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Meet Malaysia's first female mixed martial artist
Raids target Houthi strongholds across country while ground fighting reported in the southern city of Aden.
28 Mar 2015 02:56 GMT | War & Conflict, Middle East, Yemen, Saudi Arabia, Houthis
Two-horse race described as too close to call as presidential vote held after six-week delay due to Boko Haram.
28 Mar 2015 01:16 GMT | Politics, Africa, Nigeria Decides, Nigeria, Boko Haram
US spokesman says there are enough Iraqi troops to retake Tikrit after Iranian-backed militias withdraw from fighting.
27 Mar 2015 21:08 GMT | War & Conflict, Middle East, Iraq, ISIL
Armed men detonate explosives and take hostages at hotel popular with government officials in Mogadishu.
27 Mar 2015 23:51 GMT | War & Conflict, Africa, Somalia, Al-Shabab
Former student and Italian ex-boyfriend both acquitted of killing UK student Meredith Kercher in Perugia in 2007.
27 Mar 2015 23:01 GMT | Crime, Law, Italy, US, Europe
Documents released by Germany's air transport regulator suggest Andreas Lubitz suffered from "bout of heavy depression".
27 Mar 2015 20:11 GMT | Europe, Germany, France, Spain
Woman dies in Monrovia treatment centre as the Liberian government again begins countdown to become Ebola-free.
28 Mar 2015 01:57 GMT | Health, Ebola, Liberia, Africa, Sierra Leone
Prime minister's office says Israel will release tax revenues it withheld in response to Palestinian move to join ICC.
27 Mar 2015 19:10 GMT | Politics, Middle East, Israel, Palestine, Israeli–Palestinian conflict
Security dominates main candidates’ campaigns amid voter concerns about corruption and the economy.
27 Mar 2015 22:25 GMT | Politics, Poverty & Development, Nigeria, Goodluck Jonathan, Africa
Africa's most populous country goes to the polls on March 28 to elect a president. And it's too close to call.
Doctors in Ethiopia walk from village to village to help eradicate eye disease that can lead to permanent blindness.
23 Mar 2015 18:13 GMT | Health, Africa, Ethiopia
Meet the artists who struggle to have their voice heard in the besieged strip.
22 Mar 2015 11:12 GMT | Arts & Culture, Middle East, Palestine, Gaza
More than 4.3 million people have been displaced from Pakistan's tribal areas over the last few years.
21 Mar 2015 13:46 GMT | War & Conflict, Humanitarian crises, Human Rights, Asia, Pakistan
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
Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan this week agreed to share the water of the Nile. But why the discord in the first place?
25 Mar 2015 20:39 GMT | Ethiopia, Egypt, Middle East, Sudan, Energy
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