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Clashes continue in Yemen's coastal city, as bombing by Saudi-led coalition targets Houthis' air-defence capabilities.
29 Mar 2015 22:33 GMT | War & Conflict, Politics, Yemen, Middle East
Iraqi troops say battle to retake city will not be easy, with areas "littered with bombs and booby-traps".
29 Mar 2015 22:28 GMT | War & Conflict, Politics, Middle East, Iraq, ISIL
Election commission chair says he is concerned over "irregularities" in Rivers state as thousands take to streets.
29 Mar 2015 22:15 GMT | Politics, Africa, Nigeria Decides, Nigeria, Boko Haram
Powerful earthquake hits off northeastern coastal town of Rabaul, with a tsunami warning issued shortly after.
30 Mar 2015 01:21 GMT | Natural disasters, Asia Pacific
Foreign ministers from six world powers prepare to join their Iranian counterpart in Lausanne for key meeting on Monday.
30 Mar 2015 01:51 GMT | Politics, United States
Egypt's president says heads of states at Arab League summit have agreed to begin forming joint unit of 40,000 troops.
29 Mar 2015 13:12 GMT | War & Conflict, Politics, Middle East, Egypt, Abdel Fattah el-Sisi
Former President Sarkozy's UMP set to win about two thirds of the 98 council polls, according to projections.
29 Mar 2015 23:18 GMT | France, European Union, Europe, Elections
Prime minister says Khaled Chaieb and eight other suspects were killed in a security operation near the Algerian border.
29 Mar 2015 18:09 GMT | War & Conflict, Middle East
Coalition of rebel groups, including al-Qaeda linked Nusra, take key city in biggest blow to Assad forces in two years.
29 Mar 2015 20:53 GMT | War & Conflict, Middle East, Syria, Nusra Front, Al-Qaeda
Africa's most populous country goes to the polls on March 28 to elect a president. And it's too close to call.
An Indian industrialist’s love for the sport has made him create a cricket museum in his Dubai backyard.
28 Mar 2015 15:28 GMT | Sport, Cricket, Cricket World Cup, UAE
While Istanbul has long been a hub for migrants, Syrians have found themselves trapped in Turkey.
28 Mar 2015 13:32 GMT | Politics, Humanitarian crises, War & Conflict, Turkey, Syria: Broken Nation
Event offered space to put forward ideas for better society based on principles of equality, reciprocity and solidarity.
28 Mar 2015 09:23 GMT | Arts & Culture, Middle East, Tunisia
The talks regarding Iran's nuclear capabilities have been ongoing for many years. These are some of the key moments.
29 Mar 2015 15:58 GMT | Iran, Middle East, Politics
WHO aims to eradicate the infectious disease by 2018, but it remains endemic in three countries.
28 Mar 2015 09:04 GMT | Health, Polio, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Nigeria
It is a source of sustenance but also of tension and new political realities are now increasing uncertainty.
Egypt, Sudan, Middle East
A media post-mortem into the UK's surveillance report. Plus, why five years on in Argentina the media looks so familiar.
Media, Edward Snowden, Security
The untold story of how the Lebanese community overcame the odds and found their place in multicultural Australia.
Asia Pacific, Australia, Lebanon
How to keep a telenovela profitable and demanding sponsors happy while inspiring the production team to stay passionate.
Arts & Culture, Mexico, Latin America