Latin America

Mexico: Two entrepreneurs find a way to fight pollution

It's the fifth-largest city in the world, and the sheer volume of people living in Mexico City means it's no stranger to high levels of air pollution. Now, two entrepreneurs are hoping to change that by converting a petrol-powered car to electric.

Europe

London gives N Ireland more time for power-sharing deal

Northern Ireland parties have "short window of opportunity" to avoid suspension of self-rule despite expired deadline.

Middle East

US-backed Syria forces resume push on key ISIL-held dam

SDF says Taqba dam is not damaged and fighting will resume, but monitor casts doubt on whether engineers inspected site.

Asia Pacific

Pro-democracy opposition leaders charged in Hong Kong

Police in Hong Kong are pressing charges against protest leaders of a 2014 unrest. It comes a day after pro-Beijing candidate, Carrie Lam, was selected as the territory's new leader and promised to heal divisions.

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.