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    Syria crisis: Air strikes kill 25 jihadists in Idlib province

    BBC | Updated at 09:25am on January 04, 2017

    Air strikes in northern Syria have killed at least 25 members of a prominent jihadist group, including senior figures, monitors say...

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    Video weakens Myanmar claims

    Associated Press . Yangon | Updated at 01:02am on January 04, 2017

    Newly revealed video of Myanmar police beating Rohingya Muslims in northern Rakhine state has weakened months of government claims that its forces have not committed abuses in the tense and isolated region it has largely closed off to foreigners since a deadly insurgent attack in October...

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    Trump says China 'won't help' with North Korea

    Reuters | Updated at 10:52am on January 03, 2017

    US president-elect Donald Trump criticized China on Monday, saying it had benefited from its economic ties with the United States but would not help control North Korea...

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    Israeli police question PM Netanyahu in corruption probe

    BBC | Updated at 09:49am on January 03, 2017

    Israeli police have questioned prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu as part of an inquiry into corruption allegations...

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    Syria conflict: Rebels threaten to boycott Astana talks

    BBC | Updated at 09:24am on January 03, 2017

    Syrian rebel groups say they are suspending participation in the preparations for peace talks planned by Russia and Turkey for later this month...

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    Brazil: Search for fugitives after deadly jail riot in Amazonas

    BBC | Updated at 09:39am on January 03, 2017

    Police in northern Brazil are searching for dozens of inmates who escaped from an overcrowded prison complex during a riot that left 56 dead, officials say...

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    Turkey nightclub attack: Manhunt for gunman intensifies

    BBC | Updated at 09:13am on January 03, 2017

    Turkish police have launched raids in Istanbul and arrested 12 people, as the hunt for an attacker who killed 39 people in a nightclub intensifies...

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    Around 60 killed in Brazil prison riot

    Reuters . Brasilia | Updated at 01:04am on January 03, 2017

    Around 60 people have been killed in a bloody prison riot sparked by a war between rival drug gangs in the Amazon jungle city of Manaus, officials said on Monday, in some of the worst violence in years in Brazil’s overcrowded penitentiary system...

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    None of killers arrested yet

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:02am on January 03, 2017

    None of the killers of ruling Awami League lawmaker Md Manzurul Islam Liton could be arrested as of Monday as the investigators were collecting information on how the lawmaker came under attack inside his village home at Sundarganj in Gaibandha....

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    50 killed in Brazil prison riot

    Reuters | Updated at 08:55pm on January 02, 2017

    At least 50 people have been killed in a bloody prison riot in the Amazon jungle city of Manaus, a Brazilian security official told the Globo TV network on Monday...