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Amnesty urges Sudan to stop crackdown on journalists Amnesty urges Sudan to stop crackdown on journalists

The rights group released a report early on Friday that documents the arrest of at least 15 journalists by state security forces


Chongqing bus plunge caused by fight between driver and passenger Fist fight caused fatal China bus plunge

The bus plunged 50m (164ft) off a bridge into the Yangtze River in Chongqing on Sunday - at least 13 people died and two more are missing


US for voluntary return of Rohingyas US for voluntary return of Rohingyas

A total of 2,260 Rohingyas will be repatriated in the first phase as Bangladesh and Myanmar agreed to begin their repatriation in mid-November


5 Bengalis shot dead in Assam

5 Bengalis shot dead in Assam

The victims have been identified as Shyamlal Biswas, Ananta Biswas, Abhinash Biswas, Subal Biswas and Dhananjay Namsudra


Khashoggi murder: Saudi prince 'said he was dangerous Islamist' Saudi prince 'said Khashoggi was dangerous'

Khashoggi, a Saudi national working for the US press, was a well-known critic of his home country's rulers


Pittsburgh shooting: Robert Bowers pleads not guilty Pittsburgh suspect pleads not guilty

He faces 44 counts of murder, hate crimes, obstructing religious practices and other crimes


273 Afghan civilians killed in October: Report 273 Afghan civilians killed in October: Report

The group says the rest of casualties happened in suicide attacks, roadside bombs, mortar attacks and clashes between Afghan forces and the Taliban


Trump says he always tries to tell the truth when he can Trump: 'I always try to tell the truth'

Mr Trump has faced repeated criticism from US media and opponents for lying and distorting the truth around issues


Ex-Goldman bankers and Jho Low face US charges Ex-Goldman bankers face 1MDB charges

The Department of Justice alleges the men participated in a scheme that stole billions of dollars from Malaysia's development fund, 1MDB


Ousted Sri Lanka PM 'has confidence of parliament' Ousted Sri Lanka PM refuses to leave post

Last week the president sacked PM Wickremesinghe and his cabinet and suspended parliament, appointing former leader Mahinda Rajapaksa as the new PM


Maldives ex-leader Nasheed ends exile
Maldives ex-leader Nasheed ends exile

Nasheed, who had been jailed for 13 years on a controversial terrorism charge, was welcomed at Male airport by president-elect Ibrahim Mohamed Solih


US woman found alive 6 days after car lands on tree US woman found alive 6 days after car lands on tree

The 53-year-old woman was traveling on national route 60 near Wickenburg when she lost control on October 12


Divers recover jet's data recorder on Indonesia seafloor Divers recover jet's data recorder on Indonesia seafloor

The Boeing 737 MAX 8 plane crashed early Monday just minutes after takeoff from the Indonesian capital Jakarta


Yemeni rebels seek pressure on Saudis as US calls for truce Yemeni rebels seek pressure on Saudis

The comments come after the Trump administration demanded a cease-fire and the launch of UN-led political talks to end the Saudi-Iran proxy war


Japan resumes work at disputed site for US base relocation Japan resumes work at disputed site for US base relocation

Construction workers were setting up floats using a crane to mark the designated landfill area


Sri Lanka president summons Parliament over crisis Sri Lanka president summons Parliament over crisis

Sirisena's moves have triggered a power struggle and some observers call it a constitutional crisis


Black box retrieved from Lion Air plane Black box retrieved from Lion Air plane

The plane, carrying 189 people, crashed soon after taking off from Jakarta, the Indonesian capital, on Monday


Trump: Third of Americans see media as 'enemy of the people' Third of US sees media as enemy – Trump

Critics accuse him of fomenting violence by using extreme and divisive rhetoric against opponents, the media, immigrants and Muslims


Lion Air crash: Indonesian search homes in on black box Indonesia plane search 'detects black box'

