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Four members of Rajapaksa family find place in Sri Lanka cabinet

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Two more members of Rajapaksa family join the Cabinet along with President Gotabaya and PM Mahinda Rajapaksa.

August 12th 2020, 9:25 am

At least 172 killed in Yemen flash floods this month

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Torrential rain has also damaged homes and UNESCO-listed world heritage sites across the country.

August 12th 2020, 8:55 am

Beirut port resumes partial operations a week after blast

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Port operating to unload vessels for merchants a day after vigil held to remember victims of last week's blast.

August 12th 2020, 8:55 am

Myanmar bars Rohingya candidate from contesting election

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Most Rohingya not considered citizens and will have no vote, living in what Amnesty describes 'apartheid' conditions.

August 12th 2020, 8:55 am

Mauritius: 'Most of the of oil' removed from damaged ship

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Japanese ship owner says collection of an estimated 1,000 tonnes of fuel almost over after bulk carrier hit coral reef.

August 12th 2020, 8:55 am

It is time the Muslim world gets serious about climate change

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Muslims already have an environmentalist framework to follow. It is set in Islam.

August 12th 2020, 8:55 am

The Virus | Fly On The Wall

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We go inside the battle against COVID-19 in Spain.

August 12th 2020, 7:55 am

Several people injured as passenger train derails in Scotland

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Scotland's first minister says a train derailment injured several people, declaring the accident 'a major incident'.

August 12th 2020, 7:55 am

Death toll from South Sudan soldiers, civilians clashes hits 127

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Among the dead are 82 civilians and 45 soldiers, army spokesman Lul Ruai Koang said.

August 12th 2020, 7:55 am

Where are all the women leaders?

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Kamala Harris makes history as US vice presidential candidate, but barriers remain for women in power around the world.

August 12th 2020, 7:55 am

Zomato's 'period leave' policy triggers debate among Indian women

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Food delivery company to give female employees up to 10 days of paid leave per year for menstruation.

August 12th 2020, 7:55 am

Black Lives Matter: US firms pledge jobs for low income workers

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American companies are promising jobs for minority communities - but some say they are the ones perpetuating racial inequality.

August 12th 2020, 7:25 am

In Pictures: Egypt-Gaza Rafah border crossing opens for 3 days

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People will be allowed to leave for the first time since the coronavirus outbreak.

August 12th 2020, 7:25 am

US revises UN resolution to extend UN arms embargo on Iran

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Tehran balks at the move saying the United States was 'forced to retreat' from original resolution amid UN opposition.

August 12th 2020, 7:25 am

UNICEF: Conflict in Syria forces children into child labour

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The war is forcing Syria’s children to earn money to support their families.

August 12th 2020, 7:25 am

Argentina ramps up action against illegal fishing

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Argentina turns up the heat on illegal fishing by foreign boats.

August 12th 2020, 7:25 am

Community policing already exists in the US and it is dangerous

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Advocates of defunding the police are pushing for community policing. Programmes like CVE show it is the wrong approach.

August 12th 2020, 7:25 am

EU to discuss sanctions against Belarus after disputed election

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EU foreign ministers to discuss targeted sanctions against Belarus following Sunday's contested election.

August 12th 2020, 7:25 am

Drenching rains head across central and northern China

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Flood warnings are in place across several provinces before the expected downpours.

August 12th 2020, 7:25 am

Iraq fumes against Turkey over deadly drone attack

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Iraq rejects Turkish military action on its soil after commanders killed in a drone attack in northern Kurdish region.

August 12th 2020, 5:52 am

Lebanon sees record-high coronavirus cases and deaths

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Health officials warn the chaos caused by enormous deadly explosion in Beirut risks accelerating spread of COVID-19.

August 12th 2020, 5:52 am

Trump targets Harris: US president calls Biden running mate 'liar'

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At his daily coronavirus briefing on Tuesday, Trump said he was surprised Joe Biden picked Harris because she has accused Biden of racism.

August 12th 2020, 5:52 am

Coronavirus gives Sri Lanka's threatened elephants a reprieve

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Conservationists say country's lockdown has helped reduce the death toll from clashes between elephants and humans.

August 12th 2020, 5:52 am

Israel attacks Hamas positions in Gaza over fire balloons

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Israeli military says attack is 'retaliation' for the launch of multiple incendiary balloons from Hamas-run Gaza Strip.

August 12th 2020, 4:49 am

China increases military pressure on Taiwan: The view from Taipei

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Experts in Taipei expect China to intensify military pressure on Taiwan, but say an invasion is unlikely any time soon.

August 12th 2020, 4:49 am

Minnesota's Ilhan Omar easily wins against well-funded challenger

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Somali-American legislator expected to return to Congress in November representing a heavily Democratic district.

