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    Florida prepares for powerful Hurricane Irma

    Reuters | Updated at 10:40am on September 06, 2017

    Emergency management officials across South Florida hastened disaster preparations on Tuesday in anticipation of Hurricane Irma's expected weekend arrival on the US mainland with possibly greater force than Hurricane Harvey unleashed on Texas...

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    Myanmar's Suu Kyi denounces terrorists, silent on Rohingya exodus

    Reuters | Updated at 10:50am on September 06, 2017

    Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi on Wednesday blamed ‘terrorists’ for ‘a huge iceberg of misinformation’ on the violence in Rakhine state but made no mention of the nearly 125,000 Rohingya Muslims who have fled over the border to Bangladesh since August 25...

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    Indian journalist Gauri Lankesh shot dead in Bangalore

    BBC | Updated at 09:25am on September 06, 2017

    A prominent Indian journalist critical of Hindu nationalist politics has been shot dead in the south-western state of Karnataka, police say...

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    Axing young migrant scheme is wrong: Obama

    BBC | Updated at 08:45am on September 06, 2017

    Former US president Barack Obama has attacked the Trump administration for scrapping his scheme to protect young undocumented migrants from deportation...

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    Disease outbreaks, fund crisis add to SA flood survivors’ woes  

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:40am on September 06, 2017

    Hundreds of thousands of flood-affected people across Bangladesh, India, Nepal and Pakistan are struggling to survive in the aftermath of the worst flooding to hit the region in decades...

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    Bangladesh needs climate resilient health system: WHO expert

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Male, Maldives | Updated at 01:39am on September 06, 2017

    Bangladesh, as one of the most vulnerable countries of climate change, needs to take a preparedness policy urgently and increase investment in key areas to build a climate resilient health system, said a renowned public health expert here on Tuesday...

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    Xi urges healthy India ties after border spat

    Agence France-Presse . Xiamen | Updated at 12:11am on September 06, 2017

    Chinese president Xi Jinping sought Tuesday to move past a tense border dispute with India, telling prime minister Narendra Modi the two nuclear-armed neighbours should pursue ‘healthy, stable’ relations, according to China’s state media...

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    Indonesia places 4+1 formula to resolve Rohingya crisis

    United News of Bangladesh | Updated at 08:22pm on September 05, 2017

      Indonesia has submitted a proposal to Myanmar named 'Formula 4 + 1' for Rakhine State to restore peace and allowing immediate access to humanitarian...

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    Suspected landmines maim Rohingya fleeing Myanmar

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 05:39pm on September 05, 2017

    Two Rohingya children — one of whom lost a leg — were injured by an apparent landmine blast as they tried to flee unrest in...

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    Military loses contact with a training jet

    Reuters | Updated at 02:40pm on September 05, 2017

    The Myanmar military has lost contact with a training jet and has kicked off a search for the missing plane, the military said on...