Merkel hints at new election after coalition talks collapse

Merkel, 63, said she was sceptical about ruling in a minority government, telling ARD television "new elections would be better."

Myanmar accused of imposing 'apartheid' on Rohingya

Distressing scenes of dispossessed Rohingya in Bangladeshi camps have provoked outrage around the world,.

S Korea, Japan hail US for listing N Korea as terror sponsor

The listing allows the US to impose more sanctions on Pyongyang, which is pursuing nuclear weapons and missile programmes defying UN security council sanctions.

Palestinian political factions meet to discuss formation of unity government

Palestinians and international powers hope implementation of the unity deal could help ease the suffering of Gaza's two million residents, who suffer from severe poverty.

Elephant advocates sue Trump administration on trophy hunting

Following the release of the proposed Zimbabwe rules, the White House said it had made no decision to allow trophy imports.

Pope urges traffic cops to show 'mercy'

The Pope said police officers should show "mercy" towards the rule-breakers, which he said meant not associating the person with the crime.

Japanese 'Twitter killer' charged

The 27-year-old allegedly killed and cut up young women whom he met on social media.

Merkel woes continue as coalition talks crash

This is thrusting the country into a political crisis and pushing Europe's largest economy closer to a possible new election.


US hate crimes rose during fierce 2016 election, FBI stats show

They also rose steadily quarter by the quarter last year to hit 1,747 in the final three months of 2016.


Race row erupts over London school's hair policy

The first in a series of exclusive reports from the UK on issues around natural hair.

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