Asia

Anger in India after 60 children die in hospital

Inquiry launched after 60 deaths in Uttar Pradesh hospital over five days amid reports lack of oxygen was to blame.

Middle East

Yemen's blood bank faces threat of closure within days

War-torn country may be hit by new humanitarian disaster as depleted blood bank treats some 3,000 Yemenis a month.

Yemen's blood bank faces threat of closure within days

Middle East

Yemen cholera epidemic spreads to 21 regions

The UN says Yemen's cholera epidemic has spread to all but one of 22 regions. There are now almost 500,000 suspected cases.

Europe

EU cracks down on Dutch eggs contaminated by pesticides

Two men have been arrested by Dutch police as part of an investigation into the illegal use of pesticides at poultry farms in Europe.

US & Canada

Canada: Evidence links aluminum dust to brain damage among miners

Underground mining for gold can be a dangerous way to earn a living. Miners use explosives to dislodge minerals from rock, risking physical injuries and lung diseases from abrasive dust in mine shafts.

US & Canada

US: Philadelphia to shut down heroin market

Philadelphia is trying to shut down a notorious makeshift camp dubbed 'El Campamento', which is known for drug dealing and using.

Al Jazeera Selects

Drugs: Cannabis country, heroin fix and India's addicts

Three short docs about prescription drugs in India, a cannabis connoisseur in Uruguay and heroin addiction in Tanzania.

US & Canada

US drug abuse report ordered by Trump is due

A review of the state of drug addiction in the US is due to be released, following two delays.

Poverty & Development

Long-term effects of oil spills in Bodo, Nigeria

Environmental devastation, ruined economy and deteriorating health afflict Bodo community years after Shell oil spill.

Long-term effects of oil spills in Bodo, Nigeria

US & Canada

US Senate rejects Obamacare repeal

Senate rejects scaled-down 'skinny repeal', derailing the Republican Party's seven-year quest to overturn Obamacare.

Obamacare 'skinny repeal' fails in US Senate

Asia

Afghanistan: MSF clinic opens two years after hospital bombing

A new outpatient clinic has opened in northern Afghanistan, near the site of a hospital which was mistakenly bombed by US warplanes almost two years ago.

US & Canada

US senate rejects repeal bill for Obamacare

Republicans, struggling to keep seven-year-old promise to end the law, turn focus to passing slimmed-down 'skinny' bill.

US senate rejects repeal bill for Obamacare

US & Canada

Brain damage found in 99 percent of deceased NFL players' brains

New research has confirmed the devastating effect on the brain for many who play America's number-one sport.

Africa

South African HIV patients demand better care

South Africa has the highest number of HIV cases in the world, with an estimated seven million people infected.

Opinion

Why Jokowi's war on drugs is doing more harm than good

Following Duterte's violent approach to drug trafficking will not solve Indonesia's drug problem.

Claudia Stoicescu

by Claudia Stoicescu

Claudia Stoicescu