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    New migrant caravan enters Mexico

    Agence France-Presse . Ciudad Hidalgo, Mexico | Updated at 12:00am on January 20, 2019

    Hundreds of Central Americans entered Mexico illegally as the latest migrant caravan trying to reach the United States began crossing the Mexican-Guatemalan border en masse Friday....

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    Two monks shot dead as violence flares in Thailand

    Agence France-Presse . Bangkok | Updated at 02:34pm on January 19, 2019

    Gunmen in Thailand’s deep south shot dead two Buddhist monks and wounded two others inside a temple, police said on Saturday, capping a week of...

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    ‘No injuries of concern’ for Prince Philip, 97, after car accident

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 11:39am on January 19, 2019

    Queen Elizabeth II’s 97-year-old husband Prince Philip visited hospital for ‘a precautionary check-up’ on Friday that found ‘no injuries of concern’ after a car crash...

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    Myanmar ‘too slow’ in allowing Rohingya return: UN

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 11:20am on January 19, 2019

    UN secretary-general Antonio Guterres on Friday criticised as ‘too slow’ Myanmar’s efforts to allow the return of Rohingya Muslim refugees, describing the lack of progress...

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    Guterres finds fear latest best-selling brand

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:37am on January 19, 2019

    United Nations secretary general António Guterres has uttered a warning against the dangers of ‘widespread fear and mistrust in our planet,’ saying ‘The best-selling brand...

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    Fuel pipeline blaze in Mexico kills 66

    Agence France-Presse . Tlahuelilpan | Updated at 12:00am on January 20, 2019

    An explosion and fire killed at least 66 people who were illegally collecting fuel gushing from a leaking pipeline in central Mexico, the Hidalgo state governor said on Saturday....

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    Saturn’s rings are younger than the planet itself

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 01:29am on January 19, 2019

    Saturn’s rings are younger than scientists thought and appeared within the last 10 to 100 million years, according to research published Thursday based on findings...

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    ASEAN ministers rock no boats in Myanmar, S China Sea

    Associated Press/ United News of Bangladesh . Chiang Mai | Updated at 01:21am on January 19, 2019

    Foreign ministers of the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations have hewed to the group’s practice of reaching the least provocative consensus possible in discussions...

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    UN members owe $2b in debt to peacekeeping

    Reuters . New York | Updated at 12:39am on January 19, 2019

    UN member states owe nearly $2 billion in peacekeeping funds, United Nations chief Antonio Guterres has warned, with the United States responsible for more than...

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    May refuses to rule out ‘no-deal’ Brexit

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:37am on January 19, 2019

    British prime minister Theresa May scrambled to put together a new Brexit strategy after MPs rejected her EU divorce deal, and insisted she could not...