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    21 killed in car bomb attack on Bogota police academy

    Agence France-Presse . Bogota | Updated at 11:00am on January 18, 2019

    Colombia’s government declared three days of mourning Thursday after a car bomb at a Bogota police cadet training academy killed at least 21 people and...

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    Trump grounds House speaker, scraps Davos trip amid shutdown

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 10:41am on January 18, 2019

    US | politics | shutdown | Trump   AFP . Washington   US president Donald Trump forced the cancellation Thursday of a trip to Afghanistan...

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    May seeks Brexit fix in talks with rivals

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:40am on January 18, 2019

    British prime minister Theresa May scrambled to put together a new Brexit strategy on Thursday after MPs rejected her EU divorce plan and demanded that she rule out a potentially disastrous ‘no-deal’ exit....

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    FB removes more pages, accounts with Russia links

    Reuters . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on January 18, 2019

    Facebook Inc said on Thursday it had removed hundreds of Russia-initiated pages, accounts and groups that it judged to be involved in coordinated inauthentic behaviour on its Facebook and Instagram platforms....

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    Sudanese president’s resignation demanded

    Agence France-Presse . Khartoum | Updated at 12:00am on January 18, 2019

    Sudanese police fired tear gas at hundreds of protesters marching towards the presidential palace in Khartoum on Thursday, as demonstrations demanding president Omar al-Bashir’s resignation spread to other cities and towns....

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    Syria IS attack undermines Trump’s victory claims

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:00am on January 18, 2019

    Just four weeks after president Donald Trump declared victory over the Islamic State group, the jihadists claimed responsibility for a brutal attack in Syria that highlighted a very different reality on the ground....

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    6.0 magnitude quake hits Bay of Bengal

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 04:02pm on January 17, 2019

    A strong earthquake measuring 6.0 magnitude on the Richter scale hit the Bay of Bengal region on Thursday morning. The earthquake hit the region at...

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    Trump eyes for space-based missile sensors

    Reuters . Washington | Updated at 01:53pm on January 17, 2019

    United States president Donald Trump is due to unveil a revamped US missile defence strategy on Thursday that looks at ways to boost America’s security,...

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    UK PM May reaches out to rivals in Brexit deadlock

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 01:12pm on January 17, 2019

    British prime minister Theresa May faces deadlock Thursday over a new Brexit plan, after narrowly surviving a no-confidence vote sparked by the crushing defeat of...

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    Kenya attack: 21 confirmed dead in DusitD2 hotel siege

    Reuters . Nairobi | Updated at 11:12am on January 17, 2019

    Kenyan security forces have killed all the Somali militants who stormed an upscale Nairobi hotel compound, taking at least 21 lives and forcing hundreds of...