August 12th 2020, 4:38 am

New Zealand election in question as coronavirus threat reemerges

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Jacinda Ardern delays dissolution of Parliament, but says there is no decision yet to postpone the September 19 poll

August 12th 2020, 4:38 am

Beirut mourns blast victims with grief and rage, one week on

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A week after the Beirut explosion, people mourn the victims with a mix of grief and rage, as more evidence emerges that the government ignored warnings.

August 12th 2020, 4:38 am

Thai PM says protesters' call for monarchy reform 'went too far'

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Students break taboo on questioning monarchy by issuing 10-point call for reform while calling for PM Prayuth to resign.

August 12th 2020, 4:38 am

India: Deadly violence breaks out in Bengaluru over Facebook post

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At least three dead in tech hub during violence over a reported derogatory post about the Prophet Muhammad, police say.

August 12th 2020, 4:38 am

LIVE: New Zealand defers parliament dissolution over coronavirus

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New Zealand defers dissolution of parliament after COVID-19 outbreak, but no decision yet on postponing election.

August 11th 2020, 9:23 pm

US civil rights march in DC to go ahead with virus precautions

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Many marchers will arrive by bus, others will join satellite marches in states that are hotspots for COVID-19.

August 11th 2020, 7:50 pm

Some US colleges to reopen in-person despite doubts, pushback

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Some colleges are lowering the number of people allowed on campus and offering hybrid of in-person and online learning.

August 11th 2020, 7:08 pm

US: Maxwell lawyers say conditions in jail 'uniquely onerous'

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Maxwell, accused accomplice of Jeffery Epstein, claims she is being held alone and constantly checked in detention.

August 11th 2020, 6:49 pm

Biden's choice of Kamala Harris as VP candidate 'unprecedented'

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Harris brings youth, race, gender and prosecutorial skill to the Democratic ticket vs Donald Trump in November election

August 11th 2020, 6:49 pm

Can France defeat armed groups in the Sahel?

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France pledges to continue fighting armed groups after the killing of French aid workers in Niger.

August 11th 2020, 5:37 pm

Analysis: Diab was meant to fail. He did it well

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The political establishment that appointed Hassan Diab as Lebanon's PM only stood to benefit from his failure.

August 11th 2020, 4:49 pm

UN: 70 killed in South Sudan clashes between army, civilians

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The UN said the violence was sparked by a 'disarmament exercise' that is part of the country's recent peace agreement.

August 11th 2020, 4:49 pm

Democrat Joe Biden picks Kamala Harris as running mate

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Harris becomes the first Black woman to run for US vice president alongside Biden, the presumptive Democratic candidate.

August 11th 2020, 4:49 pm

Who is Kamala Harris?

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Harris, the first Black woman in the US Senate from California, ran against Biden for the presidential nomination.

August 11th 2020, 4:49 pm

Hong Kong media tycoon Lai released on bail after arrest

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Police had raided the office of a Lai's newspaper amid a crackdown under the new Beijing-imposed national security law.

August 11th 2020, 4:19 pm

Israel begins bulldozing villagers' homes in West Bank

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One family's house has already been demolished, and the same is expected to happen to more than 30 other buildings.

August 11th 2020, 3:19 pm

US watchdog report cites civilian casualties in Saudi arms deal

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Trump administration skirted law to avoid telling Congress, evading concerns about deaths, humanitarian crisis in Yemen.

August 11th 2020, 3:07 pm

Trump: Some 'men insulted' that Biden vowed to name female VP

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Biden vowed to select a woman and is expected to announce his VP this week ahead of the Democratic National Convention.

August 11th 2020, 3:07 pm

Anti-gov't protests resume in Mali after weeks-long pause

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Demonstrators are calling for the resignation of President President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita as mediation stalls.

August 11th 2020, 3:07 pm

Trump says coronavirus changed 'great' relationship with China

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Trump's campaign has resumed tough talk on China, including the term 'China virus', which some critics call 'racist'.

August 11th 2020, 3:07 pm

Iraq army says Turkish drone killed two high-ranking commanders

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The attack killed two border guard battalion commanders and the driver of their vehicle, the army said in a statement.

August 11th 2020, 2:05 pm

Critics accuse Hong Kong of crackdown on press freedom

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The arrest of media tycoon Jimmy Lai under controversial national security law is expected to be the beginning of prominent people's targeting.

August 11th 2020, 1:17 pm

Judges sceptical about dropping case against Trump ex-aide Flynn

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Michael Flynn pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI about his meetings with Russia's ambassador, but wants plea reversed.

August 11th 2020, 1:17 pm

US: Baltimore explosion death toll climbs as survivor rescued

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The cause of the gas explosion that levelled three homes has not been determined, but two people are confirmed dead.

