Middle East

Is Iran to blame for suspected attacks on Gulf tankers?

Analysts examine US claim that Iran was behind the reported attacks on commercial ships near the Strait of Hormuz.

Australia's offshore refugees

Stuck for years in remote island detention camps, some who sought asylum in Australia are getting a chance at a new life.

Priced out by corporate landlords, Berlin renters fight back

Priced out by corporate landlords, Berlin renters fight back

Fed up with skyrocketing rents, Berliners back a controversial plan to expropriate corporate-owned flats.

'A financial fight': Hong Kong protesters target the economy

'A financial fight': Hong Kong protesters target the economy

Some protesters say damaging parts of the economy in the short term will help save Hong Kong's autonomy for the future.

India set to slap retaliatory tariffs on US goods: Reuters

India set to slap retaliatory tariffs on US goods: Reuters

The move would follow Trump's decision to revoke key trading privileges for New Dehli.

Life after demonetisation: How India's poor are paying the price

Life after demonetisation: How India's poor are paying the price

More than two years on, many of India's poor are still dealing with the effects of PM Narendra Modi's financial reforms.