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    Myanmar asks for ‘time and space’ to solve Rohingya crisis

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 01:03pm on January 23, 2017

    Myanmar’s deputy defence chief on Monday urged the world to give his government ‘time and space’ to solve a crisis involving the...

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    Two die in Indian bullfight amid controversy

    BBC | Updated at 09:25am on January 23, 2017

    Two men have been gored to death in a bull-wrestling festival, as a fierce debate rages over the controversial sport...

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    Singer Madonna defends ‘blowing up the White House’ remark

    Reuters | Updated at 11:33am on January 23, 2017

    Pop singer Madonna, who said in a profanity-laced speech at Saturday’s Women’s March in Washington, DC, that she had thought about...

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    US legal watchdog to sue Trump over foreign payments

    BBC | Updated at 11:16am on January 23, 2017

    A US legal watchdog says it will file a lawsuit against president Donald Trump, alleging he is violating a constitutional ban on accepting payments from foreign governments...

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    Syria's warring sides gather for new attempt to break deadlock

    Reuters | Updated at 08:35am on January 23, 2017

    Syria's warring sides meet in Kazakhstan's capital on Monday with Russia, Turkey and Iran, sponsors of the talks, trying to make progress towards a goal others have repeatedly failed to reach: an end to the six-year-old conflict...

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    Gambia 'missing $11m' after Jammeh flies into exile

    BBC | Updated at 08:40am on January 23, 2017

    More than $11m (£8.8m) is missing from The Gambia's state coffers following the departure of long-time leader Yahya Jammeh, an adviser to president Adama Barrow has said...

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    Severe storms in US South kill at least 18

    Reuters | Updated at 08:20am on January 23, 2017

    A dangerous weekend weather system has killed at least 18 people in the US South, as Georgia officials on Sunday reported more than a dozen deaths after severe thunderstorms and tornadoes buffeted several states...

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    Educated girl can’t cry rape if ditched by boyfriend: Bombay HC

    New Age Desk | Updated at 01:24am on January 23, 2017

    A promise to marry cannot be considered an inducement in every rape case, the Bombay high court has ruled while granting pre-arrest bail to a 21-year-old youth after his former girlfriend lodged a case of rape following their break-up, reports The Times of India...

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    Trump slams US media

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:57am on January 23, 2017

    Donald Trump and his chief spokesman launched an unprecedented assault on the media Saturday for a US president’s first full day in office, accusing reporters of downplaying the turnout at his inauguration...

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    25 Dubai shops penalised for illegal money transfer to Bangladesh

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 07:46pm on January 22, 2017

    A crackdown across Dubai unearthed an illegal money transfer racket run by 25 shops, the Department of Economic Development (revealed on Saturday, reports the Gulf...