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    Trump launches crackdown on CenAm asylum seekers

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on November 11, 2018

    The United States embarked Friday on a policy of automatically rejecting asylum claims of people who cross the Mexican border illegally in a bid to deter Central American migrants and force Mexico to handle them....

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    Yemen loyalists push deeper into Hodeida

    Agence France-Presse . Hodeida | Updated at 12:00am on November 11, 2018

    Yemeni government forces pushed further into the strategic port city of Hodeida seizing its main hospital in heavy fighting on Saturday as their Saudi-led coalition backers put a brave face on an end to US refuelling support....

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    Turkey shared Khashoggi recordings with Saudi, US, others

    Agence France-Presse . Ankara | Updated at 12:00am on November 11, 2018

    Turkey has shared recordings linked to the murder last month of journalist Jamal Khashoggi with Riyadh, Washington and other capitals, president Tayyip Erdogan said Saturday....

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    Michelle Obama slams Trump in new book

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on November 11, 2018

    Former US first lady Michelle Obama says she can ‘never forgive’ Donald Trump for questioning her husband’s American citizenship, saying the president and other ‘birthers’ put her family at risk, in her hotly anticipated new memoir....

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    Macron, Trump in show of unity after defence row

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:00am on November 11, 2018

    French president Emmanuel Macron sought to defuse a row with US counterpart Donald Trump on Saturday, hailing the ‘great solidarity’ between their countries after Trump blasted his proposals for a European army....

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    Trump in Paris slams Macron's 'insulting' EU army proposals

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 02:12pm on November 10, 2018

    US president Donald Trump set a combative tone for a World War I commemorative visit to Paris on Saturday when he blasted calls by French...

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    Legal challenge as Sri Lankan political turmoil deepens

    Agence France-Presse . Colombo | Updated at 12:00am on November 11, 2018

    Sri Lanka’s largest party announced Saturday a legal challenge to president Maithripala Sirisena’s sacking of parliament, a move that has plunged the Indian Ocean island nation into fresh turmoil and alarmed the international community....

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    Nine die in California wildfires, tens of thousands forced to flee

    Agence France-Presse . Paradise, California, US  | Updated at 11:00am on November 10, 2018

    Nine people were declared dead and tens of thousands evacuated Friday as fierce wildfires raged across the western US state of California, with one rapidly...

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    Rohingyas scared about going back to Myanmar

    Agence France-Presse . Bangkok | Updated at 01:02am on November 10, 2018

    A plan to start repatriating Rohingya Muslims back to Myanmar is premature and the refugees are ‘terrified’ about leaving Bangladesh where they sought refuge, dozens of aid agencies working in the region said Friday....

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    Global Social Business Summit ends in Germany

    United News of Bangladesh . Wolfsburg, Germany | Updated at 12:58am on November 10, 2018

    The 9th Global Social Business Summit ended in Germany on Friday seeking genuine efforts to address key global challenges and build a future that would spread happiness around the world through desired transformation....