Middle East

Israeli policeman who killed black teen released on bail

Police officer freed from house arrest two weeks after 19-year-old Solomon Teka was shot, causing nationwide protests.

Israeli policeman who killed black teen released on bail

Africa

Singer Bobi Wine says he will run for Uganda president in 2021

The 37-year-old opposition leader says he will challenge longtime President Yoweri Museveni 'on behalf of the people'.

Singer Bobi Wine says he will run for Uganda president in 2021

Food

Two billion people without access to healthy food: UN

About 25 percent of the world's population now struggles to eat 'safe, nutritious and sufficient food', UN report says.

Two billion people without access to healthy food: UN

Women's Rights

El Salvador rape victim jailed for stillbirth goes on trial again

Evelyn Hernandez was sentenced to 30 years for suspected abortion; her conviction was annulled and a new trial ordered.

El Salvador rape victim jailed for stillbirth goes on trial again

Asylum Seekers

Trump moves to end asylum protections for Central Americans

Legal challenges expected as US law allows refugees to request asylum when they arrive regardless of how they did so.

Trump moves to end asylum protections for Central Americans

Asia

Scores killed, millions displaced as monsoon batters South Asia

Floods and landslides wreak deadly havoc from the Himalayan foothills to low-lying camps housing Rohingya refugees.

Scores killed, millions displaced as monsoon batters South Asia

South Africa

South Africa's Jacob Zuma tells inquiry he's victim of conspiracy

Ex-president tells corruption inquiry enemies seeking his removal subjected him to 'character assassination'.

South Africa's Jacob Zuma tells inquiry he's victim of conspiracy

United States

'Disgusting, racist': Trump slammed for attack on congresswomen

US president's tweets aimed at congresswomen draw sharp rebukes from the Democrats.

'Disgusting, racist': Trump slammed for attack on congresswomen

AJ IMPACT

China says will cut ties with US firms selling arms to Taiwan

US companies vulnerable to sanctions include tank engine maker Honeywell and private jets maker Gulfstream.

China says will cut ties with US firms selling arms to Taiwan