Humanitarian crises

Violence returns to DR Congo's Ituri province

Recent fighting in country's northeast has forced tens of thousands to flee since December of last year.

Violence returns to DR Congo's Ituri province

Reporter's Notebook

Rohingya: Fleeing to Malaysia for safety

There are more than 62,000 Rohingya in Malaysia, escaping persecution at home in Myanmar, but are unable to settle down.

Human Rights

'We want freedom': Detained Afghan refugees' plea

More than 150 refugees from Afghanistan have been locked up in a detention centre in Indonesia.

Yemen

UN and donors raise $2bn for Yemen crisis

UN chief Antonio Guterres welcomes financial aid as Yemen's foreign minister urges talks to end three-year war.

International donors pledge $2bn for Yemen at UN event

Yemen

Yemen: Huge fire destroys aid supplies at Hudaida port

World Food Programme warehouses full of cooking fuel and food supplies burned in rebel-held port.

Yemen: Huge fire destroys aid supplies at Hudaida port

UpFront

Who is to blame for the ongoing war in Syria?

After seven years of fighting, Rami Jarrah, Mara Karlin and Alexey Khlebnikov debate the continuing crisis in Syria.

Who is to blame for the ongoing war in Syria?

UpFront

Has Bashar al-Assad won the war in Syria?

We ask if al-Assad and his allies can claim victory in Syria, and author Johann Hari discusses depression.

Humanitarian crises

Week in pictures: From March for Our Lives to Egyptian election

A photo round-up of some of last week's events, including a suicide bomb attack in Afghanistan and fire in Siberia.

Week in pictures: From March for Our Lives to Egyptian election

Syria's War

Basement schools support children in Syria's Douma

Initiatives by teachers in Douma, in Eastern Ghouta, aim to continue educating schoolchildren despite bombardment.

Basement schools aid children in Syria's Eastern Ghouta

Greece

Uptick in refugee arrivals fuels concern in Greece

Human rights groups and local authorities fear another uptick in refugee arrivals could worsen living conditions.

Concern as 300 refugees and migrants reach Greek island of Lesbos

Boko Haram

Displaced by Boko Haram, thousands languish in camps

Dire living conditions in Nigeria's capital for thousands who escaped the armed group's violence in the northeast.

Thousands displaced by Boko Haram languish in Abuja IDP camps

Reporter's Notebook

In 360: Three years of war in Yemen

More than 10,000 people have died in the Yemen war which has now entered its fourth year.

Yemen's skies of terror: Three years of war in Yemen

Witness

Surviving Venezuela: Smuggling Dreams

A father attempts to swap fishing for smuggling in a bid to provide for his family amid economic crisis in Venezuela.

Inside Story

How bad is DR Congo's humanitarian crisis?

At least 13 million people are in need of humanitarian assistance in the Democratic Republic of Congo, says the UN.

UpFront

Is Saudi Arabia's crown prince really a reformer?

We debate the extent of reforms in Saudi Arabia under Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, and the war in Yemen.

Is Saudi Arabia's crown prince really a reformer?