The struggle of Syrian refugees in Lebanon
Chad's response to the threat posed by Boko Haram
Hundreds of thousands of Nepalis still homeless month after quake killed more than 8,600 people.
25 May 2015 06:26 GMT | Humanitarian crises, Asia
Exiled government says it will not attend Thursday's summit in Geneva unless Houthis withdraw from captured territory.
25 May 2015 04:45 GMT | War & Conflict, Yemen, Middle East
Activists say government forces were targeted and killed, while regime officials claim massacre of civilians.
25 May 2015 04:20 GMT | War & Conflict, Middle East, Syria, Bashar al-Assad
New sentence could be added to six years' jail that former leader is already facing for bribery conviction.
25 May 2015 06:32 GMT | Middle East, Israel, Law, Corruption
Police also identify 28 abandoned human trafficking camps near Thai border.
25 May 2015 05:45 GMT | Humanitarian crises, Migrants, Malaysia, Asia Pacific
Leader of Lebanon's Hezbollah says his group is engaged in an existential battle against ISIL across all of Syria.
25 May 2015 05:17 GMT | War & Conflict, Lebanon, Syria, Hezbollah, Middle East
Pentagon chief says Iraqi forces show no will to fight ISIL, while senior Iraqi MP says the US has failed to help.
25 May 2015 03:00 GMT | War & Conflict, Middle East, Iraq, ISIL
Grassroot parties make strong gains as ruling party fails to keep absolute majority in most regions, exit polls show.
25 May 2015 06:42 GMT | Politics, Europe, Spain
Ethiopians go to the polls for the first time since the death of strongman Meles Zenawi.
24 May 2015 20:32 GMT | Politics, Africa, Ethiopia
Neighbouring countries are bracing for a bigger influx of refugees as political unrest continues unabated in Burundi.
Although multiple refugee influxes have strained Jordan's economy, the country's cultural sector has benefited.
24 May 2015 10:44 GMT | Arts & Culture, Middle East, Jordan
Hundreds of migrants, captured during their attempt to cross to Europe, are held in Libya's detention centres.
20 May 2015 12:11 GMT | Humanitarian crises, Middle East, Africa, Migrants, Libya
To mark the Nakba and shed light on
Palestinian history, a range of events were held in the city.
18 May 2015 12:50 GMT | Middle East, Palestine, Israel, Politics
The disease that causes memory loss and mood changes is growing rapidly with 44 million people affected globally.
22 May 2015 11:17 GMT | Health
More than 100,000 people have fled Burundi after deadly clashes between police and anti-government protesters.
23 May 2015 11:29 GMT | Humanitarian crises, Burundi, Africa
People & Power investigates how Chad is responding to the threat posed by Boko Haram across West Africa.
War & Conflict, Africa, Boko Haram
Castro's dream for Cuba's artists and the three architects who tried to make it a reality.
Arts & Culture, Cuba, Fidel Castro
As thousands die on the perilous journey from Africa to Europe, we examine the economic cost of migrant trafficking.
Business & Economy, Africa, Europe
A rare glimpse at traditional life in Algeria as we go behind the scenes at three weddings in the country's west.
Arts & Culture, Algeria, Africa