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    Kim oversees test of new weapon with ‘powerful warhead’

    Agence-France-Presse . Seoul | Updated at 01:26pm on April 18, 2019

    North Korea’s Kim Jong Un has supervised the test-firing of a new tactical weapon with a ‘powerful warhead’, state media reported Thursday, in the first...

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    Indonesia president declares poll win as rival does too

    Reuters . Jakarta | Updated at 12:00am on April 19, 2019

    Indonesian president Joko Widodo on Thursday declared victory in a presidential election to lead the world’s third-largest democracy but his challenger also claimed he had...

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    29 German tourists killed in Madeira bus crash

    Agence France-Presse. Canico, Portugal | Updated at 11:50am on April 18, 2019

    Twenty-nine German tourists were killed when their bus spun off the road and tumbled down a slope before crashing into a house on the Portuguese...

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    Facing arrest, Peru ex-president Garcia kills self

    Agence France-Presse . Lima | Updated at 01:52am on April 18, 2019

    Peru’s former president Alan Garcia died in hospital on Wednesday after shooting himself in the head at his home as police were about to arrest...

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    Migrant camps overflow

    Reuters . Mexico | Updated at 12:00am on April 19, 2019

    Amid pressure from Washington, Mexico is backpedalling on promises of better treatment for Central American migrants, leaving hundreds stranded in unsanitary camps near its southern...

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    Madeira mourns 29 German bus crash victims

    Reuters . Canico, Portugal | Updated at 12:00am on April 19, 2019

    Madeira began three days of mourning on Thursday for 29 German tourists who died after their bus veered off a steep road, as Germany’s foreign...

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    London climate protests enter fourth day

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:00am on April 19, 2019

    London commuters faced further disruption on Thursday as climate change protests continued to bring parts of the British capital to a standstill, leading to over...

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    Separatist gunmen kill 14 bus passengers in Pakistan

    Agence-France-Presse . Pakistan | Updated at 12:18am on April 19, 2019

    Gunmen killed at least 14 people after forcing them to disembark from buses in Pakistan’s Balochistan, officials said Thursday, in the latest attack claimed by...