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    Trump threatens Turkey with economic devastation

    Reuters . Istanbul | Updated at 12:00am on January 15, 2019

    US president Donald Trump threatened Turkey with economic devastation if it attacks a US-allied Kurdish militia in Syria, drawing a sharp rebuke from Ankara on Monday and reviving fears of another downturn in ties between the NATO allies....

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    May faces defeat in Brexit deal vote

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:00am on January 15, 2019

    Prime minister Theresa May was on Monday to ramp up warnings to MPs poised to reject her EU divorce deal that failing to deliver Brexit would be ‘catastrophic’ for British democracy...

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    Sudan protests ‘will not change govt’: Bashir

    Agence France-Presse . Khartoum | Updated at 12:00am on January 15, 2019

    Defiant Sudanese president Omar al-Bashir said Monday that ongoing protests will not lead to a change in government, as he addressed a rally of cheering supporters in war-torn Darfur....

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    Trump rejects senator’s proposal for temporary govt reopening

    Reuters . Washington | Updated at 08:57pm on January 14, 2019

    US president Donald Trump said on Monday he rejected a proposal from a Republican ally in the Senate that he temporarily reopen closed parts of...

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    Gdansk mayor dies of stab wounds after attack

    Agence France-Presse . Gdansk | Updated at 08:39pm on January 14, 2019

    The centrist mayor of the Polish port city of Gdansk died on Monday, a day after a man stabbed him in the heart in front...

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    Sudan protests ‘will not change government’: Bashir

    Agence France-Presse . Khartoum | Updated at 06:52pm on January 14, 2019

    Defiant Sudanese president Omar al-Bashir said Monday that ongoing protests will not lead to a change in government, as he addressed a rally of cheering...

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    Soaring sexual violence pushes Sierra Leone to face ‘rape culture’

    Agence France-Presse . Freetown | Updated at 05:47pm on January 14, 2019

    ‘Mary’ was nine years old when her childhood abruptly ended. Three men fed her sedatives then raped her. Her mother, who had been washing clothes in a stream near...

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    Sabarimala trailblazers braving threats, family anger

    Agence France-Presse . Kerala | Updated at 04:07pm on January 14, 2019

      AFP . Kerala   Bindu Ammini and Kanakadurga are living on the run since infuriating Hindu traditionalists by entering one of India’s holiest temples...

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    Cargo plane carrying nine people crashes in Iran

    Reuters . Dubai | Updated at 12:37pm on January 14, 2019

    A Boeing 707 cargo plane with nine people on board crashed on Monday near Iran's Fath airport, west of the capital, Tehran, the semi-official Fars...

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    Indonesia finds cockpit voice recorder of crashed Lion Air jet

    Reuters . Jakarta | Updated at 11:34am on January 14, 2019

    Indonesia has found the cockpit voice recorder from a Lion Air plane more than two months after the Boeing Co 737 MAX jet crashed into...

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