Asia Pacific

Philippine's military fights to take control of Marawi

For the evacuees who fled from Marawi, it feels like a time of great uncertainty. The Philippines military say they have killed at least 30 members of the Maute armed group, linked to ISIL, in recent fighting in the south.

Africa

Aid workers claim the Kenyan government is targeting them

Aid organisations in Kenya say they are being targeted by the government. Some aid workers are being denied work permits. In the past the Kenyan government has threatened to send thousands of foreign workers home for not having the right documents

Latin America

Brazilians boycott JBS meat products

Meat company executives accused of corruption in Brazil escaped prison sentences in exchange for testimony which implicates the president. Michel Temer is now struggling for his political survival.

Politics

Morocco police hunt Rif region protest leader

Authorities order arrest of Nasser Zefzafi for interrupting an imam's sermon.

Morocco police hunt Rif region protest leader

Politics

G7 summit ends deadlocked on climate change

US at odds with other six members as President Donald Trump refuses to endorse the Paris climate change accord.

G7 summit ends deadlocked on climate change

Battle for Mosul

Iraqi troops push for last ISIL holdouts in Mosul

Al-Shifaa, Al-Zinjili and Al-Saha al-Oula neighbourhoods come under military attack as army seeks to reach Old City.

Iraqi troops push for last ISIL holdouts in Mosul

Science & Technology

British Airways flights cancelled due to system outage

Airline cancels all flights from Heathrow and Gatwick airports after IT failure caused severe delays.

British Airways flights cancelled due to system outage

Sweden

Swedish school includes skateboarding in curriculum

Skateboarding hasn’t always managed to shake off its image as a counterculture sport. But from 2020 it will be part of the Olympic Games and one school in Sweden has adopted skating as a part of its curriculum

Asia

Pakistan’s new coal project to provide power for 200 years

A new coal mining project in the Thar desert is expected to provide enough power to last 200 years. It's also bringing jobs and opportunities to a community which has faced drought and famine.

Weather

The seasonal climate of Sri Lanka

With the onset of the southwest monsoon, the island country could be faced with even more flooding and landslides.

The seasonal climate of Sri Lanka

Africa

Mali: UN peacekeeping mandate renewed amid fighting

The mandate of a UN peacekeeping operation in northern Mali is to be renewed in June. Rebels and the Malian government are not complying with a peace accord signed two years ago.

United States

US: New study links ‘light cigarettes’ directly to cancer

Researchers have found that so-called 'light cigarettes' may be behind an increase in lung cancer cases. Al Jazeera’s Heidi Zhou Castro reports.