UN seeks increase in aid for Rohingya; Myanmar hunts for bodies
The violence in western Myanmar’s Rakhine State and the refugee exodus is the biggest crisis the government of Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi has faced since it came to power last year.
Japan's Abe announces snap election amid worries over North Korea
Shinzo Abe had been expected to call the election for next month to take advantage of disarray in the opposition camp.
Qatar Foreign Minister says Trump keen on dialogue to end Gulf crisis
Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani told reporters in Paris that he had seen from President Trump a 'greater desire' to fix the crisis.
Wenger: Arsenal will not sacrifice any competition this season
Arsene Wenger’s Arsenal, who finished fifth in the Premier League last season, missed out on Champions League qualification for the first time in 20 years.
Uber not clear what prompted London regulator to strip it of licence
The British capital’s regulator deemed Uber unfit to run a taxi service and decided not to renew its licence to operate.
US air strikes kill 17 Islamic State militants in Libya -US military
A US official, speaking on condition of anonymity, said the strikes were carried out by armed drones.
French unions block fuel depots in protest against labour reforms
The labour reform is due to become law in the coming days after Macron formally signed five labour form decrees on Friday, in the first major economic reforms since he took power in May.
Gunman kills woman, wounds 6 at Nashville church
Police had not determined the motive behind the shooting, but the spokesperson said evidence was found that might establish why the man opened fire.
Federer leads Team Europe to victory in first Laver Cup
The Europeans needed the last match to finalise the victory and show the dominance expected from a team featuring five of the world’s top seven players.
NFL rallies around protesting players denounced by Trump
Along the sidelines of National Football League games across the country and in London, coaches, support staff and even some owners joined team members in a silent response to Trump’s weekend denunciation of players who kneel during the anthem as unpatriotic.
Battered Puerto Rico hospitals on life support after Hurricane Maria
In the days since the storm, the island’s residents have awakened to an altered reality. Food is in short supply.
Mexicans turn to church as earthquake death toll hits 320
As another aftershock jolted southwestern Mexico on Sunday, the death toll from Tuesday’s 7.1 magnitude earthquake climbed to 320 people.
Japan's Abe expected to announce snap poll amid worries over North Korea crisis
A survey showed 44% of voters planned to vote for Abe’s Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) versus 8% for the main opposition Democratic Party.
Merkel hangs on to power but bleeds support to surging far right
Merkel won a fourth term in office on Sunday but Europe’s most powerful leader will have to govern with a far less stable coalition in a fractured Parliament.
Trump slaps travel restrictions on North Korea, Venezuela in sweeping new ban
Iran, Libya, Syria, Yemen and Somalia were left on the list of affected countries in a new proclamation issued by the president.
‘US air strikes kill 17 Islamic State militants in Libya’
Islamic State took over Sirte in early 2015, turning it into its most important base outside the Middle East and attracting large numbers of foreign fighters to the city.
Rohingya subjected to rape in Myanmar’s ‘cleansing’ campaign
UN medics’ accounts lend weight to repeated allegations, ranging from molestation to gang rape, levelled by women from the stateless minority group against Myanmar’s armed forces.
India clinch series with hat-trick of wins against Australia
Three of India’s top four batsmen scored 70 or more as the hosts chased down a 294-run victory target with 13 balls to spare for their third successive victory in the five-match series.