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Sultan Abdullah ibni Sultan Ahmad Shah after being chosen as Malaysia’s new king  in Kuala Lumpur on Thursday. Photograph: Farhan Abdullah/AFP/Getty Images

Members of Malaysia’s royal families on Thursday elected Sultan Abdullah Sultan Ahmad Shah as the new king, following the unexpected abdication of the(...)

Afghan security forces stand guard near the site of a blast in Kabul, Afghanistan April 30th, 2018. Photograph: REUTERS/Omar Sobhani

Explosions in the Afghan capital Kabul killed at least 26 people on Monday, including nine journalists who had arrived to report on an initial blast (...)

The waiting area at the outpatient ward. Boost hospital in Lashkar Gah, Helmand, Afghanistan, is run by MSF in partnership with the ministry of public health. Photograph: Kadir van Lohuizen/NOOR

In Ireland, tuberculosis (TB) has almost been eradicated. However, worldwide, with an estimated 10 million new cases and 1.7 million deaths each year (...)

Keggie Carew: Does an impressive job of sorting through mountains of records, recordings, official archives and family diaries and letters to create a coherent and sometimes compelling narrative of her father’s wars. Photograph: Juliette Foyhr

What is it about the lives of others? Narrated after the fact, they can seem so offhandedly heroic – even, and perhaps most strikingly, when they are (...)

Forensic police   on the scene of one the    Paris attacks shootings: Police identified the ringleader as Abdelhamid Abaaoud, a 27-year-old Belgian citizen. Photograph: Marius Becker/EPA

Yesterday’s attacks at Brussels airport and one of the city’s central metro stations, which has reportedly left at least 26 people dead, are the most (...)

A Chinese family member of a passenger on board the missing Malaysia Airlines flight screams as she is being dragged from the media conference area at a Kuala Lumpur hotel yesterday.  photograph: Edgar Su/Reuters

Authorities in Sepang said yesterday that they were trying to recover data deleted from a flight simulator custom-built by the pilot of the mis(...)

Peter Chong holds up a photograph of him with missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 captain Zaharie Ahmad Shah during an interview. Photograph: Samsul Said/Reuters

One was only a few years out of flight school and still living at home with his family, but he was getting serious about a girlfriend, another (...)

Malaysia’s acting Transport Minister Hishammuddin Hussein speaks during a news conference about the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370. Photograph: REUTERS/Edgar Su

More than one week after Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing dis(...)

 In this handout provided by the US Navy, Crew members on board a P-8A Poseidon assigned to Patrol Squadron (VP) 16 man their workstations while assisting in search and rescue operations for Malaysia Airlines flight MH370. Photograph:  Eric A. Pastor/US Navy via Getty Images

Malaysian investigators are trawling through the backgrounds of the pilots, crew and ground staff who worked on a missing jetliner for clues as(...)

Peter Berg: “I was interested in trying to capture that fight as it was written in the book. Reading it, it almost felt like a piece of orchestral music to me”

Harken, fans of movie miscellany and listology. Pop quiz. Is the shoot-’em-up between Taliban fighters and a four-man Navy Seal reconnaissance team at(...)