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Mali's European allies and regional partners are anxious, given the country's poverty, ethnic mix, and strategic location at the heart of the Sahel
A Lebanese source says an International Monetary Fund rescue would help Lebanon avoid the worst, but negotiations are stalling
'I was at sea for a long time. I didn't warn the family, who must think I'm dead,' says Said, a 35-year-old Egyptian on the verge of tears
Thousands face homelessness in the country's refugee relocation scheme as Greek authorities plan to move more than 11,000 people to make room for other asylum seekers
26 other suspects are arrested in Paris and Belgium for the deaths of 39 Vietnamese migrants
Pierre Andurand correctly predicts that the coronavirus pandemic would send oil prices into negative territory
The devaluation of the Lebanese pound leads to major hikes in the price of food, much of which is imported
Mazen Hamdane is accused of manipulating the Lebanese pound and 'breaching [its] stability through directly buying dollars from money changers'
Here's how Lebanon became one of the most indebted countries in the world
'Internally displaced people are often highly vulnerable people living in crowded camps, emergency shelters, and informal settlements with little or no access to health care,' IDMC director Alexandra Bilak says in a statement
Officials say the camp in Malakasa, located northeast of Athens, had been placed under 'full sanitary isolation' for 14 days, with no one allowed to enter or leave
Temperatures in Tete currently hover around 34 degrees Celsius
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says he opened the gates in order to pressure Europe into providing greater assistance with the Syrian conflict
The clashes came as Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan issues a fresh call to Europe to support the country with a new influx of migrants that have amassed along the Greek border
Though Turkey has reported striking targets in Syria since dozens of its troops were killed there, it is the first confirmation of a full and continuing operation
'Banks financing coal are not only funding the climate crisis, they are also enabling the continued suffering of coal-affected communities,' says Bishop Gerardo Alminaza
Both Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan appear keen to scale down the tensions, expressing 'serious concern' about the situation in their telephone talks
The new measures will make it easier for more qualified, English-speaking workers to get visas, and harder for low-skilled migrants to do so
'The weakest people fell to the ground. Some were injured and others were crushed to death,' an employee says
'I can live without a man, but I cannot live without water'
National Guard General Vincente Hernandez tells migrants they would be allowed to cross the border into Mexico from Guatemala in a 'controlled' manner
Guaido, whose claim to be acting president is recognized as legitimate by more than 50 countries, is re-elected speaker of the assembly on Sunday
Traders fear Iran could seek to block the Strait of Hormuz, which links up the Middle East's oil producers with markets in Asia, Europe, and North America
Former US secretary of state John Kerry says his new group World War Zero includes admirals and generals as well as celebrities including actor Leonardo DiCaprio and rock legend Sting
‘We refuse to inherit a dying planet and a sunken country. We are demanding climate justice,' says strike coordinator Mitzi Tan
Antarctica is not as isolated as we think. Microplastics are starting to be a big, big issue in Antarctica.
New elections are seen as crucial to ending Bolivia's worst political upheaval in 16 years
Authorities say the minor disappeared from the Dutch asylum shelter before his body was found inside a refrigerated truck in Britain
Traffic congestion reveals a deeper malady: lack of a well-defined land use plan for the National Capital Region
Here is a look at the opioid crisis and the tensions it has caused between China and the United States
Aid agencies says the island was 'isolated' and 'flood-prone'
US authorities have been fighting the drug trade for half a century, but in fentanyl, they are facing the deadliest drug yet
'Heroic' commuters are prone to imagining moving abroad, where there is higher quality of life, and you can't blame them
After Presidential Spokesman Salvador Panelo's commute stunt, netizens dare other officials to put their money where their mouth is
'As taxpayers and as hardworking, productive members of the society, we should demand accountability from the government.... We should call out those who downplay our exhaustion.'
'Your remark is insensitive and exemplifies what we already know about this administration: that you rarely really care about the poor, and that you coddle the rich.'
Muntinlupa Representative Ruffy Biazon laments the denial of a mass transportation crisis in Metro Manila, when the plight of the daily commuter shows otherwise
The inquiry comes as around a million Rohingya in vast camps in Bangladesh face increasing hostility two years after fleeing a military offensive in Myanmar
A resolution tabled by more than a dozen countries from Latin America and elsewhere is adopted by the 47-member council with 19 votes in favor, 7 opposed, and 21 abstaining
'Myanmar continues to harbor genocidal intent and the Rohingya remain under serious risk of genocide,' UN investigators say in their final report on Myanmar
Authorities say former health minister Oly Ilunga is accused of 'misdemeanours of the mismanagement of funds allocated to the Ebola response'
'We've seen Myanmar could not win Rohingya's trust in creating a conducive situation (in Rakhine) for their dignified return,' says Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina
'She should step up and really speak out for the treatment that the Rohingya had suffered for decades,' says Yanghee Lee, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on human rights to Myanmar
Locals in a Greek island fear a repeat of the 2015 European migrant crisis as the number of migrant-loaded boats booms in recent weeks
(UPDATED) The anti-establishment Five Star Movement and the center-left Democratic Party, once bitter foes, have agreed to govern in coalition in order to stave off snap elections in the eurozone's third largest economy
The incident comes 2 days after a second failed attempt to repatriate the refugees, who say they won't return unless they are promised security and citizenship in their homeland
Washington has been pressuring President Nicolas Maduro through sanctions to step down while publicly prodding members of his inner circle to cut their ties to him before it's too late
Bangladesh refugee commissioner Mohammad Abul Kalam says he is 'optimistic' about a new repatriation process scheduled to start on Thursday, August 22