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    Iranian baby will be allowed into US for life-saving surgery

    Associated Press | Updated at 12:46pm on February 04, 2017

    New York governor Andrew Cuomo says an Iranian infant banned from entering the United States for life-saving heart surgery under president Donald Trump's executive order will now be allowed to travel for the emergency procedure...

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    India state polls test Modi popularity after currency chaos

    Associated Press | Updated at 09:50am on February 04, 2017

    Nearly three years ago, Indian prime minister Narendra Modi won a sweeping national election victory with promises to develop the economy and root out corruption. But with a series of key state elections beginning Saturday, Modi's popularity — and his surprise currency decree that sparked months of financial uproar — is about to be tested...

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    Louvre attacker ‘was Egyptian national’

    BBC | Updated at 09:30am on February 04, 2017

    French authorities say they believe the man who tried to attack the Louvre museum in the capital Paris on Friday was a 29-year-old Egyptian man...

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    US judge temporarily blocks Trump's travel ban nationwide

    Associated Press | Updated at 09:40am on February 04, 2017

    A US judge on Friday imposed a nationwide hold on president Donald Trump's ban on travellers and immigrants from seven predominantly Muslim countries, siding with two states that had challenged the executive order that has launched legal battles across the country...

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    Iran to impose legal restrictions on some US entities, individuals

    Reuters . Ankara | Updated at 01:25am on February 04, 2017

    Iran denounced on Friday as illegal new sanctions imposed on it by the United States and said it would impose legal restrictions on US individuals...

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    EU leaders slam Trump

    Agence France-Presse . Valletta | Updated at 12:24am on February 04, 2017

    European Union leaders agreed a plan to curb mass migration from Libya at a special summit in Malta Friday that was overshadowed by the challenges of Donald Trump and Brexit...

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    US slaps fresh sanctions on Iran

    Associated Press . Washington | Updated at 12:19am on February 04, 2017

    The Trump administration on Friday imposed sanctions on 13 people and a dozen companies in response to Iran’s recent ballistic missile test, increasing pressure on Tehran without directly undercutting a landmark nuclear deal with the country....

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    Malaysian PM sends aid for Rohingyas

    Reuters . Kuala Lumpur | Updated at 12:09am on February 04, 2017

    Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak on Friday sent off a ship carrying tonnes of food and emergency supplies to Myanmar’s Rohingya Muslims, saying their suffering would not be ignored...

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    Myanmar army killed and raped in Rohingya ethnic cleansing: UN

    Reuters | Updated at 05:22pm on February 03, 2017

    Myanmar's security forces have committed mass killings and gang rapes of Rohingya Muslims and burned their villages since October...

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    Trump order blocking some from Muslim-majority nations re-entering US - lawsuit

    Reuters | Updated at 01:36pm on February 03, 2017

    The Trump administration is violating the rights of some nationals from seven Muslim-majority countries targeted in a travel ban by barring...