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    'Monumental' deal to cut HFCs, fastest growing greenhouse gases

    BBC | Updated at 12:03pm on October 15, 2016

    More than 150 countries have reached a deal described as ‘monumental’ to phase out gases that are making global warming worse...

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    Trump faces new sex assault allegations

    BBC | Updated at 08:40am on October 15, 2016

    Two more women have come forward to accuse Donald Trump of sexual assault, in the latest such allegations against the embattled Republican nominee...

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    Terrified residents flee as Myanmar crackdown widens

    Agence France-Presse . Maungdaw | Updated at 12:47am on October 15, 2016

    Towns and villages across northern Rakhine state were deserted on Friday, as terrified residents fled a deadly military crackdown on foot and by air, fearing Myanmar’s restive western state could once again be ripped apart by violence...

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    Extremist attack kills 12 Egyptian soldiers in Sinai

    Associated Press | Updated at 08:59pm on October 14, 2016

    Suspected Islamic extremists in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula attacked an army checkpoint on Friday, killing 12 soldiers and wounding eight, according to security and medical officials...

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    Israel freezes ties with UNESCO for 'denying Jewish holy sites'

    BBC | Updated at 06:00pm on October 14, 2016

    It repeatedly denounced Israeli actions, including the use of force, imposition of restrictions on Muslim worshippers and archaeological work. Israel regards such criticism as politically motivated...

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    India and Russia to sign air defence deal

    Reuters | Updated at 04:31pm on October 14, 2016

    Russia and India will sign an agreement on Saturday for Moscow to deliver advanced S-400 surface-to-air missile systems to New Delhi, a Kremlin aide said on Thursday...

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    10 killed in South Korea after bus fire on highway

    Associated Press | Updated at 11:38am on October 14, 2016

    Ten people were killed and nine others were injured in South Korea after their bus caught fire on a...

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    Car bomb near Syria-Turkey border crossing kills at least 20

    Reuters | Updated at 11:31am on October 14, 2016

    At least 20 people, mostly Syrian rebel fighters, were killed after a car bomb exploded on Thursday near a checkpoint close to the Bab al Salama crossing on the...

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    Colombia's president extends ceasefire with FARC through yearend

    Reuters | Updated at 11:11am on October 14, 2016

    Colombia's president Juan Manuel Santos on Thursday extended his ceasefire with Marxist FARC rebels through the end of the year as he seeks to...

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    Gripped by grief, Thais mourn death of beloved monarch

    Associated Press | Updated at 09:50am on October 14, 2016

    Thailand began its first day in 70 years without a king on Friday in a profound state of mourning, with people across the shaken nation dressed in black following the death of the world's longest-reigning monarch, Bhumibol Adulyadej...