Iran has "successfully" tested a new ballistic missile that can carry multiple warheads and can travel up to 2,000km, according to state media. The news…
President Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday became the latest voice to brand the killing of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar as “genocide”. “France will work with its…
Hurricane Maria, the second major hurricane to hit the Caribbean this month, has struck the US territory of Puerto Rico, flooding streets, damaging buildings and…
Police in Myanmar have clashed with a mob blocking an aid shipment in Rakhine state while nine people have died in a road accident involving…
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has warned world leaders against war with North Korea, calling on them to take the threat of "nuclear peril" seriously. "We…
Forty million people around the world, mostly women and girls, were victims of modern slavery last year, according to a new report. The study by …
A powerful 7.1-magnitude earthquake hit Mexico City on Tuesday, killing more than 200 people and causing widespread panic. The powerful quake struck at 1.14 p.m.…
About 421,000 Rohingya Muslims have crossed from Myanmar to Bangladesh since Aug. 25, the UN said on Tuesday. "Many of the new arrivals, who walked…
Stricter international sanctions will only lead North Korea to speed up its nuclear programme, Pyongyang said, as US and Chinese leaders agreed to "maximise the…