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    Maduro warns Venezuelan legislators over 'political trial'

    Associated Press | Updated at 10:05am on October 29, 2016

    Venezuela's socialist president threatened on Friday to jail legislators if the opposition-controlled congress goes ahead with a symbolic ‘political trial’ accusing him of trampling on the constitution and installing a dictatorship...

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    Bob Dylan breaks silence on Nobel Prize

    Reuters | Updated at 09:50am on October 29, 2016

    American singer-songwriter Bob Dylan, who was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature earlier this month, has now told the Swedish Academy that he will accept the prize...

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    American Airlines jet catches fire on takeoff at Chicago airport

    Reuters | Updated at 09:10am on October 29, 2016

    The engine of an American Airlines Group Inc jet caught fire seconds from takeoff at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport on Friday, prompting the crew to abort its departure and evacuate passengers via emergency chutes...

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    Clinton 'confident' on new email probe

    BBC | Updated at 08:40am on October 29, 2016

    Hillary Clinton says she is ‘confident’ a new FBI probe linked to her emails will not change its original finding that she should not be prosecuted...

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    IS kills hundreds, kidnaps thousands in Mosul: UN

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 10:47pm on October 28, 2016

    Islamic State fighters have killed more than 250 people and kidnapped nearly 8,000 families around Mosul in recent days as Iraqi troops advanced on the northern city, the United Nations said Friday...

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    Yemen's suspected cholera cases soar to 1,410 within weeks: WHO

    Reuters | Updated at 07:59pm on October 28, 2016

    The number of suspected cholera cases in Yemen has ballooned to 1,410 within three weeks of the outbreak being declared, the World Health Organization said on Friday, as 18 months of war has destroyed most health facilities and clean water supplies...

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    Indian shelling across Line of Control in Pakistan kills three civilians

    Reuters | Updated at 07:49pm on October 28, 2016

    Three civilians, including a young girl, were killed as Indian troops continued to shell villages along the Line of Control in Pakistan-administered Kashmir on Friday, a Pakistani official said...

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    Syria rebels launch assault to break Aleppo siege

    Agence France-Presse . Aleppo | Updated at 06:06pm on October 28, 2016

    Syrian opposition fighters on Friday launched a major assault on government forces to break a months-long siege of rebel-held neighbourhoods of the battered city of Aleppo....

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    Yemen's Houthis launch missile toward Saudi holy city

    Reuters | Updated at 05:13pm on October 28, 2016

    Yemen's Houthi militia launched a ballistic missile toward Mecca on Thursday, the Saudi-led coalition intervening in Yemen's civil war on behalf of...

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    Philippine mayor among 10 killed in shootout

    Reuters | Updated at 04:02pm on October 28, 2016

    A mayor on Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte's wanted list for alleged drugs links was killed along with nine of his guards in a shootout...