The people of Thailand to day begin 1 year of mourning for their late King Bhumibol Adulyadej who died yesterday, amid uncertainty about his succession
Boko Haram has reportedly released another 21 of 200 girls kidnapped 2 years ago as the Nigerian government denies allegations that they were released in exchange for captured militants.
Good news as Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov announces that Talks with the US on Syria will resume on Saturday in Lausanne Switzerland, where other regional powers will join the talks.
Samsung has permanently stopped production of their latest Galaxy (Note 7) phone after unsuccessfully trying to solve a problem with phone’s batteries which have been reported to catch fire.
The White Helmets of Syria are among this year’s nominees for the Nobel peace prize despite allegations that the NGO is linked to the terrorist groups operating in Syria.
A Category 3 Hurricane Matthew has touched down in the US south-east coast and is expected to cause significant flooding and destruction with its winds of over 160kph
Former Portuguese premier, Antonio Guterres poised to succeed Ban Ki-moon as the UN’s next Secretary General starting next year.