Victoria Gatenby

Victoria Gatenby

Latin America

New tax hikes ignites violent street protests in Haiti

A transport strike over tax increases on fuel, alcohol and cigarettes has shut down most of Haiti. The government says the money raised will be used to improve public services.

New tax hikes ignites violent street protests in Haiti

US & Canada

Protesters extend demonstration over Anthony Lamar Smith murder

Protests in the US city of St. Louis turned violent for a third night following the acquittal of a white, former police officer over the shooting of a black motorist.

Protesters extend demonstration over Anthony Lamar Smith murder

Middle East

Tunisia: Protesters decry amnesty corruption law

There have been protests in Tunisia against a controversial law granting amnesty to public officials accused of corruption before the 2011 Arab Spring.

Tunisia: Protesters decry amnesty corruption law

Asia Pacific

Myanmar: Rohingya refugees recount army's alleged atrocities

The United Nations says nearly 40,000 Rohingya Muslims have crossed the border in the past week, prompting Bangladesh to further tighten its border and in many cases send them back.

Myanmar: Rohingya refugees recount army's alleged atrocities

Middle East

Saudi-led blockade on Qatar affecting college students

Young people from across the Middle East come to Qatar to study at various universities. But the air, sea and land blockade imposed by Qatar’s neighbours is disrupting their education.

Saudi-led blockade on Qatar affecting college students

Africa

Ethiopia drought: Food supplies 'dangerously' low

Aid agencies are warning that Ethiopia will run out of emergency food aid by the end of this month. Almost eight million people are affected by a severe drought and they need the aid to survive.

Ethiopia drought: Food supplies 'dangerously' low

Middle East

Syria: SDF makes gains in Raqqa

Syrian Democratic Forces have seized the town of Al-Hamra, five kilometres east of the city. The US-backed Kurdish-led fighters are closing in on the Raqqa stronghold of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL).

Syria: SDF makes gains in Raqqa

Middle East

Yemen protesters call for southern secession

Thousands of Yemenis, who support the secession of the country's south from the north, have been rallying in Aden.

Yemen protesters call for southern secession

Nigeria

More than 100 abducted Nigeria schoolgirls still missing

President Muhammadu Buhari has promised to continue negotiations with the armed group until all of those kidnapped are released.

More than 100 abducted Nigeria schoolgirls still missing

Middle East

More than 160 Palestinians injured in Gaza protests

More than 160 Palestinians have been injured in the violent clashes with Israeli forces in the Gaza Strip. People in the Occupied West Bank are also facing unrest Al Jazeera’s Victoria Gatenby reports.

More than 160 Palestinians injured in Gaza protests

Africa

Nigeriens enjoy an old French ball game

An ancient French ball game is becoming popular in Niger in West Africa. Players say it helps them forget frequent attacks by armed groups such as Boko Haram and al-Qaeda.

Nigeriens enjoy an old French ball game

Africa

Niger's Diffa region could face Hepatitis E outbreak

Doctors Without Borders is warning that an epidemic of Hepatitis E in Niger may get worse with the imminent rainy season.

Niger's Diffa region could face Hepatitis E outbreak