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    Trump condemns spy agency 'leak' of 'fake news'

    BBC | Updated at 08:25am on January 12, 2017

    President-elect Donald Trump has accused US intelligence agencies of leaking allegations that Russia has compromising material on him...

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    Yemen war claims lives of 1,400 children: UN

    Agence France-Presse . Sanaa | Updated at 01:12am on January 12, 2017

    Nearly 1,400 children have been killed, hundreds more injured and many schools closed by the war in Yemen, the UN children’s fund said on Wednesday...

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    Europe’s deep freeze claims new victims

    Agence France-Presse . Warsaw | Updated at 12:54am on January 12, 2017

    Sub-freezing temperatures across swathes of Europe have claimed over 60 victims in recent days – notably in Poland, Romania and the Balkans – with migrants and the homeless among the most vulnerable, officials said on Tuesday...

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    Thousands flee fighting on Myanmar’s border with China

    Agence France-Presse . Yangon | Updated at 12:49am on January 12, 2017

    Thousands of people fled heavy fighting on Myanmar’s northern border with China overnight, activists said Wednesday, as the government blocked a senior UN official from visiting the area...

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    Malaysia to hold OIC meeting on Rohingya crisis

    Agence France-Presse . Kuala Lumpur | Updated at 12:48am on January 12, 2017

    Foreign ministers from the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation will meet to discuss the Rohingya Muslim crisis next week in Kuala Lumpur, a Malaysian official said Wednesday, as thousands continue to flee Myanmar...

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    India's top court throws out case alleging Modi took cash payments

    Reuters | Updated at 06:10pm on January 11, 2017

    India's Supreme Court on Wednesday threw out a case brought by an anti-corruption lawyer that accused prime minister Narendra Modi of accepting suspicious cash payments, dealing a blow to an opposition leader who had latched on to the case...

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    Arrest warrant issued against Wasim Akram

    staff correspondent | Updated at 12:18pm on January 11, 2017

    A Sessions Court in Karachi of Pakistan on Tuesday issued a bailable arrest warrant against Pakistan's former captain Wasim Akram after he missed 31 hearings...

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    South Korea special prosecutors to question Samsung leader as a suspect

    Reuters | Updated at 11:48am on January 11, 2017

    A South Korean special prosecutor’s office on Wednesday said it had summoned Samsung Group leader Jay Y. Lee as a suspect in...

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    Trump rejects new 'compromising' Russia claims

    BBC | Updated at 09:43am on January 11, 2017

    Donald Trump has decried as a ‘political witch hunt’ US media reports that Russian intelligence agencies have obtained personally compromising material related to him...

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    Ban Ki-moon's brother and nephew charged with bribery

    BBC | Updated at 09:35am on January 11, 2017

    The brother and nephew of former United Nations secretary general Ban Ki-moon have been charged with conspiracy to bribe a government official...