Haiti

Oxfam apologises to Haiti over sex abuse allegations

Oxfam issues its first direct apology to Haiti over prostitution scandal that has shaken the charity.

Oxfam apologises to Haiti over sex abuse allegations

Africa

Mogadishu's Bakara market on strike over new government tax

Businesses in Somalia's largest open-air market have boycotted trade over the introduction of a five percent sales tax.

Mogadishu's Bakara market on strike over new government tax

US & Canada

Can Trump really drain 'the swamp' in Washington DC?

More than a year has passed since Donald Trump promised to "drain the swamp", but many question whether he is making good on that campaign promise.

Can Trump really drain 'the swamp' in Washington DC?

Latin America

Mexico election: Independents seek to shake up presidential race

Mexico's political parties have officially nominated their presidential candidates, who will face off in the July 1 election to succeed President Enrique Pena Nieto.

Mexico election: Independents seek to shake up presidential race

Europe

Abbas seeks alternative to US as peace mediator

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is expected to call for an alternative to US-mediated negotiations with Israel during his address to the United Nations Security Council, officials say.

Abbas seeks alternative to US as peace mediator

Africa

Zimbabwe opposition prepares for election

Opposition members say they will try and keep the party united, despite divisions over its leadership.

Zimbabwe opposition prepares for election