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Explore the personal stories of Syrian refugees in Lebanon
Yemen's president calls on rebels to surrender their arms and for their leaders to turn themselves in at Egypt meeting.
28 Mar 2015 18:44 GMT | War & Conflict, Middle East
Voters brave sun, insecurity and queues but presidential election extended to Sunday in some areas after tech glitches.
28 Mar 2015 18:24 GMT | Politics, Africa, Nigeria Decides, Nigeria, Boko Haram
Rebel groups, including al-Qaeda's Syrian affiliate, seize Idlib city for the first time after five days of clashes.
28 Mar 2015 16:26 GMT | War & Conflict, Middle East, Syria
Ahmed Idris and Ali Mustafa have been detained by the Nigerian military since Tuesday.
28 Mar 2015 13:38 GMT | Media, Africa, Nigeria, Nigeria Decides, #FreeAJStaff
Shia fighters threaten to undertake suicide operations in the kingdom if Saudi-led airstrikes in Yemen continue.
28 Mar 2015 18:38 GMT | War & Conflict, Politics, Middle East, Yemen, Saudi Arabia
Ex-girlfriend of Andreas Lubitz says he told her he wanted to "change the system" and was angry about career prospects.
28 Mar 2015 14:43 GMT | Europe, Germany
Official says authorities have taken control of Maka Al-Mukarramah hotel where gunmen staged attack, killing 17 people.
28 Mar 2015 12:28 GMT | War & Conflict, Africa, Somalia, Al-Shabab
Unanimously adopted resolution keeps four-year arms embargo in place but opens door to exemptions on case-by-case basis.
28 Mar 2015 17:24 GMT | War & Conflict, Middle East, Libya
Seen as one of the most hawkish foreign ministers involved in talks, Laurent Fabius says he seeks a "robust agreement".
28 Mar 2015 16:10 GMT | Europe, Middle East, Iran, US
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
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
A Saudi-led coalition has begun hitting Houthi targets in Yemen. But who is supporting the action? And how?
27 Mar 2015 15:45 GMT | War & Conflict, Yemen
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