Hariri: Israeli drones in Beirut threaten Lebanon's sovereignty

Lebanon PM made the comments after two drones came down in a Hezbollah stronghold in southern Beirut.

Iran's Zarif arrives for surprise G7 talks, no plan to meet US

Mohammad Javad Zarif flies in for talks at G7 summit as Emmanuel Macron ramps up efforts to ease US-Iran tensions

Conservation 'tusk force': The Rohingya and the elephants

earthrise travels to Bangladesh to see how Rohingya refugees are learning to coexist with their elephant neighbours.

In a first, Hong Kong police use water cannon to deter protesters

Police fire tear gas and brief spurts of water cannon amid battles with brick-throwing protesters in driving rain.

G7 protests: Thousands march against summit

Most protesters say they are fed up with what they regard as elite politicians who are out of touch with ordinary people. Tags

New fires in Brazil's Amazon as army mobilises to fight blazes

More than 1,000 new fires spotted in the Amazon as six states request military's help to combat the blazes.

Omar al-Bashir on trial: Will justice be delivered?

Sudan's ex-president is on trial for corruption charges but observers say judicial system is populated by his allies.

India's former finance minister Arun Jaitley dies at 66

Tributes pour in as the veteran BJP leader and key member of PM Modi's first-term cabinet dies in a New Delhi hospital.

Trump challenges ruling barring him from blocking Twitter users

A federal appeals court previously ruled he violated the US Constitution by blocking people whose views his disliked.

No let-up in sight as Algeria's protest movement enters 7th month

Thousands rally in in Algiers and other major cities to call for political overhaul and removal of the ruling elite.

Sri Lanka ends emergency rule imposed after Easter bombings

Government was accused of unjustly arresting Muslim citizens under the decree, which gave sweeping powers to detain.

Freed Navalny vows to continue fight against Putin

'Regime will strongly regret what it has done,' Russian opposition leader says, predicting protest movement will grow.

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