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Category: World News

Manus Island refugee author Behrouz Boochani arrives in New Zealand

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Behrouz Boochani was held in detention after trying to claim asylum in Australia An asylum seeker who wrote a book via...

Israel-Gaza ceasefire holding despite rocket fire

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Five rockets were launched from Gaza hours after the ceasefire A ceasefire between Israel and militants in Gaza appears to be...

Venice floods: Italy to declare state of emergency over damage

Image copyright Getty Images Italy is set to declare a state of emergency in Venice after the Italian city was engulfed by 1.87m (6ft) high water levels, flooding its...

Israel-Gaza fighting continues for second day after militant’s death

Image copyright AFP Image caption A destroyed house in Khan Younis, where Israel said it had hit a Palestinian Islamic Jihad HQ Cross-border violence between Israel and...

Bolivia crisis: Jeanine Áñez assumes interim presidency

Image copyright EPA Image caption Jeanine Áñez proclaimed herself interim president with the backing of the Constitutional Court Bolivian opposition senator Jeanine...

Venice floods: Climate change behind highest tide in 50 years, says mayor

Media captionParts of Venice have been left under water by record flooding Severe flooding in Venice that has left much of the Italian city under water is a direct...

Poland nationalists hold huge Warsaw march

Far-right groups turned out in force to mark Polish Independence Day. They and other nationalists took over the centre of the capital Warsaw. Speakers praised Catholic,...

American Islamic State suspect ‘stranded on Turkey border’

Image copyright DHA/DHA/AFP via Getty Images Image caption The deported man is allegedly a captured member of the Islamic State group A US citizen suspected of being an...

Israel kills top Palestinian Islamic Jihad militant in Gaza

Image copyright AFP Image caption Palestinian Islamic Jihad has vowed to avenge Baha Abu al-Ata’s death An Israeli air strike has killed a senior commander of the...

Rohingya crisis: The Gambia accuses Myanmar of genocide at top UN court

Media captionThe Rohingya mark two years of exile The small west African nation of The Gambia has filed a lawsuit at the UN’s top court formally accusing Myanmar...