Middle East

Iraqi forces close in on ISIL fighters in Mosul's Old City

As Iraqi forces close in on ISIL in one of the group's last remaining strongholds in Mosul - the Old City, much-needed aid is arriving in areas that were under the fighters’ control.

Iraqi forces close in on ISIL fighters in Mosul's Old City

Middle East

Syrian refugees help solve Jordan’s rubbish crisis

The Jordanian government is struggling to contain a mounting rubbish crisis as garbage dumps across the country start to reach capacity.

Syrian refugees help solve Jordan’s rubbish crisis

Asia Pacific

Festival of light shines on Sydney's iconic landmarks

A spectacular light show has taken over Sydney's iconic landmarks.

Festival of light shines on Sydney's iconic landmarks

Europe

Swedish satire 'The Square' wins top film prize at Cannes

A Swedish satire, The Square, has won the top prize at the Cannes Film Festival.

Swedish satire 'The Square' wins top film prize at Cannes

Asia

Sri Lanka: Many missing after floods kill 151 people

Flooding and mudslides have killed at least 151 people in Sri Lanka and 111 people remain missing, according to Rajitha Senaratne, health minister.

Sri Lanka: Many missing after floods kill 151 people

Europe

Manchester attack: Millions of dollars raised to help the families of victims

Another man has been arrested in connection with last Monday's bomb attack at a concert in Manchester in which 22 people were killed. Millions of dollars have been raised to help the families of the victims.

Manchester attack: Millions of dollars raised to help the families of victims