JAPAN PROBE HAYABUSA2 TOUCHES DOWN ON RYUGU ASTEROID

Spacecraft is on a mission to collect material that could provide clues to the origin of life and the solar system.

WALLACE'S GIANT BEE, WORLD'S LARGEST, REFOUND BY SCIENTISTS

Team of international researchers finds the first specimens of the giant insect in Indonesia's North Moluccas islands.

 
 
 

CHINA'S SHADOW LOOMS LARGE OVER SECOND TRUMP-KIM SUMMIT

As North Korea's main ally, Beijing is keen on concrete results in upcoming Vietnam meeting, including denuclearisation.

IMMIGRATION AGENTS 'USED EXCESSIVE FORCE' DURING TENNESSEE RAID

Workers arrested during 2018 raid on meatpacking plant sue US authorities over alleged constitutional rights violations.

 
 
 

AS MURDERED SLOVAK REMEMBERED, JOURNALISTS CALL FOR PROTECTION

One year on, questions persist over killing of investigative journalist Jan Kuciak and his fiancee Martina Kusnirova.

PAKISTAN'S IMRAN KHAN APPROVES MILITARY RESPONSE IF INDIA ATTACKS

Islamabad authorises 'decisive and comprehensive' reply to any Indian aggression as tensions over Kashmir attack soar.

 
 
 

IS DEMOCRACY THE ANSWER TO NIGERIA'S WOES?

Nigeria is about to choose a new leader as voters finally go to the polls on Saturday.

INDIA REITERATES PLAN TO STOP SHARING OF WATER WITH PAKISTAN

New Delhi's move to halt water flows to Pakistan is to pressure its neighbour after a militant attack in Kashmir.

 
 
 

BASANT BAN: PAKISTAN SNAPS A THREAD FROM ITS OWN CULTURE

Provincial government of Punjab withdraws its decision to lift a 13-year-ban on kite flying, affecting livelihoods.

MADURO SHUTS VENEZUELA'S BORDER WITH BRAZIL AMID AID STANDOFF

Maduro calls opposition leader Guaido's aid caravan a 'provocation', says he's may close border with Colombia as well.

 
 
 

AT GROUND ZERO OF KASHMIR UNREST, RESIDENTS SEE NO END TO DEATHS

In villages around Pulwama, site of the February 14 suicide bombing, ordinary Kashmiris seek an end to daily violence.

COLOMBIA'S 'MADONNA' HELPS LGBTQ PEOPLE FLEEING VENEZUELA

For Madonna Badillo, a life of discrimination and hardship motivates her to help LGBTQ Venezuelans in need of a home.

 
 
 

SAUDI SISTERS STUCK IN HONG KONG MONTHS AFTER FLEEING KINGDOM

The two sisters using the aliases Reem and Rawan say Saudi officials kept them from traveling to Australia.

OAKLAND TEACHERS WALK OUT IN LATEST EDUCATOR STRIKE TO HIT US

Teachers demand pay increase and want the California district to hire more counselors and nurses to support students.

 
 
 

CHINA'S TV CONFESSIONS

Activists accuse Chinese state media of human rights violations, for televising confessions they allege were forced.

OPERATION TO DESTROY ISIL'S FINAL VESTIGE HITS EVACUATION SNAG

US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces surrounded fighters at Baghouz village but won't attack until all civilians are out.

 
 
 

HUNGARY 'STARVING' IRAQI MIGRANTS DETAINED AT BORDER

The Iraqis' asylum claims were rejected by Hungary and they were denied food while being held in the transit zone.

US ACTOR JUSSIE SMOLLETT ARRESTED, ACCUSED OF LYING TO POLICE

Smollett is charged with lying to police when he claimed men attacked him and hurled racist and anti-gay slurs at him.

 
 
 

BANGLADESH FIRE: DHAKA RESIDENTS LOOK FOR THE MISSING

People in Dhaka rush to the fire scene and hospital as at least 70 killed in blaze that ripped through residential area.

IRAQ ON HIGH ALERT FOR ISIL FIGHTERS FLEEING SYRIA

There are concerns that the fleeing ISIL members could regroup in areas they once controlled in northern and western Iraq.

 
 
 



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