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    Ex-Malaysian PM Najib charged with corruption

    Agence France-Presse . Kuala Lumpur | Updated at 11:34pm on July 04, 2018

    Former Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak was formally charged Wednesday with corruption linked to a multi-billion dollar financial scandal that contributed to his shock election defeat less than two months ago....

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    Merkel defends German immigration plan

    Reuters . Berlin | Updated at 11:32pm on July 04, 2018

    German chancellor Angela Merkel defended on Wednesday a deal on tightening immigration controls from attacks directed by both her Social Democrat coalition partners and the far-right opposition....

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    Scuffles as Israel readies to demolish Bedouin village

    Agence France-Presse . Khan al-Ahmar | Updated at 11:29pm on July 04, 2018

    Scuffles broke out on Wednesday between Israeli authorities and protesters who feared preparations were underway to raze a Bedouin village in a strategic part of the occupied West Bank, despite international calls for a reprieve....

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    Scores dead or missing in Indonesia ferry accident

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 11:30am on July 04, 2018

    Some 70 people are dead or missing after a ferry ran aground off the coast of Indonesia, according to an updated official toll Wednesday, the...

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    Fresh navy video shows Thai cave boys in ‘good health’

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 10:33am on July 04, 2018

    A new video of a youth football team trapped in the bowels of a Thai cave emerged Wednesday showing the boys laughing and saying they...

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    Malaysia's ex-PM Najib charged with corruption

    Reuters | Updated at 10:21am on July 04, 2018

    In a stunning fall from grace, Malaysia's former prime minister Najib Razak was charged in court on Wednesday as part of an investigation into allegations...

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    Agonising rescue ahead for Thai cave boys as nation rejoices

    Agence France-Presse . Mae Sai | Updated at 11:38pm on July 03, 2018

    Rescuers braced for a difficult evacuation for 13 members of a Thai youth football team found alive in a cave nine days after they went missing, as a phone cable was hurridly fed into the underground chambers in the hope of allowing them to speak to their families for the first time since their ordeal began....

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    Former Malaysian PM Najib arrested over huge graft probe

    Agence France-Presse . Kuala Lumpur | Updated at 12:05am on July 04, 2018

    Former Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak was arrested by anti-corruption investigators Tuesday, officials said, the latest dramatic development in a widening graft probe that has engulfed the ex-leader....

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    Trump ex-lawyer hints could flip against US president

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 12:39am on July 03, 2018

    Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer, facing potential arrest in New York, has declared his first loyalty is to his family and the country, signaling a willingness to cooperate with prosecutors against the president....

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    12 Thai boys trapped in cave found safe

    Agence France-Presse . Mae Sai, Thailand | Updated at 12:36am on July 03, 2018

    Twelve boys and their football coach trapped in a flooded Thai cave for nine days were ‘found safe’ late Monday, in a miracle rescue after days of painstaking searching by specialist divers through muddy waters and winding tunnels....