Cuba begins Fidel Castro's private burial
Castro's ashes are being interred in a private ceremony, ending nine days of mourning.
Can genetically modified mosquitoes eradicate malaria?
We investigate whether GM mosquitoes created in labs can be the new hope in the fight against malaria, Zika and dengue.
Italy votes for new constitution amid political turmoil
The December 4 vote could alter the country's constitution and reform the 70-year-old republic.
Who's conning whom in Donald Trump's America
Voting for Trump was not voting for a con man; rather, it was a strategic action to maintain a fragile privilege.
Australian PM 'confident' Trump will keep refugee deal
Once in office, Trump could veto deal for US to take 1,200 refugees from Australia's offshore prison facilities.
What's the future of US for-profit immigrant detention?
Private prison stocks sky-rocketed following the victory of Donald Trump, who has promised mass deportations.
Southern US hit by record rain
Dramatic end to drought as much-needed rain make roads impassable and damage homes.
Israel's Lehava stirs 'anarchy' in Jerusalem
The far-right group stokes hatred and incites followers to violence against Palestinians, say analysts
Uzbekistan votes in first polls since Karimov's death
Interim leader Shavkat Mirziyoyev is expected to succeed Islam Karimov, who ruled the country for 27 years.
Four people dead in Gaza-Egypt tunnel collapse
Emergency workers have recovered the bodies of three of four men who went missing in a collapsed smuggling tunnel.
Aleppo: Who controls what
Aleppo, once Syria's largest city, is an important battleground in the war with at least 250,000 besieged in the east.
US colleges move to protect undocumented students
Eyeing Trump's policies, several universities take on "sanctuary" status to shield immigrant students from deportation.
Battle for Mosul: Who controls what
Mosul, Iraq's second largest city, is now the scene of a battle for control between Iraqi, Kurdish, and ISIL forces.
How Facebook hurt the Syrian Revolution
Social media made the Syrian revolutionary movement less resilient and more exposed to regime brutality.
Rohingya in Rakhine state suffer government retaliation
Military uses indiscriminate violence in pursuit of Al Yaqeen fighters who demand equal rights for Rohingya Muslims.
Attacks on schools aim to 'destroy Syria's identity'
Teachers and aid organisations believe the attacks on schools are deliberate.