Flights rerouted as volcano alert raised

The alert level for Indonesia's Anak Krakatau volcano has been raised to the second-highest level possible, after a series of eruptions. All flights around the volcano have been rerouted and a 5km (three-mile) exclusion zone...

Indonesia tsunami death toll rises

The death toll following the tsunami caused by the Anak Krakatau volcano in Indonesia has risen to at least 429, the disaster mitigation agency says. On Saturday giant waves crashed into coastal towns on the...

Indonesian `volcano tsunami´ kills hundreds

More than 220 people have been killed and 843 injured after a tsunami hit coastal towns on Indonesia's Sunda Strait, government officials say. The tsunami waves struck at night without any warning, destroying hundreds of...

Grace Mugabe faces South Africa arrest warrant

South African prosecutors have issued an arrest warrant for Zimbabwe's ex-first lady, Grace Mugabe, for allegedly assaulting a model in 2017, police say. The move comes after a court annulled her diplomatic immunity in July. South...

EU to reveal no-deal Brexit plans

The European Commission will publish its no-deal contingency plans on Wednesday - an attempt to mitigate the damage if the UK crashes out of the EU. The proposals are designed to limit disruption in certain...
Cambodia makes record breaking ivory haul at port

Cambodia makes record breaking ivory haul at port

Cambodia has seized more than 3.2 tonnes of African ivory hidden in a storage container from Mozambique, a customs official has said. The discovery of 1,026 tusks at the Phnom Penh Autonomous Port on Thursday...

Theresa May condemns Tony Blair’s new Brexit vote call

Theresa May has attacked one of her predecessors - accusing Tony Blair of "undermining" the Brexit talks by calling for another referendum. She called his comments an "insult to the office he once held" and...

Brexit: Amber Rudd urges MPs to ‘forge a consensus’

MPs across the political divide should "abandon outrage" and attempt to "forge a consensus" over Brexit, Work and Pensions Secretary Amber Rudd has said. Ms Rudd wrote: "Brexit is in danger of getting stuck." It comes...

Texas Federal Court Judge rules Obamacare is unconstitutional

A federal judge in the US state of Texas has ruled that a key part of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), better known as Obamacare, is unconstitutional. A coalition of 20 states argued the entire...

Climate Change: Kenya cites need for adequate funding

Government has cited access to predictable and adequate funding options, as a key challenge frustrating the implementation of climate change action plans in developing countries. Speaking when he addressed the ongoing 24th Conference of the...
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