A recent list of threatened species revealed that giraffes are now on the brink of extinction after a devastating decline.
The activist, who spent over 16 months on hunger strike in an Egyptian jail, was released earlier this year after giving up his Egyptian citizenship.
Paintings of Thomas Pringle show a pale, elfin man with large eyes. What they don’t show is his soulfulness – and pluck.
Shabana Mahmood, Labour MP for Birmingham Ladywood, reflects on her recent visit to refugee camps in Greece.
To mark the International Day of the Girl, Justine Greening writes on how female genital mutilation can ended for good.
Thanks to Tunisia, it is no longer possible to argue that the Middle East and North Africa are inherently undemocratic or prone to violence.
In a new wave of repression under the Sisi regime, Egyptians are being forcibly disappeared.
Amid declining numbers of storytellers, veteran performer Ahmed Ezzarghani's ambition is to rescue Morocco's thousand-year-old tradition of storytelling from the era of technology.
On Wednesday the South African public will take to the streets, in spite of efforts to silence anti-corruption activists.
David Cameron will fund the resettlement of refugees with a raid on the Dfid budget. He's well within the rules - but should he?
Climate change, as much as Isis, is driving Europe's migrant crisis, says Barry Gardiner.
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