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South Sudan Humanitarian Catastrophe

President Kiir fires ministers; new Boko Haram leader; why haven't we found alien life?

Photograph shows a child posing as a man sets up a shelter at the UN compound in the Tomping area in Juba. (Credit: AFP/Getty Images)

03/08/2016 GMT

Interviews, news and analysis of the day’s global events.

HIV campaigners in England win drug battle

Should public health services pay for a preventative HIV drug aimed at gay men? President Obama makes most pointed criticism of Donald Trump; With problems in Rio and Tokyo, do Olympic host cities get an economic boost?

(British singer Annie Lennox poses with a giant HIV pill bottle opposite the Houses of Parliament in London. Photo credit: Carl Court/AFP/Getty Images)

Chinese Activist Found Guilty of Subversion

Zhai Yanmin found guilty of subverting state power. He is among 300 lawyers and activists arrested since July last year as part of a crackdown; Nazi commander, Heinrich Himmler's diaries published; Reports of toxic gas in Syria.

(Photo: Zhai Yanmin arriving in court Credit: AP)

Russian Helicopter Shot Down in Syria

A Russian military helicopter has been shot down over Syria, killing all five people on board; Turkey's security forces have captured a group of fugitive soldiers suspected of involvement in last month's failed coup attempt; the president of Taiwan has formally apologised to the indigenous population for centuries of abuse.

(Photo: Men inspect the wreckage of a Russian helicopter. Credit: Reuters)