Vatican

Vatican summit on child sex abuse: Five things to know

After decades of religious figures sexually assaulting children, Pope Francis attempts to resolve crisis.

Vatican summit on child sex abuse: What to expect

Asia Pacific

Why is Japan's Abe also seeking to meet Kim?

Abe seeks 'diplomatic normalisation' of North Korean ties, long strained over denuclearisation and Japanese abductees.

Trump-Kim summit: What's at stake for Japan?

Afghanistan

'Only legitimate jihad was during Soviet-Afghan war'

Former fighter Abdullah Anas says it is important to separate between post 9/11 'jihadism' and concept of 'jihad'.

Algerian who fought beside bin Laden: 'I wanted to help Muslims'

North Korea

Trump, Kim and the war that 'ended' six decades ago

War veterans in Seoul hope North Korea fulfils promises to end the war which culminated in truce nearly 70 years ago.

Trump, Kim and the war that 'ended' six decades ago

Poland

In Poland, the homeless and Chechen refugees form unlikely bond

Thanks to a Warsaw-based activist, friendship grows between marginalised communities without permanent homes.

In Poland, the homeless and Chechen refugees form unlikely bond

Brexit

UK veteran, 96: Defend the peaceful Europe my generation died for

Stephen Goodall is among the elderly campaigners calling for a second referendum, while other veterans back Brexit.

UK veteran, 96: Defend the peaceful Europe my generation died for