Category: world news

Afghan Girl: National Geographic photographer vows to help

, The photographer whose National Geographic image immortalised an Afghan refugee vows to help after reports that she is arrested in Pakistan for ID fraud.,

2016 is deadliest ever for Mediterranean migrants

, This year has become the deadliest yet for migrants crossing the Mediterranean bound for Europe, the UN refugee agency said Wednesday.,

3,800 dead … and more on the way

, Rickety boats that should never have sailed. Unscrupulous smugglers with no regard for life. And desperate people risking everything.,

Iraqi women fled ISIS but 'lost everything'

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IS in Afghanistan 'kills 30 abducted civilians'

, IS-linked militants in Afghanistan kidnapped and killed 30 civilians, officials tell the BBC.,

Thai king: Palace waste problem prompts new policy

, Thailand unveils a plan to tackle a growing problem of rubbish left each day by huge crowds mourning King Bhumibol Adulyadej around the royal palace.,

Guo Chuan: Pacific world record attempt sailor 'missing'

, A sailor trying to break a record for crossing the Pacific alone goes missing – Chinese state media.,

Meet the top 10 CNN Heroes of 2016

, CNN Heroes honors everyday people who have dedicated their lives to change the world.,

Dreamworld: Australia theme park to reopen on Friday

, Australia’s Dreamworld theme park will reopen on Friday, three days after four died on a ride.,

Rodrigo Duterte wants US troops 'to leave Philippines'

, Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte says he wants US troops to leave his country,