Africa

Review ordered into ex-Ivorian leader's ICC detention

Laurent Gbagbo to stay behind bars as trial judges review decision denying him interim release during mass crimes trial.

ICC judges ordered to review Laurent Gbagbo's detention

Humanitarian crises

Muslims return to CAR to find their homes are gone

Observers warn that if land and property are not returned, there will be no peace in the Central African Republic.

Muslims return to CAR to find their homes are gone

Africa

ICC judges to rule on release of Ivory Coast ex-leader

Laurent Gbagbo, 72, is charged with crimes against humanity following election violence that killed around 3,000 people.

ICC judges to decide whether to release Laurent Gbagbo

Inside Story

What's the EU's vision to address the refugee crisis?

The European Union restricts exports of inflatable boats to stem the flow of refugees and migrants from North Africa.

Middle East

What will post-ISIL Mosul look like?

Now that Iraq’s second-largest city has been retaken from the armed group, fears are mounting of intra-militia fighting.

What will post-ISIL Mosul look like?

Humanitarian crises

Week in pictures: From battle for Mosul to Liu's death

A photo round-up of some of last week's key events, including the Venezuela crises and Srebrenica massacre anniversary.

Week in pictures: From battle for Mosul to Liu's death

Asia

India rejects China's mediation offer on Kashmir

New Delhi says its position to address issues with Islamabad in a bilateral framework has not changed.

India rejects China's mediation offer on Kashmir

Inside Story

War, famine and cholera: Is no one able to help Yemen?

The United Nations cancels a consignment of vaccines because of the continuing conflict.

Middle East

Israel, Palestinian Authority reach water-sharing deal

Announced by the US Middle East envoy, the deal will give occupied West Bank and Gaza 32.9 billion litres annually.

Israel, Palestinian Authority reach water-sharing deal

Middle East

Sole Gaza power station turned off due to fuel crisis

A severe shortage of fuel leaves the besieged Palestinian territory in a complete blackout, say local officials.

Sole Gaza power station turned off due to fuel crisis

Humanitarian crises

UN peacekeepers hit by new allegations of sex abuse

Data released by UN show new allegations continue to stream in despite secretary-general's commitment to end scourge.

UN peacekeepers hit by new allegations of sex abuse

Middle East

Mosul residents 'been through hell'

Level of destruction in Mosul's Old City is almost total, as Iraq PM celebrates gains in final push against ISIL.

War & Conflict

DR Congo election 'probably not possible' this year

President Kabila's refusal to stand down after end of his second term last December sparked deadly protests.

Vote to replace Kabila 'probably not possible' in 2017

Humanitarian crises

Week in pictures: From Tour de France to G20 Summit

A photo round-up of some of last week's key events, including the protest ahead of the G20 summit and fighting in Mosul.

Week in pictures: From Tour de France to G20 Summit

Inside Story

Is the EU closer to solving the migration crisis?

EU ministers agree to reinforce the Libyan coastguards to try to discourage arrival of undocumented people.