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    Los Angeles ‘turns corner’ on largest wildfire in city history

    Reuters | Updated at 09:35am on September 04, 2017

    A smattering of rain and easing temperatures helped more than a thousand firefighters battling the largest wildfire in Los Angeles history gain the upper hand on the blaze on Sunday, but officials warned that danger remains...

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    US warns North Korea of ‘massive military response’ after nuke test

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 08:50am on September 04, 2017

    The United States warned Sunday it could launch a ‘massive military response’ to threats from North Korea following Pyongyang's provocative detonation of what it claimed was a miniaturised hydrogen bomb...

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    World leaders condemn N Korea H-bomb test

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 07:21pm on September 03, 2017

    President Donald Trump led international censure of North Korea’s announcement Sunday that it had tested a hydrogen bomb, saying its actions were ‘very hostile and...

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    Rohingya families attacked in India

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 05:43pm on September 03, 2017

    Members of 45 Rohingya families residing on the outskirts of Mujeri in Ballabgarh of Faridabad in Indian state of Haryana, were assaulted allegedly by local...

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    73,000 Rohingyas fled to Bangladesh, 700 buildings destroyed in single Muslim Village

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 04:58pm on September 03, 2017

      At least 73,000 Rohingyas have so far crossed into Bangladesh from Myanmar, fleeing persecution in their homeland Rakhine state since the eruption of the...

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    Molotov cocktail thrown at Myanmar embassy in Indonesia

    Reuters | Updated at 04:51pm on September 03, 2017

    A molotov cocktail was thrown at Myanmar embassy in Indonesian capital of Jakarta early Sunday, Jakarta police said, causing a small fire. This comes amid...

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    Buddhists, Hindus flee Myanmar’s sectarian clashes

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 04:41pm on September 03, 2017

    Village chief San Tun’s remote Mro tribe used to get by foraging in the Myanmar jungle, living among the patchwork of ethnic groups who co-existed...

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    Eight Kenyan schoolgirls die in dormitory blaze

    Reuters | Updated at 10:15am on September 03, 2017

    Eight Kenyan teenage schoolgirls died and 10 more were hospitalised after a fire engulfed their boarding school dormitory in Nairobi early on Saturday morning, a government official said...

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    Thousands evacuate in Frankfurt before WWII bomb defused

    Reuters | Updated at 01:50pm on September 03, 2017

    Thousands of residents in Frankfurt evacuated their homes early on Sunday ahead of the planned defusing of a massive World War Two bomb discovered on a building site in the German financial capital...

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    Myanmar urges Rohingya Muslims to help hunt insurgents amid deadly violence

    Reuters | Updated at 11:55am on September 03, 2017

    Myanmar urged Muslims in the troubled northwest to cooperate in the search for insurgents, whose coordinated attacks on security posts and an army crackdown have led to one of the deadliest bouts of violence to engulf the Rohingya community in decades...