployed at key sites, three more arrested and home secretary says suspect was known to security services.

US budget to increase defence spending

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 16:01
US President Donald Trump's first budget shows big jump for defence spending and steep reductions for aid and health.

Lebanon: The Battle of Abra

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 15:41
We investigate an incident highlighting tensions in Lebanese politics, the role of Hezbollah and the sectarian divide.

Amnesty: Palestinian writer is 'prisoner of conscience'

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 15:34
Human rights group calls for the release of Ahmad Qatamesh, a prominent writer jailed without charges or trial.

At least 20 refugees drown due to overloaded vessel

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 15:11
The rescue operation was just one of 15 underway on Wednesday off Libya's coast, the coastguard said.

Why Jerusalem is not the capital of Israel

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 15:03
No country in the world recognises any part of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, with the exception of Russia.

Africa is not poor, we are stealing its wealth

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 15:02
It's time to change the way we talk and think about Africa.

Venezuela: What is happening today?

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 14:42
A look at the country's ongoing protests against the government of President Maduro and the current political situation.

Remembering the Eritrean dream on Independence Day

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 13:56
Unfortunately, there is not much to celebrate on the 26th anniversary of Eritrea's independence.

Kenya: Police officers killed in al-Shabab bomb attack

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 12:56
The police officers were on patrol when their vehicle was hit a by a landmine laid by armed group al-Shabab.

Mindanao: Churchgoers 'taken hostage' amid Marawi siege

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 12:49
Ongoing violence prompts 'mass exodus' from Marawi, a day after Philippine leader Rodrigo Duterte declared martial law.

Taiwan top court rules in favour of gay marriage

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 11:42
Judges in small island nation say current laws violate constitutional rights, but conservatives angered by ruling.

Macron seeks to extend state of emergency to November

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 11:05
Emmanuel Macron also preparing new security measures and legislation having studied 'new terrorist threat'

Nicolas Maduro launches constitution overhaul

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 10:57
President presents plans for a new popular assembly, a move decried by the opposition as a tactic to cling onto power.

Moody's downgrades China over surging debt fears

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 10:02
Beijing rejects ratings agency's assessment, saying it overestimated the risks to the Chinese economy.

Donald Trump meets Pope Francis at the Vatican

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 08:55
Visit comes after public disagreements between the two men over climate change, immigration and refugee policy.

A crisis with a crisis: Refugees in Lesbos

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 08:50
Two families - one Greek, one Iraqi - come together in a Lesbos hotel, looking for stability amid their own crises.

Myanmar's Suu Kyi opens fresh round of peace talks

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 08:04
Delegates seek to revive country's faltering peace process amid some of the worst violence in years.

US: Who is Sheriff David Clarke?

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 07:59
Controversial Sheriff David Clarke of Milwaukee County says he will join Trump's Department of Homeland Security.

Egypt: Ex-presidential candidate Khaled Ali detained

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 07:34
Detention follows complaint that Ali made an 'obscene hand gesture' outside a Cairo court in January, his lawyer says.