Syria conflict: Aid convoy attack was air strike, UN expert says

Syria conflict: Aid convoy attack was air strike, UN expert says

05 October 2016

Analysis of satellite imagery taken after a deadly attack on an aid convoy in northern Syria last month shows it was an air strike, a UN expert says. {thumbnail} BBC News – World

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US election: Trump ‘fool’ and Clinton ‘weak’, say VPs

US election: Trump ‘fool’ and Clinton ‘weak’, say VPs

05 October 2016

Donald Trump is likened to a “fool or maniac” while Hillary Clinton is dismissed as “weak and feckless” in a punchy vice-presidential debate. {thumbnail} BBC News – World

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Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong ‘detained in Thailand’

Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong ‘detained in Thailand’

05 October 2016

The Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong is detained by Thai authorities in Bangkok while on a visit to address students, his Demosisto party says. {thumbnail} BBC News – World

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Yahoo ‘secretly scanned emails for US authorities’

Yahoo ‘secretly scanned emails for US authorities’

04 October 2016

Yahoo secretly scanned millions of its users’ email accounts on behalf of the US government, according to a report by Reuters news agency. {thumbnail} BBC News – World

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Turkey purges 13,000 police officers over failed coup

Turkey purges 13,000 police officers over failed coup

04 October 2016

Nearly 13,000 police officers become the latest to be dismissed or suspended as part of the Turkish government’s crackdown following July’s coup. {thumbnail} BBC News – World

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Hurricane Matthew: ‘Dangerous’ storm closes in on Haiti

Hurricane Matthew: ‘Dangerous’ storm closes in on Haiti

04 October 2016

At least one person is confirmed dead in Haiti as one of the most powerful Atlantic hurricanes in recent years approaches the island. {thumbnail} BBC News – World

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Colombia’s President Santos tries to save peace deal

Colombia’s President Santos tries to save peace deal

04 October 2016

Colombia’s president appoints a team to talk to the opposition in an effort to salvage the Farc peace deal, after a referendum rejected it. {thumbnail} BBC News – World

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Russia suspends weapons-grade plutonium deal with US

Russia suspends weapons-grade plutonium deal with US

03 October 2016

Russia suspends a deal with the US on the disposal of surplus weapons-grade plutonium, the latest sign of worsening bilateral ties. {thumbnail} BBC News – World

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Medicine Nobel for cell recycling work

Medicine Nobel for cell recycling work

03 October 2016

The 2016 Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine goes to Yoshinori Ohsumi for discoveries about the secrets of how cells can remain healthy by recycling waste. {thumbnail} BBC News – World

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Kim Kardashian robbed of millions by Paris gunmen

Kim Kardashian robbed of millions by Paris gunmen

03 October 2016

Police say reality TV star Kim Kardashian was robbed at a discreet luxury residence in Paris by at least two gunmen dressed as police officers. {thumbnail} BBC News – World

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