Floods, landslides kill at least 92 in Sri Lanka

Flooding and landslides killed at least 92 people and left another 110 missing in Sri Lanka as the monsoon set in Friday, dumping record...

Cristiano Ronaldo event shelved after terror attack

Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo’s scheduled appearance in London this weekend has been postponed after the UK terror threat level was upgraded in the...

UK bomber told mother ‘Forgive me’ before blast

Manchester bomber Salman Abedi was known to the security services and his risk to the public remained “subject to review” before he carried out...

Ethiopia’s Tedros named WHO’s DG, first African to get job

Ethiopia's Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus won the race to be the next head of the World Health Organisation (WHO) on Tuesday, becoming the first African...

WHO set to choose next DG among 3 candidates

Health ministers, diplomats and other high-level envoys are set to choose the next director-general of the World Health Organization among three finalists.As it stands,...

Trump describes Nazi Holocaust “history’s darkest hour”

U.S. President Donald Trump paid tribute at Israel's Yad Vashem memorial on Tuesday to the six million Jews killed in the Nazi Holocaust, calling...

Tortoises worth $300,000 seized at Kuala Lumpur Airport

Malaysian customs foiled an attempt to smuggle hundreds of the world's most endangered tortoises into the country from Madagascar, a senior official said Monday.The...

Dubai to develop $1.7 billion tourist project on man-made islands

Dubai plans to develop a 6.3 billion dirham ($1.7 billion) tourist resort on two man-made islands it will build either side of the Burj...

Miss District of Columbia crowned as Miss USA

The District of Columbia has won back-to-back Miss USA titles.Kara McCullough, a 25-year-old scientist working for the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, was crowned Sunday...

Free incubators save lives of Indonesian babies

Tiny Indonesian baby Maryamah stared around from inside an incubator, her bright eyes swivelling left and right from under a woollen hat that was...

France gets new president: Emmanuel Macron, inauguration

Emmanuel Macron was inaugurated Sunday as France's new president at the Elysee Palace in Paris, and immediately launched into his mission to shake up...

Cyber attack hits 200,000 in at least 150 countries: EU Police

Friday's cyber attack hit 200,000 victims in at least 150 countries and that number could grow when people return to work on Monday, the...

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