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Split families in limbo amid Trump immigration chaos

AFP | The fate of 2,300 children wrested from their parents at the US border with Mexico remained unclear Friday two days after Donald Trump...

Brexit leaves ferry to Ireland in uncertain waters

AFP | The Carlingford ferry, which connects Northern Ireland to the Republic of Ireland, was launched one year ago but is already facing an uncertain...

Protests across Spain as sexual abuse gang released on bail

AFP | Protesters hit the streets across Spain for the second day running on Friday, after five men sentenced to nine years in prison for...

Harry and Meghan to head Down Under later this year: palace

AFP | Prince Harry and his new wife Meghan will visit Australia, Fiji, Tonga and New Zealand later this year for their first overseas tour...

Taliban launch attacks as Afghan government ceasefire starts

AFP | Taliban fighters killed a governor and took control of his district as clashes broke out across Afghanistan despite the start of a government...

In Iraq’s Mosul, women desperate for news of ‘disappeared’

AFP | Every Friday since Mosul was prised from the Islamic State group's clutches last July, women gather in the Iraqi city's Al-Minassa Square, desperate...

A life at high altitude shapes human body, but how?

AFP | Living the high life -- growing up, in other words, at extreme altitude -- forces a developing human body to conserve energy, and...

Saudi women rev up motorbikes as end to driving ban nears

AFP | Even a year ago, it would have been hard to imagine -- Saudi women clad in skinny jeans and Harley-Davidson T-shirts, revving motorbikes...

‘Pyongyang-bound’ Trump says world avoided ‘nuclear catastrophe’

AFP | Donald Trump accepted an invitation from Kim Jong Un to visit North Korea during their historic summit, Pyongyang state media reported Wednesday, as...

Erdogan opens new pipeline to pump Azerbaijan gas to Europe

AFP | Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday opened a new gas pipeline that will pump Caspian gas from energy-rich Azerbaijan across Anatolia to...

EU tensions flare over migrants as Macron blasts Italy

AFP | French President Emmanuel Macron blasted Italy on Tuesday for "irresponsibility" after it turned away a rescue boat carrying African migrants, exposing deep tensions...

Six things we learned from historic US-N.Korea summit

AFP | US President Donald Trump hailed his summit with North Korea's Kim Jong Un as a "very great day in the history of the...

‘Pyongyang-bound’ Trump says world avoided ‘nuclear catastrophe’

AFP | Donald Trump accepted an invitation from Kim Jong Un to visit North Korea during their historic summit, Pyongyang state media reported Wednesday, as...

Erdogan opens new pipeline to pump Azerbaijan gas to Europe

AFP | Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday opened a new gas pipeline that will pump Caspian gas from energy-rich Azerbaijan across Anatolia to...

In Iraq’s Mosul, women desperate for news of ‘disappeared’

AFP | Every Friday since Mosul was prised from the Islamic State group's clutches last July, women gather in the Iraqi city's Al-Minassa Square, desperate...

Taliban launch attacks as Afghan government ceasefire starts

AFP | Taliban fighters killed a governor and took control of his district as clashes broke out across Afghanistan despite the start of a government...

EU tensions flare over migrants as Macron blasts Italy

AFP | French President Emmanuel Macron blasted Italy on Tuesday for "irresponsibility" after it turned away a rescue boat carrying African migrants, exposing deep tensions...

Six things we learned from historic US-N.Korea summit

AFP | US President Donald Trump hailed his summit with North Korea's Kim Jong Un as a "very great day in the history of the...

‘Incredibles 2’ set to break more records for Disney

AFP | After a glut of lucrative box office juggernauts from its Marvel Cinematic Universe, Disney is looking to break more records with "Incredibles 2,"...

Warm words from North Korea on Cold War frontier

AFP | On the world's last Cold War frontier, where troops have long faced off at the truce village that divides the two Koreas, propaganda...

N. Korea media herald Kim’s Singapore stroll

AFP | North Korea's state media lauded Singapore Tuesday as they highlighted Kim Jong Un's visit to some of its top tourist attractions. A few hours...

Mercedes needs a wake-up call, says team boss

AFP | Lewis Hamilton’s Mercedes team need a ‘wake-up call’ after a weekend of mistakes at the Canadian Grand Prix, according to team chief Toto...

Koreans in London suburb tackle north-south divide

AFP | When Kim Song-ju escaped North Korea through China he opted to head to Britain 10 years ago instead of South Korea, hoping to...

China’s Xi backs nuclear deal in talks with Iran leader

AFP | Chinese leader Xi Jinping called for the Iran nuclear deal to be "earnestly" implemented as he met the country's president following the US...

Trump and Kim head for historic Singapore summit

AFP | Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump were heading for Singapore on Sunday for an unprecedented summit in an attempt to address the last...

Bollywood star Chopra apologises over ‘Quantico’ Hindu terror plot

AFP | Bollywood superstar Priyanka Chopra apologised Sunday after a furore over a US TV series that showed her uncovering a terror plot hatched by...

Waking up the neighbours: Indonesia’s Ramadan alarm clocks

AFP | Most of Jakarta is fast asleep at 2:00 am, but for Fajar Ramadan and his pint-sized comrades it's time to wake up the...

Years after IS, Syrian Kurds rebuild Kobane alone

AFP | After giving up on getting help from Syrian Kurdish authorities, Ahmed Saleh relied on relatives abroad to repair his home in Kobane after...

Xi Jinping and Putin meet as US tensions brings them closer

AFP | Chinese President Xi Jinping treated Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin to a state visit on Friday as the neighbouring giants forge closer ties in...

Who’s getting this? North Korea’s summit bill

AFP | North Korea has a habit of making others pick up its overseas travel tabs, and experts say either Singapore or South Korea is...

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