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Sold as a 'slave', fleeing FGM, orphaned at 11: Lives of Aquarius


From seeing co-passengers drown to receiving emergency toys for children on board, stories from a now famous journey.

UN: Tens of thousands displaced as Hudaida battle continues


UN secretary-general spokesperson says fighting near Hudaida has resulted in displacement of 26,000 people.

Israel: Ex-minister Gonen Segev charged with spying for Iran


Israeli authorities indict former energy minister for allegedly acting as an agent on behalf of Iranian intelligence.

World Cup 2018: England beat Tunisia, Belgium thrash Panama


Captain Kane scores a double to settle England's nerves in its opening game of the tournament.

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Israeli PM Netanyahu meets Jordan King Abdullah II in Amman


Benjamin Netanyahu and King Abdullah II discuss regional developments, the two-state solution and bilateral relations.


Bosnian police block migrants from reaching EU member Croatia


Northwestern border crossing with Croatia briefly closed to prevent about 100 people from entering the European Union.

Art does not need another hero


This year's Berlin Biennale poses important questions about otherness, power, violence and patriarchy.


Turkish forces begin patrolling Syria's Manbij


Ankara says 'independent patrol' missions by Turkish and US forces under way, part of roadmap agreed by both countries.


Will Russia benefit from a failed Iran nuclear deal?


Russia might benefit marginally from a collapsing Iran nuclear deal but it does not see it as a positive development.

Why Erdogan is entering key elections with a far-right ally


The unconventional alliance between Erdogan's AK Party and MHP seeks to make him Turkey's first executive president.


Battle for Hudaida could make Yemen's humanitarian crisis worse


if Saudi-led coalition takes the vital port of Hudaida, food imports for 70 percent of the population may be at risk.


Germany: Interior minister gives Merkel ultimatum on migrants


Horst Seehofer backs down, says he will not bypass Angela Merkel by turning away migrants yet, awaiting EU solution.

Dambe: How an ancient form of Nigerian boxing swept the internet


Dambe has evolved from a sport belonging to a West African caste to a sensation enjoyed by tens of millions online.

Iran executes Sufi man over deadly Tehran bus-ramming


Death sentence widely criticised, with many saying that 51-year-old Mohammad Salas did not receive a fair trial.


Anger mounts against Trump over child separation policy


Hundreds protest against policy of separating children from those caught crossing the US-Mexico border.


Israel strikes Hamas targets in Gaza over burning kite flying


Palestinians have been protesting Israeli occupation along the border by sending burning kites to the Israeli side.


Libya: Haftar forces launch push against militia in oil crescent


Haftar's forces in bid to regain control of Ras Lanuf and Al-Sidra oil terminals in Libya's northeastern oil crescent.


Uncertainty for FARC peace deal as Ivan Duque wins in Colombia


Right-wing candidate, 41, has pledged to roll back parts of the landmark 2016 peace accord with the FARC group.


Japan: Three dead as 6.1 magnitude earthquake hits Osaka


More than 200 injured by earthquake that struck during morning rush-hour in Osaka Prefecture, officials say.

Monday, Jun 18

Afghanistan: Taliban resume fighting as Eid ceasefire ends


Taliban announce they will resume fighting on Monday as the three-day ceasefire on Eid-al-Fitr comes to an end.

Sunday, Jun 17

In Yemen's Hudaida, 'the sound of warplanes never ceases'


Fears of mass displacement grow as air raids by Saudi and Emirati-led coalition jets around Houthi-held city intensify.

Saudi Arabia, UAE conduct air strikes on Yemen's Hudaida airport


Air strikes hit international airport near the port of Hudaida, a major gateway for aid to the famine-stricken country.

Greece and Macedonia sign agreement on name change


Foreign ministers sign deal in Greek village that would see Macedonia change its name to Republic of Northern Macedonia.

ISIL blast kills 36 as Afghanistan extends Taliban ceasefire


Official says 36 people, including Taliban, security officers and civilians among the victims in Nangarhar attack.

Saturday, Jun 16

UN envoy in Yemen for crisis talks over Hudaida port


Houthi-linked officials deny claim by Yemeni army that Saudi-led coalition has captured Hudaida airport from rebels.

UK returns confiscated medical cannabis to epileptic boy


Billy Caldwell obtained the cannabis in Canada to help control his epileptic seizures.

China's retaliatory tariffs to hit US lobsters, soybeans


China says it 'doesn't want a trade war', but must 'fight back' after US slaps tariffs on $50bn in Chinese imports.

Friday, Jun 15

US separates 2,000 children from families at Mexico border


US officials say 1,995 minors separated from parents or legal guardians over six weeks under sharply criticised policy.

China to retaliate after US imposes tariffs on $50bn in imports


Beijing says they will impose measures 'of the same scale and strength' after Washington announces tariffs.

Pakistan Taliban chief Mullah Fazlullah 'killed in drone attack'


Afghan defence ministry says Mullah Fazlullah, leader of Pakistan's Taliban, died in attack in northeastern Kunar.

UNSC urges Yemen warring parties to keep Hudaida port open


UNSC expresses 'deep concern' over humanitarian situation, as Saudi, UAE forces continue offensive to capture Hudaida.

Thursday, Jun 14

EU endorses counter trade tariffs against the US


The retaliatory tariffs against US duties should be in place by late June or early July.

Friday announced first day of Eid al-Fitr


The first day of Eid al-Fitr celebrations will begin on Friday, June 15 in most Muslim countries.

UN calls for international probe into Kashmir rights violations


UN Human Rights Office report accuses India and Pakistan of 'excessive use of force' and human rights abuses in Kashmir.

UN slams 'excessive' Israeli force against Palestinians in Gaza


The resolution, backed by 120 countries, rejected a US bid to blame Hamas for the violence that has left 129 dead.