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    EU to prepare sanctions on Myanmar generals

    Reuters . Brussels | Updated at 12:05am on February 24, 2018

    The European Union will start preparing sanctions against Myanmar generals over killings of Rohingya Muslims by formally calling on the bloc’s foreign policy chief next...

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    UNICEF deputy director Justin Forsyth resigns after ‘mistakes’

    Reuters | Updated at 09:05am on February 23, 2018

    The deputy director of the United Nations children’s agency UNICEF resigned on Thursday, saying he did not want coverage of past mistakes he had made...

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    Pesticide traced in French fruit: report

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:10am on February 21, 2018

    Almost three- quarters of fruit and more than two-fifths of non-organic vegetables contain traces of pesticide in France, with grapes and celery the most affected,...

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    Five women killed in Dagestan church shooting claimed by IS

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 10:05am on February 19, 2018

    Five women were shot dead in an apparent radical Islamist attack on an Orthodox church in the North Caucasus region of Dagestan on Sunday, as...

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    Investigators hunt for clues over Russian passenger plane crash

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 12:15pm on February 12, 2018

    Investigators will examine Monday numerous possible causes of one of Russia’s worst ever aviation accidents that saw a passenger plane carrying 71 people crash...

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    71 feared dead in Russian plane crash

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 12:05am on February 12, 2018

    A Russian passenger plane carrying 71 people crashed outside Moscow on Sunday after taking off from the capital’s Domodedovo airport, officials and local media said....

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    Snow shuts Eiffel Tower as winter blast hits France

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:27am on February 07, 2018

    The Eiffel Tower turned away tourists on Tuesday as snow swept across northern France, snarling trains and giving the capital its first real dose of...

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    100 years on, real women's equality remains elusive

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 10:54am on February 06, 2018

    A century after women won the right to vote in Britain, the ideals of equality are resonating again in the global wave of sexual harassment...

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    Moscow authorities struggle to clear record snowfall

    Agence France-Presse . Moscow | Updated at 12:31am on February 06, 2018

    Moscow authorities battled to clear streets and told children they could skip school as the city was blanketed by its heaviest snowfall in 100 years...

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    Man jailed for 43 years in London mosque van case

    Reuters . London | Updated at 01:04am on February 03, 2018

    A British man found guilty of murder after he drove a van into Muslim worshippers outside a London mosque last June, leaving one dead and...