Iraqi authorities reportedly cut off Internet access for nearly all of Baghdad and the southern part of the country on Tuesday as the latest wave of protests resulted in casualties.
With the size of a family tied to social status and growing infertility - not to mention politicians keen to win support by offering couples what they most desire - IVF has become big business in the Gaza Strip.
An earthquake of magnitude 6.6 sent people scrambling as it shook buildings and disrupted power supply in the central area of the Philippines' southern island of Mindanao, killing at least two and injuring dozens, authorities said.
Towns east of Tokyo that were still recovering from damage caused by Typhoon Hagibis earlier this month were hit by torrential rain that caused dangerous flooding and mudslides.
Renewed protests began on Thursday evening in a month of deadly unrest that has claimed more than 200 lives.
The protests in Lebanon are spontaneous but these memes show their origins have been the butt of jokes for a long time.
Chinese premier Xi Jinping visited Nepal recently, where China’s influence has grown rapidly, prompting Washington to push back – but is it ‘too little, too late’?
The most recent protests differ radically in their demands and the harsh government response has raised the stak.
National broadcaster NHK said nearly 70 people have been killed in Japan by Typhoon Hagibis as rescuers search for survivors for a third day.
While Zimbabweans would want CITES to lift ban on ivory trade, they however cannot trust the thoroughly corrupt ruling elite to manage the possible windfall for the benefit of ordinary citizens and the wildlife.
Typhoon Hagibis unleashed torrents of rain and strong winds that left thousands of homes on Japan's main island flooded, damaged or without power. Kyodo News service counted 36 deaths caused by the typhoon with 16 people missing.
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