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    Starved infants, wounded women crowd Syrian hospitals

    Reuters . Syria | Updated at 12:00am on April 08, 2019

    The paramedics’ log at al-Hol camp in eastern Syria lists the injuries and ailments of infants rushed from the battlefield to its crowded, dirty clinic:...

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    Thousands protest at climate change in Switzerland

    Agene-France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 12:00am on April 08, 2019

    Tens of thousands of people demonstrated Saturday in several Swiss cities against climate change, the Swiss news agency Keystone-ATS reported.Around 50,000 marched in all, the...

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    Rwandans, ‘a family again’, 25 years after genocide: Kagame

    Agence France-Presse . Kigali | Updated at 12:00am on April 08, 2019

    President Paul Kagame said Sunday that Rwandans had become a family again, 25 years after more than 800,000 people were slaughtered in a genocide that...

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    Guaido declares ‘definitive escalation’

    Agence France-Presse . Caracas | Updated at 11:53am on April 07, 2019

    Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido on Saturday launched what he promised would be a ‘definitive escalation’ of pressure to force the...

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    May warns deal with opposition only way to secure Brexit

    Agene-France-Presse . London | Updated at 10:35pm on April 07, 2019

    UK prime minister Theresa May on Saturday defended her decision to turn to Britain’s main opposition to get her EU divorce deal approved, warning without cross-party consensus Brexit could ‘slip through our fingers’....

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    Maldives ex-leader makes comeback in landmark vote

    Agence France-Presse . Male | Updated at 02:55am on April 07, 2019

    The Maldives on Saturday held its first parliamentary election since former strongman leader Abdulla Yameen was forced to stand down, with his arch-rival tipped to make a big political comeback....

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    UK issues passports without ‘European Union’ on cover

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:56am on April 07, 2019

    Britain has begun issuing passports with the words ‘European Union’ removed from the front cover — despite Brexit being delayed and its political leaders deadlocked over how to extricate the country from the bloc....

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    Tensions at migrant camp in N Greece

    Agence France-Presse . Diavata, Greece | Updated at 12:08am on April 07, 2019

    New tensions erupted on Saturday outside a migrant camp in northern Greece between migrants and Greek police who prevented them from advancing towards the border...

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    Thousands march against Mali violence

    Agence France-Presse . Bamako | Updated at 12:05am on April 07, 2019

    At least 30,000 people marched in Mali’s capital Bamako Friday in protest at a surge of violence in the centre of the country before police used tear gas to disperse the crowds....

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    Guaido calls demo to maintain pressure on Maduro

    Agence France-Presse . Caracas | Updated at 12:03am on April 07, 2019

    Venezuela’s opposition leader Juan Guaido urged his supporters to demonstrate in the streets Saturday to maintain pressure on his rival president Nicolas Maduro, amid rising anger over the collapse of public services....