August 11th 2020, 1:05 pm

UNHCR: Reports of at least 34 refugees killed in Beirut blast

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The UN agency said it feared the death toll of the 200,000 mostly Syrian refugees living in the city could rise.

August 11th 2020, 1:05 pm

Belarus longtime leader claims sixth term by a landslide

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President Alexander Lukashenko set to extend time in office but violence spreads as opposition rejects official results.

August 11th 2020, 1:05 pm

COVID-19: New York's true nursing home death toll is likely high

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Coronavirus deaths in New York, already among the highest in the US, may actually be significantly undercounted.

August 11th 2020, 12:05 pm

China extends term of Hong Kong's Legislative Council by a year

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Fate of four sitting lawmakers barred from running for re-election remains unclear.

August 11th 2020, 12:05 pm

Crack in freighter leaking oil off Mauritius coast widens

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Oil leak on Japanese ship off coast of Mauritius halted, but more spillage possible as tanker risks breaking up.

August 11th 2020, 11:35 am

US: Seattle police chief resigns as one percent of budget cut

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Seattle authorities said the cut was a 'down payment' for future reductions, but it falls short of protesters' demands.

August 11th 2020, 11:35 am

Benin city restores monuments from slave trade era

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As anti-racism protests in the US and Europe grew, so did demands for the removal of statues linked to slavery - a city in West Africa is going the other way.

August 11th 2020, 11:35 am

UK, France to work together on blocking migrant route: Philp

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British immigration minister says London and Paris are working to finalise a new plan for shutting down a migrant route.

August 11th 2020, 11:35 am

Reports: Lebanon's leaders warned in July about port explosives

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Letter warning Beirut could 'be destroyed' reportedly sent to prime minister and president by port security officials.

August 11th 2020, 9:31 am

How do we talk to kids about coronavirus?

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The Stream discusses how to console young children amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

August 11th 2020, 9:31 am

China accused of trying to turn Taiwan into next Hong Kong

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Joseph Wu issued the warning on the third day of a visit by the US health secretary as China uses national security law to crack down on dissidents and activists.

August 11th 2020, 9:31 am

The twin struggles of Hong Kong and the Philippines

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Duterte's new anti-terror law is strikingly similar to the draconian security legislation China imposed on Hong Kong.

August 11th 2020, 8:31 am

As we fight COVID-19, we should turn our gaze to space

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Space exploration can teach human solidarity when we need it the most - amid a pandemic.

August 11th 2020, 8:31 am

Powerful storm causes widespread damage across the US Midwest

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Winds gusting up to 160 kilometres per hour left a path of destruction.

August 11th 2020, 8:31 am

Russia approves 'first' coronavirus vaccine despite scepticism

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Russia has yet to complete phase three clinical trials involving several thousand participants.

August 11th 2020, 8:31 am

New Zealand reports return of coronavirus after 102 days

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PM Arden orders Auckland into lockdown after four new locally transmitted cases found in the same family.

August 11th 2020, 7:13 am

'We need new blood': Lebanese demand change after gov't quits

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Many believe the government's resignation will do little to change political deadlock and economic crisis.

August 11th 2020, 7:13 am

Beirut explosion: Remembering victims of the deadly blast

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The massive explosion at Beirut's port on August 4 killed at least 200 people and injured thousands of others.

August 11th 2020, 7:13 am

Iran convicts citizens for spying for foreign powers

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Iran occasionally arrests those accused of spying on behalf of foreign countries, including the US and Israel.

August 11th 2020, 7:01 am

India watchdog to inspect airports hit by heavy rain after crash

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At least 18 people died after an Air India Express plane with 190 people on board crash-landed at an airport in Kerala.

August 11th 2020, 7:01 am

Bolivia: Opposition blocks roads, demand election goes ahead

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Escalating protests in Bolivia revive memories of last year's violence, which led to the resignation of former President Evo Morales.

August 11th 2020, 6:13 am

UN says Facebook has not shared 'evidence' of Myanmar crime

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UN investigators say Facebook played a key role in spreading hate speech that fuelled the violence against Rohingya.

August 11th 2020, 6:00 am

Dozens hurt as shooting rumour sparks panic on French Riviera

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False rumors of a shooting unleashes panic on the main promenade of the French Riviera town of Cannes.

August 11th 2020, 6:00 am

Duterte volunteers for trial of Russian coronavirus vaccine

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Amid warnings by experts, Russia steps up vaccine development and promises to deliver it to the Philippines.

August 11th 2020, 5:13 am

Egyptians vote for revived upper house of Parliament

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The vote is symbolic as the Senate is an advisory body without legislative powers and will act mainly in advisory role.

August 11th 2020, 5:13 am

Belarus election challenger Tikhanovskaya flees to Lithuania

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Svetlana Tikhanovskaya left Belarus after a second night of street clashes left a protester dead.

