Donald Trump

Trump praises 'great journey' of his first 100 days

President skips White House Correspondents' Dinner to address supporters in Harrisburg and criticise 'Washington media'.

Asia Pacific

South Koreans wary of North Korea threat

North Korea's missile and nuclear programmes have caused fear across South Korea. But for many, the threat of attack from the north is a simple fact of everyday life.

US & Canada

Iran-Iraq war documentary premieres in Canada

A documentary about two former soldiers who fought on opposite sides in the Iran-Iraq war and then became friends after moving to Canada has premiered in Toronto.

Middle East

Syria's war: Kurdish forces advance in Tabqa

Kurdish forces are advancing against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) group in the Syrian city of Tabqa, which has been under siege for weeks.

Latin America

Latin American refugees turn to Mexico for asylum

With the Trump administration's tough stance on immigration, many asylum seekers from El Salvador and Honduras are increasingly looking to Mexico instead.

Middle East

Syria air strikes 'kill eight White Helmets rescuers'

Rescue group says volunteers' centre targeted in Hama as Assad blames fighters for destroying country's infrastructure.


UK students on hunger strike in support of Palestinians

Students at the University of Manchester demand it drop disciplinary action against activists for protest in March.


Russian police arrest dozens of anti-Putin protesters

More than 100 arrested in St Petersburg at demonstration against Vladimir Putin's expected candidacy in 2018.


Pakistan army 'rejects' PM's actions on security leak

PM Sharif fired an adviser and ordered 'action' against a senior bureaucrat after controversial news story leak.


Massive landslide kills 24 in Kyrgystan's Osh

Disaster struck in isolated village killing 24 people, including nine children, after they'd been warned to evacuate.

European Union

EU approves stiff 'divorce' rules for UK's Brexit

Leaders meet and approve eight pages of negotiating guidelines hammered out by diplomats over the past month.

Journalism Is Not A Crime

Advocacy group demands Egypt free Al Jazeera journalist

US rights group asks UN to pressure Egypt to free Mahmoud Hussein as Egyptian authorities extend his detention.