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    Red Cross says life has stopped in Myanmar’s Rakhine

    Reuters . Geneva | Updated at 12:19am on December 14, 2017

    Life has stopped in its tracks in Myanmar’s northern Rakhine state where an estimated 180,000 Rohingya remain, fearful after violence drove 650,000 to flee to Bangladesh, the International Committee of the Red Cross said on Wednesday....

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    Macron seeks climate action after US withdrawal from Paris accord

    Reuters . Paris | Updated at 12:05am on December 13, 2017

    French president Emmanuel Macron is urging wealthy countries and global companies to commit more funds to combating global warming and help poorer nations deal with the impact of climate change....

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    Suicide bomber kills at least 13 in police academy attack in Somali capital

    Reuters | Updated at 12:41pm on December 14, 2017

    A suicide bomber in police uniform blew himself up inside a police training camp in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu on Thursday, killing at least...

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    Two Reuters journalists arrested in Myanmar

    Reuters . Yangon | Updated at 12:25am on December 14, 2017

    Two Reuters journalists were arrested on Tuesday evening in Myanmar’s main city, Yangon, a government spokesman said. ‘Yes it is correct that they were arrested,’ spokesman Zaw Htay said. ‘Not only your reporters, but also the policemen who were involved in that case. We will take action against those policemen and also the reporters.’...

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    Trump wants Congress to fix ‘lax’ immigration after NY attack

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 09:05am on December 12, 2017

    US president Donald Trump said Monday that a bomb attack by a 27-year-old from Bangladesh on New York's subway system underscored the ‘urgent need’ for Congress to enact immigration reform...

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    NY bomber drawn by subway Christmas posters: report

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 08:45am on December 12, 2017

    The Bangladeshi immigrant who set off a bomb in New York's subway Monday told investigators that he was avenging attacks on the Islamic State group and chose the location by its Christmas posters, US media reported...

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    Trump tells NASA to send Americans to Moon

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 09:25am on December 12, 2017

    US president Donald Trump directed NASA on Monday to send Americans to the Moon for the first time since 1972, in order to prepare for future trips to Mars...

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    6.2 quake hits Kerman province in southeast Iran

    Reuters | Updated at 03:29pm on December 12, 2017

    An earthquake of magnitude 6.2 hit Kerman province in southeast Iran on Tuesday, state media reported. Local officials had not...