August 11th 2020, 5:00 am

At least six prisoners killed in Mogadishu prison shoot-out

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Two guards also believed to be killed after convicted al-Shabab fighters engaged in a shoot-out with prison guards.

August 11th 2020, 4:30 am

Pompeo 'cleared of wrongdoing' over arms sales to Saudi, UAE

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Official says internal probe found Mike Pompeo acted in 'complete accordance' with law in approving the $8.1bn sale.

August 11th 2020, 4:30 am

In Pictures: Family in cave home faces Israeli eviction

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Ahmed Amarneh says as a natural formation, Israel could not possibly argue his cave home was illegally built.

August 11th 2020, 4:30 am

Coronavirus pandemic: How to travel safely

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As countries reopen borders and ease restrictions, a number of measures can be taken to reduce the risk of infection.

August 11th 2020, 3:14 am

Kashmir family alleges Indian forces killed three civilians

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The Indian army, which initially said the dead were Pakistani 'terrorists', said it is investigating the incident.

August 11th 2020, 3:14 am

Indian independence hero Gandhi's iconic glasses go on sale in UK

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It is due to go on auction on August 21, but has smashed expectations with online bidding already more than $65,000.

August 11th 2020, 3:14 am

Hong Kong's Apple Daily vows to 'fight on' after Lai's arrest

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Hong Kong people rush to buy copies of Apple Daily after owner Jimmy Lai's arrest under China-imposed security law.

August 11th 2020, 1:29 am

Student protesters, royalists hold rival rallies in Thailand

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About 3,000 to 4,000 protesters chanted 'Long live democracy' as speakers call on Prime Minister Prayuth to resign.

August 11th 2020, 1:29 am

China seeking to turn Taiwan into the next Hong Kong: Taipei

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Taiwanese Foreign Minister Joseph Wu tells US Health Secretary Alex Azar about political pressure from Beijing.

August 11th 2020, 12:56 am

US: Hate crime survivor Demetria Hester arrested in Portland

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Hester was assaulted by a white supremacist three years ago and now leads 'moms' in racial justice protests each night.

August 10th 2020, 10:13 pm

US denounces arrest of Hong Kong media mogul

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US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says latest move shows Beijing unlikely to change its position on the financial hub.

August 10th 2020, 10:13 pm

US residents with possible coronavirus could be turned away: Live

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US President Trump's draft plan could also cover US citizens; Australia's Victoria reports 19 new deaths, 331 new cases.

August 10th 2020, 8:39 pm

US Rep Ilhan Omar readies for tough primary challenge

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Omar's challenger has portrayed the history-making congresswoman and member of the so-called 'squad' as too divisive.

August 10th 2020, 7:55 pm

US President Donald Trump says there was shooting outside WH

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US president abruptly left a news briefing then returned moments later saying law enforcement shot an armed suspect.

August 10th 2020, 7:55 pm

Lebanon crisis timeline: From Beirut blast to gov't's resignation

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The deadly August 4 explosion pushed the country further to the brink, forcing PM Hassan Diab's government to quit.

August 10th 2020, 7:55 pm

White House confident in Trump's COVID-19 order, challenges await

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Questions whether Trump's executive orders are constitutional remain as Democrats seem poised to challenge in court.

August 10th 2020, 5:21 pm

US: Chicago sees violence, looting after cop-involved shooting

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A heavy police presence is expected in downtown Chicago until further notice after looting and firing at officers.

August 10th 2020, 5:10 pm

Georgia QAnon supporter frontrunner in Republican House primary

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Marjorie Taylor Greene has embraced the fringe conspiracy and has a history of racist and Islamophobic rhetoric.

August 10th 2020, 5:10 pm

Mali swears in new Constitutional Court judges

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Appointment of nine judges is aimed to help resolve impasse between president and opposition coalition seeking his exit.

August 10th 2020, 5:10 pm

Mauritius PM: Brace for 'worst-case scenario' after oil spill

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Fears of an ecological catastrophe keep mounting despite massive local clean-up operation under way in island nation.

August 10th 2020, 5:10 pm

Hezbollah and the people will have to negotiate a new Lebanon

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The Beirut blast will likely usher Lebanon into a new political age.

August 10th 2020, 3:10 pm

At least eight people killed in Greece floods

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Water engulfed the second-largest city Thessaloniki and it is estimated as many as 3,000 homes have been damaged.

August 10th 2020, 3:10 pm

Belarus election challenger asks Lukashenko to quit amid protests

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Police clash with protesters for a second evening as President Alexander Lukashenko declares victory in disputed polls.

August 10th 2020, 3:10 pm

Indian Ocean faces growing threat of fuel spill

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The MV Wakashio ship still has more than half of its 4,000 tonnes of fuel on board after running aground off Mauritius last month.

August 10th 2020, 1:54 pm
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