As the Syrian government tightens its noose around the enclave, medical staff describe working in "hell on earth".
The legal filings mark the first time the president has become directly involved in the case.
Safety advice is issued as police investigate the death of Russian businessman Nikolai Glushkov.
Artists say the government is using controversial anti-terror laws to curb free speech, writes Guy Hedgecoe in Madrid.
The Academy has launched an inquiry into its own president, John Bailey, Hollywood media report.
Keith Moore wants his Swedish-born son to be bilingual. But he wasn't prepared for the language barrier in the farmyard.
There are many routes to success and for a group of friends in India, it was the Ganges River.
South Africa's former president faces 16 corruption charges linked to a 1999 arms deal.
UK police launch murder investigation after death of Russian businessman Nikolai Glushkov in south-west London
Overturning a ban on importing hunting trophies threatens elephants, says Ian Khama.
DeAndre Harris was reportedly cleared of assault charges related to the incident in which he was beaten.
After Tillerson's quick exit - who will be part of high-stakes talks with North Korea?
Dozens reportedly die in bombardments as thousands flee parallel advances by Turkish and Syrian forces.
An officer and a soldier die in what the Israeli military says was a deliberate attack on troops.
Boris Johnson says Vladimir Putin is "overwhelmingly likely" to have ordered Salisbury attack on ex-spy.
About 65,000 people attended anti-government protests in Bratislava, organisers say.
Swiss pianist Gabriel Arnold performs for tourists on an icebreaker in Scandinavia's Gulf of Bothnia.
The voice of JFK has been used to reconstruct the speech he was due to deliver on the day he was assassinated.
Emergency crews have shifted from rescue to recovery operations, police say.
A record number of women were nominated at the recent British Animation Awards, but men still dominate the industry.
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