Victoria Gatenby

Victoria Gatenby

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

Africa

Experimental Ebola vaccinations begin in DR Congo after outbreak

Health workers hope it will prevent disease from spreading after 27 killed since last month.

Experimental Ebola vaccinations begin in DR Congo after outbreak

Global Warming

Australia pledges $400m to save Great Barrier Reef

The Australian government hopes its conservation efforts to restore the embattled natural wonder will inspire other countries to follow its lead.

Australia pledges $400m to save Great Barrier Reef

US & Canada

Pelosi tells US Congress immigrant stories for eight hours

The top House Democrat, Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, is thought to have set a new record for the longest speech ever made in the House of Representatives, after telling the stories of immigrants for eight hours.

Pelosi tells US Congress immigrant stories for eight hours

Asia

Kashmir villages 'destroyed' by Pakistan army shelling

The villagers of Jora Farm have had to flee their homes and move to a makeshift camp, claiming that Pakistani bombardment has destroyed their village near the Kashmir Line of Control.

Kashmir villages 'destroyed' by Pakistan army shelling

Africa

Cape Town residents blame government for record water crisis

There is growing anger on the streets of the drought-stricken South African city as "Day Zero" looms.

Cape Town residents blame government for record water crisis