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Catalonia: Judge jails eight ousted ministers

The fallout over Catalonia's declaration of independence from Spain has led to eight former Catalan cabinet members being sent to jail. The...

ReStart Life aims to help US video game addicts

ReStart Life is the first treatment programme in the United States specifically targeting video game and internet addicts. It is estimated more...

Featured Documentaries - Shelter: America's Homeless Veterans

Roger Schultz served as a cannoneer sergeant in the US Marine Corps. He liked serving in the army, because "I learned how to be a Marine and...

Arabic literature in translation with Nora Parr

We speak to academic Nora Parr about the increasing number of books being translated from Arabic into English. But first, Joseph Hayat takes a look...

Migrant Crisis: Smuggler numbers on the rise out of Tunisia

Tens of thousands of migrants have been crossing from Libya to Italy. But now, a new route is gaining popularity. People smugglers are taking...

The War in Syria: Refugees fleeing Raqqa shelter in Idlib camp

Idlib province is the last major stronghold of opposition factions in Syria, and has become home to thousands of displaced people. Not all of them...

Great Truck Robbery: Gang of thieves pull of high speed robberies

In Sweden, a gang of brazen thieves have been caught after pulling off a string of high-speed robberies. They were captured after breaking into...

New York Truck Attack: New Yorkers return back to their normal lives

Three days after the attack in New York, the city's Mayor has called on its residents to return back to their normal lives. While little has...

Catalan Crisis: Regional leaders jailed over independence push

Spain's state prosecutor has asked a judge to issue a European arrest warrant for the deposed Catalan president, Carles Puigdemont. It came as...

The War in Syria: Astana talks fail to reach agreement on aid

On the ground, Syrians still face daily threats from the ongoing war. TRT World's Sara Firth was at the Turkish-Syrian border and spoke to some of...

No Man's An Island: Residents bid to buy Scottish island

Residents of Scotland's Isle of Ulva are banding together to buy their island home. It's current owner, the former British army officer Jamie...

Accessible parking permits are 'golden ticket' for cheats

The vast majority of the approximately 500,000 accessible permits issued to Toronto-area residents are used properly. But investigators believe...

Raw: Small Plane Lands In Golf Course Pond

A pilot and passenger escaped with minor injuries when their small plane made an emergency crash-landing into a Las Vegas golf course pond. Fire...

Drones Become Crime-Fighting Tool With Limits

Drones are quickly becoming an essential tool for more law enforcement agencies. But the new technology still has obstacles to overcome. They have...