Jamal Khashoggi

HRW: Turkey should internationalise Khashoggi case to the UN

Rights group urges formal request to the UN to push for an international probe into Saudi journalist's grisly murder.

HRW: Turkey should internationalise Khashoggi case to the UN

Middle East

Yemen war: UN-backed talks set to launch

Talks in Sweden this week aim to end fighting and what the UN calls the worst humanitarian crisis in recent history.

Humanitarian crises

Yemen to face worst humanitarian crisis of 2019: UN

Some 132 million people in 42 countries will need assistance next year, with Yemen topping the list, UN says.

Yemen to face worst humanitarian crisis of 2019: UN

Rohingya

US law firm says Myanmar committed genocide against Rohingya

Public International Law & Policy Group says international community must investigate, bring perpetrators to justice.

US law firm says Myanmar committed genocide against Rohingya

Jamal Khashoggi

Khashoggi death: UN human rights chief calls for investigation

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is sticking to his position that he won't act until he gets referrals.

Talk to Al Jazeera

Michelle Bachelet: External Khashoggi investigation needed

The new UN High Commissioner for Human Rights on the backlash against democracy, Khashoggi and war in Syria and Yemen.

UpFront

Houthi-backed FM: Proud of rockets fired into Saudi

We challenge Hisham Sharaf who also responds to allegations of human rights abuses by Houthi forces.

 Houthi-backed FM: Proud of rockets fired into Saudi

Middle East

Palestinians mark 40th International Solidarity Day

Palestinian government says international community should be held responsible for allowing Israel's ongoing occupation.

Palestinians mark 40th International Solidarity Day

Climate SOS

2018 set to be fourth hottest year on record: UN

World Meteorological Organisation says 20 warmest years on record have been in last 22 years.

2018 set to be fourth hottest year on record: UN

Asia

Afghan conference seeks solidarity for reforms

Afghanistan's president says the time to invest in his country is now, while the UN warns his country is on the brink of famine.

Environment

UN warns that world is falling behind Paris climate goals

The gap between greenhouse gas emissions and levels needed to achieve temperature-reduction goals continues to widen.

UN warns that world is falling behind Paris climate goals

Ukraine

Ukraine imposes martial law as tensions with Russia flare

Move by Ukrainian parliament comes as Kiev and Moscow trade blame over naval confrontation off the coast of Crimea.

Afghanistan

Kabul to seek support for Afghan-led peace plan in Geneva talks

A two-day international conference in the Swiss city comes at a time when US is seeking a peace deal with the Taliban.

The Listening Post

Julian Assange: Have the media found him guilty?

How a clerical error appears to justify Assange's concerns about having to face justice, American-style.

Syria's War

Syrian government and rebels swapped detainees: Turkey

The move is part of a pilot project to investigate the fate of missing people and release those detained, Ankara says.

Turkey says Syrian government and rebels swapped detainees