Rare Sumatran rhino born in Indonesia

A rare Sumatran rhino has been born at a sanctuary in Indonesia. The calf, which has not yet been named, weighed 25kg (55lb). Sumatran rhinos are the smallest of all…

Hurt, scared but free now. Palestinian boy recalls abuse in Israeli prison

Hebron, occupied West Bank – After eight months in Israeli prisons without being charged or processed, 18-year-old Mohammad Salhab Tamimi was finally able to return to his family as part of…

Freed Israeli hostages tell families of ordeal in Gaza captivity

Israeli women and children on their return from captivity in Gaza have spoken of being beaten and threatened, moved from place to place and forced to whisper during weeks spent…

Somalia has joined the EAC regional bloc. What happens next?

After more than a decade of intense lobbying, Somalia has been admitted into the East African Community (EAC). After ratification by the Somali Federal Parliament, the membership will become official.…

South Korea suspend striker Hwang Ui-jo over illegal video investigation

Hwang is being probed for filming his former partner on his phone without consent and sharing the video on social media. Striker Hwang Ui-jo has been suspended by South Korea…

Pakistan cricketers told to ‘prioritise country’ after poor World Cup

Pakistan’s cricketers have been told to prioritise country over leagues with the new director of cricket warning against signing up for T20 franchises, two weeks after the South Asian nation…

US says it foiled alleged plot to assassinate Sikh activist in New York

The suspect tried to pay a hitman to kill an American member of a Sikh separatist group, prosecutors say.source

Climate change gets in the way of French oyster culture

Rising sea temperatures due to climate change are forcing oyster farmers in France’s southwest to take a break from summer maturation, traditionally a key step in the production of the…

Spotify Wrapped 2023: 'Music genres are now irrelevant to fans'

With over 6,000 classifications on Spotify, fewer fans choose their music by genre in the digital age.source

New sentence for US lawyer who murdered family

The disgraced lawyer, already serving two life terms for murder, gets a 27-year sentence for financial fraud.source