Laura Burdon-Manley

Laura Burdon-Manley

Asia

Afghanistan's delayed election results raising concerns

Afghanistan's Election Commission is struggling to meet its own deadline to announce preliminary results of last month's presidential poll.

Afghanistan's delayed election results raising concerns

Arts & Culture

Art from rubbish: Noted artist Anatsui holds exhibition in Doha

The Ghanaian artist has won many awards for his works that are made predominately from rubbish.

Art from rubbish: Noted artist Anatsui holds exhibition in Doha

Africa

Niger fighting: Tens of thousands flee violence

The UN warns that a crisis in the Sahel region including Niger, Mali and Burkina Faso is reaching unprecedented levels.

Niger fighting: Tens of thousands flee violence

Middle East

Saudi Arabia accused of recruiting Sudanese children, mercenaries

Allegations come as Sudanese officials call for Yemen peace deal and for Sudanese troops there to return home.

Saudi Arabia accused of recruiting Sudanese children, mercenaries

Africa

Chad unrest: A new regional sultan to solve the crisis

When the fighting began, a three-month state of emergency was imposed. The army was deployed, there were dozens of arrests and weapons were seized.

Chad unrest: A new regional sultan to solve the crisis

Asia

India's Kerala struggles to recover from devastating floods

More heavy rain is expected in many parts of India after Kerala bore brunt of devastating floods.

India's Kerala struggles to recover from devastating floods

Middle East

Yemen's Houthi rebels leave three ports including Hodeidah

Some government ministers have accused the Houthis of faking a pullout and handing the port to some of its own fighters.

Yemen's Houthi rebels leave three ports including Hodeidah

Middle East

Yemen war: Civilians struggle to buy food to break their fast

In the last four years, Yemen's currency has sunk and cost of food soared, becoming major driver behind current food crisis.

Yemen war: Civilians struggle to buy food to break their fast

Israel

Israel-Gaza tension: Violence continues despite ceasefire

Israel's Prime Minister Netanyahu is returning home early to handle tensions with Gaza ahead of elections.

Israel-Gaza tension: Violence continues despite ceasefire

Africa

Eritrea's secret prisons: UAE-run facilities discovered

Al Jazeera investigation obtains satellite images showing a UAE-controlled secret prison inside a military base.

Eritrea's secret prisons: UAE-run facilities discovered

Latin America

Haiti sees deadly crackdown on anti-government protests

Police open fire on demonstrators calling for President Jovenel Moise to step down over alleged systematic corruption and rising living costs.

Haiti sees deadly crackdown on anti-government protests

Africa

Rwanda bans skin bleaching products from shops countrywide

Many fear the ban in Rwanda will encourage women to buy unregulated products which could put their health at risk.

Rwanda bans skin bleaching products from shops countrywide