Environment

India's wildlife struggles to survive heavy monsoon rains

As swaths of Asia become flooded, endangered species are under threat.

India's wildlife struggles to survive heavy monsoon rains

Africa

Global response to Ebola underfunded: UN

There are fears that a lack of leadership on the ground will lead to a greater crisis.

Europe

Estonia ferry disaster: French court denies compensation claim

The MS Estonia ferry sank in the Baltic sea almost 25 years ago, killing 852 people.

Lebanon

Why Palestinian refugees in Lebanon are protesting

Palestinian refugees say they are victims of 'racist' system and demand legal clarity to their status.

Why Palestinian refugees in Lebanon are protesting

Environment

Death toll rises as floods and landslides ravage parts of India

At least 142 people have died in Indian states of Assam and Bihar since monsoon flooding began earlier this month.

Death toll rises as floods and landslides ravage parts of India

Middle East

Saudi-UAE coalition unleashes air raids on Yemen's capital

Military alliance battling Houthis says it targeted several air defence sites and ballistic missile depots in Sanaa.

Saudi-UAE coalition unleashes air raids on Yemen's capital

Asia Pacific

Taiwan leader willing to help Hong Kong protesters seeking asylum

Some protesters who stormed Hong Kong's legislature have reportedly fled to Taiwan, fearing they could face serious punishment.

Middle East

US to deploy troops to Saudi Arabia as Gulf tensions soar

Pentagon says deployment of US military personnel to Saudi to face 'emergent, credible threats'.

US to deploy troops to Saudi Arabia as Gulf tensions soar

Pakistan

Historic election held in Pakistan's former tribal districts

Millions were expected to vote in elections for the first time since Pakistani constitution was extended to region.

Historic election held in Pakistan's former tribal districts

Africa

Kenya opens Africa's largest wind power project

Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta says wind farm will help boost electricity supply and access at lower cost.

Kenya opens Africa's largest wind power project

Turkey

Turkey: Soldier killed, six wounded in northern Iraq operation

The Turkish military has been carrying out operations against the outlawed PKK fighters in Iraq's Qandil region.

Turkey: Soldier killed, six wounded in northern Iraq operation

African Cup of Nations

Scenes of joy as Algeria wins Africa Cup of Nations

Algerian fans pour onto streets to celebrate football triumph as popular demands for political system overhaul continue.

Scenes of joy as Algeria wins Africa Cup of Nations