US border security temporarily halt migrant family prosecutions

A US border security chief says he has temporarily stopped launching criminal prosecutions of migrants who illegally enter the country with children. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Commissioner Kevin McAleenan told reporters... Read more »

‘Be a man’ says Trump to Jimmy Fallon; in a response decides to donate to RAICES in Trump’s name

It is no mystery that President Trump takes lightly to criticism – especially if it comes from prominent entertainment personalities. Meryl Streep, Alec Baldwin, Robert De Niro a few weeks back, and... Read more »

Nigeria clash: Violent brawl between farmers and herders leave 86 dead

At least 86 people have died in central Nigeria after violent clashes broke out between farmers and cattle herders. Some reports say fighting began on Thursday when ethnic Berom farmers attacked Fulani... Read more »

Germany Building Explosion: 25 injured, 4 severe

An explosion in an apartment building in west Germany’s city of Wuppertal has injured 25 people of which 4 are said to be severely injured. German news agency dpa reported that the... Read more »

Saudi women gear up for new freedom as driving ban ends

Women in Saudi Arabia took to the roads at midnight on Sunday, ushering in the end of the world’s last ban on female drivers, long seen as an emblem of women’s repression... Read more »

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 »