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    Trump backs down on border wall funding

    BBC | Updated at 09:21am on April 26, 2017

    Donald Trump has indicated he will ditch plans to find cash for his border wall in this week's spending bill...

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    A child dies every 10 minutes in Yemen

    Reuters . Geneva | Updated at 12:13am on April 26, 2017

    The United Nations needs massive funds to avert famine in Yemen and warring parties there must ensure humanitarian aid can be delivered, UN secretary-general Antonio Guterres said on Tuesday as he opened a donor conference in Geneva...

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    Global censorship of news reaches new level: CPJ

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 08:41pm on April 25, 2017

    Despite the promise of new information technologies, governments, non-state actors, and corporations worldwide are ‘censoring vast amounts of information’ using complex and sophisticated tactics. The...

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    10 in minibus killed by roadside bomb in Pakistan

    Reuters | Updated at 11:55am on April 25, 2017

    A remote-controlled roadside bomb targeting a minibus killed at least 10 people and wounded several others in Pakistan's northwestern tribal region bordering Afghanistan on Tuesday, an official in the region said...

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    US submarine arrives in South Korea as tensions rise

    BBC | Updated at 10:12am on April 25, 2017

    A US submarine has arrived in South Korea, amid worries of another North Korean missile or nuclear test. The missile-armed USS Michigan is...

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    Sri Lanka's oil firm workers call off strike over India deal

    Reuters | Updated at 09:30am on April 25, 2017

    Workers at Sri Lanka's state-run oil firm Ceylon Petroleum Corporation called off a strike on Monday less than 24 hours in after the government agreed to consult them before signing an oil tank deal with India...

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    Maoist rebels kill 24 police in central India

    Reuters | Updated at 09:26am on April 25, 2017

    Maoist guerrillas ambushed a paramilitary patrol in central India on Monday, killing at least 24 policemen and wounding six in one of the deadliest attacks this year, senior officials said...

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    France elections: Le Pen steps aside as National Front leader

    Reuters | Updated at 09:21am on April 25, 2017

    Far-right French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen has announced that she is stepping aside as leader of her National Front party...

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    Macron, Le Pen vie to embody change in presidential run-off

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:47am on April 25, 2017

    Pro-Europe maverick Emmanuel Macron and far-right leader Marine Le Pen on Monday threw themselves into campaigning for France’s presidential run-off, with Le Pen styling herself the true candidate of change in a race stacked in Macron’s favour...

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    Maoists kill 24 Indian paramilitary soldiers

    Associated Press | Updated at 08:08pm on April 24, 2017

    Maoist rebels killed at least 24 Indian paramilitary soldiers and injured six others in their stronghold in central India on Monday in one of the...