Middle East

Sudan: 'Shadow army' in deadly crackdown on protests

Government blamed for using armed men in civilian clothes to shoot demonstrators and doctors who were trying to help treat them.

Sudan: 'Shadow army' in deadly crackdown on protests

Middle East

Fleeing Saudi Arabia: Asylum seeker numbers triple

According to the UNHCR, the number of Saudi asylum seekers has tripled in 2017 compared with 2012.

Fleeing Saudi Arabia: Asylum seeker numbers triple

Asia

The Hindu Rohingya who want to return to Myanmar

Hindu Rohingya who sought refuge in Bangladesh want to return to their Myanmar homes.

The Hindu Rohingya who want to return to Myanmar

Middle East

Anger and loss over Gaza airport ruin once seen as milestone

Many saw 1998 inauguration of the airport as a milestone, paving the way to creation of independent Palestinian state, but it now stands as a reminder of how much more progress is needed.

Anger and loss over Gaza airport ruin once seen as milestone

United States

US government shutdown: From lawyer to bus driver

With no end in sight to the government shutdown, many out-of-work federal employees have been forced to find new jobs.

US government shutdown: From lawyer to bus driver

United States

#ShutdownStories: 'Millions of Americans may go hungry'

The longest government shutdown in US history hurts the livelihoods of many workers and poor people across the country.

#ShutdownStories: 'Millions of Americans may go hungry'