Fire on dugout believed to be ignited by a cigarette leaves at least 14 people dead and injures 21 others, officials say.
The children lost contact following fierce fighting in Rutshuru territory between the Armed Forces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (FARDC) and M23 rebels.
President Kais Saied appoints a constitutional professor to form a new constitution, leaving political parties out of the process.
A joint report by global monitors expects last year's record high of nearly 59.1 internally displaced people to be broken this year, fuelled by conflicts and the climate crisis.
Analysts say a divided Parliament will make it difficult for the crisis-hit country to form a government and solve Lebanon’s economic problems, but new faces bring some hope.
Police fired tear gas and used water cannon to disperse hundreds of protesters who came out on the streets in capital N'Djamena, accusing the former colonial power of supporting the country's military junta.
Independent and emerging candidates, many linked to the ‘October revolution’ in 2019, are expected to gain more seats than even before in Sunday’s polls, but it is unlikely this will bring sweeping change to the beleaguered country.
Younger Palestinian journalists remember how Abu Akleh’s coverage inspired them to follow in her footsteps and shaped the way Palestinians tell their own story.
On May 15, Lebanon will go to the polls for the first time since it sank into one of the world’s worst economic crises after the 2019 uprising and the Beirut port explosion.
A disciple of the extremist rabbi Meir Kahane, Ben Gvir was ushered into the Israeli parliament last year after a deal brokered by previous PM Netanyahu with religious nationalists.
The conflict has severely disrupted food imports to the region, the UN children's agency said, adding if the situation persists it could impact children in Egypt, Lebanon, Libya, Sudan, Syria and Yemen.
The state body has rejected President Saied's decision to dissolve the council, saying it will continue carrying out its work despite pressure.
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