Philippines: HIV cases up 3,147 percent in 10 years

Critics say President Duterte's statement deriding condom use as 'not satisfying' harms advocacy to prevent HIV.

Philippines: HIV cases up 3,147 percent in 10 years


Zimbabwe opposition prepares for election

Opposition members say they will try and keep the party united, despite divisions over its leadership.


17 killed in Mozambique's capital during dump collapse

Heavy rains caused the collapse of a huge rubbish dump, burying homes and killing at least 17, officials say.

Mozambique dump collapse: 17 dead, homes destroyed


ISIL ambush kills 27 Iraqi militiamen in Kirkuk

ISIL claims responsibility for an attack that killed more than two dozen fighters in Iraq's Kirkuk province.

ISIL claims attack on pro-government militia in Iraq


Turkey says 'nobody can stop' its forces in Afrin

Turkish foreign minister made remarks in response to reports that Syrian forces will fight alongside YPG against Turkey.

Business & Economy

Air Italy expands as UAE-backed Alitalia goes bankrupt

Italian airline carrier Meridiana changed its name to Air Italy with the backing of its new shareholder, Qatar Airways.

Air Italy expands as UAE-backed Alitalia goes bankrupt

Donald Trump

Who has been charged in Mueller's Trump-Russia probe?

We break down Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 elections.


Stranded Palestinians in Egypt leave for Rafah crossing

Groups say 160 Palestinians were stranded for 13 days after Egyptian authorities suddenly closed Rafah crossing.

Palestinians stranded in Egypt leave for Rafah crossing

Syria's Civil War

Civilian death toll rising in Syria's Eastern Ghouta

Since the end of last December, a stepped-up government campaign has killed more than 400 civilians, including at least 100 children.

The Far Right

Are US police working with the far right and neo-Nazis?

An advocacy group has filed a lawsuit alleging that police broke protocol by working with a far-right organisation.

Lawsuit accuses DC police of collusion with far right


Qatar-Gulf crisis: All the latest updates

Here are all the latest updates of the Qatar-Gulf crisis, now in its eighth month.

Middle East

Syria's brides searching for love online

As conditions in Syria worsen, women are connecting with their future partners online.