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'We will kill you all': Rohingya beg for safe passage

Sun, 17 Sep 2017 - 4:30pm
Thousands of Rohingya Muslims encircled by hostile Buddhists in Rathedaung township are pleading for a secure way out.

Who deserves the Nobel Peace Prize?

Sun, 17 Sep 2017 - 3:12pm
One of the world's most prestigious prizes honouring peacemakers will be announced on October 6.

Turkey deploys 80 military vehicles near Syrian border

Sun, 17 Sep 2017 - 3:00pm
Deployment comes after Russia, Turkey, and Iran agreed to send 'de-escalation' forces to Syria in the coming weeks.

Qatar agrees to buy 24 fighter jets from Britain

Sun, 17 Sep 2017 - 2:24pm
Doha signs agreement to purchase two dozen Typhoon aircraft in second major arms purchase since Gulf crisis began.

Pakistan ruling party wins key by-election in Lahore

Sun, 17 Sep 2017 - 2:07pm
Former Pakistani prime minister's wife Kulsoom secures vacated seat in poll seen as political barometer.

US ambassador: North Korea will be 'destroyed'

Sun, 17 Sep 2017 - 1:46pm
Nikki Haley warns 'reckless' Pyongyang 'a whole lot of military options' are being considered to defend US and allies.

Trump takes aim at N Korea's 'Rocket Man' on Twitter

Sun, 17 Sep 2017 - 1:21pm
US president sends out unbridled tweets, targeting Democratic rival Hillary Clinton and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.

US considers embassy closure in Cuba over 'incidents'

Sun, 17 Sep 2017 - 1:06pm
Secretary of state says closing US embassy in Havana is 'under review' after possible sonic attacks on staff.

German far-right party calls for Merkel to be punished

Sun, 17 Sep 2017 - 12:47pm
Far-right AfD denounces chancellor for letting 1 million refugees into the country and vows to 'severely punish' her.

Iran's Khamenei: Tehran will not bow to US bullying

Sun, 17 Sep 2017 - 10:57am
Supreme leader warns US against undermining nuclear deal, saying his nation has been acting honestly over the agreement.

Narendra Modi inaugurates Sardar Sarovar Dam

Sun, 17 Sep 2017 - 10:19am
Prime minister inaugurates India's biggest dam on his 67th birthday, ignoring warnings from environmental groups.

A step towards Palestinian unity?

Sun, 17 Sep 2017 - 9:42am
Hamas says it's finally ready for a reconciliation deal, but questions remain as to whether it will follow through.

Donald Trump brings trimming shears to UN debut

Sun, 17 Sep 2017 - 9:26am
US wants to cut UN budget but troubles in Myanmar, North Korea, and Arab Gulf may dominate annual diplomatic gathering.

Pigeon Battles of Cairo: Egypt's High-Flying Sport

Sun, 17 Sep 2017 - 9:01am
A pigeon fighter attempts to beat a rival neighbourhood in his final duel before family pressure forces him to quit.

Inside the hospital treating Rohingya refugees

Sun, 17 Sep 2017 - 8:57am
In a Bangladeshi hospital, Rohingya are treated for wounds sustained when the Myanmar army burned down their homes.

Russia denies bombing US-backed SDF troops

Sun, 17 Sep 2017 - 8:41am
Six members of Syrian Democratic Forces wounded in air strike as pro-government troops advance on Deir Az Zor.

Why Netanyahu's departure will mean nothing

Sun, 17 Sep 2017 - 6:49am
Netanyahu will surely go, but he'll be replaced by another autocrat hellbent on the ethnic cleansing of Palestinians.

Death on the Mediterranean

Sun, 17 Sep 2017 - 6:40am
Although the number of lives lost has fallen, refugees crossing the Mediterranean are dying at a quicker rate.

IOM: Refugees dying at quicker rate in Mediterranean

Sun, 17 Sep 2017 - 6:09am
Rights groups concerned as likelihood of drowning increases on 'most dangerous' route and as conditions worsen in Libya.

Air strike 'kills 12 civilians' in Yemen

Sun, 17 Sep 2017 - 6:01am
Four children, two women among victims of coalition attack in Hareeb al-Qarameesh north of Sanaa, rebel media say.