Paul Chaderjian

Paul Chaderjian

Asia Pacific

Protests against Sydney Opera House promoting horse race

Opera House was promoting the world’s richest horse race, opponents said racing encourages animal cruelty and gambling.

Protests against Sydney Opera House promoting horse race

Europe

Argentina economy; Thousands protest as peso tumbles

The International Monetary Fund has extended a $50bn bailout loan to Argentina.

Argentina economy; Thousands protest as peso tumbles

Latin America

Argentina's peso hits record low against US dollar

Buenos Aires has asked International Monetary Fund for an advance on a $50bn bailout loan, but many doubt the country can meet its financial obligations.

Argentina's peso hits record low against US dollar

Africa

Nearly one million displaced in Ethiopia ethnic violence

Age-old ethnic tensions boiled over after Abiy Ahmed became prime minister, threatening to undermine his sweeping reforms aimed improving relations between Ethiopia's more than 80 ethnic groups.

Nearly one million displaced in Ethiopia ethnic violence

Middle East

Yemen: Air raids kill dozens of children

Iranian-backed Houthi rebels say at least 31 people, including women and children, were killed in an attack on their convoy in the western province of Hodeidah.

Yemen: Air raids kill dozens of children

Middle East

Saudi cancels plan to sell shares of state oil company Aramco

The public stock offering was being billed as the biggest in history and the IPO was also forecast to return trillions of dollars to the kingdom.

Saudi cancels plan to sell shares of state oil company Aramco

US & Canada

Pope urged to step up fight against child sex abuse

Some say apology following US report estimating 300 priests in Pennsylvania alone molested many children is not enough.

Pope urged to step up fight against child sex abuse

Asia Pacific

Korean families reunite after being separated since 1950s

About 200 North and South Koreans separated from families since Korean War are finally reuniting this week after six decades of being forbidden from commuting with relatives across border.

Korean families reunite after being separated since 1950s

Asia Pacific

Philippines: Tens of thousands displaced in deadly floods

At least three dead and more than 50,000 forced from homes after tropical storm Yagi hit the country's northern islands.

Philippines: Tens of thousands displaced in deadly floods

Asia

Millions at risk of losing citizenship in India

The government has published a register of citizens of Assam state on the Bangladesh border, and to be included, residents must prove they came to India by March 24, 1971.

Millions at risk of losing citizenship in India

Africa

Uganda's government shuttering illegal orphanages

Uganda is shutting down hundreds of orphanages that don't meet legal standards.

Uganda's government shuttering illegal orphanages

Middle East

UN asking warring parties in Syria's Deraa to cease hostilities

Tens of thousands of Syrians newly displaced by the Russian and Syrian government offensive are fleeing towards Jordan and the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights.

UN asking warring parties in Syria's Deraa to cease hostilities