Doctor makes desperate plea from Yemen as humanitarian crisis worsens

An additional five million people across Yemen will starve if fighting along the Red Sea coast continues to push up food prices


China forcing ethnic Uighurs to serve as intelligence assets

China’s security services are pressing members of the country’s Uighur minority abroad to spy on compatriots when abroad, including in Nato and Western countries

Iranian women attend Tehran football match for first time in 37 years

Hopes rise of permanent end to ban on female fans attending games


British nurse dies on holiday after falling ill on flight to Dubai

Friends say Charlotte Carter, 30, had been 'on top form' shortly before feeling unwell during seven-hour flight from Gatwick


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Slave trade: Fleeing Isis militants sell Yazidi captives to fund escap

Militants desperate to escape the crumbling caliphate have made millions of dollars to fund their flight selling back their slaves to desperate families, writes Bel Trew