Middle East

Thousands of Europe-bound migrants face exploitation in Libya

Many of the migrants entering Libya never make it to Europe and their undocumented status renders them vulnerable to exploitation when seeking work in the country.

Thousands of Europe-bound migrants face exploitation in Libya

Asia

Hanoi plan to ban motorbikes by 2030 to combat congestion

The government worries that the vibrant economy could make congestion in the city centre even worse, hoping to replace the vehicles with public transport and push bikes.

Hanoi plan to ban motorbikes by 2030 to combat congestion

US & Canada

US national security: Trump set to make key policy speech

Donald Trump has hoped to readjust US strategic priorities, but thus far, his administration has struggled to match his rhetoric, largely aping or following the policies and priorities of his predecessor, Barack Obama.

US national security: Trump set to make key policy speech

Europe

Spain: Secession bid a key factor in Catalonia election

Catalans go to the polls on Thursday to vote in an election that could decide if their province breaks away from Spain.

Spain: Secession bid a key factor in Catalonia election

Middle East

Turkey plays major role opposing US Jerusalem move

The Turkish president said he plans to open an embassy in East Jerusalem - days after leading calls for the world to recognise it as the capital of Palestine.

Turkey plays major role opposing US Jerusalem move

Canada

Canada: Lebanese hockey team shoots for international recognition

Canada is the home of hockey, and the country plays host to more than one national team. The Lebanese team is based in Montreal and they are bidding for international recognition.

Canada: Lebanese hockey team shoots for international recognition