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Myanmar military leaders must face genocide charges, says UN

A UN report has said top military figures in Myanmar must be investigated for genocide in Rakhine state and crimes against humanity in other areas. The report, based on hundreds...

Jordan ministers resign over Dead Sea flood deaths

Jordan’s Education and Tourism Ministers resigned yesterday after an investigation into the deaths of 21 school children swept away in flash floods on a school outing in the Dead...

UN chief welcomes meeting between leaders of Djibouti and Eritrea

The United Nations Secretary-General, António Guterres, has welcomed the meeting between the Presidents of Djibouti and Eritrea, held on Monday in Saudi Arabia, as “yet another step in the consolidation of recent...

Asia Bibi blasphemy acquittal upheld by Pakistan court

Pakistan's top court has rejected a challenge to the acquittal of a Christian woman on blasphemy charges. The Supreme Court upheld its decision to overturn Asia Bibi's conviction and death...

Death sentences for Indian police torturers welcomed by victim’s mother

Death sentences have been handed down to two Indian police officers found guilty of killing a ...

‘Significant progress’ in US-Taliban talks – US Envoy

The US and the Afghan Taliban have made "significant progress" in talks aimed at ending the 17-year-old conflict in Afghanistan, the US envoy has said. In a series of tweets,...

Protesting soldiers wanted to kill me – Ethiopia PM’

Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has said that some of the soldiers who entered the grounds of his office last week had wanted to kill him. At the time, he...

Trump ‘demands answers’ on missing Saudi journalist

US President Donald Trump has vowed to "get to the bottom" of the case of missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Mr Trump told reporters he had spoken to the Saudi...

More than half a million march on London demanding a final say on Brexit

More than half a million protesters in London have rallied for a second referendum to decide on the terms Britain leaves the EU. Organisers from The People's Vote campaign estimate...

Nigeria ruling party launches Buhari’s re-election campaign

Nigeria's ruling party held a rally to mark the launch of President Muhammadu Buhari's re-election bid on Friday in the southern city of Uyo, hours after naming a campaign...

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Up to 3,500 jobs at risk as Honda ‘plans to close Swindon car plant’

Japanese carmaker Honda is set to announce the closure of its Swindon car plant putting 3,500 jobs at risk, Sky News reported on Monday. Sky...

Saudis say Prince Mohammed bin Salman has no plan to buy Man United

Saudi Arabia Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman is not planning to buy Manchester United, the kingdom’s government has announced. The Sun have reported that Prince...