Mereana Hond

Mereana Hond

Environment

World faces catastrophic risks over insects' road to extinction

Global insect population could vanish within 100 years, according to the first review of decades of research.

World faces catastrophic risks over insects' road to extinction

Global Warming

Five things we can do to combat climate change

Climate scientists say if we don't act there will be irreversible damage to our planet within decades, so here are five ways we can change our own lives to help create change.

Five things we can do to combat climate change

Africa

Burkina Faso: Fuel workers go on strike over price rise

Government says it needs money normally used for fuel subsidies to fund operations against armed groups.

Burkina Faso: Fuel workers go on strike over price rise

Middle East

Mauritania: Mbera refugee camp’s only hospital to close

Fears a refugee camp will be left without medical care after Doctors Without Borders pulls out.

Mauritania: Mbera refugee camp’s only hospital to close

Africa

DRC candidates form alliance, hope to unite opposition

Felix Tshisekedi and Vital Kamerhe have formed a united front in the run-up to elections in the Democratic Republic of Congo to replace long-time leader Joseph Kabila.

DRC candidates form alliance, hope to unite opposition

Middle East

Thousands of Tunisian workers strike for better salaries

Nearly 650,000 workers stopped work, leading to biggest nationwide strike over wages in decades.

Thousands of Tunisian workers strike for better salaries

Africa

France's fuel protests stretch to Reunion Island

Protests on the island of Reunion are bringing the French territory to a standstill.

France's fuel protests stretch to Reunion Island

Australia

Space lasers to blast orbiting rubbish

While the Australian team's plan is less like science fiction when they say the lasers will not vaporise the space debris, but move it into different orbits, it is still, as they put it, 'rather cool'.

Space lasers to blast orbiting rubbish

Health

ADHD overdiagnosis in younger students, says global study

Researchers are warning teachers and clinicians are mistaking immaturity for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder.

ADHD overdiagnosis in younger students, says global study

Asia Pacific

One million Uighur Muslims held by Chinese government

Under the pretext of countering terrorism and religious extremism, China holds Uighur Muslims at 're-education' camps.

One million Uighur Muslims held by Chinese government

Asia

A look at Nawaz Sharif's political career

Al Jazeera looks at the controversial career of the former Pakistani prime minister.

A look at Nawaz Sharif's political career

Middle East

What's next for Iran oil?

Will Iran's main oil customers stop buying from it as they give in to US pressure?

What's next for Iran oil?