Turkey court orders release of hunger-striking Kurdish MP

Guven was arrested in January 2018 for her criticism of Turkey’s military operation in Afrin, northern Syria [Reuters] A Turkish…

Why Qatar’s migrant workers dress up on ‘fashion Fridays’

Doha, Qatar – Every Friday, migrant workers in their thousands flock to the Doha Corniche, the main waterfront promenade in…

Profile: Abdul Ghani Baradar, Taliban’s political head in Qatar

Abdul Ghani Baradar, one of Taliban‘s cofounders, has been named as the leader of its political office in Qatar amid…

US sends warships to Taiwan Strait as Taipei unveils new drone

For the first time this year, the United States has sent two warships through the strategic Taiwan Strait, according to…

Taliban names cofounder as head of political office in Qatar

The Afghan Taliban has named one of its co-founders as the leader of its political office in Qatar, as part…

Rescuers hunt for survivors as Indonesia floods death toll rises

Rescuers in Indonesia are racing to find more than two dozen people still missing after torrential rains unleashed flash floods and…

Senate eyes stopgap bill as rival plans to end US shutdown fail

Politicians in the United States have discussed a temporary funding proposal aimed at ending a record-long partial federal government shutdown,…

US government shutdown: A timeline

The partial US government shutdown hit the one-month mark on Monday with no sign of ending any time soon. Since…

Thousands protest as Greek parliament delays Macedonia vote

Thousands have demonstrated in Greece’s main cities and on the Macedonian border against a historic deal to normalise relations with…

US Senate blocks two bills aimed at ending the gov’t shutdown

The US Senate on Thursday blocked two bills, including one piece of legislation backed by President Donald Trump, that were…