India

Kashmir dailies print blank front pages to protest gov't ad ban

The Indian government has blocked ads to Kashmir Reader and Greater Kashmir following the Pulwama attack.

Kashmir dailies print blank front pages to protest gov't ad ban

Kashmir

'I lost four sons': In Kashmir, women suffer brunt of conflict

Women's Day is a grim reminder of atrocities and hardships faced by the women of the region in decades-long conflict.

'I lost four sons': In Kashmir, women suffer brunt of conflict

Media

'My mission is to ensure nobody can say: I didn't know'

Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist, who worked at Reuters for over 30 years, has died after a battle with cancer.

Award-winning photographer Yannis Behrakis dies aged 58

Venezuela

Venezuelans risk 'dangerous' trek as official borders remain shut

More Venezuelans are crossing armed group-controlled 'trochas' as main borders remain closed, rights groups say.

Syria's War

Syria: UN says 200 families trapped in ISIL enclave

About 2,000 civilians are mixed with 300 fighters as US-backed forces push to drive ISIL out of eastern Syria.

UN concerned over 200 families 'trapped' in last ISIL enclave

Human Rights

Abuse, 'survival sex' a stark reality for child migrants: Report

Growing number of unaccompanied migrant children are exploited in transit and country of destination, IFRC report says.

Abuse, 'survival sex' a stark reality for child migrants: Report

Rohingya

UN seeks $920m to support Rohingya refugees in 2019

More than half the money is earmarked for critical aid including food, water, sanitation and shelter.

UN seeks $920m to support Rohingya refugees in 2019

Inside Story

Is the world failing Yemen?

Yemenis mark the eighth anniversary of the revolution which toppled President Ali Abdullah Saleh.

Myanmar

Myanmar forces violating human rights in Rakhine unrest: Amnesty

Amnesty says military shelling villages, limiting access to food and keeping humanitarian groups out.

Myanmar forces violating human rights in Rakhine unrest: Amnesty

Humanitarian crises

'They have no medicine or food': Venezuela's healthcare crisis

Hospital in Barcelona says 14 children have died in the past week from contaminated food and water.

War & Conflict

CAR peace deal calls for truth commission, joint patrols: AFP

CAR peace deal includes setting up a truth and reconciliation commission as well as joint security patrols, reports AFP.

CAR peace deal calls for truth commission, joint patrols: AFP

Venezuela

Venezuela crisis: US revokes visas of some Maduro allies

Trump administration slaps US travel ban on members of Venezuela's constituent assembly.

Venezuela crisis: US revokes visas of some Maduro allies

Inside Story

Will the US end its involvement in the Yemen war?

A group of senators, led by Bernie Sanders, plans to resubmit a draft bill to stop US support for the war in Yemen.

US-Mexico border

Pelosi vows no wall funds, Trump says he won't wait for talks

Top Democrat and US president remain at odds as clock ticks to avoid another partial government shutdown.

Pelosi vows no wall funds, Trump says he won't wait for talks

Humanitarian crises

Children 'dying from hypothermia' at camp in Syria

UN agency appeals for unhindered access as 29 children and newborns have died mainly from hypothermia over eight weeks.