Chaos in Palu after quake as survivors deal with hunger, thirst

01/10/2018 22:00

In the wake of mass destruction caused by a 7.4-magnitude earthquake and the subsequent tsunami, survivors in Palu and Donggala in Central Sulawesi have been scrambling to salvage food supplies and other items, as aid from the central government began to trickle into the region.

Macedonians vote in referendum on whether to change country's name

30/09/2018 20:44

The people of Macedonia voted in a referendum on Sunday on whether to change its name to ‘Republic of North Macedonia’, a move that would resolve a decades-old dispute with Greece which had blocked its membership bids for the European Union and NATO.

Indonesia searches for survivors after powerful quake, tsunami

30/09/2018 12:44

More than 400 people were confirmed killed, many swept away as tsunami waves triggered by a massive earthquake crashed into the Indonesian island of Sulawesi, and authorities expected the toll to rise sharply on Sunday as news arrives from remote areas.

Powerful typhoon bears down on flood-battered Japan

30/09/2018 12:20

A powerful typhoon headed towards Japan’s main island on Sunday forcing the cancellation or suspension of airline and train services and causing power outages and evacuations from areas still recovering from a typhoon last month.

'How We Mourned' memorializes Las Vegas mass shooting

30/09/2018 11:12

The teddy bears belonged in a child’s bedroom, the votive candles in a local church. Instead, they were among the thousands of items left by the grieving near the site of the largest mass shooting in modern American history.

Trump sees no time frame for North Korea deal, second summit coming

27/09/2018 09:39

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he did not have a time frame for North Korea to denuclearize just as his secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, plans to visit Pyongyang again next month to set up a second summit for Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

Jihadist group rejects deal for Syria's Idlib

23/09/2018 21:09

A jihadist faction in the Idlib region of northwestern Syria has rejected a Turkish-Russian deal that requires “radical” insurgents to withdraw from a demilitarized zone, and urged rebels to launch new military operations.