Mereana Hond

Mereana Hond

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?

Africa

Ethiopia-Eritrea peace: Leaders sign end to 'state of war'

Ethiopians and Eritreans celebrated the new show of goodwill while the UN praised the step and offered its support.

Ethiopia-Eritrea peace: Leaders sign end to 'state of war'

Middle East

Mosul still in ruins one year after 'liberation' from ISIL

The people of Mosul’s discontent is growing towards the government and forces that came to liberate them, but who seem to have abandoned them since.

Mosul still in ruins one year after 'liberation' from ISIL

Middle East

UN envoy in Sanaa: Talks under way for control of port

Many in the neighbouring areas have left, seeking refuge, as bombs are dropped on the city of Hudaida.

UN envoy in Sanaa: Talks under way for control of port

Europe

Nuclear disarmament: 50 years since landmark global deal

The Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty was created 50 years ago and by many measures, it has been a success, but experts warn efforts towards nuclear disarmament are slowing.

Nuclear disarmament: 50 years since landmark global deal

Human Rights

ICC Bemba case: Appeal court overturns conviction

In 2016, the ICC found Jean-Pierre Bemba guilty of war crimes and handed him an 18-year prison sentence.

ICC Bemba case: Appeal court overturns conviction

Africa

Bemba ICC case: Judges due to deliver appeal verdict

Judges from the International Criminal Court are due to give their verdict on Jean-Pierre Bemba's appeal against his conviction for war crimes and crimes against humanity.

Bemba ICC case: Judges due to deliver appeal verdict

Asia

One year since farmers killed by police in India's Mandsaur

Farmers had been protesting over low produce prices, a problem that persists, when officers opened fire on them.

One year since farmers killed by police in India's Mandsaur