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    US video shows Iran’s military recovering mine

    Reuters. Washington | Updated at 11:07am on June 14, 2019

    The US military released a video late on Thursday that it said showed Iran’s Revolutionary Guard removing an unexploded mine from the side of a...

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    Stranded Rohingyas linked to human trafficking: Thai police

    Reuters . Bangkok | Updated at 01:21am on June 14, 2019

    Thai police said on Thursday there is enough evidence to press human trafficking charges against the captain and crew of a boat carrying 65 Rohingya Muslims that was shipwrecked this week...

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    Fighting kills 50 in eastern DR Congo

    Agence France-Presse . Kinshasa | Updated at 01:14am on June 14, 2019

    At least 50 people have been killed in violence in Ituri, a volatile province of eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, governor Jean Bamanisa Saidi said Thursday. ‘As of the day before yesterday, we had...

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    Protesters scuffle with HK police, govt offices shut

    Reuters . Hong Kong | Updated at 12:15am on June 14, 2019

    Scuffles broke out between demonstrators and police in Hong Kong on Thursday as hundreds of people persevered with a protest against an extradition law with mainland China, a day after...

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    Johnson wins first round of UK leadership vote

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:15am on June 14, 2019

    Boris Johnson overwhelmingly won the first round of voting Thursday in the race to replace outgoing British prime minister Theresa May, with the field of candidates narrowed to...

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    Norwegian tanker still afloat after reported attack

    Agence France-Presse . Oslo | Updated at 12:15am on June 14, 2019

    Norwegian tanker Front Altair was still afloat after a reported attack in the Gulf of Oman on Thursday, the chief executive of the company that owns the vessel said, denying reports...

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    Winds, rains batter India as cyclone veers away

    Agence France-Presse . Ahmedabad, India | Updated at 12:15am on June 14, 2019

    High winds and heavy rains pounded western India on Thursday as a major cyclone expected to hit the coast veered away instead into the Arabian Sea. Vayu, classified as a very severe cyclonic storm, moved...

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    Russia MPs warn Poland over US troops deployment

    Reuters . Moscow | Updated at 12:15am on June 14, 2019

    Russian lawmakers said on Thursday that a new US military deployment to Poland announced by president Donald Trump would force Moscow to take retaliatory steps, with one saying it would...

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    Khamenei rejects Trump talks despite Abe’s mission

    Agence France-Presse . Tehran | Updated at 12:15am on June 14, 2019

    Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei Thursday categorically ruled out talks with US president Donald Trump, despite an unprecedented Japanese mission aimed at defusing tensions between...

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    Climate change on track to reduce ocean wildlife by 17pc

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:15am on June 14, 2019

    Climate change is set to empty the ocean of nearly a fifth of all living creatures, measured by mass, by the end of the century, researchers have calculated. In a world that heats up three to four degrees...