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Saudi oil attack reignites fears of Iran-US conflict in the Gulf

In a not-so-subtle threat, Iran's Revolutionary Guard warned its missiles could hit US bases and ships within 2,000km.

Published on 15 September 2019 | 8:56 pm


What does Israel's election mean for Palestinian factions?

The Palestinian Authority has not hidden its desire to see the back of long-term Israeli leader Benjamin Netanyahu.

Published on 15 September 2019 | 8:49 pm


How will Saudi Arabia respond to attacks on its oil plants?

Drone attacks have forced the world's largest oil exporter to cut production in half.

Published on 15 September 2019 | 8:33 pm


36 people missing after boat sinks in DRC

Seventy-six people survived after the vessel went down but dozens are feared drowned in the Congo river.

Published on 15 September 2019 | 7:07 pm


Tunisians vote in unpredictable presidential contest

No clear frontrunner in race involving 24 candidates vying for the presidency with the struggling economy a main focus.

Published on 15 September 2019 | 6:58 pm


UK's PM Johnson likens himself to The Incredible Hulk

Defiant British leader vows Brexit on October 31 saying if Bruce Banner was bound by manacles, Hulk exploded out.

Published on 15 September 2019 | 6:39 pm


Hong Kong protests: Police use tear gas on demonstrators

Tear gas and water cannon are police tactics which have only so far emboldened protesters to keep surging forward.

Published on 15 September 2019 | 5:56 pm


Hong Kong violence flares after banned march

Police fire tear gas, water cannon and rubber bullets to disperse activists.

Published on 15 September 2019 | 5:55 pm


Junket journalism in the shadow of genocide

What a visit of a group of journalists and activists to Damascus can tell us about 'laundering' genocidal regimes.

Published on 15 September 2019 | 5:00 pm


Saudi oil attacks: Iran rejects US accusation

Iran has rejected a US claim that it is responsible for drone strikes on Saudi Arabian oil installations.

Published on 15 September 2019 | 4:07 pm


Turkey: Russian S-400 missile system operational in April 2020

Defence ministry says efforts to mount the missile system and train military personnel are continuing.

Published on 15 September 2019 | 3:54 pm


Desperate journeys: NGO teaches migrant children at Mexico border

Mexico’s president has said that state education would be available for young asylum seekers but little effort is made to get them into school.

Published on 15 September 2019 | 3:34 pm


At least 12 dead, dozens missing as tour boat capsizes in India

Rescue efforts under way after Royal Vasishta vessel carrying 61 people capsizes on Godavari River in Andhra Pradesh.

Published on 15 September 2019 | 2:56 pm


Hong Kong protesters clash with riot police

Tens of thousands take to the streets demanding greater freedoms from Beijing in the former British colony.

Published on 15 September 2019 | 2:26 pm


Israel’s Ethiopian community denounces racism ahead of election

Ethiopian-Israelis, who constitute a small minority of the population, say they face institutional discrimination.

Published on 15 September 2019 | 1:45 pm


Kashmir under lockdown: All the latest updates

Government source tells AFP on average, 20 protests a day have taken place in disputed region in the last six weeks.

Published on 15 September 2019 | 1:38 pm


Palestinian refugees protest to demand asylum in Lebanon

Lebanese law already bans refugees from working in many professions and denies them access to public services.

Published on 15 September 2019 | 12:57 pm


The economic cost of adapting for a warming planet

Are businesses doing enough to prepare for climate change or do executives have their heads in the sand?

Published on 15 September 2019 | 12:05 pm


Kenya's Mau Forest: Indigenous and wildlife at risk

Both the indigenous Ogiek people and hundreds of species of wildlife are threatened by deforestation and drought.

Published on 15 September 2019 | 11:36 am


Afghanistan forces say they have broken up ISIL cell

The hunt for ISIL is not easy for security forces as the group has become more sophisticated and difficult to track.

Published on 15 September 2019 | 10:58 am


Trump's secret Israeli-Palestinian peace deal in doubt

Analysts say the resignation of Jason Greenblatt, a former Trump company lawyer and the man who was leading the effort, is a bad sign.

Published on 15 September 2019 | 10:53 am


Iran rejects US accusation over drone attacks on Aramco plants

Foreign ministry dismisses as 'meaningless' allegations by US top diplomat that Tehran is behind Houthi-claimed attacks.

Published on 15 September 2019 | 10:51 am


Bushfires continue to burn across east Australia

The Australian Bureau of Meteorology warns the fire danger remains high throughout Queensland.

Published on 15 September 2019 | 10:14 am


'We're doomed anyway': Palestinians on Israeli election

Palestinians in the occupied West Bank cannot vote in the parliamentary poll and say they have little hope of change.

Published on 15 September 2019 | 9:22 am


What will end the protests in Algeria?

The army chief and ruling elite have been refusing the protesters' calls to step down.

Published on 15 September 2019 | 9:05 am








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