Europe

Asylum seeking man found hanged at Greek port

Man carrying asylum application papers found dead close to a passenger ferry terminal in Greece's biggest port.

Asia Pacific

Myanmar army chief rules out Rohingya citizenship

Min Aung Hlaing defends crackdown against Rohingya after UN pledges to probe claims troops carried out campaign of killing.

Europe

Russian opposition leader Navalny jailed for 15 days

EU calls for release of prominent Kremlin critic Navalny, a day after he was detained at opposition protest in Moscow.

Middle East

Syria force halts push on ISIL-held dam for repairs

SDF temporarily halts operations near country's largest dam over growing concerns of potential collapse.

Middle East

Low expectations as Arab League chiefs gather in Jordan

Ministers from the 22-member bloc are meeting in Jordan ahead of its annual summit on Wednesday.

Middle East

Hamas eases Gaza lockdown amid manhunt

Gaza authorities ease travel restrictions after imposing a 24-hour closure after assassination of senior Hamas official.

Europe

Russian opposition leader Navalny appears in court

EU calls for release of prominent Kremlin critic Navalny, a day after he was detained at opposition protest in Moscow.

Latin America

Thousands rally across Brazil for anti-corruption probe

Brazilians have held nationwide demonstrations in support of an anti-corruption investigation, now into its fourth year.

Asia

Meat crackdown leaves shortage in India's biggest state

Meat sellers across Uttar Pradesh strike against an ongoing crackdown on illegal and mechanised slaughterhouses.

Asia

Pakistani pupils return to school in Swat amid atmosphere of fear

A Human Rights Watch report has found that attacks by the Taliban and other armed groups are having a devastating impact on education in Pakistan.

US & Canada

US scientists gauge coastal erosion along Lake Michigan

The year 2016 was the warmest on record. Rising temperatures have caused water levels to rise around the world and speed up coastal erosion.

Europe

Profile: Alexei Navalny, thorn in Putin's side

Kremlin critic, detained in anti-corruption protests, has become Russia's most visible face of opposition.