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    Trump wants to dominate space, Moon and Mars

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 11:51am on June 19, 2018

    President Donald Trump boasted Monday of the US commercial space industry's deep wallet and enterprising spirit, and vowed US dominance in exploration of the Moon...

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    Ex-CIA officer charged over damaging leak to WikiLeaks

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 10:49am on June 19, 2018

    A former employee in the CIA's cyber-spying operation was indicted Monday on charges of leaking hacking tools to WikiLeaks in one of the most damaging...

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    Kim visits Beijing; S Korea, US halt military drill

    Reuters | Updated at 10:17am on June 19, 2018

    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un arrived in Beijing on Tuesday, where he will likely brief Chinese president Xi Jinping on his summit with US...

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    Trump threatens China with new tariffs on $200bln in goods

    Reuters | Updated at 10:13am on June 19, 2018

    US president Donald Trump threatened on Monday to impose a 10 per cent tariff on $200 billion of Chinese goods, prompting a swift warning from...

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    Landslides, flash floods as monsoon batters southern Myanmar

    Agence France-Presse . Mawlamyine | Updated at 12:32am on June 19, 2018

    Flooding in southern Myanmar has caused a landslide at a famed Buddhist pagoda, submerged homes and displaced hundreds of people as monsoon rains batter the country...

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    Number of civil conflicts doubles since 2001: ICRC

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 12:26am on June 19, 2018

    The number of civil conflicts worldwide has more than doubled since the start of the century, posing new challenges for curbing atrocities, the International Committee of the Red Cross said Monday....

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    Gaming addiction classified as mental health disorder by WHO

    Reuters . London | Updated at 12:07am on June 19, 2018

    Many parents will have thought it for a long time, but they now have a new argument to limit their children’s ‘screen time’ – addiction to video games has been recognised by World Health Organisation as a mental health disorder....

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    UN for sustained HR monitoring on ground before Rohingya repatriation

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 06:31pm on June 18, 2018

    UN high commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein has reiterated that no Rohingya repatriation should take place in the absence of sustained human...

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    Van kills one at Dutch music festival, suspect held

    Reuters | Updated at 03:58pm on June 18, 2018

    A van struck four people at the Netherlands' largest music festival in the early hours of Monday, killing one of them and injuring the others...

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    Merkel faces ultimatum from ally over migrants

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 11:19am on June 18, 2018

    Hardliners of chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative bloc are poised Monday to give the German leader an ultimatum to tighten asylum rules or risk pitching the...