Zimbabwe President survives an apparent bomb attack

Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa has survived an apparent bomb attack in the city of Bulawayo. Video footage from White City Stadium appears to show an explosion happening close to Mr Mnangagwa as... Read more »

North and South Korea discuss reunion

Delegations from North and South Korea met on Friday for talks to arrange the first reunions in about three years for families separated by the Korean War, with the Red Cross paving... Read more »

The gorilla who mastered sign language died in her sleep

Koko, the gorilla who mastered sign language and showed the world what great apes can do, has died. She died Tuesday in her sleep at age 46,The Gorilla Foundation¬†said in a statement.... Read more »

As public resentment grew, Trump rescinds decision to separate migrant families

US President Donald Trump has signed an executive order rescinding his administration’s ‘zero-tolerance’ migration policy. The president who had remained adamant the move was necessary to protect US borders, backed down after... Read more »

Rats grind 1.2m rupees banknotes inside Indian Atm

Technicians who arrived to fix a malfunctioning cash machine in the Indian state of Assam got a shock when they opened it up. Notes worth more than 1.2m rupees (¬£13,300; $17,600) had... Read more »

US has pulled out of the United Nations Human Rights Council

The US has pulled out of the United Nations Human Rights Council, calling it a “cesspool of political bias”. The “hypocritical and self-serving” body “makes a mockery of human rights”, said US... Read more »

Kim in Beijing to meet with Jinping, US and South Korea halt military drill

Kim Jong-un is in China, exactly a week after a historic meet with US President Trump. Reuters has suggested that it is likely Kim Jong-un is in China to brief Chinese President... Read more »

Indonesia: One dead, dozens rescued after ferry capsizes in Lake Toba

A wooden ferry carrying approximately 80 passengers capsized in Lake Toba yesterday. 18 people have been rescued and one died in the incident. Dozens others were missing, and the search operation is... Read more »

Armed civilian in Washington prevents possible tragedy after shooting down gunman

An armed civilian has prevented a tragedy in Tumwater, Washington, after he shot dead the gunman during an attempted carjacking case. The gunman injured two before being killed. Policeman were responding to... Read more »

Melania speaks out on Trump separation policy

US First Lady Melania Trump has expressed concern over a controversial policy that separates families who illegally enter the country. Mrs Trump “hates to see children separated from their families” and wants... Read more »