New app helps Mali skin doctors reach out to distant patients

In Mali, where skin conditions are widespread and skin doctors are scarce, physicians have turned to technology to treat patients remotely. The Pierre Fabre foundation which is part financing the programme, say the results have been “solid”, with 175 cases diagnosed remotely. The idea is to expand the project from Mali to other African countries.

Musicians stage concert in protest at US-Mexico border wall

German and Mexican artists staged a show on the border with the United States in protest at Washington’s plans to build a wall, thrilling hundreds but infuriating supporters of the controversial plan to stop the flow of illegal migrants.

Philippine marines seize arms from IS group in Marawi

Philippine marine troops seize arms and ammunition from the Islamic state group in Marawi, as fighting between government forces and Islamist militants continue. Meanwhile evacuees from Marawi rest at the Saguiaran Townhall in Lanao del Sur on the southern island of Mindanao one day after efforts to rescue up to 2,000 civilians trapped in fighting between government forces and Islamist militants failed.

Thai zoo offers front-row view of elephants swimming

Opened late last year, the elephant swimming pool at Thailand’s Khao Kheow Open Zoo is one of the park’s most popular attractions. It’s one of only a handful of pools around the world which allow visitors to observe elephants underwater as they swim, and the zoo says it’s the largest facility of its kind in the world.

Returning Real Madrid received as living ‘legends’

Thousands of delirious Real Madrid fans line onto the streets of the Spanish capital to catch a glimpse of Cristiano Ronaldo and his teammates as they parade the Champions League trophy for a record 12th time. IMAGES