Victoria Gatenby

Victoria Gatenby

Europe

Laika the space dog 60 years on

It has been 60 years since a Soviet dog named Laika became the first animal to orbit Earth.

Laika the space dog 60 years on

Middle East

UN aid chief: Humanitarian conditions 'shocking' in Yemen

The UN emergency relief coordinator called the humanitarian conditions in Yemen, 'shocking and horrendous'.

UN aid chief: Humanitarian conditions 'shocking' in Yemen

Middle East

Libya suffers severe water shortages

People in the Libyan capital Tripoli are facing a humanitarian crisis because of severe water shortages.

Libya suffers severe water shortages

Middle East

UAE accused of abuse in secret Yemen prisons

A prisoner in Yemen has spoken exclusively to Al Jazeera about torture methods used in secret prisons run by the United Arab Emirates and its allies.

UAE accused of abuse in secret Yemen prisons

Yemen

Facing war, famine and pestilence in Yemen, UN calls for aid

The UN's emergency relief coordinator has arrived in Yemen's capital, Sanaa, to see the deteriorating humanitarian crisis for himself.

Facing war, famine and pestilence in Yemen, UN calls for aid

Human Rights

Togo opposition accuses government of brutal crackdown

Opposition leaders in Togo said at least three people were shot dead on the third day of anti-government protests rocking the country.

Togo opposition accuses government of brutal crackdown

Middle East

Blockade keeps children in Qatar from sports events in Gulf

Schoolchildren in Doha are being prevented from taking part in sports competitions in other countries in the Arab Gulf region.

Blockade keeps children in Qatar from sports events in Gulf

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