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UN chief's visit to highlight need of more global support for Rohingyas UN chief's visit to highlight need of more global support for Rohingyas

Antonio Guterres arrives in Dhaka on July 1 on a joint visit with World Bank Group President Dr Jim Yong Kim to see Rohingya situation


Water reaches near entrance of Thai cave where 13 missing Water reaches near entrance of Thai cave where 13 missing

Officials are also trying to find hidden shafts in the mountainside that might offer access


9 killed as oil-carrying truck crashes, burns in Nigeria 9 killed in Nigeria oil-carrying truck crashes

It is not immediately clear what caused the crash


At least five dead in US newsroom shooting Five killed in attack on US newspaper

One reporter has said a gunman shot through a glass door at "multiple employees" but police told the BBC they could not confirm details


Airstrike on shelter kills 17 in southwest Syria Airstrike on shelter kills 17 in southwest Syria

The Observatory says the airstrike was part of a barrage of missiles that hit the area as government troops make a push to gain territory


Chartered plane crashes in Mumbai; 5 people feared dead (Video) Five killed as chartered plane crashes in Mumbai (Video)

Police say it is not immediately known how many people were on board the aircraft


UAE offers its defense in Qatar lawsuit at UN high court UAE offers its defense in Qatar lawsuit at UN high court

The UAE is one of four Arab nations that have been boycotting Qatar since last year as part of a diplomatic dispute


US envoy Nikki Haley goes on inter-faith journey in India

Nikki Haley goes on inter-faith journey in India

She is on her first visit to India after taking over as the US ambassador to the United Nations in 2017


Fire sweeps through market in Kenya's capital, killing 15 15 killed in Kenya market fire

Rescue teams are searching for more bodies and survivors in the market in Gitomba, a neighborhood in the capital city


Knife-wielding man kills 2 boys in Shanghai, injures others Knife-wielding man kills 2 boys in China

The suspect carried out the attack around 11:30 am and was caught by police with the help of passers-by


Syrian refugees living in Lebanon start returning to Syria Syrian refugees living in Lebanon start returning to Syria

It's the first batch of refugees to return to Syria from Arsal


Mattis says US will keep current troop levels in South Korea US to keep current troop levels in S Korea: Mattis

The US has 28,500 troops stationed in South Korea


Prince William tours Jerusalem on final day of royal visit Prince William tours Jerusalem on final day of royal visit

He will visit key Muslim, Jewish and Christian sites before departing home to London


US, UK teams join Thailand's search for 13 missing in cave

US, UK teams join Thailand's search for 13 missing in cave

Authorities have expressed hope there are dry places on higher ground within the cave where the group may be able to wait


China won't give up 'one inch' of territory says President Xi to Mattis China won't give up 'one inch' says Xi

Mr Mattis is the first Pentagon chief to visit China since 2014


Trump-Putin summit agreed by US and Russia in principle Trump and Putin to hold first summit

The announcement follows a meeting between President Putin and US National Security Adviser John Bolton


Anthony Kennedy: US Supreme Court judge to retire Trump gets chance to reshape top court

Justice Kennedy, who was raised in California, was nominated by President Ronald Reagan and began his term in 1988


Poland amends controversial Holocaust law Poland amends controversial Holocaust law

Lawmakers in Poland's right-wing dominated lower house of parliament voted 388 in favour of the amendment, with 25 against and five abstentions


Death toll more than 200 in central Nigeria weekend clashes Death toll more than 200 in central Nigeria weekend clashes

The clashes between herders and farmers over resources are a growing security concern in Africa's most populous country


Prince William meets young Israelis in coastal Tel Aviv Prince William meets young Israelis in coastal Tel Aviv

The prince, second in line to the throne, then travels to the West Bank to meet Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas


UN's highest court begins hearing Qatar lawsuit against UAE UN's highest court begins hearing Qatar lawsuit against UAE

The International Court of Justice at The Hague, Netherlands, opens the session Wednesday morning


German boat rescuing 200 migrants remains at sea German boat rescuing 200 migrants remains at sea

Italy says a deal had been reached that included Italy taking some migrants, and that the ship would head to Malta


Aid group urges Jordan to open border to displaced Syrians Aid group urges Jordan to open border to displaced Syrians

The international aid group says Jordan, which already hosts hundreds of thousands of Syrians, cannot be expected to shoulder the burden alone



Saddleworth Moor fire: Homes evacuated in 'major incident' UK moorland blaze 'a major incident'

The fire began on Sunday night, reignited on Monday during the hot weather and then spread throughout Tuesday, fanned by evening winds


7 countries invited to observe Maldives presidential election 7 countries invited to observe Maldives presidential election

Maldives presidential elections which are scheduled to be held on September 23


Travel ban: Trump hails 'tremendous' Supreme Court ruling Trump says travel ban ruling 'tremendous'

The ban prohibits most people from Iran, Libya, Somalia, Syria and Yemen from entering the US


Eritrean officials visit Ethiopia for first time in 20 years Eritrea and Ethiopia begin landmark talks

Eritrea won independence from Ethiopia in 1993 after a 30-year conflict - but a border war five years later killed tens of thousands


Gaza militants fire more than a dozen rockets at Israel Gaza militants fire more than a dozen rockets at Israel

No one was wounded in the launches early Wednesday and the military says its Iron Dome defense system intercepted some of the rockets


$273 million in valuables seized in Malaysia's Najib Razak probe $273 million in valuables seized in Najib probe

The items comprised 12,000 pieces of jewelry, 567 handbags, 423 watches and 234 sunglasses


Amnesty International urges trials for Myanmar military over Rohingya Amnesty Int'l urges trials for Myanmar military over Rohingya

Amnesty says its investigative team spent nine months gathering evidence of the brutal treatment of Rohingya in a crackdown that began in August


Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa believes political faction tried to kill him Zimbabwe attack 'politically motivated'

He suspected the G40 group, which supported Grace Mugabe for the presidency, had carried out the attack


Jharkhand: Six Jaguar Force jawans killed in Maoist landmine blast 6 killed in India's Maoist landmine blast

The incident is reported to have occurred in the Budha Pahar area, located on the Jharkhand-Chhattisgarh border


Deadly explosion at Texas hospital leaves one dead 1 killed in Texas hospital explosion

The blast occurs at about 14:30 local time (19:30 GMT) on Tuesday in an area under construction at the facility in the city of Gatesville


Migrant family separations: States sue Trump administration US states sue over migrant separations

Seventeen US states have sued the Trump administration over its "cruel and unlawful" break-up of migrant families


Global opium and cocaine production at record highs: UN Global opium and cocaine production at record highs: UN

The production of opium rose by 65 percent from 2016 to 2017 to 10,500 tons


Macedonia president refuses to sign Greece name deal Macedonia president refuses to sign Greece name deal

The legislation will now go back to parliament to be ratified again and if it passes -- as is likely -- Ivanov can no longer block it


US Supreme Court upholds Trump travel ban US Supreme Court upholds Trump travel ban

The version at issue includes North Korea with the five mainly Muslim nations — Iran, Libya, Somalia, Syria and Yemen


Stranded migrant rescue ship to dock in Malta: Italy Stranded migrant rescue ship to dock in Malta: Italy

Italy and Malta say they are unfairly bearing the brunt of the new arrivals, while other European countries are urging more forceful policies to block


US aircraft carrier patrols disputed sea amid China buildup US aircraft carrier patrols disputed sea amid China buildup

Washington criticizes China's military buildup on new man-made islands in South China Sea

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