In brief

Jihadists kill 11 villagers in northeast Nigeria

Why do migrants still head to the United Kingdom?

Pakistani ruling party lawmaker seeks to criminalise criticism of military

Delays as formation of Lebanon's new government hits obstacles

Germany to take in 1,500 refugees from Greek islands

UK repatriates British child from Syria

UN demands all countries enforce UN arms embargo on Libya

Algerian journalist jailed on appeal over protest coverage

India adds over 83,000 cases, nears 5 million

UN rights chief reports grave violations ahead of Myanmar elections

Moroccan medics protest over conditions, staff shortages as pandemic surges

US envoy lauds Pakistan's role in Afghan peace talks process

US puts block on Chinese products from Uighur "forced labour"

German Bishops' Conference president proposes interreligious holiday

Little left of Greece's Moria refugee camp after 2nd fire

As Indonesian capital heads into lockdown, doctors warn of buckling health system

Myanmar army tries to discredit Rohingya abuse confessions

US withdrawing thousands of troops from Iraq and Afghanistan

Saudi Arabia jails eight over Khashoggi murder, fiancée decries trial

Election countdown starts in Myanmar under virus shadow

China and India accuse each other of border moves and firing shots

In crisis-hit Lebanon, Paris and Washington at odds over Hezbollah

IS claims deadly attack in Tunisia resort

Cyprus sends team to stop migrants fleeing Lebanon

EU warns Serbia, Kosovo over Israel embassy move

Saudi king calls for "fair" Palestinian solution in Trump call

Lebanese patriarch says new cabinet must spurn old, corrupt ways

Experts warn China–India stand-off risks unintentional war

Algeria says new constitution to meet protesters' demands, allow more reforms

Rival Libyan administrations hold talks in Morocco

Hezbollah, Hamas chiefs meet to discuss Israel–Arab ties

Turkey "disappointed" by Kosovo's move to recognise Israel

Nearly 300 Rohingya migrants land in Indonesia's Aceh

Bangladesh mosque blast death toll rises to 24; probes starting

UAE-Israel deal step towards Middle East peace: Egypt's Sisi

Greece and Turkey agree de-escalation talks says NATO; Athens denies deal

Afghan government says mother's name can go on birth certificates

Judges to rule on Dutch populist Wilders' appeal of racial incitement conviction

Facebook bans India ruling party leader over hate speech violations

Lebanon's army finds 4.35 tonnes more explosive chemicals near Beirut port

Kabul releases nearly 200 Taliban prisoners ahead of peace talks

Highest Nile waters for a century swamp Sudan

One month after Beirut blast, rescuers find signs of life amid the rubble

Erdogan calls for stricter laws on Turkish lawyers accused of terrorism links

Tunisian prime minister Hichem Mechichi wins confidence vote amid crisis

U.S. to lift 33-year arms embargo on Cyprus, angering Turkey

Lebanon PM designate bids to form crisis cabinet within two weeks

France's Macron arrives in Iraq for official visit

Is France's unapologetic 'freedom to blaspheme' in peril?

France to re-live Charlie Hebdo attacks as landmark terror trial opens in Paris court

Jordanian cartoonist Emad al-Hajjaj arrested for satirising UAE-Israel deal

Clashes break out at anti-Islam rally in Norway