Gaza reporter: ‘My brother’s body was in pieces in front of me’

Gaza reporter: ‘My brother’s body was in pieces in front of me’

For journalist Maryam Abu Daqqa, it was another day at work covering the protests near the Israeli fence, in the Gaza Strip's east. Since March 30, the 24-year-old reporter for the local Sharq news agency had been documenting the weekly Great March of Return demonstrations calling for the right of return of refugees to the areas…
China, EU seize control of the world’s cyber agenda

China, EU seize control of the world’s cyber agenda

The United States is losing ground as the internet’s standard-bearer in the face of aggressive European privacy standards and China’s draconian vision for a tightly controlled Web. The weakening American position comes as the European Union, filling a gap left by years of lax U.S. regulations, imposes data privacy requirements that companies like Facebook and…
Tour de France stage 15 – can Thomas make it another day in yellow?

Tour de France stage 15 – can Thomas make it another day in yellow?

Tour de France stage 15 - can Thomas make it another day in yellow? - BBC Sport ]]> Summary Stage 15 runs 181.5km from Millau to Carcassonne Three categorised climbs Listen to BBC Sport Online commentary from 15:30 BST Get involved #bbccycling
Canada to accept up to 250 Syrian White Helmet volunteers, family after dramatic escape | CBC News

Canada to accept up to 250 Syrian White Helmet volunteers, family after dramatic escape...

Canada is among three Western nations that will accept hundreds of volunteer emergency workers that Israeli forces plucked from Syria under the cover of darkness in a dramatic international rescue, CBC News has learned. Several hundred people — volunteers and their families — belonging to the rescue organization known as the White Helmets were extracted late Saturday from the…
Boko Haram kills 18, abducts 10 in Chad

Boko Haram kills 18, abducts 10 in Chad

At least 3,000 villagers have been forced to leave their homes in the Lake Chad region after a Boko Haram attack on a village near Chad's border with Niger left at least 18 people dead. Lake Chad governor, Mohammed Aba Salah, told Al Jazeera on Sunday that the fighters also kidnapped 10 women. "Boko Haram fighters…
Trump isolated in his push for tariffs on foreign cars

Trump isolated in his push for tariffs on foreign cars

President Donald Trump’s threat to slap massive tariffs on imported cars and auto parts will rocket back into the spotlight this week with a high-stakes visit to the White House from European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, who is expected to bring with him some kind of concessions from the European Union designed make it easier…