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    440 homeless died in UK in a year: charities

    Reuters . London | Updated at 12:03am on October 10, 2018

    Research showing that 449 homeless people died in Britain last year, many while sleeping rough, exposed a ‘horrifying’ and ‘unforgivable’ housing crisis, charities said on Tuesday....

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    Myanmar not willing to probe Rohingya abuse

    Agence France-Presse . Yangon | Updated at 12:05am on October 10, 2018

    Myanmar is ‘unable and unwilling’ to investigate its abuses against Rohingya Muslims, a UN rights envoy has said, bolstering calls for the country’s generals to be hauled before an international court....

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    Nobel peace prize winner wants IS jihadists to face trial

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 12:05am on October 10, 2018

    Nobel peace prize winner Nadia Murad wants to see members of the Islamic State jihadist group face justice — not death, but trial in a courtroom, she said on Monday....

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    Saudi Arabia to let Turkey search consulate

    Agence France-Presse . Ankara | Updated at 12:05am on October 10, 2018

    Saudi Arabia has agreed to let Turkish authorities search the kingdom’s Istanbul consulate after prominent journalist and Riyadh critic Jamal Khashoggi went missing last week, the Turkish foreign ministry said Tuesday....

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    US ambassador to UN Nikki Haley resigns

    Reuters . Washington | Updated at 12:05am on October 10, 2018

    The US ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, is resigning ‘to take a little time off,’ president Donald Trump said on Tuesday, as she became the latest in a long line of high-profile departures from the administration....

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    Hurricane Michael menaces Florida after fatal flooding in Central America

    Reuters . Florida | Updated at 01:00pm on October 09, 2018

    Florida's governor mobilised National Guard troops and thousands of gulf coast residents were ordered evacuated on Monday, two days before Hurricane Michael was forecast to...

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    Trump 'concerned' over disappeared Saudi journalist

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 10:31am on October 09, 2018

    President Donald Trump said Monday he was ‘concerned’ by the disappearance of a Saudi journalist and Washington Post contributor allegedly killed at the Saudi consulate...

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    Trump apologises to Kavanaugh, declares him ‘proven innocent’

    Reuters . Washington | Updated at 10:22am on October 09, 2018

    US Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh sought to put a bruising confirmation battle behind him on Monday at a White House ceremony in which president...

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    Two Pak former PMs, journalist face court in treason case

    Reuters . Lahore | Updated at 01:20am on October 09, 2018

    Two former prime ministers of Pakistan, Nawaz Sharif and Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, facing allegations of treason appeared before a court along with a prominent journalist on Monday in a hearing to determine whether the case should go to trial....

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    Suu Kyi promises ‘transparency’ over Rohingya atrocities

    Agence France-Presse . Tokyo | Updated at 12:29am on October 09, 2018

    Embattled leader Aung San Suu Kyi vowed Monday to increase transparency over her government’s handling of the Rohingya crisis while pitching for foreign investment in Myanmar ahead of a regional summit in Tokyo....