Macron's popularity improving - poll

The pollmshowed Macron’s 'dissatisfaction rating' declining to 53 percent in September from 57 percent in August.

Six people believed injured in suspected London acid attack

The incident was not being treated as terror-related, a police spokesman said.

Iran tests new missile after U.S. criticises arms programme

Trump says test illustrates weakness of the Iran nuclear deal.
08:46 am GMT+7

China says N.Korean quake 'suspected explosion', S.Korea says likely natural

The earthquake was detected in Kilju county in North Hamgyong Province, where North Korea's known ...
September 23, 2017 | 06:56 pm GMT+7

China follows UN sanctions with bans, limits on fuel products to North Korea

Imports of textiles from North Korea would also be banned immediately.
September 23, 2017 | 03:57 pm GMT+7

On an overheating planet, parched nations look to the clouds

'It can be very rough as you get close to some of those clouds.'
September 23, 2017 | 02:07 pm GMT+7

More countries could be listed for harsh US travel restrictions

'The goal is to protect Americans until foreign governments do comply with our standards,' said a ...
September 23, 2017 | 09:30 am GMT+7

US Senator McCain opposes Obamacare repeal bill, a possible fatal blow

McCain said he couldn't support the bill without knowing its cost, insurance premiums and 'how many ...
September 23, 2017 | 09:07 am GMT+7

Uber stripped of London licence, CEO tweets 'pls work w/us'

Uber said it will contest the decision.
September 23, 2017 | 08:59 am GMT+7

Human frontiers: How much heat can the body and mind take?

If planet-warming emissions continue to rise at their current pace, three in four people in the ...
September 22, 2017 | 11:00 am GMT+7

The spy who came in from the North

Condemned to death twice for spying, Seo Ok-Ryol spent three decades in prison, most of it in ...
September 22, 2017 | 09:15 am GMT+7

Trump orders new sanctions against N.Korea, Kim calls him 'deranged'

Under Kim, North Korea has launched dozens of missiles as it accelerates a program aimed at ...
September 22, 2017 | 09:06 am GMT+7

Move over malaria: Mosquitoes carrying Zika, dengue may thrive in warmer Africa

Mosquitoes are the menace, and the risk goes beyond malaria.
September 22, 2017 | 09:01 am GMT+7

Islamists lure youngsters in the Philippines with payments, promise of paradise

Teenagers joining ISIS were lured by promises of money, marriage and paradise after death.
September 21, 2017 | 08:30 pm GMT+7

Mob attack, Red Cross crash hamper urgently-needed Rohingya aid

Nine dead as Red Cross Rohingya aid truck crashes in Bangladesh.
September 21, 2017 | 06:33 pm GMT+7