The struggle of Syrian refugees in Lebanon
Chad's response to the threat posed by Boko Haram
Activists say government forces were targeted and killed, while regime officials claim massacre of civilians.
24 May 2015 20:21 GMT | War & Conflict
Pentagon chief says Iraqi forces show no will to fight ISIL, while senior Iraqi MP says the US has failed to help.
24 May 2015 23:14 GMT | War & Conflict, Middle East, Iraq, ISIL
Nobel Prize winner, who inspired Oscar winning movie, dies with his wife in a car accident in US state of New Jersey.
24 May 2015 20:07 GMT | Arts & Culture, US & Canada, Science, Science & Technology
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina says those leaving are 'tainting' the country's image and can have better lives at home.
24 May 2015 19:43 GMT | Humanitarian crises, Asia, Bangladesh, Migrants
Interior minister says Athens will not be able to pay $1.8bn installment to IMF on schedule next month.
24 May 2015 20:26 GMT | Politics, Business & Economy, Europe, Greece
Law allowing prosecution of NGO employees seen as "worrying step" in series of restrictions on freedom of speech.
24 May 2015 15:29 GMT | Politics, Europe, Russia, Vladimir Putin, NGO
Military says the ship was unloading fighters and weapons, while oil officials say it was an oil tanker.
24 May 2015 15:05 GMT | War & Conflict, Middle East, Libya
Grassroot parties make strong gains as ruling party fails to keep absolute majority in most regions, exit polls show.
24 May 2015 20:28 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