Inside Story

How to end the war in Yemen?

Hundreds of thousands take part in a rally in Sanaa to mark the third anniversary of the Houthi rebels' takeover.

Asia

Rohingya Hindus now face uncertainty in Myanmar

Despite international condemnation at the UN General Assembly and cautious words of assurances, Rohingya Muslims continue to flee their country.

Asia

Muslim Aid head talks about dire situation in Myanmar’s Rakhine

Jehangir Malik, CEO of Muslim Aid, a UK-based organisation, has just returned from Sittwe and has seen the devastation first hand.

Middle East

History lost: Destruction of Syria's UNESCO World Heritage sites

Syria has a rich history that goes back centuries.

Nuclear weapons

Which country has conducted the most nuclear tests?

Despite disarmament efforts, more than 2,000 nuclear tests have been conducted since 1945.

Which country has conducted the most nuclear tests?

Middle East

Raqqa faces deadly 'barrage' from US-led coalition

Over 430 civilians likely died in August by US-led coalition actions in anti-ISIL push in Syrian city, says Airwars.

Raqqa faces deadly 'barrage' from US-led coalition

UN

More than 50 states sign treaty banning nuclear weapons

More than 50 nations sign agreement calling for a global ban on nuclear weapons, but none of them possess such arms.

Dozens of states sign treaty banning nuclear weapons

Middle East

SDF 'takes 90 percent' of Syria's Raqqa from ISIL

ISIL fighters are now confined in Raqqa city centre, the SDF alliance says as it announces the opening of a new front.

SDF: Battle for ISIL-held Raqqa city in 'final stages'

Palestine

Palestinians submit Israel 'war crime' evidence to ICC

Four Palestinian groups allege high-level Israeli officials are responsible for war crimes and crimes against humanity.

Palestinians submit Israel 'war crime' evidence to ICC

Asia

UN demands access to Myanmar's Rakhine amid Rohingya crisis

UN investigators are demanding full access to Myanmar to investigate claims of human-rights violations against Rohingya Muslims by security forces.

Middle East

Egypt-Israel relations 'at highest level' in history

As Egypt's Sisi and Israel's Netanyahu meet in public for the first time, analysts say relations have never been closer.

Egypt-Israel relations 'at highest level' in history

Rohingya

Rohingya crisis explained in maps

A visual explainer of the unrest in Myanmar that has forced around one million Rohingya to flee their homes.

Rohingya crisis explained in maps

Africa

Civilians dead in attack on South Sudan forces

Women, elderly people and police among 25 killed by exiled politician's fighters in oil-rich Unity state, say officials.

Riek Machar's men blamed for deadly South Sudan raid

North Korea

North Korea tensions: All the latest updates

Here are all the latest developments since the UN imposed sanctions on North Korea on August 4.

Asia

Rohingya refugees struggle to survive heavy rains in Bangladesh

Rohingya who have escaped to Bangladesh to flee violence in Myanmar's Rakhine state are having to deal with heavy flooding. Torrential rain over the past few days has flooded fields where some of those escaping Myanmar have set up shelters.