Victoria Gatenby

Victoria Gatenby

Asia Pacific

Taiwan leader willing to help Hong Kong protesters seeking asylum

Some protesters who stormed Hong Kong's legislature have reportedly fled to Taiwan, fearing they could face serious punishment.

Taiwan leader willing to help Hong Kong protesters seeking asylum

Middle East

Algeria protesters demand free elections within six months

Algerian protesters and opposition parties have demanded elections take place by the end of the year, after the interim president pushed for talks.

Algeria protesters demand free elections within six months

Asia

UNESCO labels Sundarbans of Bangladesh 'World Heritage in Danger'

The World Heritage Centre of UNESCO has declared largest mangrove forest on earth, the Sundarbans of Bangladesh, as a 'World Heritage in Danger' site.

UNESCO labels Sundarbans of Bangladesh 'World Heritage in Danger'

Africa

Ethiopian migrants rescued from Yemen

Around 12,000 people take the dangerous sea journey from the Horn of Africa to Yemen every month despite its poverty.

Ethiopian migrants rescued from Yemen

Asia Pacific

Myanmar's mountain war: Prayers for peace in Kachin state

Kachin state is home to around 1.5 million people, including 100,000 living in 140 camps where the Myanmar government imposes restrictions on food, healthcare, shelter and sanitation.

Myanmar's mountain war: Prayers for peace in Kachin state

Middle East

No end to Qatar blockade after Gulf Cooperation Council talks

Division continues in the Gulf as the blockade of Qatar enters its third year.

No end to Qatar blockade after Gulf Cooperation Council talks

Africa

Sudan's military government calls for elections in 9 months

Protesters say they do not trust the military government and call for an immediate transfer of power to civilian rule.

Sudan's military government calls for elections in 9 months

Middle East

Syrians move north near Turkish border to escape air strikes

Activists say the air strikes are part of a strategy to depopulate a territory and secure strategically important roads.

Syrians move north near Turkish border to escape air strikes

Middle East

A mother's life in a makeshift Yemeni camp

Some people have received tents while others have to take shelter under trees.

A mother's life in a makeshift Yemeni camp

Middle East

Tourists wounded in bus blast near Egypt's Giza Pyramids

Government campaign to stamp out armed groups in Sinai Peninsula results in increasing attacks on tourists there.

Tourists wounded in bus blast near Egypt's Giza Pyramids

Africa

Somalia drought: UN warns of humanitarian crisis

Lack of so-called 'long rains' causes crop failures across the region.

Somalia drought: UN warns of humanitarian crisis

US & Canada

Bezos unveils lunar lander 'Blue Moon', set to launch by 2024

The United States is in a new space race with Russia and China.

Bezos unveils lunar lander 'Blue Moon', set to launch by 2024