The 68th Berlin International Film Festival, also known as the Berlinale, has opened in the German capital. It’s regarded as one of the world’s most important film events and a chance for upcoming filmmakers from developing countries to get discovered. Nineteen films, including four by Iranian filmmakers, are competing for awards in this year’s competition, presstv.com
Colombia said it needs international aid to cope with the humanitarian crisis that has resulted from the flow across the border of hundreds of thousands of Venezuelans fleeing economic hardship in their own country.
Head of the global relief foundation Care International has visited Yemen amid increasing international calls on Saudi Arabia to lift the blockade on Yemen. Wolfgang Jamann says that the situation is worse than what he expected. He calls on the world community to intervene before it’s too late. Press TV’s Mohammed al-Attab has more.