A White House in crisis scrambled to allay public concern over reports that Donald Trump’s son-in-law sought a secret communications link to Russia — a bombshell allegation the US president swatted down as “fabricated.”
Security forces traded heavy gunfire with Islamist militants inside a southern Philippine city Monday, as fears grew for up to 2,000 people unable to escape a week of fighting that has left women and children among the dead.
Sri Lanka’s monsoon toll climbed to 164 with the discovery of more bodies of people buried in landslides triggered by intense rains, the Disaster Management Centre (DMC) said Monday.
North Korea fired a ballistic missile on Monday, the South’s military and Japan said, a move that ratcheted up tensions over the North’s quest to develop weapons capable of hitting the United States.
British police said they had arrested a new suspect on Monday over the Manchester bombings, bringing to 14 the number of people they have in custody over the attack.
US Homeland Security John Kelly said Sunday that he was considering banning laptop computers on international flights into and out of the country, amid signs of “a real threat.”
Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo on Sunday called for a black feminist festival in the French capital to be banned, saying it was “prohibited to white people.”
Thousands of travellers faced further chaos on Sunday as British Airways cancelled around 40 flights from London’s Heathrow Airport following an IT system failure.
An elderly Australian fisherman has lived to tell the tale after a great white shark leapt into his boat, surviving with only an injured arm after he was sent flying by the thrashing beast.
Coral bleaching on Australia’s Great Barrier Reef is worse than first thought and the impact will accelerate unless global greenhouse gas emissions are cut, scientists said Monday.
Donald Trump’s first trip overseas was supposed to be about building bridges and clarifying his administration’s intentions to friends and foes alike.