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    Protesters want Trump to reveal tax return

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:05am on April 17, 2017

    Thousands of protesters gathered Saturday in cities across the United States to pressure president Donald Trump to release his tax returns, a move of transparency he has repeatedly refused...

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    North Korean missile ‘blows up’ on test launch

    Reuters | Updated at 08:45am on April 16, 2017

    A North Korean missile ‘blew up almost immediately’ on its test launch on Sunday, the US Pacific Command said, hours before US vice-president Mike Pence was due in South Korea for talks on the North's increasingly defiant arms programme...

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    Dozens killed in blast near evacuation buses in Syria 

    Associated Press | Updated at 09:01pm on April 15, 2017

    Syria TV says at least 22 people were killed in an explosion that hit near evacuation buses in northern Syria. A war monitor puts the death toll at 24 in the area controlled by opposition fighters...

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    Flash floods kill 30 in northwest Iran 

    Associated Press | Updated at 08:58pm on April 15, 2017

    The death toll in flash floods triggered by heavy rains in Iran's northwest province of eastern Azarbaijan rose to 30 as rescue teams deployed, state TV reported Saturday...

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    Clashes in Sudan town kill at least 14 people

    Reuters | Updated at 07:06pm on April 15, 2017

    At least 14 people were killed in the South Sudanese town of Raga when fighting erupted between government forces and the main rebel group...

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    N Korea puts new missiles on display

    Reuters . Pyongyang | Updated at 01:05am on April 16, 2017

    North Korea displayed what appeared to be new long-range and submarine-based missiles on the 105th birth anniversary of its founding father, Kim II Sung, on Saturday, as a nuclear-powered US aircraft carrier group steamed towards the region...

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    Sri Lanka rubbish dump landslide death toll rises to 16

    Reuters | Updated at 03:25pm on April 15, 2017

    A rubbish dump landslide in the Sri Lankan capital Colombo killed at least 16 and injured over a dozen, military spokesman and hospital officials said on Saturday, as emergency workers dug into the mountain of trash in search of survivors...

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    Massive US bomb death toll rises to 94 in Afghanistan

    Associated Press | Updated at 12:25pm on April 15, 2017

    An Afghan official says the number of militants killed in an attack by the largest non-nuclear weapon ever used in combat by the US military has risen to 94...

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    North Korea displays apparently new missiles as US carrier group approaches

    Reuters | Updated at 10:35am on April 15, 2017

    North Korea displayed what appeared to be new long-range and submarine-based missiles on the 105th birth anniversary of its founding father, Kim Il Sung, on Saturday, as a nuclear-powered US aircraft carrier group steamed towards the region...

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    Russia, Iran and Syria issue warning to US

    Associated Press | Updated at 09:05am on April 15, 2017

    Russia, Syria and Iran strongly warned the United States Friday against launching new strikes on Syria and called for an international investigation of the chemical weapons attack there that killed nearly 90 people...

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