Flight JT610, a Boeing 737, went down shortly after take-off from Jakarta


Khashoggi murder: Turkey gives official details of Saudi writer's death Khashoggi 'was strangled immediately'

The statement follows weeks of media reports about the murder at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on October 2


Asia Bibi: Imran Khan attacks hardliners over court case Imran Khan condemns blasphemy hardliners

The landmark Asia Bibi case has already set off violent protests by hardliners who support strong blasphemy laws


Peru's Keiko Fujimori jailed until bribery case trial Peru's Fujimori jailed over bribery case

Ms Fujimori has been accused of taking $1.2m (£940,000) in bribes from the Brazilian construction giant Odebrecht in 2011


US could send as many as 15,000 troops to Mexico border: Trump US to 'send' troops to Mexico border

With more than 5,000 soldiers already being sent, Trump told reporters "we'll do up to anywhere between 10 and 15,000 military personnel."


Teen blows himself up at Russia’s security HQ Teen blows himself up at Russia’s security HQ

A CCTV image of the suspect emerged soon afterwards, along with a message he allegedly posted on social media just before the blast


Turkey gives official details of Saudi writer's death Khashoggi was strangled immediately

The statement follows weeks of media reports about the murder at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on 2 October. Turkey has yet to provide evidence


India unveils the world's tallest statue Statue of Unity unveiled in India

The 182m (600ft) high structure in the western state of Gujarat is a bronze-clad tribute to independence leader Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel


Man killed in Russian security service blast Man killed in Russian security service blast

The blast injured three security officials also


Yemen war: Mattis and Pompeo urge swift ceasefire US calls for swift ceasefire in Yemen

Mr Mattis says the US wanted to see all sides around the negotiating table and an end to air strikes by the Saudi-led coalition it supports within 30


PM Modi, Rahul Gandhi pay tribute to Indira Gandhi PM Modi, Rahul Gandhi pay tribute to Indira Gandhi

Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi paid tributes to the Indira Gandhi on her death anniversary


Asia Bibi: Pakistan acquits Christian woman on death row Pakistan acquits Christian on death row

Asia Bibi was convicted in 2010 after being accused of insulting the Prophet Muhammad in a row with her neighbours


Okinawa leader wants Americans to stop US base Okinawa leader wants Americans to stop US base

Tamaki plans to visit New York and other U.S. cities in November, although dates and other details are not yet decided


37 bags of body parts from crashed plane brought to hospital for identification Indonesia plane crash: 37 bags of body parts being identified

The Lion Air plane with 189 people onboard crashed into the waters off karawang of Indonesia’s West Java province


Two killed in helicopter crash in US New York state Two killed in helicopter crash in US

The incident takes place around 4:15 pm when a maintenance helicopter got tangled in power lines


Helicopter crash kills 25 in Afghanistan Helicopter crash kills 25 in Afghanistan

He says the passengers included the deputy corps commander of Afghanistan's western zone and the head of the Farah provincial council


4 survivors, 3 dead, several missing in Philippine landslide 3 dead, several missing in Philippine landslide

At least 18 more people still are missing from the landslide in the far-flung town of Natonin in Mountain Province


Indonesian officials identify possible plane crash site Indonesian officials identify possible plane crash site

The 2-month-old Boeing plane plunged into the Java Sea on Monday just minutes after takeoff from Jakarta, killing all 189 people on board


Migrants to rest, hope to win mass transport to Mexico City Migrants to hope to win mass transport to Mexico

Similar caravans have occurred regularly over the years, passing largely unnoticed, but the new ones have become a hot-button political issue


Suicide bomber detonates outside Kabul prison, killing 7 7 killed in Kabul suicide attack

No one has taken immediate responsibility for the attack


Lion Air crash: Indonesia to inspect Boeing 737-Max 8 planes Jet inspections ordered after crash

The Lion Air jet went down shortly after take-off near the capital, Jakarta, on Monday

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