Dozens killed in air raid on Yemen prison: MSF | Humanitarian Crises News

Dozens of people have been killed in an air raid on a prison in northern Yemen, medical charity Doctors Without Borders (Medecins Sans Frontieres, or MSF) has said, after a night of deadly bombing underlined a dramatic escalation in violence in the country’s long- running conflict. A Saudi-led military coalition has intensified air raids on … Read more

Myanmar refugees receive little relief at Thai border | Military News

Mae Sot, Thailand Darkness fell when Inwin O, 47, led a group of people from Myanmar through a thick wall of grass leading to a refugee camp. Only a few faint lights coming from their phones illuminated the dirt path in front of them. The silence was replaced by the rumble of hundreds of voices … Read more

Oil giants Total, Chevron exit Myanmar due to human rights abuses | Oil and Gas News

Total said it was leaving Myanmar due to a “deteriorating” human rights and rule of law situation after the country’s military seized power in a coup last year. Energy giants Total Energy and Chevron Corp have said they will leave Myanmar due to a “deteriorating” human rights situation and deteriorating rule of law after the … Read more

Lessons from a failed ‘Palestinian’ film | Cinema

Anyone with the slightest familiarity with making a feature film or documentary will know very well what a daunting task any such project is—whether brilliantly or poorly done, highly successful or hugely unsuccessful, decisively or commercially unsuccessful. Over the decades, I have seen a number of world-famous filmmakers at work; From Ridley Scott to Abbas … Read more

Ukraine says Russia recruiting mercenaries, sending arms to east | Conflict News

Kiev says Russia is increasing its support for pro-Moscow groups in the breakaway regions where top US and Russian diplomats meet. Ukraine has accused Russia of increasing the supply of arms, ammunition and military equipment to separatist regions of Ukraine while actively recruiting mercenaries to fight in the ongoing conflict. The allegations from Kiev’s military … Read more

Russia, US voice hope for diplomacy over Ukraine: Live updates | Conflict News

Watch the live feed of Al Jazeera’s coverage here. US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov have held talks in Geneva over the Ukraine crisis. Friday’s high-stakes meeting concluded Blinken’s whistle-stop European tour; he has been seeking commitments among Washington’s allies over how to respond if Moscow presses ahead with … Read more

Down with McConnell and Manchin, America’s kings of obstruction | Opinions

Last month, Vice President Kamala Harris criticized popular talk show host Charlemagne for asking “I want to know who the real president of this country is — is it Joe Biden or Joe Manchin?” “Come on, Charlemagne. Come on, Harris replied, it’s Joe Biden. “I can’t say for sure sometimes,” replied the host, before Harris … Read more

AFCON: Low turnout, high interest and COVID checks | Football News

Yaounde, Cameroon – Tamula Ernst, a father of three, gave up his job as a builder to follow the Cameroon national football team, the “Indomitable Lions”, at the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON). He is pleased not only with the fact that Cameroon was finally able to host the tournament, which was in doubt due … Read more

Oil industry board members summoned over climate ‘disinformation’ | Climate Crisis News

A US congressional committee has already issued subpoenas for documents on what oil company scientists have said about climate change and any money spent to mislead the public about global warming. Key board members at four oil companies were called to testify in February about the industry’s role in climate change and the dissemination of … Read more

What next for Iran and Russia ties after Raisi-Putin meeting? | Vladimir Putin News

Tehran, Iran – Before leaving for Moscow this week, Ebrahim Raisi expressed hope that the visit, the first by an Iranian president in nearly five years, would lead to a “turning point” in his country’s relations with Russia. In the Russian capital, Raisi and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin supported the improvement of bilateral relations … Read more