Qatar

Qatar-Gulf crisis: All the latest updates

Here are all the latest updates to the Qatar-Gulf crisis, now in its ninth month.

Italy

Six things you need to know about Italy's election

Set for March 4, the elections are billed as a test for right-wing populism and increasing anxiety over migration.

Six things you need to know about Italy's election

Canada

Canadians call for return of relative held in Ethiopia

Family and rights group demand release of Canadian citizen imprisoned in Ethiopia for alleged 'terrorist crimes'.

Canadians call for return of relative held in Ethiopia

France

French court orders Tariq Ramadan to stay in prison

A Paris court has ordered the continued detention of Islamic scholar Tariq Ramadan, who faces preliminary rape charges.

French court orders Tariq Ramadan to stay in prison

UNICEF

UNICEF deputy resigns after 'damaging' allegations

UN children's agency deputy steps down saying past allegations threaten to 'damage' UNICEF and entire aid industry.

UNICEF deputy resigns after 'damaging' allegations

Nigeria

Dozens still missing after Boko Haram school assault

Government retracts earlier statement that some of the girls had been rescued after Boko Haram attacked their school.

Dozens of Nigerian schoolgirls still unaccounted for after attack

Iran

'Nuclear crisis' inevitable if Iran deal is abandoned

Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araghchi derides 'atmosphere of uncertainty' created by US President Donald Trump.

Iran warns of 'nuclear crisis' if JCPOA deal is scrapped

India

India: Ex-member of Sikh 'terror' group invited to Trudeau event

Canadian PM Trudeau says he rescinded invite to a former member of a Sikh 'terrorist' group as soon as it became known.

India: Ex-member of Sikh 'terror' group invited to Trudeau event

United States

Top world leaders 'undermining human rights'

Regressive policies and hateful rhetoric by Trump, Putin and Xi undermining rights globally, Amnesty International says.

Democratic Republic of Congo

26 Congolese refugees die of diarrhoea in Uganda

552 diarrhoea cases identified as refugees continue to flee inter-ethnic violence in DRC's Ituri province.

26 Congolese refugees die of diarrhoea in Uganda

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

Official: Israeli troops 'executed' Palestinian man

Video of the killing shows Palestinian man being beaten by soldiers after a raid by Israeli troops in the West Bank.

Palestinian killed during Israeli raid in the West Bank

Turkey-Syria border

Turkey: Tens of thousands of Syrians destined for Afrin

Turkish officials say infrastructure will be rebuilt in Afrin for voluntary returns after military offensive ends.

Refugee returns expected after Afrin operation: Turkey