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    Britain has ‘reservations’ about Paris Middle East peace talks

    Reuters . Paris | Updated at 01:16am on January 16, 2017

    Britain said on Sunday that it had reservations about the outcome of a Middle East peace conference in Paris, saying it risked ‘hardening positions’.‘We have...

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    Myanmar limits UN team’s movements

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:34am on January 16, 2017

    The Myanmar government did not permit the UN special rapporteur on human rights, Yanghee Lee, to visit some of the places in the northern Rakhine State, citing ‘security concerns’ during her fact-finding tour on Saturday and Sunday, UN officials said...

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    Beijing warns Trump: One China 'not negotiable'

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 02:42pm on January 15, 2017

    Beijing on Saturday warned the US that the One China policy was non-negotiable, after Donald Trump suggested he could abandon the decades-old diplomatic principle and boost ties with Taiwan...

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    UK PM to offer 'global Britain' Brexit plan

    BBC | Updated at 12:40pm on January 15, 2017

    Theresa May is expected to reveal the most detailed insight yet into her approach to Brexit negotiations, in a speech on Tuesday...

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    Fighting in Brazil prison leaves at least 10 dead

    Associated Press | Updated at 09:40am on January 15, 2017

    Fighting between rival gangs in a prison in northern Brazil on Saturday has reportedly left at least 10 inmates dead in the latest in a series of massacres in the South American country's penitentiaries. Three of the victims were beheaded...

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    France holds Middle East peace summit

    BBC | Updated at 09:35am on January 15, 2017

    A major international conference to try to kick-start peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians is being held in the French capital, Paris...

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    Trump slammed for attack on rights icon

    BBC | Updated at 08:55am on January 15, 2017

    Politicians, entertainers and others have come to the defence of a US civil rights campaigner, congressman John Lewis, who has become embroiled in a row with president-elect Donald Trump...

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    About 100 migrants missing after boat sinks off Libyan coast

    BBC | Updated at 08:40am on January 15, 2017

    About 100 migrant passengers are missing in the Mediterranean Sea after their boat sank off the coast of Libya...

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    21 people drown after boat capsizes in eastern India

    Associated Press | Updated at 08:20am on January 15, 2017

    At least 21 people drowned and a dozen others were missing after their overcrowded boat capsized in a river in eastern India, police said Sunday...

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    Chicago police routinely violated civil rights: US justice dept

    Reuters . Chicago | Updated at 01:23am on January 15, 2017

    Chicago police routinely violated the civil rights of people in one of America’s largest cities, the US justice department said in a report released on Friday, citing excessive force, racially discriminatory conduct and a ‘code of silence’ to thwart investigations into police misconduct...