Storm Doris screams through the UK and Low Countries

Wind damage, sudden snow, travel disruption then an Arctic temperature drop for Scandinavia. Europe's 'weather bomb'.


Syrian opposition positive after meeting UN envoy

Opposition official praises Staffan de Mistura's 'positive ideas' at first meeting of new round of Geneva talks.

United States

Democrats invite immigrants to Trump's Congress speech

For the US president's first Congress address, rivals have invited people they say could be harmed by his policies

Human Rights

Jordanians protest over price increases

Demonstrations across country oppose new taxes on goods and services and call on cabinet to resign amid economic crises.


Bangladesh urged to act over politicians' missing sons

Group calls on government to reveal whereabouts of 'kidnapped' men whose opposition-activist fathers were executed.


Anti-migrant protest in South Africa turns violent

Police fire tear gas and rubber bullets to break up local protesters who blame foreigners for unemployment and crime.


Conference tackles marine plastic pollution

UNEP and Indonesia launch campaign to solve global issue of massive amounts of plastic ending up in oceans.

Middle East

Palestinian demonstrators send 'message to Trump'

Demonstrators in Hebron condemn US president's pro-Israel stance and demand reopening of street near settler enclave.

Middle East

Suicide bomber kills soldiers in Yemen's Zinjibar

Bomber wearing a military uniform was driving a car that exploded at the entrance of military camp in Abyan province.

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