People place flowers and candles in the Place de la Bourse to pay tribute to the  victims of the attacks in Brussels last week. Photograph: Sylvain Lefevre/Getty Images

Belgian prosecutors on Monday released a man they had charged in connection with last week’s deadly Brussels bombings, saying they did not have enough(...)

 Sovaldi, a once-a-day prescription medicine used to treat hepatitis C. Manufacturer Gilead Sciences is working out how to bring the drug, which infamously retails in the US at $1,000 a pill, for relatively next to nothing to low income countries around the world.

Gregg Alton has what seems like a disorienting job at Gilead Sciences. He’s paid to figure out how to sell the drug Sovaldi, which infamously re(...)

A man from Syria prays after arriving on the shores of the Greek island of Lesbos aboard an inflatable dinghy on September 7th. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

Germany’s vice chancellor said he expects the country to take 800,000 migrants this year, but is prepared for more long-term. In an interview with Ger(...)

An Afghan policeman inspects a damaged vehicle at the site of a car bomb blast at the entrance gate to Kabul airport, Afghanistan. Photograph: Muhammad Ismail/Reuters.

A car bomb exploded near the entrance to Kabul airport on Monday, killing at least five people and wounding 16. The explosion came days after a(...)

Kuwaiti men react at the site of a suicide bombing that targeted the Shia Al-Imam al-Sadeq mosque during Friday prayers on Friday in Kuwait City. Photograph: Yasser Al-Zayyatyasser/AFP/Getty Images

A suicide bomber killed 25 people when he blew himself up inside a packed Shia Muslim mosque in Kuwait city during Friday prayers, the interior minis(...)

Toyota Motor Corp’s managing officer and chief communications officer Julie Hamp speaks to media during a news conference in Nagoya, central Japan

Toyota moved into damage control mode on Friday after its new communications chief, an American and its first senior woman executive, was arrested on (...)

A tourist wearing a face mask pushes a luggage cart at Incheon International Airport in Incheon, South Korea. Photograph: SeongJoon Cho/Bloomberg

Hong Kong upgraded to “serious” on Monday its response to an outbreak of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (Mers) in South Korea, where the number of c(...)

The Center for Reproductive Rights, an international legal advocacy group, is trying to fight the government’s actions in the courts.  Above, traditional cheese and corn buns called ‘chipas’ are pictured hanging at an altar decorated  in celebration of Kurusu Ara,  a Catholic festival that is combined with local Gurani culture and falls annually on May 3rd.  Photograph: Jorge Adorno/Reuters

Paraguayan authorities have ruled out abortion for a pregnant 10-year-old girl who was allegedly raped by her stepfather, unless she develops complic(...)

Houthi  Yemeni chant slogans during clashes near the presidential palace in Sanaa, yesterday. Photograph: Hani Mohammed/AP

A ceasefire has halted clashes near the presidential palace in Yemen’s capital, Sanaa, after Shia rebels seized control of state-run media in a move t(...)

Kurdish protesters wave Lebanese and Kurdish flags and carry the image of Abdullah Ocalan, jailed leader of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), during a demonstration against Islamic State (IS) insurgent attacks on the Syrian Kurdish town of Kobani, in Beirut. Photograph: Mohamed Azakir/Reuters

The Kurdistan Workers‘ Party (PKK) has accused the Turkish military of violating a ceasefire agreed under a two-year-old peace process after the milit(...)