Africa

Cyclone Ava kills at least 29 in Madagascar

The cyclone hit the island nation during the weekend, leading to flooding, which affected at least 80,000 people.

Cyclone Ava kills at least 29 in Madagascar

Environment

China ban on domestic ivory sales comes into force

Wildlife activists hail development as a major milestone in the history of elephant conservation.

China ban on domestic ivory sales comes into force

Science & Technology

EU plans to restrict export of 'dual-use' spy tech

Changes will increase transparency around the export of technologies used for both civil and military purposes.

EU plans to restrict export of 'dual-use' spy tech

Human Rights

Dutch police officer 'may wear headscarf with uniform'

Dutch Human Rights Commission rules that Sarah Izat should be allowed to wear a headscarf with her uniform.

Dutch police officer 'may wear headscarf with uniform'

Refugees

Refugees in limbo as Manus detention centre shuts

More than 600 refugees will be moved out of the detention camp after PNG Supreme Court ordered the centre to be shut.

Refugees in limbo as Manus detention centre shuts

Refugees

Manus refugees: 'Death is better than this slavery'

With the Manus Island detention centre slated to close, Al Jazeera speaks with four refugees about planned relocation.

Manus refugees: 'Death is better than this slavery'

Iraq

Iraq war map: Who controls what

As fighting in parts of Iraq intensifies, a visual breakdown of the control of territory after years of war.

Iraq war map: Who controls what

United States

US city links hurricane relief to support for Israel

In Dickinson, Texas, residents must sign a pledge not to boycott Israel in order to obtain hurricane relief funds.

US city links hurricane relief to support for Israel

North Korea

North Korea: All you need to know explained in graphics

A visual explainer on North Korea and the recent increase in tensions regarding its nuclear and missile programmes.

North Korea: All you need to know explained in graphics

United States

Marcellus Williams faces execution despite new evidence

Marcellus Williams is due to be executed on Tuesday despite new DNA evidence supporting his claim to innocence.

Marcellus Williams faces execution despite new evidence

United States

Marcellus Williams and the US' 'broken justice system'

Marcellus Williams is due to be executed on Tuesday but his supporters say his case exposes a racist system.

Marcellus Williams and the US' 'broken justice system'

US & Canada

US: Missouri halts execution of Marcellus Williams

Governor stays execution of Marcellus Williams a few hours before he was due to be lethally injected in a state prison.

US: Missouri halts execution of Marcellus Williams