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Palestinian prisoner dies in solitary confinement in Israeli jail

Nassar Taqatqa, 31, has been found dead in his cell in Israel's Nitzan prison weeks after his arrest.Read More

Wrestling for change: Fighting a way of life in Dagestan

How wrestling is changing lives in a turbulent part of Russia.Read More

Iran hits back at US demands on ballistic missiles, proxy groups

Javad Zarif says US must stop selling arms to Gulf allies if it wants to discuss Tehran's ballistic missiles programme.Read More

Can South Africa’s army solve Cape Town gang violence?

South Africa's government has sought to reassure people living in Cape Town over its deployment of the army in the city, saying it is temporary.Read More

Indonesian plastic waste threatens fish stocks

Indonesia fishes for a solution to the plastic pollution threatening its coastlines.Read More

Mozambique communities try to rebuild lives after cyclones

People in Mozambique are still struggling to rebuild their lives four months after two major cyclones.Read More

Leaked messages throw Puerto Rico's governor into major crisis

Demonstrations calling for Ricardo Rossello's resignation continue for a third day as backlash over group chat grows.Read More

Building collapses in India's Mumbai; many feared trapped

Rescue operation under way following collapse of four-storey residential building in Mumbai's Dongri area.Read More

'They're murderers. But they're lovely guys'

A British prison nicknamed 'stabside' is trying new ways to reduce violence between inmates.Read More

UN warns of 'dangerous stagnation of global vaccination rates'

According to global agencies, almost 20 million children missed out on potentially life-saving vaccinations last year.Read More

Turkey says EU measures won't deter it from drilling off Cyprus

Statement by foreign ministry comes after EU takes punitive steps against Ankara's activities in Eastern Mediterranean.Read More

Pakistan reopens airspace months after India standoff

Key transit air corridor reopens over Pakistani territory, almost five months after neighbours' military standoff.Read More

State funeral for Bangladesh's former President Ershad

Thousands of Bangladeshis have attended former President Hussain Muhammad Ershad's funeral in Dhaka.Read More

Indian activists launch helpline for hate crimes victims

The initiative started in 100 cities following rise in mob attacks by Hindu far-right groups especially against Muslims.Read More

Iran exceeding nuclear deal limits 'not significant', says EU

EU foreign policy chief says steps taken by Iran so far, including enriching uranium above deal limit, are reversible. Read More

Yemen rivals meet on board vessel for talks on Hodeidah pullback

Under Stockholm truce, Houthi rebel and government representatives are tasked with withdrawing forces from key city.Read More

US House overwhelmingly approves anti-Saudi measures

The bill, which would sanction officials involved in Khashoggi murder, still needs approval of the Senate.Read More

Sudanese stage night protests following killing of civilian

Scores of demonstrators take to the streets in Khartoum against the killing of a civilian allegedly by paramilitaries.Read More

Macron seeks answers from Iran over academic's detention

The French president worried for Fariba Adelkhah at a time Paris and Tehran are in crisis talks to save nuclear deal.Read More

Duterte 'seriously considering' ending Iceland ties over UN probe

Spokesman for Philippines president says Iceland-backed resolution 'grotesquely one-sided (and) maliciously partisan'.Read More

Malaysia parliament to debate move to lower voting age to 18

Proposals on registration and candidate ages also under consideration in reforms that will need constitutional changes.Read More

US congresswomen targeted by Trump: 'We will not be silenced'

Four Democratic congresswomen call Trump's racist tweets a 'distraction', instead focus attention on issues.Read More

Italy seizes missile, guns in raids on neo-Nazis

Arrests made after cache of arms, including air-to-air missile, rocket launchers as well as Nazi memorabilia found.Read More

Rights groups vow to challenge Trump's new asylum rule

Rights groups call rule preventing most Central Americans from claiming asylum an attempt to 'dismantle asylum system'.Read More

Hyperinflation and hunger: Turkmenistan on 'edge of catastrophe'

Gas-rich Turkmenistan facing worst economic crisis in 30 years, coupled with rights concerns, UK think-tank reports.Read More