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    Yemen conflict death toll passes 10,000

    BBC | Updated at 09:20am on January 17, 2017

    At least 10,000 people have been killed in the war in Yemen between Houthi rebels and the Saudi-led coalition supporting the government, the UN says...

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    Gene Cernan, last man to walk on moon, dies

    Reuters | Updated at 09:10am on January 17, 2017

    Eugene Cernan, the last astronaut to walk on the moon - an experience that he said made him ‘belong to the universe,’ died on Monday at the age of 82, the US space agency said...

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    In response to Trump, France's Hollande says EU needs no advice from outsiders

    Reuters | Updated at 08:55am on January 17, 2017

    French president Francois Hollande on Monday responded to US president-elect Donald Trump's criticism of the European Union by saying the bloc did not need to be told what to do by outsiders...

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    Eight killed in attack on police checkpoint in Egypt's Western Desert

    Reuters | Updated at 08:45am on January 17, 2017

    At least eight policemen were killed and three wounded in an attack by Islamist militants on a security checkpoint in Egypt's New Valley province in the Western Desert, the interior ministry said on Monday...

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    Istanbul New Year's nightclub attacker caught

    Reuters | Updated at 08:25am on January 17, 2017

    The gunman suspected of killing 39 people in an Istanbul nightclub on New Year's Day has been caught by police in the city's Esenyurt district, the Hurriyet newspaper website and other media reports said on Tuesday...

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    Five dead in shooting at Mexico music festival

    Agence France-Presse . Cancun, Mexico | Updated at 01:02am on January 17, 2017

    A shooting erupted at an electronic music festival in the Mexican resort of Playa del Carmen early Monday, leaving at least five people dead and sparking a stampede, the mayor said...

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    66,000 Rohingyas enter Bangladesh so far

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 01:00am on January 17, 2017

    More minority Muslims of Rakhine state fled violence and abuses to bordering Cox’s Bazar, increasing the number of arrivals of Myanmar nationals to estimated 66,000 in last three months...

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    Turkish cargo jet crash kills 37 in Kyrgyzstan

    Agence France-Presse . Bishkek | Updated at 12:53am on January 17, 2017

    A Turkish cargo plane crashed into a village near Kyrgyzstan’s main airport Monday, killing at least 37 people and destroying houses after attempting to land in thick fog, authorities said...

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    Five dead in shooting at Mexico music fest

    Agence Fracnce-Presse | Updated at 08:15pm on January 16, 2017

      A shooting erupted at an electronic music festival in the Mexican resort of Playa del Carmen early Monday, leaving at least five people dead...

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    Trump says NATO is obsolete but still ‘very important to me’

    Reuters | Updated at 12:23pm on January 16, 2017

    US president-elect Donald Trump said NATO was obsolete because it had not defended against terror attacks, but that the military alliance was...

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