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    Myanmar military brutality against Rohingya 'hard to fathom': UN

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 12:05am on September 19, 2018

    Myanmar's powerful army should be removed from politics, United Nations investigators said Tuesday, as they released the final part of a damning report reiterating calls...

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    Trump hits China with fresh tariffs, threatens more if Beijing retaliates

    Reuters . Washington | Updated at 11:00am on September 18, 2018

    US president Donald Trump escalated his trade war with Beijing, imposing 10 per cent tariffs on about $200 billion worth of imports in a move...

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    Support my Brexit deal or face no deal: May

    Reuters . London | Updated at 01:12am on September 18, 2018

    British prime minister Theresa May has warned rebels in her party that unless they support her potential Brexit deal with the EU then they will face a no deal....

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    Doctors, nurses rally against Syria regime Idlib offensive

    Agence France-Presse . Atme | Updated at 01:11am on September 18, 2018

    More than 300 doctors and nurses rallied Sunday in the rebel-held Syrian province of Idlib, urging the international community to protect them against an expected offensive by president Bashar al-Assad’s forces....

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    Cuba’s president says can’t talk with Trump unless it’s as equals

    Reuters . Havana | Updated at 12:59am on September 18, 2018

    Cuban president Miguel Diaz-Canel said in his first interview since taking office in April his government could not talk with US president Donald Trump as long as Trump’s administration kept its ‘abnormal’ attitude toward the Communist-run island....

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    Frantic dig for victims

    Agence France-Presse . Itogon | Updated at 12:58am on September 18, 2018

    Philippine rescuers used shovels and bare hands to claw through mounds of rocky soil on Monday in a desperate search for dozens feared buried under a landslide unleashed by Typhoon Mangkhut....

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    Lanka president tells diplomats: pick up phone or pack up

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 12:05am on September 18, 2018

    Sri Lanka’s president on Monday justified his decision to sack six diplomats — including an ambassador — for not answering his phone calls, saying more would follow if the foreign service did not shape up....

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    Imran Khan to give Bengalis citizenship

    Agence France-Presse . Karachi | Updated at 12:05am on September 18, 2018

    Pakistan’s new premier Imran Khan has vowed to give citizenship to some Bengali immigrants and Afghan refugees officials confirmed Monday, granting rights to many who have lived in the country for decades....

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    China provinces braced for heavy rainfall as typhoon heads west

    Reuters . Beijing | Updated at 10:47am on September 17, 2018

    China's southern regions faced more heavy rainfall on Monday as a devastating typhoon swept west, with key transport services already suspended and millions of residents...

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    London mayor calls for second Brexit referendum

    Reuters . London | Updated at 01:50am on September 17, 2018

    London mayor Sadiq Khan has called for another referendum on Britain’s European Union membership, saying the prime minister’s handling of Brexit negotiations had become ‘mired in confusion and deadlock’ and was leading the country down a damaging path....