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Boris Johnson leaves 10 Downing street as British MPs gather Saturday for a historic vote on Prime Minister's Brexit deal -- a decision that could see the UK leave the EU this month or plunge the country into fresh uncertainty.
Indonesian migrant worker Jochel usually spends her sole day off in Hong Kong's parks, chatting with friends and video-calling loved ones back home. But this summer, her downtime keeps getting disrupted -- by protests and tear gas. She is one of m...
From fierce typhoons and tight budgets to losing its dancers to cruise ships and theme parks, Ballet Philippines has weathered almost every type of storm, but as it celebrates its 50th anniversary the renowned arts organisation is determined the s...
The names 'Ouchhh', 'Superbien', 'les Vandales', 'Algorithm' or 'Spectrelab' might mean nothing to the general public, but they are among the digital artists looking to get the jury's nod at this Paris festival which has attracted contributors fro...
Hundreds of demonstrators block the motorway leading to the airport in Beirut with burning tyres to protest against dire economic situations and plans to tax calls on messaging applications, forcing the government to axe the unpopular measure.
More than half a million people rally in Barcelona in protests sparked by Spain's sentencing of nine Catalan separatist leaders to long prison terms over an abortive independence bid.
African trypanosomiasis, also known as sleeping sickness, is a deadly parasitic disease spread by the Tsetse fly. Researchers at the Pierre Richet Institute in Bouaké, Ivory Coast, are working to eliminate the disease.
The Ebola epidemic in DR Congo remains a "public health emergency of international concern" for three more months, World Health Organisation Director-General Tedros Ghebreyesus says at a press conference in Geneva.
This week on Africa Weekly, we take you to Kenya where volunteer medics in sea-faring mobile clinics provide basic health services to underserved populations. And we travel to Lagos where a new chess club is giving hope to young people living in t...
It was the summer of 2014, when a deluge of steel fell on Gaza. His back burned, his body covered in bandages, Yamin screamed from his hospital bed. In an instant, 19 people were killed, including six children. Yamin, just three at the time, and h...
Images of security forces in the streets of Culiacan after the arrest of Ovidio Guzman, son of drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, triggered an all-out gun battle.
Nicolas de Staël's painting "Parc des Princes", from 1952, is sold at auction for 20 million euros (17,5 million euros excluding expenses) by Christie's in Paris, setting a record for a work by the artist.
US astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir become the first all-female pairing to carry out a spacewalk, following a spacesuit flub earlier this year that caused the historic mission to be aborted.
European Council president Donald Tusk says after a meeting of EU leaders that Turkey's US-brokered truce is not serious and demands Ankara halt its offensive against Kurdish forces.
EU Council President Donald Tusk says that the bloc's leaders made a mistake in failing to approve membership talks with Albania and North Macedonia.
Spain's protest-hit northeast is gripped by a general strike as thousands of "freedom marchers" converge on Barcelona for a mass show of dissent over the jailing of nine Catalan separatist leaders.
Catalan separatists burn barricades and clash with police in Barcelona on Thursday in a fourth night of violence triggered by Spain's jailing of nine of their leaders over a failed independence bid.
Heavy rains have been falling since last week in Ivory Coast, leading to floods in several cities across the country, extensive material damage and the deaths of five people in Abidjan.
Heavily armed gunmen waged an all-out battle against Mexican security forces Thursday after they moved to arrest a son of jailed drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman in his home state, Sinaloa.