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The 'unknown migrants' buried in southern Spain

3 hours 18 min ago
Along the Mediterranean coast, some Spanish locals try to provide respect and care for the bodies of unidentified migrants who did not survive the perilous crossing.

Egypt's Sisi signs new law tightening government control online

3 hours 29 min ago
Law imposes hefty fines, up to five years in prison for those who administer websites deemed to harm national interests.

Abandoned tobacco factory to turn into an arts center in Iraq

4 hours 44 min ago
Sulayminyah has, since its founding 200 years ago, been dedicated to the arts and now the Kurdistan Regional Government has dedicated six million dollars to create a cultural arts centre in the city.

Mexico to hold referendum on construction of new airport

5 hours 17 min ago
Protecting Mexico City's new airport from sinking, flooding and earthquakes is proving controversial as mining the rock required is creating sinkholes and threatening nearby towns.

Female activists in Nepal call for equality on citizenship bill

5 hours 22 min ago
The proposed bill would could women to have a Nepalese husband to pass on their citizenship to their children.

Nicaragua's national tourism in decline amid political unrest

5 hours 33 min ago
Workers in Nicaragua's tourism industry are hoping to hang on until the next busy season, but if the country has not stabilised by then, migration may become their only option.

Are Turkey's financial tremors spreading across the globe?

5 hours 51 min ago
The escalating US-Turkey spat resulted in the collapse of the Turkish Lira this week.

India: Thousands pay tribute to former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee

7 hours 6 sec ago
Vajpayee has died aged 93 following a prolonged illness, which he was being treated for at capital Delhi's AIIMS hospital.

World leaders react to Kofi Annan's death

7 hours 15 min ago
Former UN secretary-general died at a hospital in the Swiss city of Bern after a short illness.

Cristiano Ronaldo set to make Serie A debut for Juventus

Sat, 18/08/2018 - 23:52
Portugal captain joined Italian champions after scoring 451 goals for Real Madrid in Spain.

Yemeni refugee on escaping war and life on South Korea's Jeju

Sat, 18/08/2018 - 23:09
Yemeni asylum seeker in South Korea talks fleeing the war as well as facing Islamophobia and discrimination.

Torpedoing Africa, and then complaining about 'migration'

Sat, 18/08/2018 - 22:58
European countries are still shaping the lives of millions of Africans, determining both their present and future.

Italy bridge collapse: Three more bodies found under the rubble

Sat, 18/08/2018 - 22:56
Local media reports death toll in incident rises to 41 as state funeral held for 18 victims.

Former UN chief Kofi Annan dies

Sat, 18/08/2018 - 22:44
Annan served as UN secretary-general from 1997 to 2006 and was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2001.

Flooding leaves parts of Liberia's capital under water

Sat, 18/08/2018 - 22:21
Commuters wade through floodwater in Monrovia and traffic jams witnessed due to unexpected torrential rain.

Qatar accuses Saudi Arabia of blocking access to Hajj

Sat, 18/08/2018 - 21:37
Travel agents in Qatar say a link for residents to register for the pilgrimage was blocked by Riyadh.

Speaking the unspeakable in Bangladesh

Sat, 18/08/2018 - 21:15
Protests in Dhaka are about more than road safety. Plus, how the late Tom Wolfe inspires journalists today.

How Croatia's World Cup party highlighted 'fascist nostalgia'

Sat, 18/08/2018 - 20:20
Observers say the inclusion of a singer who glorifies the fascist Ustasha in celebrations signifies rising intolerance.

US ends Syria stabilisation plan worth more than $200m

Sat, 18/08/2018 - 20:18
State department says major contributions from other countries led to the decision which was criticised by Democrats.

Kerala floods: Thousands await rescue as death toll crosses 200

Sat, 18/08/2018 - 20:11
More than 300,000 displaced since August 8 after record rains in southern Indian state cause flooding and landslides.