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Astronomers discover solar system’s farthest object

Astronomers have discovered the most distant body in the solar system, a pink micro-planet which has been nicknamed "Farout". The object was announced...

Saturn losing rings at ‘worst-case-scenario’ rate

Saturn is losing its rings at a "worst-case-scenario" rate according to new research by NASA. The gas giant's iconic rings are being pulled...

Ceasefire ‘broken in minutes’ in Hodeida

Clashes erupted in Yemen just minutes after a ceasefire deal took effect in the country, a government official says. The warring sides had...

Russia, Iran, Turkey seek deal on Syria constitutional body at UN | Russia News

The United Nations Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura is set to hold talks with foreign ministers from Iran, Russia and Turkey in Geneva to discuss setting up a committee to draft a new constitution for the...

Sri Lankan PM Wickremesinghe seeks new political alliances | Sri Lanka News

The reinstated Prime Minister of Sri Lanka, Ranil Wickremesinghe, has said his United National Party will form new political alliances to safeguard the country against corruption. Addressing tens of thousands of supporters at a victory rally, Wickremesinghe thanked those...

Twitter detects ‘unusual activity’ from China and Saudi Arabia | News

Twitter Inc shares fell almost 7 percent after the company said it was investigating unusual traffic that it said might be from state-sponsored hackers. In what appeared to be an unrelated issue, a security firm also said that hackers...

Trump travel ban keeps Yemeni mother from seeing dying son in US | News

Two-year-old Abdullah Hassan is dying in a California hospital, but his Yemeni mother cannot travel to the United States to say goodbye to him. The Trump administration's travel ban on the citizens of five Muslim-majority countries is preventing...

Holiday Inn Sarajevo: In the Eye of the Siege | War

Filmmaker: Abdallah El Binni Originally opened as a glitzy VIP accommodation for the 1984 Winter Olympics, the Holiday Inn was the ground zero of the siege of Sarajevo in the 1990's and became a fortress for the world's media...

UN, Palestinians appeal for aid after US funding cuts | Palestine News

The United Nations and the Palestinian Authority have appealed for $350m in aid for Palestinians in 2019, saying they needed more but had to be "realistic" following major aid cuts by the United States. The UN said the appeal, down...

Erdogan: New military operation in Syria to ‘start at any moment’ | News

Turkey may launch a new military operation in northern Syria at any moment, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said, adding US President Donald Trump had given a positive response to Turkey's plans. Erdogan's remarks on Monday came days after he announced Turkish forces would...

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