Victoria Gatenby

Victoria Gatenby

United States

Meet Yusaku Maezawa, first SpaceX moon tourist

The first private passenger on a commercial trip around the moon will be Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa.

Meet Yusaku Maezawa, first SpaceX moon tourist

Afghanistan

Afghanistan: Millions risk running out of water in severe drought

The UN says a quarter of a million Afghans have abandoned their homes so far this year in search of water.

Afghanistan: Millions risk running out of water in severe drought

War & Conflict

‘Surrender or starve’ war tactic a global epidemic

Charity says starvation increasingly used as ‘weapon of war’.

‘Surrender or starve’ war tactic a global epidemic

Africa

DR Congo: Ebola fears keeping kids home from school

The Health Ministry says the death toll from the disease has risen to 75 since the epidemic was declared in August.

DR Congo: Ebola fears keeping kids home from school

Europe

Deadly dangers of a refugee's journey to Europe increase

The UN refugee agency says the voyage is more deadly now though the overall number of crossings and deaths has plunged compared with last year.

Deadly dangers of a refugee's journey to Europe increase

Middle East

Egypt's el-Sisi in Sudan to discuss water, Halayeb

El-Sisi is going to Khartoum for his fifth visit since he came to power. On the agenda are the Nile’s waters and the disputed Halayeb triangle.

Egypt's el-Sisi in Sudan to discuss water, Halayeb

Asia Pacific

Probe urged into deadly Indonesia crackdown before Asia Games

Rights groups are calling for an independent investigation into the recent extrajudicial killings of 11 suspected criminals in an intensified crackdown on drug dealers.

Probe urged into deadly Indonesia crackdown before Asia Games

World Cup

Qatar's emir hopes 2022 World Cup can heal Arab world divisions

For the first time, the tournament is set to take place in the Middle East, as host-nation Qatar faces a blocked by Gulf countries.

Qatar's emir hopes 2022 World Cup can heal Arab world divisions

Middle East

Deported by Algeria, migrants abandoned in the Sahara Desert

UN migration agency accuses Algiers of neglecting over 13,000 migrants forced to walk long distances without food or water.

Deported by Algeria, migrants abandoned in the Sahara Desert

Middle East

Fighting over Hudaida forces tens of thousands flee

Most are heading to Sanaa, Yemen's capital, after Saudi and Emirati-led coalition bomb its largest port bombed for 12 days.

Fighting over Hudaida forces tens of thousands flee

Asia

Kashmir killings during anti-India protests during Eid

Protests began in Srinagar started after prayers celebrating the end of Ramadan and quickly spread outside the capital.

Kashmir killings during anti-India protests during Eid

Africa

DR Congo fights to curb Ebola outbreak with vaccinations

Medical staff from Doctors Without Borders are helping administer patients with vaccinations.

DR Congo fights to curb Ebola outbreak with vaccinations