Marriage of underage girls has especially become a problem among Syrian refugees living in Jordan. (AFP/File)
October 27, 2016 - 10:00 GMT
There were also 162 marriages involving an underage bride in which the groom was more than 22 years her senior.
Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohamed Badie stands in front of the judges during his trial in the capital Cairo on May 18, 2014. (AFP/Ahmed Gamel)
October 27, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
Mohamad Badie and 36 others were sentenced to life in prison in 2014.
Turkish anti-riot police officers push back protesters with their shields on October 26, 2016 during a demonstration against the detention of the Kurdish-majority city's co-mayors in Diyarbakir. (AFP/Ilyas Akengin)
October 27, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
The two mayors, Gultan Kisanak and Firat Anli, were arrested overnight on suspicion of having ties to the PKK.
Women disembark from the Siem Pilot on October 24, 2016 after rescue operations of migrants at see during the weekend. (AFP/Stringer)
October 27, 2016 - 05:00 GMT
The EU's coastguard agency warned that rescue missions near the Libyan coast were getting increasingly dangerous.
Australia has a range of laws prohibiting Australians from taking part in foreign conflicts. (AFP/File)
October 26, 2016 - 12:00 GMT
Around 200 Australians have travelled to Syria and Iraq to join the conflict on various sides since 2014, with at least 68 Australians being killed.
Yemeni women supporting the Houthi rebels demonstrate against Saudi-led coalition air strikes, outside a hotel where the United Nations envoy for Yemen, Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed, is staying, in the Yemeni capital Sanaa, on October 25, 2016. (AFP/Mohammed Huwais)
October 26, 2016 - 10:00 GMT
Peace talks held in Kuwait ended in deadlock in August.
Al-Shabaab militants in Somalia. (AFP/File)
October 26, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
Al-Shabaab claimed responsibility for the hotel attack on pro-insurgent Somali radio station Andalus.
A police vehicle is pictured in front of a House in Jena, east Germany, during an anti-terror operation on October 25, 2016. (AFP/Bodo Schackow)
October 25, 2016 - 12:00 GMT
Germany has been on high alert since two attacks were carried out in July.
The ambassador said he expects a
October 25, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
Egypt's ambassador to London Nasser Kamel wrote a letter that was published by foreign ministry on Sunday, where he expressed his "astonishment" from the article, and refuted "some of [its] obvious and factual mistakes".
One of the hostage of Somali pirates reacts as he arrives at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi on October 23, 2016 after being freed with other hostages. (AFP/Stringer)
October 25, 2016 - 05:00 GMT
Though piracy has plummeted in recent years, pirates made millions in ransom from hijacking ships and caused the cost of living in Somalia to skyrocket.
Emergency workers are seen at the site of the wreckage of a small twin engined plane which crashed shortly after takeoff from Malta International Airport, on October 24, 2016. (AFP/Matthew Mirabelli)
October 24, 2016 - 14:00 GMT
All five passengers and crew of the small aircraft were killed after the plane took off and then plummeted into the ground.
Migrants queue for transportation by bus to reception centres across France, from the
October 24, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
The fate of some 1,300 unaccompanied minors is still to be decided.
A Yemeni boy sits at a market in the old city of the capital Sanaa on October 21, 2016. (AFP/Mohammed Huwais)
October 24, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
The lack of clean drinking water available in Yemen has seriously worsened the hygiene situation in the country.
Egyptian army soldiers stand guard outside a polling station during the counting of ballots after the first round of voting for Egypt's parliamentary elections in Giza, Cairo, on October 19, 2015. (AFP/File)
October 22, 2016 - 12:36 GMT
Gunmen opened fire on Brigadier General Adel Rajaaie, an armored division commander, when he left his home in Obour city.
Supporters of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan attend a rally on July 31, 2016 in Cologne, as tensions over Turkey's failed coup put authorities on edge. (AFP/Oliver Berg)
October 22, 2016 - 10:00 GMT
Officials said 35 Turkish diplomatic passport holders had formally applied for asylum, but no other details were given about their identities or status of their applications.
People walk in the main street of the ''Jungle'' migrant camp where all makeshift shops have closed as French Interior Minister said on the eve the demolition of the camp would take place
October 20, 2016 - 14:00 GMT
A group of unaccompanied children between the age of 14 and 17 were sent to England from the Calais refugee camp, causing a furor among British lawmakers who thought some of the migrants might be over the age of 18.