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    Thousands rally in US for workers, immigrants, against Trump

    Associated Press | Updated at 06:47am on May 02, 2017

    Thousands of people from New England to the Midwest to the West Coast chanted, picketed and protested Monday as demonstrations raged against president Donald Trump's immigration policies along with the traditional May Day marching in favour of labour...

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    'Oldest human' dies in Indonesia 'aged 146'

    BBC | Updated at 08:15pm on May 01, 2017

    The Indonesian man who claimed to be 146 years old - the longest living human ever - has died in his village in Central Java...

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    Trump stirs debate in remarks on American Civil War

    BBC | Updated at 11:45pm on May 01, 2017

    US president Donald Trump has stirred debate by asking why the American Civil War happened, and pondering whether it could have been ‘worked out’...

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    Police injured in clashes with Paris May Day protesters

    Reuters | Updated at 09:10pm on May 01, 2017

    One French police officer was seriously burnt and two others injured in clashes at a May Day demonstration in Paris on Monday in which protesters threw Molotov cocktails and other missiles, the police said...

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    South Africa's Zuma quits May Day rally after boos from the crowd

    Reuters | Updated at 09:25pm on May 01, 2017

    South African president Jacob Zuma made a hasty exit from a May Day rally on Monday after the crowd of workers that he was due to address became rowdy, with some booing and chanting slogans against him...

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    27 hurt in turbulence on Aeroflot Moscow-Bangkok flight

    Reuters | Updated at 06:45pm on May 01, 2017

    At least 27 people were injured on an Aeroflot flight from Moscow to Bangkok on Monday when their Boeing 777 hit an air pocket, the Russian embassy in Thailand said in a statement...

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    Hamas to soften stance on Israel, Muslim Brotherhood

    Reuters | Updated at 11:50pm on May 01, 2017

    The Palestinian Islamist group Hamas will drop its longstanding call for Israel's destruction as well as its association with the Muslim Brotherhood, in a policy document to be issued on Monday, Gulf Arab sources said...

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    I would be honoured to meet Kim Jong-un: Trump

    BBC | Updated at 01:07am on May 02, 2017

    US president Donald Trump has said he would be ‘honoured’ to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, in the right circumstances...

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    India says Pakistan killed two Indian soldiers in Kashmir

    Associated Press | Updated at 10:17pm on May 01, 2017

    Two Indian soldiers were killed and their bodies mutilated Monday in an ambush by Pakistani soldiers along the highly militarised de facto border that..

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    May Day rallies across US to target Trump immigration policy

    Reuters | Updated at 05:50pm on May 01, 2017

    Labour unions and immigrant advocacy groups will lead May Day rallies in cities across the United States on Monday, with organisers expecting larger-than-usual turnouts to protest the immigration policies of president Donald Trump...