Inside Story

Is the world ignoring the plight of the Rohingya?

Malaysian prime minister urges foreign intervention to stop what he calls the genocide of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar.

Crime

Fake US embassy in Ghana shut down

The fake embassy operated illegally for a decade issuing visas at a cost of $6,000 each, according to State Department.

Environment

Death toll in California warehouse fire rises to 30

Oakland warehouse gutted by blaze during a rave party as rescue officials say search on to retrieve those still missing.

US Elections 2016

Jill Stein changes strategy in Pennsylvania recount

Green Party-backed voters who filed the case say they cannot afford the $1m bond ordered by the court.

Palestine

Four people dead in Gaza-Egypt tunnel collapse

Emergency workers have recovered the bodies of three of four men who went missing in a collapsed smuggling tunnel.

Politics

Uzbekistan votes in first polls since Karimov's death

Interim leader Shavkat Mirziyoyev is expected to succeed Islam Karimov, who ruled the country for 27 years.

Australia

Australian PM 'confident' Trump will keep refugee deal

Once in office, Trump could veto deal for US to take 1,200 refugees from Australia's offshore prison facilities.

Indonesia

Indonesians rally for unity after blasphemy protests

Crowds gather in Jakarta in response to protests against city's Christian governor who is accused of blasphemy.

US & Canada

US colleges move to protect undocumented students

Eyeing Trump's policies, several universities take on "sanctuary" status to shield immigrant students from deportation.

Protests

Dakota pipeline protesters dig in for winter

Anti-pipeline demonstrators start to erect permanent encampments as war veterans arrive and winter chill starts to bite.

Taliban

Afghan Taliban hang university student in public

Kabul Polytechnic university student was accused by the group of killing a senior Taliban official.

Fidel Castro

Fidel Castro's last goal? A football pitch for kids

Cuban leader's final act was to order a football field built for youth in Jaimanitas, where he often stopped to talk.