Middle East

Gulf blockade against Qatar continues

This week marks 100 days since four Arab states began a blockade against Qatar, sparking a diplomatic crisis. Saudi Arabia usually takes the lead in Gulf affairs, but what is interesting this time is the prominence of the UAE.

Gulf blockade against Qatar continues

Africa

Nigerians return home to rebuild lives shattered by Boko Haram

Attacks by Boko Haram have left a trail of destruction throughout northeast Nigeria. With government control restored, families are now returning home to find their villages and towns destroyed.

Nigerians return home to rebuild lives shattered by Boko Haram

Europe

Protesters oppose weapons sale to Saudis in London arms fair

The UK's multi-billion dollar arms sales to Saudi Arabia have been the focus of protests at an arms fair in London.

Protesters oppose weapons sale to Saudis in London arms fair

US & Canada

Driverless cars cause bureaucratic standoff in Washington

The US Congress and President Donald Trump's administration want to get driverless vehicles on the roads of the country quickly. However, a federal safety agency is warning that more safety regulations are needed before that happens.

Driverless cars cause bureaucratic standoff in Washington

Middle East

Qatar-Gulf crisis disrupts students education

One of the consequences of the Qatar-Gulf crisis has been the disruption to the education of more than 200 Qatari students, who have not been allowed to continue studying in Bahrain, Egypt, Saudi Arabia and UAE since June.

Qatar-Gulf crisis disrupts students education

Latin America

Mexico City better prepared for earthquakes than in 1985

Mexico City's 20 million people were well prepared when the strongest earthquake in 100 years struck them last week.

Mexico City better prepared for earthquakes than in 1985